Making a snowmanChristmas is just one week away, and children of all ages are looking forward to the holiday. Heaven Bell, age 4, uses marshmallows, glue and construction paper to make a picture of a snowman at a local day care this morning. Photo by Alan Smith.
Bridges on I-40 being replaced in several stages - A project to improve the Fishing Lake Bridge on Interstate 40, east of the Widener exit, is one of several bids approved Wednesday by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
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FCHA Board approves resolutions for Earle facility - Members of the Forrest City Housing Authority Board on Wednesday approved four resolutions on the Earle facility during their quarterly meeting.
Electric Cooperatives gives Bickerstaff Pioneer Award - J.N. Bickerstaff, a director on the distribution electric cooperative board of Woodruff Electric Cooperative in Forrest City, was recently honored with the Pioneer Award from Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.
Santa’s visit with library patrons planned for Monday at Warren Faupel Center - Santa Claus is coming to town, obviously, but to be more specific, the Jolly Old Elf will be making his annual trip for the Forrest City Public Library at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 22.
GMPC hosting live nativity - Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church will host its live nativity on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Larry Mitchell, pastor of the church, spoke about the event.