Theft ring: St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May looks over a stolen road grader that was recovered in a shop in Forrest City, with two stolen backhoes that were recovered in the Crow Creek area in the background. The equipment is just part of the stolen equipment the sheriffâ€™s department found late last week, and is believed to have been stolen in three states. Photo by Alan Smith.
Monday, November 12, 2007
Friday, November 9, 2007
Mustang Pride: The Nimocks/McCollum Building located at 322 N. Izard is the winner of this weekâ€™s Mustang Spirit Award. Each week during the football season, a local business is recognized for showing its Mustang Pride. Pictured are Deana Miller, left, and Rick McCollum. The Forrest City Mustangs visit Texarkana tonight in the first round of the playoffs. Photo by David Nichol.
Big stop: Forrest City defenders Dexter Adams (79), Arsenio Clinton (21) and Leonard Banks (28) combine to stop a West Memphis running back as Xavier McGrone (36) comes in to help. Forrest City opens the Class 6A state playoffs tonight at Texarkana. Photo by Fred Conley.
Drive through shots: Althea Jordan was one of many people who took advantage of the opportunity to get a drive-through flu shot this morning at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds. Giving the shot is Donna Rice, a public health nurse with the St. Francis County Health Unit. People may also get shots inside the Exhibit Building. The free immunization shots will be given until 7 oâ€™clock tonight. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Generations: From left, Chris Siler, Glen Siler and Stan Siler represent three generations of teaching and coaching as grandson, grandfather and father.
Annual program: Forrest City High Schoolâ€™s Navy Junior ROTC Color Guard presents the colors this morning at a program to honor veterans. It was the eighth annual Veterans Day Program held at Mustang Arena, and featured music, readings and a speaker who stressed the importance of oral histories of World War II. Photo by David Nichol.
Maintenance: Planes, like any vehicle, need regular maintenance. Shane Webb of Central Arkansas Turbines, Inc., removes the tail section off of a plane. Webb said that once the tail was off, he would sandblast corrosion off of the metal, repaint and reattach the tail. Photo by Alan Smith.
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Breather: Forrest City Mustang offensive and defensive tackle Andrew Mahone takes a breather during last Thursdayâ€™s home game against West Memphis. Mahone and the Mustangs will travel to Texarkana Friday for a Class 6A first-round playoff game against the Razorbacks. Fridayâ€™s game is the first meeting between Forrest City and Texarkana since the 1975 season. Photo by Fred Conley.
Exhibition: Arkansasâ€™ Patrick Beverley, left, and Marcus Britt, rear right, pressure West Floridaâ€™s Josh Jackson, right front, during the first half of a college basketball exhibition game in Fayetteville Friday. Britt, from Forrest City, will be playing his freshman season this year with the Razorbacks. Associated Press.
Finishing touches: Oliver Hines, left, and Robert Hurd, employees with Jancour, get ready to add the finishing touches to the courtyard at East Arkansas Community College â€” a concrete trim around the walkways. The courtyard was finished enough for the recent Ridgefest to be held on the campus, but there is still some work to be done. Photo by David Nichol.