Tough loss: Palestine-Wheatley’s Raphael Williams (50) battles Dermott’s Terrance Johnson (34) during Friday’s semifinal game at the Class AA East Regional in Augusta. Dermott won the game on a last-second shot. P-W will open AA state tournament play Tuesday against CRA at Danville.
Monday, February 26, 2007
Indoor Champions: The Forrest City Mustang track team won the 2007 Class 5A-6A-7A Indoor State Championship Saturday at Fayetteville. It was the second consecutive state indoor title for the Mustangs. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, February 23, 2007
Jump shot: Forrest City senior Kesha Stovall (41) puts up a jumper against Sylvan Hills. The Lady Mustangs close out the regular conference season tonight at Mountain Home and will open play at the Class 6A state tournament next week at Jonesboro. Photo by Fred Conley.
Big game: Hughes senior Kendrick Smith (3) brings the ball up court durng a recent game. Hughes will play Bergman tonight at 8:30 p.m., in the quarterfinals of the Class AAA Region 3 tournament at Bergman.
Discussing demolition: Palestine-Wheatley School Superintendent Donnie Collins (gesturing), using a plan of the Middle School in Wheatley, points out areas of the fire-damaged facility that need to be demolished, during a special meeting Thursday. Also pictured, from left, are board members Donald Cagle, Dow Lee, Bill Ray and Randall Holman. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
Tackling the course: The East Arkansas Community College Adventure Training Center is now open on the school’s campus. According to Tiffany Billingsley, left, EACC’s director of business and industry training, the center features low and high challenge obstacle courses that will be used for corporate training. “We hope to work with local businesses, schools and non-profit organizations to provide training through the new course,” said Billingsley. Also shown is EACC Workforce Training Specialist Stacy Hagler. Photo by Alan Smith.
Holding it in place: Crews with Layne Arkansas of Stuttgart have been in town recently to drill two new wells for the Forrest City Water Utility. Art Peoples welds part of what will become a well shaft for a well behind the Civic Center. Another well has been constructed near Sanyo Road. Photo by Alan Smith.
Big points: A Jonesboro Hurricane player shoots over Forrest City’s Kelson Stewart Tuesday in a game played at Mustang Arena. Stewart (20) scored 30 points in Forrest City’s 77-70 win over Jonesboro. Forrest City ends regular season conference play Friday at Mountain Home. Photo by Fred Conley.
Girls’ state: Forrest City Lady Mustang Cassandra Jackson (30) makes a move toward the basket as a Sylvan Hills defender moves in. The Lady Mustangs will play at Mountain Home Friday night looking to secure the No. 2 seed into the Class 6A state tournament. Photo by Fred Conley.