Enjoying spring breakEnjoying spring break: Children and adults have been enjoying spring break this week at the Salem Life Center during its community-wide spring break programs. Kayden Berry, left, and Alicea Triggs look at books available for them to enjoy. Children could win prizes through games and other activities. Students throughout the area are scheduled to return to classes on Monday. Photo by Brodie Johnson.
City taking steps to repair water, sewer problems - The Forrest City City Council approved a contract Tuesday evening to allow the city to enter into a contract with ETC Engineers and Architects, Inc., to resolve existing sanitary sewer violations through corrective actions.
Also in the news
Census data shows population losses throughout Delta - The U.S. Census Bureau recently released new data showing that counties throughout Arkansas have experienced population losses in the past year.
May amends lawsuit to add Reeves, Gray - Two more individuals have been added to a recent lawsuit aimed at removing a candidate for sheriff and collector from the ballot for the upcoming county elections. The plaintiff, St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May, has also filed a response to a motion to dismiss to the lawsuit, disputing its findings. According to a filings Wednesday in the SFC Circuit Clerk's office, May has amended his original lawsuit to include Lisa Reeves, SFC Republican Party chairperson, and Todd Gray, the candidate for sheriff, as defendants in the lawsuit. The original lawsuit, filed Tuesday, March 13, named Tammy Beck and Chris Oswalt, members of the St. Francis County Election Commission, as … Continued
Investigation of twins in suitcase leads to arrest of Wynne woman - A Wynne woman was arrested Thursday for abuse of a corpse more than one month after two babies were found dead inside a suitcase near Wynne.
DRAA meeting set for March 29 - The Delta Regional Airport Authority is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Colt Community Center. The meeting is open to the public.