To publicize your non-profit event, send details to Mary Lynn: call 870-633-1252 or toll free at 800-246-5955; fax 870-633-1259; or email Be sure to include the who, what, when, how, and why for the event; the deadline (if there is one); and a contact number for listeners (for more information).
LEE COUNTY COOP. CLINIC COVID-19 TESTING
Free testing available to everyone. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Lee County Cooperative Clinic, 530 West Atkins Blvd. in Marianna. Call 870-295-5225 to pre-register.
MADISON COVID-19 TESTING
Free testing available to everyone. Fridays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Madison, 509 Jackson Street. Call 870-295-5225 to pre-register.
WABASH COVID-19 TESTING
Free testing available to everyone. Thursdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at LCCC Lakeview Satellite Clinic, 14066 Highway 44 in Wabash. Call 870-295-5225 to pre-register.
FORREST CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The new hours for the Forrest City Public Library are Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. No children under 16yrs of age are allowed inside the premises. Masks are required.
RED CROSS ANTIBODY TESTING
Red Cross is now testing all donations for COVID-19 antibodies. The antibody test is authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and will indicate if the donor's immune system has produced antibodies to the coronavirus, regardless of whether they developed symptoms. Schedule your appointment today by calling 1-800-733-2767.
VIRTUAL WALK OF LOVE
NOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19
Partners Bank is teaming up with Alzheimer's Arkansas to raise awareness and money for the programs and services offered FREE to caregivers of those living with Alzheimers or a related dementia. Help us by texting RESPITE12 to 71777 and making your donation on or before September 19, 2020.
BIG RIVER! BIG FISH!
Bill Dance and Mississippi Monsters Catfish Tounamet in Helena will be held on August 20 - 22. To register online go to www.mississippimonsters.com or for more information contact George Young, Jr. at 870-897-1373.
SUPERIOR SENIOR CARE FUNDRAISER
Superior Senior Care is fundraising for the Forrest City Public Schools for the students and faculty by requesting your donations of face masks, disinfecting wipes, and hand sanitizer.
August 10th thru 14th
Superior Senior Care, 2321 N. Washington, M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Southern Furniture, 4000 N. Washington, M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Delta Office Works, 703 E. Garland, M-F 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cedric Williams State Farm, 1022 N. Washington, M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
A Rare Find, 1030 N. Washington, Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
For more information, contact Superior Senior Care at 870-630-9351.
FC COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP
City of Forrest City Clean-Up will be held on Saturday, August 15, from 9-12. Sign-up will be held at City Hall of Forrest City, 225 N. Washington, beginning at 8 a.m. Please arrive early to sign-up, there are a limited amount of t-shirts. All volunteers will be provided a free lunch! There will commercial dumpsters at the following locations: Ward 1- Ridout Building, Ward 2-Grant St parking lot, Ward 3-Civic Center, Ward 4-Boys & Girls Club and also at the Multi-Purpose Center.
THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Forrest City Landfill will give away free mulch on the first Saturday of every month, from 7:00 to noon, weather permitting.
EVERY MONDAY NIGHT
The Oak Hill Church of God, 97 SFC 309, will host Monday Night Outreach each week, a free support group for people struggling with depression, grief, loneliness, or addiction. A complimentary meal is served at 5:30p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30p.m. For more information, call 870-633-7331.
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT MEETING
EVERY SECOND THURSDAY EACH MONTH
The Alzheimer's Support Program of East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging will host its monthly support group meeting on Thursday, November 8, starting at noon at Forrest City Medical Center. For more information call 870-494-3300. Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month.
AA & AL-ANON MEETINGS
Alcoholics Anonymous & Al Anon Meetings are held at 568 W. Chestnut in Marianna every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
DRIVER'S LICENSE CLASSES
Classes for an Arkansas Driver's License are held each Thursday at the Lee County Courthouse. The driving portion is at 9 a.m., and the written exam is given at 1:00 p.m.
DRIVER'S TESTING AT TROOP D
Arkansas State Police Troop D driver's testing for Skills will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The written exam will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information call 870-633-1454. You will need an original copy of your birth certificate and also a photo ID. You can purchase a photo ID for $5 at the Revenue Office, this is just an option, NOT something you have to do. Either way you MUST have a photo ID.