Chamber banquet

Chamber banquet

The Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Thursday night in the Fine Arts Center at East Arkansas Community College. Long-time Forrest City resident Bill Baxter was honored posthumously with the 2013 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award. Accepting the award on Baxter’s behalf, in the photo at left, is Holly Baxter. The featured speaker for Thursday’s event was Grant Tennille, right, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. More photos from Thursday’s event can be found on Page 3 of today’s Times-Herald. Photos by Kendall Owens.