Golden football for FCHSForrest City School District Athletic Director Donnie Willis exchanges a microphone for a golden football from Elmer “B” Lindsey. The commemorative golden football was presented on behalf of Jim Lindsey, who graduated from FC High School and played professionally for the Minnesota Vikings and in Super Bow IV. The National Football League sent the footballs to high schools across the nation to honor players as part of the Super Bowl 50 celebration. Photo by Fred Conley.
Dry conditions could lead to local burn ban - St. Francis County emergency officials are keeping an eye on conditions but have not initiated a burn ban despite several weekend grass fires.
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EACC to host Parks and Tourism customer service training session - East Arkansas Community College’s Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development will offer a free “First Impressions Guest Service Training” session through the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism’s Welcome to Arkansas education program.
Arkansas State hosting 2016 Agribusiness Conference Wednesday at Fowler Center - The 22nd annual Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday at the ASU Fowler Center.
Several meetings planned this week - Two meetings are scheduled for this evening in St. Francis County.
Council discusses repairs to city’s sewer ponds - Forrest City Water Utility Manager Calvin Murdock has agreed to present city council members with a list itemizing equipment and repairs needed at the city's sewer ponds.