The 87th Annual Terrapin Derby

The 87th Annual Terrapin Derby was held along Main Street in Lepanto, Arkansas on Saturday October 7th, 2017. The Terrapin Derby features fair food, music and entertainment but the festival’s main draws is the turtle race. The race features turtles racing down a 60-foot racetrack, all vying for the finish line while being cheered on by the locals. The Lepanto Terrapin Derby is a festival that has been held in Lepanto (Poinsett County) every year since 1930.

Thank you Magnum! Magnum Photography Awards 2017

Thank you Magnum! - Magnum Photography Awards 2017- Karen Pulfer Focht, finalist, the jury " recognized in a cross-section of the most accomplished image-makers working today; this chosen group represents some of the most talented practitioners in contemporary photography."

"Our jury—consisting of Magnum photographers, world-renowned curators, and experts from organizations like National Geographic and Aperture" ~Magnum Photos-

The winning work will be shown at The Photographers’ Gallery in London later this year.