Fresh from the gardenThe St. Francis County Farmer's Market is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the south parking lot at the Forrest City Civic Center. Lloyd Byrd, left, and Nathan Edwards check their produce this morning before opening for the day. For more information, on the Farmer's Market, call the St. Francis County Cooperative Extension Agency at 261-1730. Photo by Kendall Owens.
KIPP: Delta selects FC for new school; ADE has final say - Forrest City has been selected by KIPP: Delta Public Schools for its newest open-enrollment charter school.
Also in the news
Soybean farmers battling the weather - Soybean farmers in the area have had a continuous battle with rain this summer and the weather shows no sign of drying up with slight chances of rain in the forecast this week.
FCSB schedules special meeting - The Forrest City School Board is scheduled to meet in special session at 5:30 this evening. The meeting will be held in the library on the junior high school campus.
QC, Museum Board meet tonight - The St. Francis County Quorum Court will meet in regular session at 5 this evening at the courthouse.
City crews take up battle against mosquitos - A wet and cooler-than-normal summer has had one unpleasant impact on Forrest City and the ongoing summer battle with mosquitos.