Headstones toppled

Over the weekend, dozens of headstones in the Forrest City Cemetery on South Izard Street were desecrated. Many of the stones are very old, some dating back 100 years, and suffered significant damage. Brice Fletcher, above, with the Forrest City Cemetery Association, looks over one of the many headstones that had been broken off of its base. Fletcher is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Photo by Caleb Talley

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