The St. Francis County Quorum Court voted in a meeting held on Tuesday, to adopt updates to the county’s floodplain ordinance, following a recent floodplain audit.
The Forrest City Area Humane Society offers grant money to help area residents spay and neuter their pets, an operation that can be expensive, but can benefit the health of the pet in the long run.
Members of the Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute’s board voted, in a meeting held Thursday, to officially oppose a pair of bills filed by Arkansas State Legislators earlier this week that call for a merger of CRTI with neighboring school East Arkansas Community College.
For those looking for help filing their taxes this year, the Forrest City Public Library is offering free tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will be taking appointments through April 17.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board on Tuesday voted to send library director Arlisa Harris to the American Library Association’s annual conference, which will be held in Chicago in June.
The St. Francis County 4-H Program is encouraging area children to get fit in a relaxing and healthy way, by embracing the power of yoga.
The Forrest City School Board approved an official calendar for the 2017-18 school year, which was determined by the district’s Personnel Policy Committee.
Members of the St. Francis County Historical Society are in the process of collecting stories detailing rich, personal histories from area families. The stories will be compiled in a book project entitled, “The Family Histories of St. Francis County, Arkansas: Preserving Our Past for Future Generations.”
Veteran comedienne Vicki Lawrence will be coming to Forrest City this weekend to perform at the East Arkansas Community College’s Fine Arts Center. She said she’s looking forward to sharing a bit of her own life with the audience as well as bringing to life her beloved character Thelma Harper, better known to many as Mama, to talk politics and technology and share her opinions on today’s world.
“People can sign up to plunge individually or in teams, and costumes are highly encouraged.” – Joey Astin, event organizer