Auxiliary fundraiserAuxiliary fundraiser: The Forrest City Medical Center's Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a sale of Arkansas Razorback items in the in-service room of the medical center that will continue throughout today. Money raised during the sale will be used to support medical scholarships at the hospital. Jay Craig looks through some of the many Razorback items on display. The Razorbacks will open conference play against Texas A&M on Saturday in Dallas. Photo by Caleb Talley
Commission certifies votes cast in annual FC school election - The St. Francis County Election Commission, last night, confirmed the results of Tuesday night’s school election.
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Residents leaving trash cans near streets receiving citations - The Forrest City Police Department has begun to crack down on trash can violations, having cited a number of local residents for leaving their cans by the street for longer than the law allows.
Workshop at library to highlight Arkansas Traveler Portal - The Forrest City Public Library is hosting a workshop to teach area residents to use the Arkansas Traveler Portal, a broad system of databases free to residents of the state.
Annual two-day Cotton Pickin’ Festival features full lineup of music, food and fun - The 16th annual Cotton Pickin' Festival will be held this weekend, and Caldwell city officials invite everyone to come out and enjoy a variety of activities as well as a full musical lineup during the two-day event.
Suspect charged in arson at apartment complex - A Forrest City man is charged with arson in relation to an apartment fire at the Delta Pointe Apartments in August. He is the second person arrested by the Forrest City Police Department for arson in as many weeks.