Defensive effort: Forrest City’s Gavin Glanton (24) defends against Benton’s Matt Marsh (24) during the first half of Thursday’s quarterfinal game at the Class 6A state tournament at Jonesboro. Forrest City, the No. 1 seed from the East, won the game 54-31. The Mustangs will play Little Rock Parkview Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, March 2, 2007
Cutting a stud: Work is progressing on the new Ridgewood Baptist Church in Caldwell. The roof for the building is still being built. Josh West of J.A. Taylor, Inc., of Paragould cuts a stud at the facility. Photo by Alan Smith.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Helping tornado victims: The disaster relief team from First Baptist Church in Forrest City left today for Dumas in an effort to assist the tornado-ravaged town. According to group spokesman Ray Oswalt, the group expects to prepare 2,000 meals a day for the next few days. Members of the group, from left, are: Rush Harris, Jane Laws, Betty Beazley, Raymond Hill, Debbie Kinney, David Butler and Oswalt. Photo by Kendall Owens
Experimenting: Students in Mildred Allen’s fifth grade science class recently completed a section on astronomy, which also included a day for experimenting. Alex Martin drops a tennis ball in an effort to create a crater in the pan of sand on the floor. Photo Kendall Owens
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
New curator: H. Wayne Parker, left, who will officially assume the position of curator at the St. Francis County Museum on March 1, and Harvey Hanna, who is leaving the job, look over an old Times-Herald front page which will be hung on a wall of the museum. He was welcomed by the museum board Tuesday. Photo by David Nichol.
Development Plan: A public hearing on the new Forrest City development plan was held as part of the Forrest City Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday. James vonTungeln, president of Urban Planning Associates of Little Rock, spoke about the plan. The plan shows where new development would be most feasible in the city and along the Highway 1 Bypass. Photo by Alan Smith.
Mustang slam: Forrest City senior Stephon Weaver goes in for the slam in a game against Jonesboro played at Mustang Arena. The Mustangs open play at the Class 6A State Tournament Thursday. Photo by Fred Conley.
Stately matchup: Forrest City Lady Mustang Cassandra Jackson (30) gets off a shot during a regular season game. The Lady Mustangs open at the Class 6A state tournament today at 7 p.m., when they face Sheridan. Photo by Fred Conley.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Blue Flu: Forrest City residents are getting ready for the upcoming Class 6A State Tournament which will be held in Jonesboro. The Forrest City Mustangs are the number one seed into the tournament and will play at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Gwin Lofton, the wife of Mustang’s coach Dwight Lofton, is pictured wearing a Mustang Blue Flu T-shirt in support of the team. Fans are being asked to show their support Thursday by wearing blue. Photo by Fred Conley.