FCHS Welcomes Back Seawood - Chrystal Seawood, a Forrest City High School graduate, is excited to return to her alma mater this fall as a first-year Fellow with the University of Arkansas’s Arkansas Teacher Corps, teaching ninth grade English and focusing her students on writing and literacy.
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Plan to close I-55 ‘old bridge’ placed on hold - A plan that would have closed the Interstate 55 Mississippi River Bridge at Memphis has been postponed for at least a year, a decision receiving support from Sen. Keith Ingram.
Truck fire near Beaver Slough closes Interstate 40 on Friday - A truck fire near the bridge at Beaver Slough on Interstate 40 caused a nightmare for Eastern Arkansas travelers Friday afternoon and into the early evening.
Colt reports successful Fireworks on 4th event that supports city’s fire department - The second Fireworks on the 4th event in Colt was a success with the fire department raising more than $3,000, according to Colt Mayor Randy Hefner.
Excessive heat expected in state - LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A heat warning has been issued for several counties in Eastern Arkansas and a heat advisory is in effect for the remainder of the state - both through Tuesday evening.