Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
On Friday, Sept. 19, employees of Anheuser-Busch and Arkansas Distributing, Co. will promote the use of designated drivers as part of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Global Be(er) Responsible Day.

Finally wetting a hook?

It’s finally happening. After a hiatus of several years, my fishing buddy and I are planning on getting out and drowning a few crickets

Only once a year? Hmmm…

I was at the fair on Monday, and was standing there innocently, eating a foot long (or was it a two foot long?) corn dog with one hand and wiping mustard off my mouth with the other.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
The 2014 Lincoln High School Reunion Committee expresses our most sincere appreciation to the Forrest City community for the hospitality shown to reunion attendees during our recent event.

Free fair? No fair!

I just want to go on record as saying I think it’s terrible to offer free admission one night during the St. Francis County Fair.

Sheila Haymer

Sheila Haymer, 53, of Memphis and formerly of Forrest City, died Aug. 9, 2014, at her brother’s home in Marion.

Maybe it really is the money?

I traditionally look forward to the beginning of the college football season, having always enjoyed college ball more than the pros.

Back to school? So soon?

School days? Already? “Back to school” seems to be the main topic of ads and store aisles these days. It’s starting to look like school comes around almost as often as Christmas anymore. Which is strange, since I don’t dread school the way I do Christmas. That’s not to say I never did dread school. There were days during summer vacation when I would look at the calendar and realize that my blessed days of freedom were slipping away all too fast. Then by the opening of school, in self defense, I would manage to work myself into some kind of positive frenzy. I’m sure most folks did. You know: … Continued