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Small Works on Paper tour to start out in Forrest City

January 1, 2017 by NWAOnline

NWAOnlineThe Arkansas Arts Council's 2017 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition, showcasing work by 36 members of the Arkansas Artist Registry with maximum dimensions of 18-by-24 inches, starts a statewide tour Tuesday-Jan. 27 at the Fine Arts Center, East ...

Forrest City escapees recaptured in Fayetteville

December 28, 2016 by Northwest Arkansas News

... and George Roberts were arrested without incident Tuesday at a home in south Fayetteville by officers with the Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force. Authorities say the two men had escaped the Federal Correctional Institute in Forrest City on Monday.

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 ...

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 ...

Family of Miss New Jersey 2013 Cara McCollum plans memorial service in New Jersey

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 ...

Cara McCollum

February 16, 2016 by Hollywood Life

Hollywood Life6, 1992 in Forrest City, Arkansas) is a TV anchorwoman and former Miss New Jersey. Cara graduated Valedictorian of her high school class at Forrest City High School in Ark, and was accepted to both Harvard and Princeton Universities. She says she chose ...

Forrest City Waffle House fires Arkansas workers for styling hair in kitchen

January 13, 2016 by Daily Mail

Daily MailAntonio Robinson said that his friend found hair in his food when they dined last week at a Waffle House in Forrest City, Arkansas, WREG reported. 'He was just coughing. Cough. Cough. Making noises like that,' Robinson told WREG. 'I looked up at him ...

Neosho Holiday Classic: Lady Wildcats win big over Forrest City

December 30, 2015 by Neosho Daily News

Neosho Daily NewsFrom left, Neosho's Ashley Talley, Sydney Linny and Caitlyn Jordon defend the interior Tuesday night in the Lady Wildcats' 59-26 victory over Forrest City, Ark., in the opening round of the Neosho Holiday Classic at the middle school. ... Sophomore ...

Teacher Accused of Macing Student

December 4, 2015 by WGN-TV

WGN-TV... Special Education teacher in Arkansas has been suspended for spraying mace in the face of a special needs student. Keresia Jones also faces misdemeanor charges in connection with the incident which was caught on camera at Forrest City High School.

Special Ed teacher caught on camera macing student

December 3, 2015 by

wreg.comFORREST CITY, Ark. -- A Special Education teacher is off the job for spraying mace in the face of a special needs student. 53-year-old Keresia Jones is the focus of the incident which was caught on camera at Forrest City High School. Several ...

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