Candidates for mayorThe Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum Monday night at the Civic Center for the Forrest City mayoral candidates. From left, LaTwon Whitby, Henry Peacock and Chris Oswalt answer questions concerning economics, crime and education before a large crowd. Mayor Larry Bryant did not participate in the forum. Photo by Alan Smith.
Mayoral candidates talk issues - Three of the four men vying for the mayoral seat in Forrest City participated in a candidate forum Monday night at the Forrest City Civic Center.
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