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).
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.
Lee County Cooperative Clinic at 530 West Atkins Blvd in Marianna, will be offering free drive thru flu vaccines & Covid-19 testing every Thursday from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call 870-295-5225 to pre-register. Walk ups are also welcome. Please wear your mask.
WORKFORCE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
The Workforce Development Board of Eastern Arkansas Executive Committee will convene a meeting via conference call at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 21. Please contact Dave Brady at 870-733-0601 for public access information.
PUBLIC WORKS-SANITATION DEPT.
On Monday, January 18, the sanitation dept. will be closed due to the holiday. The everyday garbage route will be pushed back, so Friday, January 22, they will be doubling up their garbage route. If Friday is your normal trash day, please put trash out as usual.
WHEATLEY DU BANQUET
Celebrate the season with fellow waterfowlers at the 9th annual Wheatley DU banquet held on Thursday, January 21, at the Brinkley Convention Center, located at 1501 Weatherby Dr. in Brinkley. Doors will open at 5 p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door. You can purchase tickets at Cajun Express or online at ducksunlimited.myeventscenter.com. For more information call Robin at 870-734-7118.
FORREST CITY DU BANQUET
The annual Forrest City DU banquet will be held Saturday, January 23, at 6 p.m. at the Forrest City Civic Center. The meal will be provided by Cajun Express. There will be door prizes, live auction, raffles, guns, decoys, and more. To purchase tickets contact John Jordan at 870-261-3220.
MARS HILL CLOTHES CLOSET
OPEN THE LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH
If you or anyone you know needs clothing, please come shop! Our clothes are clean, gently worn, and FREE!
Take Hwy. 261 South from Palestine (turn at the Valero Station) and cross the Lee County line. Then take the first paved road to the right (LEE 814). The church is just off the pavement. Only 6 miles or so from Palestine.
Call for more info or emergency needs.
870-317-8848 or 870-295-0408
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.