Honoring loved onesThe Forrest City Community Christmas Tree at Forrest City Medical Center offers residents a way to support the FCMC Auxiliary medical scholarship and honor a loved one or friend. The stars on the tree honor or memorialize loved ones. Sharon Wingo, with the Auxiliary, looks at one of the stars. The stars are $2 each, or three for $5. Photo by Alan Smith.
Judge sets trial date for February in Rucker murder - Circuit Judge L.T. Simes has set a trial date for the Forrest City man accused of fatally shooting a 21-year-old earlier this year.
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AutoZone names Wright Sr. VP, General Counsel - Forrest City native Kristen Collier Wright has been promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Customer Satisfaction, with AutoZone Inc. The promotion will be effective Jan. 5.
Miss Arkansas winners from SFC in exhibit - The St. Francis County Museum houses many historical items from Native American artifacts to farming tools.
Parade officials announce lineup for Monday event - Parade officials have announced the lineup for this year’s Community Christmas Parade, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., Monday.
Palestine Council adopts budget for next year - Members of the Palestine City Council voted unanimously to adopt the city’s 2014 budget with a few changes during a brief meeting Tuesday night.