Oral Edwards named Citizen of Year

Forrest City businessman Oral Edwards was honored Thursday as the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce 2015 Citizen of the Year.

Early voting starts Tuesday in SEC Primary

Early voting in the 2015 Arkansas Primary Election will open Tuesday morning at the St. Francis County Courthouse, and election officials are prepared for a busy start to what is expected to be a busy year of election activity.

Boar’s Head opens new health area for workers

Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc., in Forrest City, opened its new health and wellness center Thursday with a ribbon cutting and open house, showing off the new site which will provide employees with on-site health management and exercise opportunities.