Election commission meeting this evening

  The St. Francis County Election Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 this evening to decertify Gregory Todd Gray as a candidate for sheriff and collector.

Astin makes relief appearance Sunday

  Forrest City native Barrett Astin pitched one inning in relief Sunday in his first appearance of the season for the Cincinnati Red’s AAA affiliate Louisville Bats in a 2-0 loss to Toledo. Astin the first of three relievers in the game, pitched the sixth inning and did not give up a run, while allowing one hit and two walks with one strikeout. Astin faced six Toledo hitters in the inning throwing 26 pitches, 15 for strikes. Louisville opened the 2018 season on Friday with a 1-0 win over Toledo before losing 2-1 on Saturday.