Drug Take Back Day Saturday across state

Unwanted and expired prescription drugs can be as dangerous as illegal drugs, but are also more accessible to children. The Arkansas Drug Take Back Day, which is set for Saturday, is an effort to get these medications out of households and to have them disposed of properly.

Omega Glow 5K set for this evening

Weather may play a factor with this evening’s Omega Glow 5K, but it if does, there’s a plan in place for it to be held Saturday.

Civil War marker to be dedicated

A roadside Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker will be dedicated by the St. Francis County Historical Society at the Scott Bond Cemetery in Madison on Saturday.

Council considers regulating gaming machines in city

An ordinance to set licensing fees, penalties and fines for coin-operated amusement machines in Forrest City is headed back to the drawing board after city attorney Alan Cline questioned the amount of the fees during Tuesday’s Forrest City City Council meeting.