Early voting opened this morning for the Forrest City sales tax initiative. Michael Peckham is one of the first people to cast a ballot. There are 12 different issues for voters to decide on ranging from city improvements, maintenance and upkeep of city parks to funding for economic development. Early voting is being held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., through Monday, Nov. 11, in the Quorum Court meeting room at the St. Francis County Courthouse. Photo by Alan Smith.