Headstones toppledOver the weekend, dozens of headstones in the Forrest City Cemetery on South Izard Street were desecrated. Many of the stones are very old, some dating back 100 years, and suffered significant damage. Brice Fletcher, above, with the Forrest City Cemetery Association, looks over one of the many headstones that had been broken off of its base. Fletcher is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Photo by Caleb Talley
Officials stress safety for 4th of July holiday - Fireworks and backyard parties go hand-in-hand with celebrating Independence Day, especially when the holiday falls just after the weekend, but city officials are urging area residents to use caution this holiday weekend to ensure a safe and enjoyable 4th of July.
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Vandals hit FCity Cemetery - Local authorities are on the lookout for the vandals responsible for the desecration of over 35 headstones in the Forrest City Cemetery.
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Car care section in today’s T-H - Today’s Times-Herald includes a special section on car care.
Livestock Association of E. Arkansas plans BBQ Cook-Off in downtown FC - Forrest City will be the site of the first-ever Livestock Association of Eastern Arkansas BBQ Cook-Off this holiday weekend. The association has planned to use proceeds from the event to help limited resource ranchers by establishing an artificial insemination station for area livestock.