Takinâ€™ a break: Forrest City sophomore wide receiver and free safety Larry Rogers (18) sits between teammates Chris Tripp (5) and Ricky Alexander (15) during the Jacksonville game. Forrest City will host West Memphis tonight at Sam Smith Stadium for Senior Night and the annual Cotton Bale Trophy game. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Spooktacular: The Memphis Zooâ€™s Spooktacular made a stop at the Forrest City Public Library Tuesday afternoon. The theme of the visit was Halloween, and animals usually associated with the holiday were on display. One of the more popular animals on display was this barn owl, which was being handled by Megan Sier, a staff member at the Memphis Zoo. Other animals included a rat, a snake and a Madagascar hissing cockroach. Photo by Alan Smith
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Decorating for Halloween: Nikki Lane with the Forrest City Recreation Department helps decorate the Multi-Purpose and Wellness Center at the athletic complex for a Halloween carnival. The carnival will be held Wednesday evening, from 5:30 until 7:30. There will be no admission charge. All children are invited to come for games and prizes. Photo by David Nichol.
Golf honors: Forrest City Mustang golf coach Wally Rauth (left) presented season awards to three of his Mustang team members, continuing from left, Chance Pearson and Matt Howton, who shared the annual Mustang Award, and Baker Aldridge, who was named the Rauth Award recipient. The Mustangs finished the season at 33-11.
Getting closer: Work continues at the new Walgreens at the intersection of North Washington and Deaderick. Tony Grayson, left, uses a rake to even out pavement being laid by Robert Jones in the parking lot as rollers wait in the background. Grayson and Jones are with M & T Paving and Construction Inc., of Forrest City. Photo by Alan Smith.
Monday, October 29, 2007
Congressman visits: U.S. Rep Marion Berry, left, shakes hands with state Sen. Jack Crumbly this morning at the St. Francis County Courthouse. Berry was in town to meet with constituents and take their questions. About 20 people attended the meeting. Photo by David Nichol.
Court appearance: Accused murderer Gordon Randall Gwathney, seated third from left, appears in Lee County Circuit Court this morning. Circuit Judge L.T. Simes set a March 20 date for the next set of pre-trial hearings, and set the trial date for May 5. Gwathney is accused of murdering three people in Lee County in February. Also pictured, from left, are Lee County Deputy Heath Reynolds, Gwathneyâ€™s attorney Jerry Coleman, and attorney Joe Perry, who represents the victimsâ€™ family. Photo by Edie Sanford
Caught: An unidentified Mountain Home defender grabs the facemask to bring down Forrest City tailback Chris Tripp (5) during Fridayâ€™s 6A-East Conference game played at Sam Smith Stadium. The facemask penalty was not called, but the Mustangs won the game 29-10. Forrest City will host West Memphis Thursday night. Photo by Fred Conley.
Star Spangled Banner: The Navy Band of the Mid-South plays the National Anthem Saturday afternoon during the Lâ€™Anguille River Festival and Barbecue Cook Off. The playing of the anthem kicked off a tribute to veterans, followed by a concert by the band. Perfect weather also helped make the festival a success. More photos from the festival can be found inside the print edition of the Times-Herald.
Friday, October 26, 2007
â€œThe Nerdâ€ this weekend: April Williams, standing, contemplates dumping a bowl of food over Jason Ringâ€™s head after one annoyance too many, during a rehearsal for â€œThe Nerd,â€ a comedy by Larry Shue. The play will be presented by the East Arkansas Community Collegeâ€™s Drama Department on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., in the EACC Lecture Hall. As an extra attraction, during the presentations, art work of EACC students will be displayed in the lobby of the lecture hall. The charcoal and mixed media drawings were completed by Drawing I and Drawing II students enrolled in the fall art classes at EACC. Admission to the play is $5, and free with an EACC student I.D. Photo by David Nichol.