Ongoing issues with the Forrest City Water Commission were addressed during Tuesday’s Forrest City City Council meeting. Water Commission Chairman Jimmy King, standing, addresses the council regarding the issues between the commission and Forrest City Water Utility Director Jim Beazley, not pictured but who also attended the meeting. Council members, from left, are: Henry Peacock, Roger Breeding and Steve Hollowell. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Stewart Elementary School is holding a Scholastic Book Fair through Friday. The fair offers school supplies, small toys and books for all interests. Lizett Rivera, a fourth grader, this morning looks over a book she is interested in reading. Photo by Alan Smith.
A heat chamber was being replaced this morning on the roof of the St. Francis County Courthouse. Brad Posey, left, and James Armstrong move the new chamber. The old chamber can been seen on the left. Both Posey and Armstrong work for Cummings Heating and Cooling. Photo by Alan Smith.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The St. Francis County Food Pantry provided its annual Easter meals Friday at the Pantry’s new home on South Water Street. More than 700 meals were served, and anytime food is prepared, there’s also cleaning to be done. County Clerk and Pantry board member Emily Holley, foreground, takes her turn at the dish sink, along with volunteer Pat Lucas. The Pantry reopened today after being closed for almost a month while moving into the new building. Photo by Kendall Owens.
A little rainy weather didn’t stop members of Delta Beta Sigma from having their Easter bake sale Saturday. Tyler Douglas, left, purchases a bunny cake from Mary Burks as Sara Beth Blaylock looks on. Money raised by DBS during this year’s charity season will support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Hunting the Easter eggs may be fun, but eating the treats found inside of the eggs is the ultimate goal. MaKenna Busby enjoys some Easter chocolate at one of several Easter events held at area churches over the weekend. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Forrest City first baseman Mollie Laws fields a ground ball during recent warmups. The Lady Mustangs will host Batesville Tuesday in a 5A-East Conference doubleheader at the Sports Complex. Forrest City is coming off an 11-1 nonconference loss to Marion on Thursday and did not play Saturday in the North Pulaski tournament which was cancelled due to rain. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, March 29, 2013
It’s Good Friday, and everyone is preparing for Easter Sunday. Trey Derrick, age 4, prepares for a sweet treat at a local day care this morning. Derrick points out the cupcake topped with a blue bunny ring that he wants to eat. The cupcakes were given as treats to the children later in the day. Photo by Alan Smith.
Flower gardens are blooming all over St. Francis County, but few are more beautiful than the garden at the county courthouse. The garden is a project of the SFC Master Gardeners and is located at the south entrance. Sandy Puckett of the SFC Extension Service and a Master Gardener looks over the tulips. Puckett chairs the courthouse project. Photo by Alan Smith.