Running for a causeTy Myers, backed by several supporters for the Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run, carries the torch during the first leg to the torch run, which concluded in Wynne. The group left from South Washington Street and made their way through Forrest City, escorted by the Arkansas Game and Fish and the Arkansas State Police. Photo by Caleb Talley
SFC jobless rate down for first time in several months - The unemployment rate in St. Francis County dropped for the first time in five months in March, going down nearly a whole percentage point. The county's dip in unemployment was paralleled by a declining unemployment rate across the entire state of Arkansas.
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FC man arrested in connection with shooting - A Forrest City man was apprehended over the weekend, nearly six months after he allegedly opened fire on a vehicle outside a local night club.
SFC Museum Board to meet tonight - The St. Francis County Museum Board is scheduled to meet this evening, at 5.
EACC announces registration - Registration for summer and fall classes continues at East Arkansas Community College.
FCC-FC marks 20 years in operation - Memorial service honors fallen officers