More than 100 people from across Eastern Arkansas met at the Forrest City Civic Center on Friday for the 2015 Eastern Arkansas Business and Enterprise Development Conference, hosted by the Arkansas Human Development Corporation and East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc.
Thanks to donations from the St. Francis County Historical Society, the St. Francis County Museum now offers a small selection of souvenirs for guests to purchase, but Dena French, museum curator, said offering the items has reinvigorated her desire for a project she has been looking into since she started with the museum in 2012.
Members of the Forrest City Downtown Revitalization Project, Inc., board agreed, during their regular meeting Thursday, to start a mini-grant program using a larger grant given to the board by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.
The 2015 Eastern Arkansas Business and Enterprise Development Conference will be held Friday, June 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.
A beloved family pet has finally made it home safely after wandering from her family’s front yard and traveling roughly 11 miles around the Forrest City and Caldwell area over the course of nearly nine days.
The Department of Arkansas Heritage has awarded the Forrest City Downtown Network a $1,000 grant through the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP).
The Forrest City Public Library is encouraging teens to read with their “Unmasked! Bingo” summer reading program, which began June 1 and will continue through Aug. 1.
Officials at the St. Francis County Extension service this morning reported that all of the judges positions for the Delta District 4-H O’Rama have been filled and they are now looking forward to enjoying the event they have been working hard to organize.
Missing street signs are a noticeable problem all over the city as they are stolen, damaged by weather and accidents, or they simply get old, but Forrest City Mayor Larry Bryant said the missing signs will soon be replaced as part of roadwork projects being done across the city.
With above average rainfall this spring, the Forrest City Area Humane Society warns that pet owners should be prepared to combat a high numbers of fleas, ticks and mosquitos this summer.