Leaking linesEmployees with the Forrest City Water Department work to control a service line leak at the intersection of Short and Forrest streets Monday. Charlie Clayborn shovels mud from a shoulder-deep hole to access the pipe. Photo by Alan Smith.
SF County Fair needs volunteers for annual events - The St. Francis County Extension Office is partnering with the St. Francis County Fair Board this year to help out where needed and to help draw the crowds to the fair.
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Movie in the Park back-to-school event is Saturday - The popular Movie in the Park event, hosted by FCA United, is set for Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Forrest City Sports Complex.
Equalization Board re-elects officers, sets hearing date - Members of the St. Francis County Equalization Board decided to re-elect its current slate of officers and set a date for possible hearings during a brief meeting at the courthouse this morning.
Organizations help stock Pantry shelves - Assistance from area churches, employees with the Federal Correctional Complex-Forrest City and students attending a Forrest City School District summer program has helped stock the shelves at the St. Francis County Food Pantry, but the organization is still in need of monetary donations that will be used to help area residents in need.
Jury trial set to begin Wednesday - The murder trial of Lorenzo Q. Harrison, 36, of Hughes, is scheduled to begin Wednesday morning at the St. Francis County Courthouse, with Judge Richard Proctor presiding.