Smiling for the cameraThere has been nice, clear weather so far during this holiday-shortened week. Six-year-old Valerie Manues, left, four-year-old Peyton Johnson, center, and four-year-old Makaylee Allen smile as they ride the merry-go-round at a local day care. Photo by Alan Smith.
Police to be visible during holiday period - Arkansas State Police are gearing up for the holiday week with seat belt enforcements and an I-40 Challenge scheduled during the busiest travel period of the year.
Also in the news
Dion Wilson resigns from FC School Board - Changes on the Forrest City School Board will continue as Dion Wilson has officially resigned from his seat on the board.
St. John wins Pigskin money - Gracelyn St. John had the winning Professor Pigskin entry last week, beating out the challenge from four other entrants to win the Professor Pigskin football contest.
Garbage delayed for holiday - The Thanksgiving holiday will cause a one day delay in garbage collection for customers of both the Forrest City and St. Francis County solid waste departments.
Routon to serve as District Judge in Cross Co. - St. Francis County District Court Judge Steve Routon has been temporarily appointed to serve as Cross County District Judge for the remainder of this year.