Street Hoop Fest set for weekend

The eighth annual Street Hoop Fest and the King and Queen of the Delta basketball tournament begins Friday, May 26, and continues through Sunday, May 28, with all games scheduled to be played at the Larry S. Bryant Multipurpose Center.

Astin returns to Louisville Bats

The Cincinnati Reds optioned Forrest City’s Barrett Astin to their AAA affiliate Louisville Bats on Thursday, ending Astin‘s fourth stay with the Reds since the start of the major league season.

Thomas signs letter to play football for Purple Raiders

Forrest City senior football and baseball player Noah Thomas recently signed with Mount Union University in Alliance, Ohio, during a signing ceremony last week at Forrest City High School. Thomas was surrounded by relatives, teammates and friends during the event.