Working in the coldIt is still cold outside, but the weather has not stopped progress on the new Dollar General store being built near the Highway 1 Bypass. Winston Yates, of MTE, one of the worksite supervisors, files a metal pipe on the utility door of his work truck. Photo by Alan Smith.
Murder suspect freed from lockup due to technicality - A Forrest City man with a long history of criminal arrests, including two for murder since 2010, is free again after being released last month on his own recognizance due to a technicality.
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PW Board considers millage for new high school - The Palestine-Wheatley School Board voted to approve a resolution that would allow the school district to seek a new millage to help construct a new high school campus if state funding is approved in 2015.
Christmas at Stone House offers homemade gifts, Santa - Those looking for old-fashioned Christmas gifts will want to pay a visit to the 17th annual Christmas at the William Stone House in Colt this week.
Madison council reschedules meeting - Monday’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Madison City Council was postponed by the members in attendance.
Letters to Santa needed by Thursday - Area boys and girls of all ages are reminded to get their Christmas wish lists to Santa.