EAEC prepares for 19th annual public meeting

The East Arkansas Enterprise Community is preparing for its 19th annual public meeting, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 21. The meeting will be held at the Forrest City Civic Center, starting at 10 a.m. There will be a board meeting at 9 a.m., as well as informal period for meeting and greeting.

FCCC reviews new catering contract

The Forrest City Civic Center met Tuesday night to review the status of the civic center’s catering contract with Marcus Freeman and M&M Catering. Melvin Tinsley, commission chairman, informed the commissioners that he had contacted the mayor and the city attorney to get approval for adding a late fee to the catering contract.

FCSD to hold Parent Summit Tuesday

The Forrest City School District will hold a Parent and Family Engagement Summit on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Forrest City Junior High School.

Veterans Day events scheduled at FCHS, Wheatley

Veterans Day is coming up Saturday, and local organizations have plans to honor those who have served their country. There will be several Veterans Day events held this weekend and next week.

New clothing boutique opens in Palestine

The Boondocks Down South, the new boutique store that has come to Palestine, celebrated its grand opening Saturday with an all-day gathering.

Palestine author speaks to SFCHS

The St. Francis County Historical Society gathered Thursday night for its November meeting. The members welcomed Wilma Hill Thomason as the guest speaker.