Ride the Ridge raises over $20,000 for Special Olympics, JAFC - The threat of rain looming over the 13th annual Ride the Ridge Poker Run did not dampen the giving spirit of people in the area as the event raised more that $20,000 for Special Olympics and the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City.
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Public meetings set for this week - The Widener City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 this evening at city hall.
Lieblong, Hankins announce retirements from CRTI - Leadership changes are in the works at Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute following last night’s announcement by president Burl Lieblong that he will be retiring this summer.
Solar arrays for city’s water agency tabled - The Forrest City City Council agreed Thursday to table discussion of a proposal to seek a grant of up to $5.5 million to construct a solar array to supply electricity for the wells operated by the Forrest City Water Utility.
Break-in reported at deputy prosecutor’s office - The office of St. Francis County Deputy Prosecutor John Houseal was broken into this week, and the Forrest City Police Department is asking for the public's help in the case.