County health unit has shots available
“I think clubs like this have played, and will play, an important role in the civic life of our communities.”
– John Edwards
Members of the Forrest City School Board voted during a special called meeting Tuesday night to enact a provisional dress code at Forrest City High School for the remainder of the current school year.
The annual Eastern Region Student Art Show, sponsored by Arkansas Art Educators, will be held this evening at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center.
During a regular meeting Tuesday night, the St. Francis County Quorum Court voted to approve a response to the 2014 legislative audit of the county, as well as a plan to correct any problems found by auditors.
Presley Bumgarner, a dispatcher with the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department, was recently named the 2016 Smart 911 Regional Dispatcher of the Year for the Central Region, which includes 13 states. Her award included a $500 prize, which she donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Thursday afternoon during a ceremony held to honor her accomplishment.
The City of Colt is inviting area residents out this weekend to celebrate the Colt 100 year anniversary on Saturday, with a full day of singing, historical presentations and other entertainment.
The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging all area residents to sign up for Smart 911, a program that allows first responders to have as much specific information as possible when walking into an emergency situation.
The Omega 5K Glow Run, hosted by the Omega Chapter of Delta Beta Sigma, will begin at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church in Forrest City.
The 14th annual Ride the Ridge Poker Run will kick off Saturday in the parking lot of Stage in Forrest City.