Snow daysUnlike the ice the past few weeks, the latest round on winter weather Wednesday left plenty of snow in the area. Six-year-old Jamalrea Woods works on a snowman outside of a home in the Stonebrook subdivision as 18-month-old Precious Woods and Richard Harris look on. Although the winter storm caused many travel problems, it also created pretty scenes throughout the area, as shown in the photo at right. Photos by Alan Smith and Kendall Owens.
Area still digging out from winter storm - One day after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow and ice across Eastern Arkansas, traffic was inching across area roadways as things began moving back toward normal with many area businesses re-opening.
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Jr. Auxiliary using ‘thrones’ as fundraiser for projects - Members of the Forrest City Junior Auxiliary will be making a few area yards look less than attractive over the next few weeks in an effort to raise money for their charitable projects that benefit children in St. Francis County.
FCPL schedules children’s movies, story times for March - The Forrest City Public Library has announced its schedule of children's events for March.
EACC Trustees appointed - Gov. Asa Hutchinson this week made a re-appointment and a pair of new appointments to the East Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees.
Daylight saving time begins Sunday - Daylight saving time begins Sunday, and Forrest City Fire Chief Johnny Ruffin reminds residents the change in time is a good opportunity to inspect smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.