Several area leaders meet with officials from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission Wednesday morning as part of the third and final phase of Prospect Readiness Education Program training. The meeting included a tour of the city along with a presentation on the assets the community offers to potential businesses and industries. The meeting ended with a lunch and question-and-answer session at the Chamber where leaders and AEDC officials discussed the tour along with positives and negatives from the presentation. Kirk Billingsley said Forrest City is the first city in the Crossroads Coalition to complete the process. Photo by Kendall Owens.