Jolly Old St. NickDropping temperatures did not stop area residents from lining Washington Street for the 2016 Forrest City Community Christmas Parade, “A Blue Christmas.” Along with the sirens and lights of the law enforcement officers serving as grand marshals, those attending the parade took in many familiar sights and sounds of the season, including Santa Claus, a crowd favorite. More pictures from the parade can be found on page 8 of today’s Times-Herald. Photo by Caitlyn Sweet
Also in the news
Study: Warming to trigger more U.S. downpours - WASHINGTON (AP) — Extreme downpours — like those that flooded Louisiana, Houston and West Virginia earlier this year — will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, and six times more frequently in parts of the Mississippi Delta, according to a new study.
Crowd turns out to enjoy FCity Christmas Parade honoring officers of area law enforcement agencies - The Forrest City Community Christmas Parade was a success, according to officials with the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce.
Palestine parade to be held Tuesday - The annual Palestine Christmas Parade, originally set for Saturday, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6, beginning at 6 p.m.
Synthetic marijuana, liquid narcotics seized by county deputies during traffic stop on I-40 - A Kentucky man is behind bars after a traffic stop on Friday led to the discovery and seizure of several bags of synthetic marijuana and nearly a gallon of liquid narcotics.