Gordon McCoy won with 56 percent of the vote in Tuesday's general election over incumbent Larry Bryant.
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Election day: Gene and Evelyn Hodges fill out paper ballots this morning at the Forrest City Civic Center. Many local and statewide races will be decided today, and election officials are hoping that things will run smoothly once the polls close. Early voting ended Monday with 2,323 people casting ballots before today’s general election. As of noon today, voters had cast 457 votes in the four Forrest City wards. Photo by David Nichol.
Hero of the day: Every project has its unsung heroes. One of those at today’s Kiwanis Pancake Day is Mike Shephard. Called “our favorite person” by at least one Kiwanian, he bravely tackles the job no one else wants. Photo by David Nichol.
Getting it ready: Clifton Martin of Forrest City Plumbing works at the new Crowley’s Ridge Overnight Stable on Newcastle Road. The stable will providing housing for horses belonging to people traveling through the area.
Monday, November 6, 2006
Time for raking: There are still a lot of leaves on the trees, but a lot have fallen, also. Trenton Nichols, left, and Jessie Anderson, both 11, rake away leaves on an autumn afternoon in Beech Grove. Photo by David Nichol.
Expansion planned: Mark Cain, right, administrator for Forrest City Medical Center, and Alan Hirsch, marketing director, are pictured outside the emergency entrance at the hospital. Plans call for a major expansion of emergency services, expected to begin in March. Photo by David Nichol.
Friday, November 3, 2006
One-on-one tackle: Forrest City defensive back Joe DeWitt (4) brings down West Memphis running back Teddy Stackhouse (45) in the first half of Thursday’s 6A-East Conference game at West Memphis. The Mustangs lost 24-21 to the Blue Devils. Photo by Fred Conley.