Jonesboro firm proposed for aquatic center, track

Officials with the Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium can begin negotiations with a Jonesboro construction firm after making a recommendation to accept the firm as the city’s new construction manager for both the aquatic center and track facilities being funding by the 2013 bond issue.

EAEC hosting annual cancer awareness expo

The East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc., will hold its 13th annual St. Francis County Cancer Awareness Expo/Mayor’s Campaign on Thursday, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Forrest City Civic Center.