Celebrating 100 daysStudents at Central Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of the school year on Thursday. From left, Daziyah Mays looks over a poster she made of a clown with 100 hairs along with classmates Tre'Veyon Goodwin and Prislhee McDaniel. Goodwin's poster had 100 gum balls, and McDaniel's poster had 100 cotton balls glued to look like a snowman and snow. All three are in Ennie Hardrick's kindergarten class. Photo by Alan Smith.
DRAA agrees to lease farm to new tenant - The farm lease at the Delta Regional Airport in Colt is changing hands after a vote by the board Thursday during its first meeting of the year.
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Adults encouraged to take youth hunting this weekend - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Youth Waterfowl Hunt is this weekend, and Game and Fish officer Trent Whitehead, with the help of several area residents and businesses, is sponsoring an effort to get more children into the fields in search of waterfowl.
Library holding book sale Monday - The Forrest City Public Library will hold its monthly book sale on Monday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
SFC Museum Board shares ideas for possible fundraising - The St. Francis County Museum Board is looking at various ways to help keep the facility operating, and this week the board agreed to sell postcards and afghans as fundraisers.
Drugs, weapons confiscated near apartment complex - Three men were arrested on drug charges Tuesday night by an officer patrolling an area where several residential burglaries have been reported.