Area communities preparing for various festivals

Summer will be drawing to a close in just a few short weeks and fall will be in full swing. Along with the fall season will come the various local festivals residents of St. Francis County have come to enjoy.

Cheerleaders hosting fundraiser

The Forrest City High School cheerleading squad will hold a snow cone fundraiser on Monday, Aug. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Three vying to be mayor of Madison

As filings continue to come into the office of St. Francis County Clerk Emily Holley, a three-man race has developed for mayor of Madison.