Chamber banquetThe Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Thursday in the banquet hall at the Fine Arts Center at East Arkansas Community College. According to Chamber officials, close to 200 area residents attended the banquet. Kay Brockwell, left, president and CEO of Future Focus Development Solution, LLC; Dr. Coy Grace, center, president of EACC, and Sen. Keith Ingram visit before the banquet. Brockwell was the featured speaker. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Beavers named Citizen of Year - Close to 200 area residents filled the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center Thursday night to hear about the future of economic development in Forrest City and St. Francis County and to honor one area citizen for years of service to the community.
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Law enforcement, emergency personnel searching river for jumper - The search for a man who reportedly jumped from the Madison Bridge on Highway 70 East continued today.
Colt Council selects SFC as city’s garbage collector - With the contract expiring between the City of Colt and Waste Corporation of Arkansas (WCA), the company that picks up garbage in the city, members of the city council reviewed a pair of bids before opting for service provided by the St. Francis County Solid Waste Department.
A&P funds sixth Street Hoop Fest, conference trip for museum workers - Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission members agreed to fund the annual Street Hoop Fest and a pair of events to be attended by St. Francis County Museum staffers during the group’s first meeting of the year.
FCPL Board approves purchase of genealogy programs - Patrons of the Forrest City Public Library will soon be able to find out about their genealogy through a pair of programs the facility is purchasing for 12 months.