Decorated for the holidaysThe St. Francis County Museum held its Christmas Open House on Tuesday evening. The event featured food and several uniquely decorated Christmas trees. Emily Holley, SFC Clerk, one of several who stopped by, helps herself to the refreshments. Photo by Alan Smith.
A&P Commission votes to give FAC $100,000 annually - Members of the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission have agreed to give $300,000 in funding to the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center at the rate of $100,000 per year beginning next year.
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Simes ordering trial date for accused murderer - Circuit Judge L.T. Simes is ordering a trial date for the Forrest City man who was released on his own recognizance recently in the January murder of 21-year-old Joey Rucker.
PW Board considers millage for new high school - The Palestine-Wheatley School Board voted to approve a resolution that would allow the school district to seek a new millage to help construct a new high school campus if state funding is approved in 2015.
Christmas at Stone House offers homemade gifts, Santa - Those looking for old-fashioned Christmas gifts will want to pay a visit to the 17th annual Christmas at the William Stone House in Colt this week.
Madison council reschedules meeting - Monday’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Madison City Council was postponed by the members in attendance.