Conference foes Forrest City, VV meeting Friday

JONESBORO — Valley View dodged a bullet but will still be short-handed in the backfield for Friday night’s 5A-East Conference game against Forrest City at Sam Smith Stadium.

Lady Mustangs hosting Wynne this afternoon

The Forrest City Lady Mustangs were idle on Monday, but will be back on the court today when they host Wynne for several matches beginning at 5 p.m., at Mustang Arena.

Bender mourned statewide for work at UA, high schools

Many around Arkansas knew Mike Bender much longer than Scott Reed knew him, but few doubly from both Forrest City and El Dorado could mourn Bender more deeply than the football coach he hired for Forrest City High and El Dorado High.