Rodeo funThursday night's Miracle Rodeo featured hay rides, horseshoe games and an opportunity for children to ride horses and ponies. Crystal Sharp takes her turn riding in the arena at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds. The annual event is for the developmentally challenged and is held each year before the Crowley's Ridge Saddle Club's Charity Rodeo. Photo by Alan Smith
Crow: Farmers see good yields in county’s crops - The fall harvest is looking promising for crops in St. Francis County, according to SFC Extension Service Staff Chair Mitch Crow.
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Rice Tasting Luncheon set for Sept. 26 - September is National Rice Month, and one of the favorite ways to celebrate is at the annual St. Francis County Farm Bureau Women's Committee's Rice Tasting and Rice Cook-Off.
Tax revenue reflects FC’s newest sales tax - Since collection began for the additional sales tax to fund improvements in Forrest City, the city has seen a large increase of in its tax revenue.
Health screenings available Saturday - On Saturday, at the Forrest City Civic Center, the East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc., will host its annual St. Francis County Awareness and Mayor's Campaign from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Dozen votes cast in school elections - Early voting for the annual school election is continuing in the Quorum Court meeting room at the courthouse, even though not many people have voted.