Fire and Rescue

Foreman's Fire and Rescue Department stands ready for any emergency.

The Foreman Volunteer Fire Department is a fully-equipped operation providing fire protection and rescue services to the community of Foreman and the surrounding area.  Foreman maintains 3 fire engines as well as rescue vehicles. The main station is located at 203 S. Hwy 41, Foreman – (870) 542-7200. The department features the latest in fire and rescue equipment.  

The Foreman Fire Department Officers are:

  • Chief Justin Roden
  • Assistant Chief Chad McElhannon
  • 1st Captain Dennis Bates
  • 2nd Captain Bryan Roden
  • Fire Marshal Bryan Roden
  • Secretary Trent Liggin
  • Chaplin Trent Liggin

If you have an emergency to report, please call 911.

203 S. Hwy 41
Foreman, AR  71836


Emergency – 911 

Non-Emergency – (870) 542-7200




City Hall

Foreman City Hall is the hub of city operations and houses offices for the Mayor, City Recorder/Treasurer, and Foreman Municipal Waterworks.  The City Hall is centrally located at 209 Schuman St. and the normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.  Office is closed from 12pm to 1pm for lunch and on all government holidays.

We welcome your interests and encourage open communication between all citizens and City Hall officials.  We’re here to serve you.  In addition, our offices are often made aware of opportunities for citizen involvement or have needs of volunteers for specific community projects.  To find out more of learn where you can get involved, contact City Hall.

City Hall

209 Schuman St.
P.O. Box 10
Foreman, AR  71836

Mayor                                   (870) 542-6050

Recorder/Treasurer        (870) 542-7434         

Water Department         (870) 542-6234         

Parks and Recreation

The city park is a favorite destination of adults and children alike.

Foreman maintains a public use park with multiple amenities including playground equipment, pavilion and Bar-B-Que grills.  Centrally located, the city park is a convenient meeting place and recreation area for residents and visitors alike.

The park is available anytime, but use of the pavilion should be scheduled to ensure availability during your event.  To make pavilion reservations, please contact City Hall at  (870) 542-7434 or (870) 542-6234.

The City of Foreman also has a forty-two acre Recreation Park located at 856 N. Highway 41. The recreation park has two regulation ball fields, a one-mile lighted walking trail, playground equipment, and covered canopy with picnic tables. To reserve the ball fields or covered picnic area, contact Tommy McDonald at (615) 630-1338 or City Hall at (870) 542-7434.

The City of Foreman asks that you do drive on the grass and park in designated parking areas. 18-wheelers are not permitted in the parking areas.

The city encourages everyone to enjoy the park while reminding users to tread lightly.  Remember to be courteous and respectful of other park visitors and always clean up any litter left after your activities.  This includes cleaning Bar-B-Que grills after use.

Park facilities are overseen by the Foreman Parks and Recreation committee.  This committee is appointed regularly by the City Council.  For questions or comments, please contact Foreman Parks & Recreation Director Tommy McDonald  at PO Box 10, Foreman, AR  (615) 630-1338.

People love our parks!  Let’s keep it that way!


The City of Foreman maintains a water and sewer system for the community.  For more information on how to acquire these services contact Foreman Municipal Waterworks at (870) 542-6234.  The Water department is located inside Foreman City Hall at 209 Schuman Street.

Other utilities are provided by outside companies.  For information on these utilities contact the appropriate company below.  I you have a question that is not covered by one of these companies, please call City Hall at (870) 542-7434.

Southwestern Electric Power Company
P.O. Box 24404
Canton, OH 44701-4404
888-216-3523 or visit us online at

Walnut Hill Telephone
P.O. Box 729, 120 East First Street
Lewisville AR 71845
800-255-1975 or visit us online at

CenterPoint Energy
P.O. Box 4583
Houston, Texas 77210-4583
800-992-7552 or visit us online at

For water service outside the city limits contact:

Little River RDA Water Office

2895 Highway 32 W
Foreman, AR  71836
(870) 542-7701



Foreman police officers with patrol cars

Law enforcement for the City of Foreman is provided by a special arrangement between the City of Foreman and the Little River County Sheriff’s Department located in Ashdown, Arkansas.  The Sheriff’s department also has a satellite office in Foreman located at 203 S. Hwy 41.

The City of Foreman has 24 hour coverage provided by the Little River County Sheriff’s department.  The Sheriff’s department provides scheduled Deputies to patrol the streets of Foreman within the city limits seven days a week.   

Dispatchers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to any law enforcement matter in the Foreman area.  Non-emergency number is (870) 898-7222; for emergencies dial 911.

For general information, call (870) 542-7602‎.

The staff of the Foreman Police Department includes:

  • Little River County Sheriff: Bobby Walraven
    (870) 898-5115 24 Hour Non-Emergency Number
  • Chief Deputy: Kevin Sanders
  • Captain: Danny Hallett