Rides and attractionsThe St. Francis County Fair continues through Saturday at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds located south of Forrest City. In the top photo, Katy Oswalt enjoys a ride on the Bombshell. On the right, the car show draws interest from those who enjoy looking at the variety of vehicles on display. Chloe, front left, and Cambree Colvin, along with their parents, John and Amy, look at a Corvette. Photos by Alan Smith.
Impaired driving focus of holiday period for ASP - The Labor Day holiday traditionally signals an end to summer vacations and summer fun, but kicks off fall festivals and football season.
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Two facing murder charges in Thursday shooting death - The Forrest City Police Department has two men in custody in connection with the city's first homicide of the year, which occurred last night.
Fenter Physical Therapy merging with EAPT in FC - The owners of Fenter Physical Therapy (FPT), LLC, have announced a merger with East Arkansas Physical Therapy. Jerry Fenter, owner and operator of FPT with his wife Sara, said that although the owners have changed, patients can still expect the same quality care they have always received from EAPT for more than 20 years.
Wynne man arrested for rape - WYNNE (AP) — Justin Roshud Smith, 20, of Wynne has been arrested after police say he raped and impregnated a 10-year-old girl.
City seeks help with removal of limbs and debris - Members of the Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday to again hire contractors to help the city's public works department with the removal of limbs and large tree debris due to the numbers of piles currently lining city streets.