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Chamber selects Norman 2017 Citizen of the Year

March 21, 2017 by Times-Herald

The Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Edward Norman, longtime educator and former headmaster of the Christ Church Episcopal School, as Citizen of the Year for 2017. Norman will be honored at the Chamber's annual banquet on ...

Forrest City homicide suspect threatens witness in Fayetteville, police say

March 16, 2017 by Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineBruce Heard, 25, of 128 Eula Ave. in Forrest City was arrested on Curtis Avenue in connection with intimidating a witness, first-degree terroristic threatening, third-degree domestic battery and endangering the welfare of a minor. He also is wanted in ...

Forrest City man wins $210K jackpot

March 14, 2017 by

wreg.comHe just won $210,000 in the Saturday drawing of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's Natural State Jackpot. He bought his winning ticket at Jordan's Kwik Stop on North Washington Street in Forrest City. The Natural State Jackpot is specific to Arkansas ...

Why prison building will continue booming in rural America

March 12, 2017 by The Conversation US

The Conversation USDumond was convicted of the rape of a 17-year-old high school cheerleader in Forrest City, Arkansas. While awaiting trial, Dumond was castrated at his home, he said by masked men. AP Photo/Spencer Tirey. Hosting an institution like a prison may not ...

Forrest City woman takes matters into her hands, holds attempted burglar at gunpoint

March 9, 2017 by

wreg.comFORREST CITY, Ark.-- Tired of being a victim, a Forrest City, Arkansas woman took matters into her own hands and held an accused burglar at gunpoint. 31-year-old James Ray Davis is facing charges after Forrest City Police said he burglarized her ...

House panel Ok's merger of Forrest City technical school into local community college

March 1, 2017 by KASU

Tom Darnell, a former director of the technical program at Forrest City High School, told the committee that both schools were important to the Northeast Arkansas Community – but separate entities with different goals. He also said that Crowley's Ridge ...

Former Hog Bender passes away at 73

September 26, 2016 by Harrison Daily (subscription)

FAYETTEVILLE — Many around Arkansas knew Mike Bender much longer than Scott Reed knew him, but few doubly from both Forrest City and El Dorado could mourn Bender more deeply than the football coach he hired for Forrest City High and El Dorado ...

Forrest City man, 19, killed in 2-vehicle crash in Conway

August 13, 2016 by KATV

KATVCONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say a 19-year-old Forrest City man has been killed in a two-vehicle crash in Conway. Police say Cody Alan Miller died of injuries suffered in the collision on Friday. A state police report says Miller was ...

Morrilton art teacher retires after 41 years

May 26, 2016 by Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineHis interest and talent were further nurtured by a special teacher, John Isom, the art teacher at Forrest City High School, a black man teaching in an all-white school before integration. Gatling was taking too full a load his senior year to be able to ...

Update: Student Allowed to Walk at Graduation

May 17, 2016 by KARK

KARKUpdate: After further investigation and contact with the Forrest City School District KARK has learned Adrian Clanton was allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony Friday, May 13, 2016. FORREST CITY, Ark. - A high school student with Down ...

School keeps student with Down syndrome from graduating due to parents' lawsuit

May 17, 2016 by WGN-TV

WGN-TVFORREST CITY, Ark. -- A high school student was not allowed to graduate, because his parents are suing the school district. The graduating class at Forrest City High School in Arkansas received their diplomas on stage last Friday. But Adrian Clanton ...

Funeral set for former Miss New Jersey Cara McCollum

February 26, 2016 by

Philly.comServices for Ms. McCollum, who moved to New Jersey from Arkansas to attend Princeton University after graduating from high school, will be held in her hometown of Forrest City, Ark. Born Feb. 6, 1992, she was the daughter of Rick and Maureen McCollum ...

Memorial service for Cara McCollum to be held Saturday in Ocean City

February 25, 2016 by Shore News Today

Shore News TodayShe was valedictorian of her graduating Class of 2010 at Forrest City High School, a member of student council, the National Honor Society and Principal's Club. She played tennis for the Mustangs and was named an Academic All-Star by the Arkansas Times ...

Funeral services for Miss NJ 2013 Cara McCollum: Services planned in Arkansas

February 24, 2016 by New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioMcCollum was born Feb. 6, 1992, and was a 2010 graduate and valedictorian of Forrest City High School. She was also named an Arkansas Times Academic All-Star in 2010, according to her obituary. She moved to New Jersey to attend Princeton University ...

Funeral service for former Miss New Jersey to be held in hometown

February 24, 2016 by Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic CityThe obituary says the McCollum is survived by her parents, Rick and Maureen McCollum of Forrest City; her brother, Derick McCollum of New York, formerly of Forrest City; her boyfriend Keith Jones and their puppy Charlie, among several other relatives ...

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