Blind sided: An unidentified Jacksonville player tries to block Forrest City’s Kelson Stewart from behind during Friday’s 6A-East Conference game at Jacksonville. The Red Devils stunned the Mustangs 55-53. Stewart led the Mustangs with 20 points.
Monday, February 12, 2007
Road win: Forrest City senior Fareedah Washington (2) battles Jacksonville’s Tarneisha Scott (30) for a rebound during Friday’s game played at Jacksonville. The Lady Mustangs defeated Jacksonville 64-48.
Friday, February 9, 2007
A little ice: A small icicle forms on a leaf in Forrest City. Although there was not much freezing rain, it was enough to close schools and both interstate bridges at West Memphis. Temperatures were expected to be warmer this afternoon. Photo by David Nichol.
Inside battle: Palestine-Wheatley’s Shaquita Leak (40) tries to get off a shot against pressure from Clarendon’s Brittney Evans (34) and Denetta Grayson (10) Thursday in a 6AA Conference game played at P-W. Clarendon held off the Lady Patriots 47-46.
Blocked: Clarendon’s Johnathan Humphrey (32 dark jersey) has his shot blocked by Palestine-Wheatley’s Dustin Lucas (32 white jersey) during first half action Thursday at Patriot Gym. Palestine-Wheatley won the game in overtime 78-77. P-W’s Raphael Williams (50) is also shown.
Keeping them running: No matter how inclement the weather may be, city vehicles have to be kept running. Charles Holland, foreman and mechanic at the city shop, checks the oil in one of the city trucks. Photo by David Nichol.
Thursday, February 8, 2007
Waiting to go home: The students at Central Elementary School lined up to go home after their official dismissal at 3 p.m., but they had been forced from the building twice earlier in the day due to bomb threats. The Forrest City Police Department has made one arrest in the incidents, which disrupted classes at most area schools, including East Arkansas Community College and Crowley’s Ridge Vo-Tech. Stephanie Hemme watches the children as they wait for their parents to pick them up. Photo by Alan Smith.
Big game: Forrest City’s Kelson Stewart (20) defends as a Jacksonville player goes up for the layup in the first conference matchup between the two 6A-East teams lasy month at Mustang Arena. Forrest City travels to Jacksonville Friday for the rematch. Photo by Fred Conley.
Morning accident: A woman was transported to Forrest City Medical Center this morning after an accident on Interstate 40. According to a state trooper at the scene, the woman was traveling eastbound when she lost control of her vehicle as she hit some ice on the overpass at Newcastle Road. The car reportedly flipped and came to rest in the westbound lane. The Forrest City Fire Department’s rescue squad had to cut her out of the car. Neither the woman’s name nor her condition were known as of press time. Photo by David Nichol.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Building a bridge: Work to widen Highway 1 South between Haynes and Marianna in Lee County from two lanes to four is progressing. Gary Dampier, crane operator with Jensen Construction of DeMoines, Iowa, moves wires that will be used to move pillars for the new bridge in the area. Photo by Alan Smith