SFC Fair opensThe 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.
Officials mum on investigation of district judge - First Judicial Circuit Judge Chris Morledge has filed a gag order in a criminal investigation into alleged activity committed by Cross County District Judge Joseph Boeckmann.
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