Packing upPacking up: While many schools are still in session, students in the Palestine-Wheatley School District were dismissed for summer on Tuesday. Patrick Quattlebaum, a P-W science teacher, cleans up his classroom equipment and prepares to store it for the summer. Photo by Tyler Hale
Planning Commission to recommend closing alley between Buford and Cook - The Forrest City Planning Commission voted to approve a petition to close an alleyway for a local business during a meeting Tuesday afternoon at city hall.
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Museum plans summer events for area children - The dates and activities have been set for the St. Francis County Museum's summer program.
Pair of local physicians representing Delta in roles with state Medical Society - A pair of Forrest City physicians are taking on new roles with the Arkansas Medical Society.
DRAA meeting this evening - Members of the Delta Regional Airport Authority will meet at 6 this evening at the Colt Community Center. The meeting is open to the public.
Lee Co. voters re-elect Banks, elect new circuit clerk - Lee County voters re-elected Sheriff and Collector Ocie Banks on Tuesday, as one county officeholder was defeated and another is facing a runoff in June.