Race for all agesThe 31st annual Mightymite Triathlon was held Saturday with participants making the winding trip from Lake Dunn at Village Creek State Park to the Campbell House in Forrest City. In the photo above, Christian Ward, 13, of Memphis, leads a group of bicyclists as they leave the transition area at Village Creek. On the right, Zaiden Harper, 3, of Collierville, holds a sign cheering on race participants. Photos by Kendall Owens and Caitlyn Sweet.
Marquis sentenced in deadly accident - Justin Marquis, 32, of Colt was sentenced this morning at Lee County District Court in regard to the October 2013 accident that resulted in the death of 14-year-old Heather Howell.
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City crews take up battle against mosquitos - A wet and cooler-than-normal summer has had one unpleasant impact on Forrest City and the ongoing summer battle with mosquitos.
Utility’s backhoe used in theft at Waste Water Treatment Plant - Thieves who hit the Forrest City Water Utility's Waste Water Treatment Plant over the weekend used one of the utility's backhoes as an aid to steal some equipment from the facility.
Hughes man treated, released after shooting - A man who was reportedly shot during a fight in Hughes Friday night was treated and released by Region 1 Medical Center in Memphis.
Hwy. 261 work to begin next week - Crews with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will work on two sections of Hwy. 261 this week.