The 18th annual Caldwell Cotton Pickin Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29. The two-day event will feature music, fun and food.
Residents of St. Francis County are encouraged to check out the Smart911 system and consider using it to help save lives during emergencies.
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.
The 27th annual Colt Pioneer Days will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8, on the lawn of the William Stone House. The event is hosted each year by the Colt Community Development Corporation.
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.
The Palestine Advertising and Promotion Commission last night considered funding improvements in the city and a L’Anguille River Festival this fall.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library on Monday agreed to have a new security system installed at the facility.
Counterfeit money is being circulated again in the Forrest City area, and the problem is not a new one, according to Forrest City Police Chief Deon Lee.
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.