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.
Monday, November 19, 2007
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.
Friday, November 16, 2007
Fast approaching: With Thanksgiving less than a week away, the holiday spirit is beginning to find its way into places other than department stores. Laney Bang, 2, is fascinated by a toy turkey at a local day care. Photo by David Nichol.
Blowing leaves: There are still plenty of leaves in the trees, but some folks feel that there are enough on the ground that something needs to be done about it. Sonny Holmes uses a leaf blower to take care of some of the leaves in his yard. Photo by David Nichol.
Junior high hoops: A Forrest City Colts player works against a Pine Bluff Robey defender in an eighth grade basketball game played Thursday at Mustang Arena. The Colts won the game 32-21. The eighth grade girls won their game 36-10 over the Pine Bluff Robey junior girls. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Saluting champions: Forrest City School District maintenance employee Alfred Hutchieson, right, and Forrest City senior Xavier Jones spent Wednesday hanging championship banners in Mustang Arena. All total, the two hung eight banners representing the Forrest City boys basketball and track teams, as well as replacing the banner honoring the 1977 Mustang mile relay team that set the state record in that event, which still stands. The original mile relay banner burned in the fire that destroyed the old Sam Smith Gymnasium in March 1998. Photo by Fred Conley.
Evaluation report: Dick Spohr, who led a team of educators visiting for the North Central Association, gives an exit report Wednesday in the Forrest City School Districtâ€™s board room. The district is being recommended for continued accreditation by North Central. Photo by David Nichol.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Cleaning up: Elonda Love, a cafeteria worker at Palestine-Wheatley High School, cleans a table with a disinfectant cleaner this morning. Staff, including teachers, were recruited today to help scrub down the rooms after a child in the middle school was diagnosed with staph infection. Photo by David Nichol.