Talking it over

The First United Methodist Church hosted a Coffee with a Cop event Saturday morning in the activities center. In the top photo, FUMC Pastor Dixon Platt, left, visits with, continuing from left, Forrest City Police Chief Deon Lee, city councilman Chris Oswalt and Denny Edwards. The event was organized by the Community Policing Committee as a part of the police department’s effort to meet with residents and listen to their concerns. The next Coffee with a Cop event will be held at the New Beginnings Church in Forrest Hills on March 23. At right, FCPD officer Deborah Dowdy visits with Jessie Uptigrove during the event.