New displayThe St. Francis County Museum recently received a display case with several porcelain depictions of birds commonly found in Arkansas, as well as a book describing the art of porcelain figurines like the birds. The donation was secured by Jason Ring, left, a St. Francis County Extension Agent. Dena French, museum curator, is pictured next to the case as well. The display will be part of the museum’s permanent collection. Photo by Caitlyn Sweet
SFC Museum Board to request QC make appointments so quorum can be achieved - Members of the St. Francis County Museum Board on Tuesday continued a discussion from previous meetings regarding the recurring problems of not being able to meet a quorum for its meetings.
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Core-Mark FC operation continues to grow, add jobs - Members of the Forrest City Rotary Club during their weekly lunch on Tuesday heard from John Mollet, president of Core-Mark’s Forrest City location.
Completion date for fire substation still to be determined - An updated estimate on the date of completion for the Forrest City Fire Department substation on Dawson Road has yet to be determined. However, according to project architect Dave Hodges, the building is in its final stages and a meeting has been planned to discuss what remains to be done.
‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign coincides with Memorial Day - Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas are once again preparing to step up enforcement of the primary seat belt law.
Car taken at gunpoint on Inglewood; suspect sought - Officers with the Forrest City Police Department are on the lookout for a stolen car, which was taken at gunpoint in the early hours today.