The Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum at 6 this evening at the Forrest City Civic Center.
Several meetings are planned for this week in St. Francis County.
Early voting in the Nov. 4, General Election will open Monday at the St. Francis County Courthouse, and election officials are preparing for what could be a busy election.
It is creeping closer and closer to Halloween, and plans for the annual St. Francis County Museum’s Haunted House are well under way.
Tickets are still available for Sunday’s Democratic campaign rally featuring a visit from former President Bill Clinton.
Local children and their parents are invited to a special showing of a children’s movie at 10 a.m., on Saturday at the Forrest City Public Library.
St. Francis County voters heading to the polls for early voting next week will be asked for a copy of their identification, but will not be required to present it after the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s voter ID law on Wednesday.
Wednesday’s meeting of the Arkansas Department of Education’s Charter Authorizing Panel saw the proposed KIPP: Delta Public Schools campus in Forrest City approved. The next step is for the ADE State Board of Education to review the application for final approval.
Homecoming will be Friday night at Forrest City High School, and Mustang supporters are being asked to come together for a tailgating event from 4 to 6 p.m., before the pre-game festivities and kickoff against the Paragould Rams.
The annual Forrest City High School homecoming parade will begin at 6 this evening at the Forrest City Civic Center.