Helping with the fairVolunteers met this morning at the Kountry Kitchen of the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds to help judge posters submitted by area children to the St. Francis County Fair. The first, second and third place posters will be on display next week in the exhibit building, while the rest will be on display in the Kountry Kitchen. Volunteers Els Cranor, left, and Debbie Jackson place stickers on the posters that were submitted to the contest. Photo by Caleb Talley
FCSD approves student transfer to nearby PWSD - Members of the Forrest City School Board on Thursday voted to approve the legal transfer of a student into the Palestine-Wheatley School District during a special called meeting.
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SFCounty Fair opens Monday with full schedule of contests, rides and shows - The St. Francis County Fair will begin Monday with the opening of the main exhibit buildings at noon.
T-H Sports Editor Conley retiring from daily routine at newspaper - Times-Herald Sports Editor Fred Conley is retiring today from his full-time office routine, but will continue writing and taking pictures for the newspaper on a part-time basis.
FCPD investigating recent stabbing - Detectives with the Forrest City Police Department are investigating an alleged stabbing that occurred at a Smith Street residence late Wednesday night.
Traditional pageants take stage Tuesday, Wednesday at SFC Fair - Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the St. Francis County fair are widely known as pageant nights, and the deadline is nearing for area contestants to sign up to participate in the events.