Crawford: Understand sacrifices of veterans

A steady drizzle of rain and the rapidly falling temperatures were not enough to keep the citizens of Wheatley from filling the Wheatley Civic Center Auditorium Sunday afternoon for the dedication of the newly-unveiled veterans memorial monument, which now sits at the center of Wheatley Heritage Gardens city park.

Operation Christmas Child Starts Today!

Today begins National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, a Samaritan’s Purse charity which has distributed shoebox-sized gift boxes to children in impoverished countries around the world since 1993.

Caring & Sharing Market

The First United Methodist Church in Forrest City will be hosting its second annual Caring and Sharing Market Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Support an Angel

The Campbell House in Forrest City is filled with music, holiday cheer, and a spirit of giving this week as Junior Auxiliary of Forrest City hosts Angel Tree Week. While tomorrow marks the last day for members of the community to chose an angel from the trees, the year’s donation drive is far from over.

Halloween events slated for Friday, Saturday in FCity

Residents of Forrest Street will be hosting the annual Trunk-or-Treat and Halloween Parade on Friday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the Junior Auxiliary Trunk-or-Treat, which will be held at the Campbell House at the corner of Forrest and Dillard streets.

Mass flu clinic set for Oct. 30 at Health Unit

The St. Francis County Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is reminding area residents there will be a mass flu clinic held Friday, Oct. 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the local health unit located at 413 N. Division Street in Forrest City.