SFC Fair opens

The St. Francis County Fair opens today at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds, but work has been taking place throughout the weekend to get everything ready. The gates open at 5 this evening, and admission will be free. Rides on the midway will be $1 this evening. In the top photo, Forrest City High School ROTC cadets Justin Wilson, left, and Arreon Lewis hang artwork inside the Kountry Kitchen at the fairgrounds Saturday morning. The artwork was submitted by students in the Forrest City and Palestine-Wheatley School Districts. Timberly Merriweather and Nathan Willcutt, not shown, were also helping hang the artwork. Photo by Fred Conley.

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