Saddle Club sets annual rodeo for Sept. 13-15 in FC

The 18th annual Crowley’s Ridge Saddle Club Charity Rodeo is scheduled for mid-September.
The annual event will take place Sept. 13 through 15 at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds on Highway 1 South in Forrest City. The charity event helps support the Forrest City District Special Olympics.

Palestine Council requiring all addresses to be properly displayed

Members of the Palestine City Council this week stressed the importance of residents and businesses having their addresses properly displayed for emergency purposes.
During a meeting Tuesday, members of the council adopted an ordinance requiring all houses and businesses in the city to have a visible 911 address.

Statewide newspaper focusing on digital delivery

Rex Nelson, with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, explained to Forrest City Rotarians on Tuesday the newspaper’s decision to cut back on delivery areas for the printed edition and instead focus on digital delivery to parts of the state.