New program: Forrest Cityâ€™s new work release program is under way. From left, Shameka McKnight and Lakisha Flenoy bring bags of trash they have picked up along South Washington to George Cochran, work release supervisor, on Wednesday afternoon. Cochran said they had also been working on the cloverleaf earlier in the day. Photo by Alan Smith.
Friday, November 23, 2007
Two on one: Forrest City Mustangs Willie Bean (12) and Gavin Glanton (24) defend against Northeast Lauderdale freshman point guard A.J. Wade (10) during Thursdayâ€™s first-round game at the Rumble on the Ridge tournament. Forrest City won the game 63-47 and will face Putnam City, Okla. tonight at 8 p.m. Photo by Fred Conley.
First-round win: Antioch, Tenn. forward Coty Clarke (white 24) defends against Duncanville, Texas forward Kevin Butler (24) during Thursdayâ€™s first-round game at the Rumble on the Ridge tournament. Duncanville won the game and will face Richwood, La. today at 5 p.m. Photo by Fred Conley.
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Decorating a headdress: Today was the last day of school this week for most students in St. Francis County before the long holiday weekend. Kendrick Hunter, a second grader at Stewart Elementary School, decorates a headdress this morning. According to SES art teacher Patricia Gardner, the headdresses are just one many Native American art projects that have been done by the students recently. Photo by Alan Smith.
County shop: A new shop for the St. Francis County Road Department is being built on the NEARCO property just off of Highway 50 in Madison. According to SFC County Judge Gary Hughes, the county shop was moved to NEARCO at the beginning of the year. Sammy Lawson, left, works on the gutter system of the new building as Eddie Bohanna watches from the roof. Both men are with Frank A. Rogers and Co. of West Memphis. Photo by Alan Smith.
Monday, November 19, 2007
Quilt queen: Ruby Irwin looks over one of her quilts at a quilt show held over the weekend at the First Baptist Church on Rosser. Several of the quilts at the show were either made by her, made with her help, or made by someone taught by her. Some of her quilts include the Arkansas Star, a fall leaf, double wedding ring and other quilt designs. Photo by David Nichol.
Fun time: With the heat of summer gone and the cold of winter not here yet, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun. Collyn Kirkdoffer, 8, has fun at an area park. Photo by David Nichol.
Season opener: A Forrest City Mustang player works to get around a Wynne defender during Fridayâ€™s season-opening high school boys basketball game at Mustang Arena. Wynne won the 65-50 over the Mustangs. Photo by Fred Conley.
Title game: Watson Chapelâ€™s Caitlyn Wamble (42) tries to block a shot by Forrest Cityâ€™s Erica Williams (24) during the first half of Saturdayâ€™s championship game at the Mount St. Mary Heavenly Hoopfest tournament played in Little Rock. Watson Chapel won the game. Photo by Fred Conley.