The St. Francis County Quorum Court approved over $99,000 worth of additional appropriations to the 2013 budget on Tuesday following the approval of the budget committee.
Members of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s Board of Directors learned of four job vacancies during a report by CRTI president Burl Lieblong at the group’s quarterly meeting Tuesday evening.
The food for fines drive will be held next week, Monday, April 14, through Friday, April 18. Reneé Ward, circulation/young adult coordinator, spoke about the drive.
Each year, the St. Francis County Relay for Life is held to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Members of the Forrest City Civic Center Commission on Tuesday attempted to bridge an apparent communications gap between the center’s manager Jimmy Gaines and Leodis Duckworth, with D&R Catering.
On Wednesday, the Lee County Cooperative Clinic in Marianna and the East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc. will host the 11th annual Lee County Prostate Cancer Awareness Expo, offering free prostate cancer screenings and education.
East Arkansas Community College is hosting resumé and application workshops this week to help residents land jobs during the College and Career Day next week at the school.
The second annual Youth, Teen, and Young Adult Empowerment Summit (YTYAES) will be held this weekend in Forrest City. Several speakers, vendors and presentations will be held in an effort to help youth in the area improve their lives.
A pair of new scams have been reported in the area, one involving phone calls from people claiming to be with Entergy and another involving a shipping company’s business accounts.
The first Youth, Teen and Young Adult Empowerment Summit (YTYAES) last year was well attended, but this year’s event promises to be bigger and better, according to organizers.