A second-year kindergarten teacher at Central Elementary School has become the state’s first “Teacher for the Dream” grant recipient.
The statewide primary election filing period opened at noon Monday, after which many St. Francis County incumbents filed for re-election.
Figures from the St. Francis County Collector’s office show that personal and real estate tax revenue for 2014 exceeded the amount collected in 2013 by a little more than $200,000.
After five years of providing a free community Thanksgiving dinner, organizers of the event are cancelling this year’s dinner in an effort to assess how to best to serve the hungry in the area.
The Forrest City Downtown Revitalization Project, Inc., board will be accepting applications for mini grants that will help downtown property owners spruce up their storefronts.
Tuesday, Nov. 3, will mark the 57th annual Forrest City Kiwanis Club Pancake Day.
An aggravated robbery that took place Monday night at Family Dollar may have been aided by a false bomb threat that was called in minutes earlier across town at Walmart.
Job seekers in the area won’t have to travel far Tuesday to find businesses looking to hire, as the annual Eastern Arkansas Regional Career/Job Expo will be held at East Arkansas Community College.
Skeet shooters will want to make plans to attend the inaugural Double Barrel Blowout Skeet Shoot on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Central Arkansas Turbines at the Forrest City Airport. The event benefits the Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City and its charities for children in St. Francis County.
Bette Green, St. Francis County Circuit Court Clerk, was recently awarded a grant of nearly $10,000 that will be used to purchase new computers and scanners.