Strategy: Forrest City Mustang track coach Donnie Willis, right, talks with Kyle Houston during a break Saturday at the 6A-East Conference championships held at Marion. Photo by Fred Conley.
Monday, May 7, 2007
Conference meet: Forrest City Lady Mustang Victoria Stegall competes in the shot put Saturday at the 6A-East Conference championships at Marion. The Lady Mustangs finished fifth overall. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, May 4, 2007
Greenhouse: Spring is a busy time of year for Molly Evans, left, and James Ward with Green Thumbs. They are spending their mornings watering and preparing plants at the greenhouse located on South Washington. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Park work: Homeowners aren’t the only ones battling tall grass after a wet month of April. Fidel Cobb with the Forrest City Recreation Department was busy this morning mowing the grass at Stuart Springs Park in preparation for the weekend. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Perfect placement: These two Bonanza T-Ball players were more interested in making certain the baseball was perfectly placed on the tee rather than listening to their coach during a practice Thursday afternoon at the Sports Complex. The T-Ball League, for boys and girls, ages 4-6, will start play on Tuesday, May 15. Photo by Fred Conley.
Practice time: With the start of the 2007 youth baseball season right around the corner, teams are practicing at fields all around the city. Above, this Minor League (pitching machine) batter waits for a pitch during a practice session Thursday at the complex. The Minor League will open play on Monday, May 14. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, May 3, 2007
Mobile lab: From front to back, Ashley Wyatt, an 11th grade student at Forrest City High School; Abbie Robinson, principal of FCHS; and Tom Darnell, director of technology for the school district, are pictured with a new mobile computer lab. The lab, paid for largely by Boar’s Head, contains 30 laptops, which can be moved to any room in the school. Photo by David Nichol.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Explosion investigated: A Heth man was killed on Monday when a shed exploded near his home about one mile south of the intersection of Highways 70 and 79, near the St. Francis County line. According to St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May, investigators with Arkansas State Police have determined that the explosion was caused by an acetylene tank stored in the shed. Photo by Kendall Owens