Looking goodThe community garden located behind the Larry S. Bryant Multi-purpose and Wellness Center is starting to produce fruits and vegetables. Rubin Ivey Sr., an employee of the center, looks over some tomatoes on the vines this morning. Photo by Alan Smith.
SFC Fair brings back favorites, adds car show - The 2014 St. Francis County Fair will be held Aug. 24 through Aug. 30 at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds.
Also in the news
Diabetic alert dog returned to Barnes - The story of the diabetic alert dog that was being kept by a trainer in Colorado seems to have had a happy ending as the animal has been returned to 11-year-old Alayna Barnes and her family of Colt.
Filing period for municipal candidates continues in clerk’s office - The period to file for several municipal positions across St. Francis County is continuing through Friday, Aug. 15, in the office of St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley.
Special session called for FCSB - The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in special session at 5:30 this evening in the library at the junior high school.
Massingill tours Readiness Training program at FCJHS - On Monday Chris Massingill, the Federal Co-Chairman for the Delta Regional Authority, paid a visit to the Arkansas Care Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program being held through Saturday, Aug. 2, at Forrest City Junior High School.