Scholarship: Former Forrest City Mustang football player and graduate Wilson Parker (left) was presented with one of two Ralph Thompson Memorial Scholarships recently by Beverly Thompson (center) in memory of her late husband. The scholarships are made available through “The Ralph” golf tournament held each year, which also helps raise funds for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and like-minded charities. At right is Bill Baxter who helps organize the tournament each year and works closely with FCA in the Forrest City area.
Monday, August 6, 2007
Sharing the love: Fisher Hamilton, 9, gets acquainted a Shepherd-mix puppy named “Rocky” during Saturday’s Adopt-a-thon, sponsored by the Forrest City Area Humane Society. Anyone who didn’t make it to the Adopt-a-thon but who is interested in adopting a dog can get photos and information on dogs at the FCAHS Web site (www.fcahumane.org). Photo by David Nichol.
Friday, August 3, 2007
Courtyard work: Leroy White with Jancour Construction works on what will be one of the walks when the courtyard area at East Arkansas Community College is completed. The courtyard, which will include a gazebo and fountain, is expected to be completed by the beginning of fall classes. Photo by David Nichol.
Fascinating: Whether you call it a surprise lily, magic lily, resurrection lily, naked lady, or Lycoris squamigera, a flower at a local day care fascinates three-year-old Drew Allen. He got a close-up look at the lily this morning, even though it’s too hot to stay outside for long. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, August 2, 2007
AAU Nationals: Freshman Sibyl Thomas (3, back row, second from left) and eighth-grader Chasity Johnson (22, front row, left), both of Hughes are currently playing AAU summer basketball with the Lady Shock AAU basketball team. The team recently played in the Conway MAYB tournament and finished third in their division. The team will play in the 2007 MAYB National Tournament this week in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Checking units: John Alan Pope with Kenco Construction checks the temperature controls of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit in a classroom at Forrest City High School. Officials are finally confident in saying that the system will be operational at the beginning of school. Photo by David Nichol.