Bill Thomas Vision Award presented to Kirk Billingsley - Kirk Billingsley, president of the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the Bill Thomas Vision Award, the highest honor awarded by the Crossroads Coalition, during the organization’s annual banquet Tuesday night.
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City employees seeking union bound by contract to pay dues - Public works employees who signed up for union membership will be required to pay their dues through at least June 15 regardless of whether or not they understood the entire process when enrolling.
DRAA approves bill, funding agreement - The Delta Regional Airport Authority agreed to pay close to $500,000 in bills to the contractor working at the airport in Colt during a called meeting Tuesday night.
Forrest City, Palestine parades still on despite storm predictions - A pair of community Christmas parades scheduled for later this week are still on schedule, but predictions ranging from rain to ice and snow have officials in Forrest City and Palestine considering postponing their events.
Metcalf, Taylor have physical altercation - Tempers did not cool after Monday’s called Forrest City School Board meeting, causing a physical confrontation between board members Marvin Metcalf and Sandra Taylor.