Facing the sunThe rain and sunshine are working their magic to usher in scenes of summer around the area. Summer flowers are beginning to bloom in various locations around Forrest City. A purple hydrangea bush blooms on a sunny day outside a classroom building on the Forrest City campus of EACC. Photo by Tyler Hale
Damage to SFC crops may reach $3 million - Over 300,000 crop acres lost during flooding in late April
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Schools, government offices closed Monday; trash pickup schedule affected by Memorial Day - Area schools and government offices will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday.
FCPD arrest two on conduct, firearms charges - Two Forrest City men were arrested this week after allegedly shooting guns outside a local apartment complex.
Program to honor vets set for Monday - The local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts will hold the annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, beginning at 11 a.m., at the St. Francis County Veteran’s Memorial located in front of the Forrest City Civic Center.
Dispatchers get first-hand experience with Mace - “Open your eyes,” was the phrase repeated most frequently this morning outside of the St. Francis County Jail as dispatchers, one after another, were sprayed with aerosol self defense spray, better known by its trademarked name, Mace.