Free legal helpUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock law students Destiny Logan-McHughes, left, and Patrick Ruettiger reference arrest and court records for an individual seeking free advice during a legal aid seminar held Wednesday at the Forrest City Civic Center. Attorneys and law students from across the state with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Legal Aid of Arkansas, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing legal assistance to low-income Arkansans, were on hand to help with a wide range of civil legal problems including guardianships, powers of attorney, wills, domestic abuse and divorces. Wednesday’s main topic was the sealing of criminal records. Photo by Fred Conley.
Museum Board receives update on blues festival - The inaugural blues festival for St. Francis County is a project that is being sponsored jointly by the SFC Museum, The Gladlands, Downtown Revitalization, Inc., and the SFC Historical Society.
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Inclement weather make-up schedulers begin Monday in FC - The Forrest City School Board voted last week to make up the bulk of the eight days missed due to inclement weather this year by adding an extra hour to school days.
Ice, prescription pills found in traffic stop - A deputy with the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department found nearly 13 grams of ice methamphetamine and more than 100 prescription pills during a traffic stop this week on Highway 284.
Safety baby shower scheduled for April - A safety baby shower is scheduled for next month in Forrest City.
DRAA scheduled to meet in Colt - The Delta Regional Airport Authority is scheduled to meet at 6:30 this evening at the Colt Community Center.