Story time

Story time: Children at Central Elementary School enjoy listening to a good book during their library time. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, school librarian Kathy Raines reads "One is a Feast for Mouse," a Thanksgiving season tale by Judy Cox, as the children listen intently. Photo by Caleb Talley

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EAEC prepares for 19th annual public meeting - The East Arkansas Enterprise Community is preparing for its 19th annual public meeting, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 21. The meeting will be held at the Forrest City Civic Center, starting at 10 a.m. There will be a board meeting at 9 a.m., as well as informal period for meeting and greeting.

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