Final scrimmage: Forrest City football coach Rich Trail watches closely as the Mustangs work through their final spring scrimmage Thursday afternoon. The scrimmage concluded the two weeks of high school spring football drills. Photo by Fred Conley
Friday, May 25, 2007
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Top grads honored: Class Night was held Wednesday, in recognition of Forrest City High School’s graduating seniors. Among the honors was the recognition of this year’s class valedictorian and salutatorian. In the photo at left, Principal Abbie Robinson is pictured with Valedictorian Bethany Doler, at right, Robinson is pictured with Salutatorian Kenneth Ray Norman II. Photo by David Nichol.
Coloring time: Not all activity is out of doors. Blayten Jones, 4, works with a crayon while waiting for his parents to pick him up at a local day care. Photo by David Nichol.
Quarterback hopeful: Forrest City Mustang Joey Bonds looks for a receiver during a recent spring practice. Bonds is vying for quarterback duties with Barrett Astin, Lee Smith and Zach Hoskins. The Mustangs will work through their final spring scrimmage today at 4 p.m. on the high school practice field. Photo by Fred Conley.
Junior High basketball honors: The Forrest City Junior Lady Mustang eighth-grade basketball team was treated to an outing Saturday at Village Creek State Park and received their season-ending awards. Front row, from left: Autumn Henderson, most coachable and a 50 percent free throw shooter during the season; Jasmine Rucker, most valuable player and leading rebounder; Ariel Taggart, the most improved player. Back row, from left: Lakeyday Roper, 2006-07 Lady Mustang and a 50 percent free throw shooter during the year; Kwamesha Moore, Sportsmanship award; Jamillah Gates, best hustle and best attitude and a 50 percent free throw shooter. Not pictured are Alexandria Moody and Kionna Patillo. The team was coached by Kim Wardlow. Photo by Fred Conley.
The plan: A Palestine Love’s runner gets instructions from his third base coach while the Clarendon pitcher looks in for his sign during a recent Little League game played at Palestine. Action continues tonight when Palestine Food Giant hosts Elaine for a 7 p.m. game. Photo by Fred Conley.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Carrying the torch: The 2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run began its local leg this morning. This is the 20th annual run. It is held to raise awareness of Special Olympics Arkansas. Sgt. Deon Lee of the Forrest City Police Department leads a group of officers from his department, Arkansas State Police Troop D and employees of the Federal Correctional Complex-Forrest City from the ASP Headquarters on North Washington Street. The group ran north on Highway 1 to Wynne. Photo by Alan Smith
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Whacking weeds: The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department spent Monday afternoon cleaning up the shoulders of local highways for the approaching Memorial Day holiday weekend. Morrison Baker cleans up the sides of Highway 70 West inside the city limits. Photo by Alan Smith.