Seventy-three years ago, Harold McGraw, then an 18-year-old boy from DeWitt, enlisted in the Army and worked his way through 17 weeks of basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, then known as Camp Hood.
Spring drillsForrest City junior quarterback Randal Moore talks plays during Wednesday's spring practice inside the Mustang Field House. Forrest City will wrap up its four-week spring session Friday and will work through the first team camp of the summer on Wednesday, May 31, at Wynne. Photo by Fred Conley
Despite the rain that rolled through the area Wednesday afternoon and into northeast Arkansas, the 5A-East conference track meet, scheduled to be run today at Paragould, was still a go and got underway this morning.
The AGFC is relaunching its Master Angler program under the direction of Mikki Moore, an administrative specialist in the Fisheries Division.
Forrest City pitcher Barrett Astin is back with Cincinnati after being recalled by the Reds on Tuesday from their AAA affiliate Louisville Bats.
Regular season ends
Weather permitting, the 5A-East Conference Track Meet will be held Thursday at Paragould.
Lady Mustangs head to Blytheville today
Forrest City picked up its third regular season track title Monday winning the boys division and Jonesboro emerged as the girls team champion at the Arnold Relays held at Paragould.
The Lee Academy Lady Cougars combined a strong performance in the field events with successful running on the track to capture the District 1AA senior girls championship putting up 133 points for the win.
The Palestine Ball program’s wee ball league will open play tonight when Parker Applicators takes on Lifetime Vision beginning at 6:30 at the Palestine Sports Complex.