The Forrest City Lady Mustangs softball team played their final game of the season on Tuesday and recognized the team’s three seniors, Jada Haymer, Daujanae Powell and Jade Haymer. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
SFCCF Executive Director Robin Jayroe addresses the crowd, announcing that the foundation has awarded $175,000 in grants and $30,000 in scholarships during its 12 years in operation. Photo by Alan Smith.
The St. Francis County Community Foundation, part of the Arkansas Community Foundation, held its annual grants and scholarship program during a Wednesday luncheon at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church. In the top photo, Forrest City Police Department Major Deon Lee speaks with SFCCF board member Abbie Robinson during the event. Photo by Alan Smith.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The 2012-13 school year has entered its last few weeks, and students are leaving their current grades behind. It is no different for the four-year-olds at the ABC Preschool. Students from the school today toured Central Elementary School where they will be attending kindergarten in the fall. A group of the students are shown in the classroom of Central kindergarten teacher Ennie Hardrick. Hardrick welcomed the children to the school and shared with them information about what to expect in the fall. Photo by Alan Smith.
Forrest City Baptist Church is in the middle of a remodeling project. Workers this morning laid floor tiles inside the building while Jack Hill, above, was placing caulk on the outside of windows. Hill is with J.H. Construction. Photo by Alan Smith.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Pretending is a fun way to spend your day, just ask two-year-old Elizabeth Kelly. Kelly was “talking” on a telephone toy at a local daycare. Photo by Alan Smith.
Forrest City Fire Department firefighters wear a lot of hats. They respond to fires, medical emergencies, and vehicle accidents. They also serve as a car wash of sorts most mornings, making sure that the fire engines are clean and shining. Firefighter Terry Cox dries the front of one of the engines this morning. Photo by Alan Smith.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots won the Class AA East Regional Tournament Monday by defeating Carlisle. The regional championship was the first-ever in school history. P-W opens state tournament play on Thursday at Parker’s Chapel. Photo by Fred Conley.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Sistas and Others, a support group for families who have lost a child, did not let the cool temperatures or rain stop them from this pre-Mother’s Day event on Saturday. The potluck dinner and program were held inside Forrest City Medical Center, followed by a balloon release to honor their children. For more information about the group, contact Carol Baker at 261-3136. Photo by Alan Smith.