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The ice bucket challenge for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease) is being done by people all over the world, and Forrest City is no exception. The staff at Eastern Arkansas Physical Therapy answered the challenge Wednesday afternoon. Jim Murry, of EAPT, takes his turn dumping ice water on staff member Erica Miller Farrell after he had been doused with ice water as well. Photos by Alan Smith.

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Dedication of Civil War marker set for Saturday - Members of the St. Francis County Historical Society and officials with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will dedicate a new Civil War marker in Colt during a ceremony Saturday morning.

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