Safe shopping tips offered for holiday season

Shopping for that perfect Christmas gift can be fun, but criminals are on the lookout this time of year for easy targets. Forrest City Police Department interim chief Deon Lee provided some tips that can help prevent becoming the victim of a holiday crime.

FCSD, public honor veterans during program

The service and sacrifice of local veterans and soldiers serving our country was celebrated during the annual Forrest City School District’s Veterans Day program this morning at Mustang Arena.

AEDC officials outline PREP for local leaders

The creation of jobs is a priority in St. Francis County and the surrounding areas, and several community leaders attended a presentation this morning by representatives of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) that is designed to help that process.