Those of you “of a certain age” may remember a game called “Pick Up Sticks.” It was one of my favorites when I was a kid. It was considerably low tech, meaning there’s probably no one “under a certain age” who has heard of it. Or cares.
The St. Francis County Food Pantry will hold its annual Easter dinner on Friday, featuring barbecue and all the trimmings.
The fate of the Forrest City Water Commission will not be decided until November after a committee gathered enough signatures to call for a referendum regarding the commission be voted on by Forrest City citizens.
Forrest City City Council members will meet Thursday afternoon to tour the city shop after concerns were raised by councilman Cecil Twillie during the council’s meeting Tuesday night.
The St. Francis County Election Commission is taking steps to make sure that area voters understand that they will not be able to cast ballots in races on both the Democratic and Republican ballots during the preferential primary election next month.
Many growers in St. Francis County may have dodged a chilly bullet last night, but St. Francis County Cooperative Extension Service officials warn that another cold night tonight could damage area crops.
The Forrest City Public Library is reaching out to area youth through a new program in an effort to teach children about the library and to encourage reading.
Forrest City Police Chief E.P. Reynolds is one of nearly 60 applicants for the Little Rock police chief position.
The Delta Regional Airport could open next month after the completion of the facility’s Geographic Information System.
St. Francis County, like many counties in the Arkansas Delta, is continuing to see population decline, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.