Importance of past, educating youngsters focus of King program

The Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday is a time to remember the struggles of Dr. King and countless others for equality. Each year, the Forrest City Education Association holds a celebration to remind the public of how far race relations have come, look at the issues of today and work toward a better tomorrow.

Two sentenced to prison terms

The current criminal term of St. Francis County Circuit Court saw two Forrest City men sentenced to time in the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Judge Richard Proctor presided this week.