Decorating for festival

In preparation of the Forrest City Downtown Art and Music Festival, which will be held Saturday at the St. Francis County Museum, event organizer Jenny Vandiver, left, and John Jordan of the St. Francis County Historical Society, set up pumpkins along the museum porch. Photo by Caleb Talley

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Economic development money sought for Core-Mark - The St. Francis County Economic Development Committee agreed to request that members of the county’s Quorum Court approve $125,000 in funding for a parking lot expansion at Core-Mark through the county’s half-cent sales tax for economic development.

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