POINTS OF INTEREST
Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC)
Search your area for registered sex offenders on-line. You can also register to check on a Department of Corrections prisoner and/or be automatically notified when the prisoner is released from jail or coming up for parole. There is a lot of public information available at this web site including crime statistics.
Social Security Administration Information
With so many people approaching retirement age in the fast paced world that we live in, we are offering a more convenient and less time consuming method of filing for benefits, providing information (such as our On-Line Retirement Estimator), and the ability to make changes to information for current beneficiaries who have already taken the plunge into the retirement pool.
Forrest City Medical Center
Located just off Interestate 40 inside the city limits at 1601 Newcastle Road. Directions from I-40 take Exit 242 onto Hwy 284 or from State Highway 1 turn East on Holiday Drive. Follow the blue “H” Hospital signs. Phone: 870-261-0000
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute
If you’re interested in a career in Auto Body Repair, Cosmetology, Electronics, Major Appliance Service, or Welding, Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute may be the place for you.
East Arkansas Community College
EACC is a full-service community college that serves St. Francis, Lee, Cross, Monroe and Woodruff counties. The faculty and staff is committed to providing students of all ages and stages of life access to high quality and affordable academic, technical and non-credit education. The 88-acre campus of East Arkansas Community College is located atop scenic Crowley’s Ridge just off Highway 284 within the city limits of Forrest City.
Forrest City School District
Forrest City School District is comprised of five elementary schools and three secondary schools. Visitors to this site will find the school calendar, district events, information on the Homework Hotline, school board minutes and more.
Times Herald Newspaper
Times Herald is an independent, locally owned newspaper. It is published daily, Monday through Friday, except January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check out this award winning newspaper at the link listed below. (Subscription required to view details.)
Forrest City Broadcasting Company
Local radio stations 950AM KXJK and 93.5FM KBFC -Country – airing the best of music, local news, sports, and upcoming area events.
Forrest City Public Library
The Forrest City Public Library, located at 421 S. Washington Street, offers a variety of resources and events for the public.
EACC Fine Arts Center
Located on the main campus of East Arkansas Community College, this 33,000 sq. foot Class A facility houses an 1,100 seat Auditorium with a Banquet Hall, a 2,900 sq. foot stage, a Black Box Theatre, and an Art Gallery. Click below for more information about the arts center and upcoming events.
Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce
Visit this site for Economic Development information including demographics, labor force stats and taxation. Also check out their Relocation/Tourism section for information on area banks, churches, civic clubs and healthcare systems.
St. Francis County Museum
The St. Francis County Museum, located at 419 Front Street in Forrest City, is the perfect place to learn about the history of St. Francis County and Eastern Arkansas.
Village Creek State Park
This beautiful state park is located atop Crowley’s Ridge just 13 miles north of Forrest City on Highway 284. Camping areas, cabins, hiking trails, picnic areas & pavilions, fishing lakes, playground, tennis courts and a friendly visitor center are just a taste of what is available for outdoor fun and relaxation that can be found there. Throughout the year Park Rangers provide many educational programs, guided hiking tours and fun events for all ages.
CITY SHOP/PUBLIC WORKS
Non-Emergency: (870) 261-1418
Roy Hamilton (870) 261-2035
Darin Flenoy (870) 261-3151
Emergency: (870) 633-1571
Non-Emergency: (870) 633-2921