Members of the Arkansas Downtown Network Committee met with members of the Forrest City Downtown Revitalization Committee and Forrest City residents for a Downtown Revitalization kick-off reception Thursday evening. Jenny Vandiver, a member of the local committee, discusses some of the plans for Forrest City’s first year as part of the Arkansas Downtown Network (ADN) which will include a number of small visual improvements to downtown Forrest City. Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant, seated left, and St. Francis County Judge Gary Hughes also spoke briefly about the project. Forrest City has been a member of the ADN since June. Photo by Caitlyn Sweet.