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).
MOTHER'S DAY OUT
The Mother's Day Out program at the First Baptist Church in Forrest City, is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This program is for Mother's who need a couple of hours to themselves or to run errands. For an application or for more information, call the First Baptist Church office at 870-633-2382 or Paige Daugherty at 870-270-0811.
BRINKLEY WATER DEPARTMENT
Brinkley Water Department is asking customers to use their drive-thru or drop box to pay their bill until further notice.
FCMC LUNCH N LEARN
Forrest City Medical Center will be having their Lumps & Bumps Lunch n Learn on Tuesday, March 31, from 12-1 p.m. in the In-Service Classroom. For more information, contact Janet Benson at 870-261-0444.
UAMS COMMUNITY DRIVE-THRU TESTING
UAMS in Helena/West Helena is having Community Drive-Thru testing for the Coronavirus on Thursday, April 2, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. across from the hospital on 49 bypass at the old John Deere building.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #5 BBQ
This event has been postponed due to Coronavirus.
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.