SFC per capita personal income state’s 4th lowest

St. Francis County had the fourth-lowest average per capita personal income in 2016, according to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Last year, the average worker in the county made $26,627.

Triple G to continue local parade tradition

The traditional Santa Claus float will make its return to area Christmas parades this weekend. The float, which is a tradition carried on by Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute for years, will be continued by Triple G Excavating Inc.

Warren Faupel Center hosts Santa Claus, health screening

Area residents will have the opportunity to kick of the holiday season this weekend and promote a healthy lifestyle at the same time. The Warren Faupel Center on Saturday will host a day with Santa and Mrs. Claus, which will also feature free health screening.

State of the District

The second-most requested editorial subject from my readers this month, behind the city’s aquatic center boondoggle, was the state of the Forrest City School District and the quality of its leadership. This is a loaded topic, one that I have managed to avoid for my nearly two-year tenure at the Times-Herald. And it’s a topic that could take two years to fully anatomize. The state of the district is the accumulation of not just the current administration, but those that predate my time as a student there. And believe it or not, it was this very topic that led to the demise of the Forrest City High School newspaper, The … Continued

Soles for Souls

Members of the local Delta Sigma Theta chapter are doing their part to help fight global poverty. The organization’s Forrest City Area Alumnae chapter is collecting gently used shoes to give to those in need in the community and around the globe.