Red Nose DayMore than a few people were looking like clowns, for a good cause, on Thursday across the country. Red Nose Day, which is sponsored by Walgreens and several other charitable organizations, had otherwise professional people wearing red clown noses to raise money and awareness of children living in poverty. Neal Dukes, manager of the Forrest City Walgreens, speaks with customer Jerry Mitchell about the project while sporting his nose. Photo by Alan Smith.
County museum to unveil display on Memorial Day - The St. Francis County Museum will host a Memorial Day Service on Monday to honor local veterans, and museum curator Dena French said she hopes to see a nice crowd in attendance.
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PWSD sued by former principal under Teacher Fair Dismissal Act - Zenna Smith, a former long-time Palestine-Wheatley School District employee, is suing the district claiming her dismissal in January is a violation of the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act (TFDA) and the Arkansas Civil Rights Act.
SFC Housing Authority names new member; reviews audit - The St. Francis County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners welcomed a new board member Thursday, and also learned that the 2014 audit of the facility revealed no findings.
Closings revealed for Memorial Day - Most area schools and government agencies will be closed Monday in celebration of the Memorial Day holiday.
VFW needs volunteers to place flags on graves - Memorial Day is Monday, and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2869 are making plans for their annual events that honor those who have served this country.