Just for laughs: A Palestine B&P T-Ball player laughs while getting a hit during Monday’s schedule of games played at Palestine. Players have the option of hitting off a tee or having their coach pitch to them. In this case, the coach was pitching. The Palestine T-Ball League is a recreational league and the teams do not keep score. Photo by Fred Conley.
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Cleaning up: Roderick McDaniel with Murdock Enterprises cleans a recently-completed area of the Forrest City Fire Department. The building is being expanded and renovated, and this portion of the work is complete. Photo by David Nichol.
Monday, June 4, 2007
Moving them along: The Forrest City Police Department was called into action Sunday afternoon when a pair of cows decided to find greener grass along East Broadway. The cows, which are owned by Dr. James Gehring, had gotten out of their enclosure and were grazing near the roadway when a motorist called police. Police officers, with assistance from Gehring, center, and other passersby, were able to herd the cattle back into their pen. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Patience at the plate: This Forrest City Lions Club batter digs in and waits for a pitch during a recent Bambino 9-10-year-old league game at the Sports Complex. The 9-10 league plays on Tuesday and Friday nights. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, June 1, 2007
Round and round: With the end of school nearing, kids have a lot of energy to burn off. Third grade student Martez Sain runs to propel a merry-go-round at a local school playground during recess. Photo by David Nichol.
Lady Mustang signs: Forrest City senior Kesha Stovall, seated center, signed a national letter-of-intent to play college basketball for Henderson State University Thursday afternoon in a signing ceremony held in the Forrest City High School Library. Stovall was a two-year starter for the Forrest City Lady Mustang basketball team for coach Jacky England. Seated beside Stovall are her parents, LaRona McClurg and Keith Stovall. The Lady Mustang basketball team is standing behind Stovall. Besides playing basketball at HSU, Stovall plans to major in journalism with hopes of becoming a sportscaster. Photo by Fred Conley.
Waiting at third: A Forrest City runner stands at third base during a recent Bambino11-12 League game as the Food Giant third baseman stands his ground. Food Giant defeated Sanyo 14-0 Thursday night to improve to 3-2 for the year. The Bambino 9-10 League will play tonght. Photo by Fred Conley.
Track team honored: The Forrest City Mustang track and field team was honored Thursday night at a banquet held at the high school cafeteria. The Mustangs, over the past two seasons, have won six consecutive major titles, winning the indoor state title twice, the conference title twice and the state outdoor title twice, making Forrest City the only school in the state to win those titles consecutively. The Mustangs were coached by Donnie Willis, Charles Sartin and Michael Humphrey. The team graduated 18 seniors last Friday. Photo by Fred Conley.