Keeping them fedFood Giant employees, this week, have been helping feed the workers who have been in the area trying to restore electrical services to residents and businesses following Sunday’s winter storm that covered the region with sleet, freezing rain and snow. In the top photo, Food Giant employee Elizabeth King fills paper bags with sandwiches and assorted goodies that will be distributed to the Entergy crews. Photo by Fred Conley.
Things getting back to normal after ice storm - Parts of Forrest City and St. Francis County are returning to some sense of normalcy after Sunday's winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow across the area, canceling classes at area schools and causing logjams on most area roadways.
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Travelers share stories of being stuck on I-40 - The Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center was packed on Wednesday, and while there were a few local people inside, most of those there were not planning to visit the center.
Ingram asks for hearing on road woes - State Sen. Keith Ingram, D-West Memphis, is requesting a joint meeting of the Senate Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs Committee and the House Public Transportation Committee to review and discuss the highway problems that occurred across the state following Sunday's ice storm.
Historical Society meeting tonight - The St. Francis County Historical Society will meet at 7 this evening at the SFC Museum.
FCSB to review job applications - The Forrest City School Board will meet this evening to review the applications for the district’s superintendent’s position. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., in the administration office.