The St. Francis County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee held its annual spring fashion show and luncheon Thursday to celebrate Administrative Professional’s Day. The event was held at the Forrest City Country Club, and area ladies modeled attire from LEAH and edwin houston. Niki Jones, standing, speaks to Ronnie Nix. Jones was one of several models participating in the event. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Josh Rogers, technical manager for East Arkansas Community College, has been busy the past few days making adjustments to the stage lighting in the Fine Arts Center in preparation for Saturday’s Herman’s Hermit’s, staring Peter Noone, and Gary Puckett and the Union Gap Band concert. Rogers is in charge of lighting, sound and video at EACC. The concert begins at 7 p.m., and tickets are still available. Photo by Fred Conley.
Forrest City catcher Ashley Astin waits for the throw as Wynne’s Hannah Williams (21) slides into home plate to score in a 5A-East Conference softball game played on April 9. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots won the 6AA Conference senior boys track title Saturday at Heber Springs. The team members, back row from left, are: Dylan Fisher, Christian Smith, Kevin Wright, Kye Tillman, James Smith, Martin Armstrong and Chris Armstrong. Kneeling, from left, are: Malcolm Robinson and Deion Colbert. Not pictured is Devonte Jordan. The Class AA State Track Meet will be held May 1 at Fort Smith Southside. Photo by Fred Conley.
The Hometown Health Network held its Walk At Lunch Day today at the Forrest City Sports Complex. The event encouraged people to take up to 30 minutes of their lunch today to walk in the hopes that people will take some time out of every day to walk for their health. Walkers, from left, are: Jac’Lyn White, with Tri-County Rural Health, Misty Williams, St. Francis County Health Unit Administrator, and Angela Wilburn, with the Hometown Health Network. Photo by Alan Smith.
Lloyd Hardrick, of 300 Rolfe Street, died in his home on Wednesday when a kerosene lamp is believed to have started a fire there. Officials with the Forrest City Fire Department said items stored in the home made it difficult to reach Hardrick. It is the first fatality recorded in a house fire in several years in Forrest City. Photo by Alan Smith.
The Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots track team finished third Saturday at the 6AA Conference Meet at Heber Springs. The team members, from left to right, are: Bethany Thweatt, Akenya Wagner, Emilee Thweatt, Aaleigh Medley, Kayla Simpson and Breanna Warren. The Thweatt sisters and Warren qualified for the Class AA State Track Meet, scheduled for May 1 at Fort Smith Southside. Photo by Fred Conley.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Jack Carter, 7, of Forrest City, bagged his first-ever turkey during the first day of the state’s youth turkey hunt on April 13. Carter killed the 22-pound turkey while hunting east of Crowley’s Ridge. The turkey sported an 11-inch beard with spurs measuring one and a quarter inches. Submitted photo.
Palestine-Wheatley softball coach Richard Havner is pictured with his five seniors and his pink beard, courtesy of a bet between him and his players. Havner told his team he would dye his beard pink if they could beat Brinkley, his former team, in a game played last Friday. P-W swept the Lady Tigers and Havner upheld his part of the bet. P-W will open play Thursday at the 6AA District Tournament in Des Arc. The five P-W seniors, from the top, are: Morgan Bosnick, Summer Ferguson, left middle, Bailey Dillinger, right middle, Morgan Watlington, lower left and Ryane Murphy, lower right. Submitted photo.