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Powerhouse Electric is building a new warehouse on South West Street in downtown Forrest City. Anderson Construction, of Cherry Valley, is building the facility, and crews were pumping and smoothing concrete for the building’s foundation this morning. Photo by Alan Smith.

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School board rehires coaches, band directors - Personnel issues, including the rehiring of Forrest City School District coaches and band directors, were addressed by Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Hardrick and the Forrest City School Board Thursday night.

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Lighting proposals accepted by board - Additional lighting and security cameras for Forrest City High School are on their way after the district’s board voted Thursday evening to spend nearly $50,000 on the project.
DRAA reaches agreement with supplier to sell aviation fuel at facility in Colt - The Delta Regional Airport Authority could begin selling aviation fuel as early as next week, provided officials can reach a deal with a company that has offered to supply the first load.
Woodruff Electric Board names Michael Swan new president/CEO - Joe Whittenton, chairman of the board of Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation today announces the appointment of Michael Swan as president/CEO.
Weekend features full slate of events to enjoy in FCity - A full schedule of events is planned in Forrest City this weekend, providing area residents with plenty of options for family-oriented fun ranging from a dinner tonight benefitting the St. Francis Area Humane Society to the Relay for Life and Spring Fling on Saturday. The city’s first blues festival begins tonight and continues on Saturday.