Rolling Reader: Sue Cohn reads to children in Felicia Kellyâ€™s first grade class at Central Elementary School. Cohn is a Rolling Reader volunteer, and reads to four different classes each week. The Cohn family has also made a donation to Rolling Reader, which is in its 10th year in the Forrest City school system. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Pipeline meeting: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hosted a meeting for public comment on Wednesday at the Forrest City Civic Center. Looking over a map of the proposed route for a new natural gas pipeline, from left, are: Ransom Smith, Barbara Haynes, Shane Dallas, Raymond Reeves and Tad Bokker. Photo by David Nichol.
Junior boys: Palestine-Wheatleyâ€™s Deandre Leak (22) shoots over a Gillett defender during Tuesdayâ€™s junior high boys basketball game at Patriot Gym. The Junior Patriots won the game 47-18. Photo by Fred Conley.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Open house: The Forrest City Junior Auxiliary on Tuesday held its first open house since the Campbell House was remodeled. There was plenty of food and friendly conversation during the event. Tiffany Billingsley, left and Dee Baker, both members of the JA, visit with Becky and Gazzola Vaccaro. Photo by Alan Smith
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Junior high hoops: Forrest City Junior Mustang point guard Mykieal Harris (12) works against two Marion defenders during a recent game played at Mustang Arena. Forrest City defeated West Memphis West Monday and will make the trip to West Memphis East Thursday. Photo by Fred Conley.
Extending lines: Workers with R and R Contractors work to extend water and sewer lines east on Holiday Drive to allow for possible future development in the area. Photo by David Nichol.
Star Project: Dorothy Barber with the Forrest City Medical Center Auxiliary, places a star on the Christmas tree in the lobby of the hospital. The auxiliary is sponsoring its annual Star Project, in which people may purchase stars in memory of, or in honor of, someone. For more information, contact any auxiliary member or visit the hospitalâ€™s gift shop. Photo by David Nichol.
Back on the court: Forrest Cityâ€™s Willie Bean battles a Northeast Lauderdale, Miss. player for the lose ball during the Rumble on the Ridge tournament. Forrest City will return to action tonight at Wynne. Photo by Fred Conley.
Monday, December 10, 2007
Young Shopper: Four-year-old Riley Makayla Davis proudly holds the wrapped presents that she picked out herself, from the Kids Only Room at the William Stone House in Colt. The annual Christmas at the William Stone House celebration has one more Saturday to go, with lots of treats for grownups, too. Photo by David Nichol.