Discovering AmericaFrom left, Mark Robinson, Chip Arnold and Jacob Sides pay tribute of a sort to mapmaker Amerigo Vespucci, for whom America is named. It's all part of the irreverent show, "The Complete History of America (Abridged)," to be presented by Forrest City Little Theater tonight and Saturday in Pettus Hall at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church. The evening also includes dessert and a beverage. Show time is 7 both nights, and admission is $8 at the door. Some of the subject matter is not suitable for children. The play, written by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, is being presented by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing.
Grace, May say merging schools good for future - During the quarterly meeting of the East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees, members heard from Dr. Coy Grace, EACC president, on the results of legislation that would have merged EACC and Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute had it not failed in both the House and Senate in a special legislative session last week.
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Trustees extend Grace’s contract; vote to approve equine program - Members of the East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to extend the contract of Dr. Coy Grace, the college’s president, for another year.
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