Raising awarenessRaising awareness: April is designated as Child Abuse Awareness Month. Area organizations teamed with the Forrest City Police Department on Wednesday to raise a flag to honor the children suffering from child abuse and to increase awareness of the problem. FCPD Detective Eric Varner, left, and Police Chief Deon Lee raise the flag honoring the children. Photo by Brodie Johnson
Public Works addressing problems with area roads - The Forrest City Public Works department has been busy lately with numerous tasks such as clearing street drains, repairing potholes, digging ditches and re-paving roads.
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Flag raising to increase awareness of child abuse - April is designated as National Child Abuse Awareness Month.
Area schoolchildren taking ACT Aspire standardized test to gauge proficiencies - Area schoolchildren have been hard at work this week on standardized tests. Students across the state have been taking the ACT Aspire standardized tests to gauge their proficiencies.
SFC District Court sets record for cases on docket - St. Francis County District Court dealt with a record number of cases when court convened today.
DRAA meeting tonight in Colt - The Delta Regional Airport Authority is scheduled to meet at 6 this evening at the Colt Community Center. The meeting is open to the public.