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.
Friday, June 1, 2007
Courtyard work begins: Work has begun on what will be the courtyard area at East Arkansas Community College. Pictured from left, architect Bob Beavers, along with Paul McBride and David Hamby of Jancour, Inc., look over some of the plans. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Leisurely stroll: There is nothing like a leisurely walk, even for geese. These Canadian Geese make their way around Forrest City Medical Center as they wander toward the ponds for a cool dip in the water. Photo by Alan Smith.
Health Fair: The St. Francis County Hometown Health Network Coalition held a community health fair today at the Forrest City Civic Center. The event featured health information and free medical screenings. Tracy Jumper of St. Francis County EMS tests the blood of Jimmy Gaines, one of the people who attended the fair. Photo by Alan Smith.
Bank batter: A First National Bank hitter keeps her eye on the ball during a recent 12-under slow pitch girls’ softball game at Palestine. First National Bank defeated Flash Market 6-3 Tuesday night and will host Clarendon Friday night at 7 p.m. Photo by Fred Conley.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Play at third: The Children’s Clinic third baseman takes the throw and sets to make the tag on the Lucas Trucking runner who was called out on the play. Lucas held on to win the game 6-5 Tuesday afternoon in Bambino 9-10 League play. Photo Fred Conley
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Honoring veterans: A prayer was said for veterans at the annual Memorial Day service at the St. Francis County Veteran’s Memorial at the Forrest City Civic Center on Monday. Standing in front of the crowd are, from left, VFW Commander Harold Campbell, VFW and American Legion King Beasley Post 4 member Ed Chauvin and Legion Commander Jimmy Varner. Campbell said he was pleased with the crowd that made time to honor local veterans. Photo by Alan Smith.
Taking a walk: A Cummings player jogs to first base after drawing a walk during last Friday’s 12-under girls’ softball game at Palestine. Cummings defeated First National Bank 9-8 in Palestine Youth League action. Photo by Fred Conley.
Youth games resume tonight: Oscar’s first baseman Summer Hess looks for her pitch during a recent girls’ 16-under fast pitch softball game at the Sports Complex. There were no youth baseball or softball games played Monday night due to the Memorial Day holiday. Action will resume tonight. The 16-under girls league plays Monday and Thursday nights. Photo by Fred Comley.