Back-to-back: The Forrest City Junior Mustangs won the 6A-East Junior District Tournament Saturday, defeating West Memphis West in overtime. It is the second consecutive district championship for Forrest City. Photo by Fred Conley.
Monday, February 19, 2007
Inside move: Forrest City Mustang senior guard Kellon Bowman (12) takes the ball inside for a layup during Friday’s 6A-East Conference game at Sylvan Hills. The Mustangs won the game 81-42. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, February 16, 2007
Accident at intersection: Pictured is one of the cars involved in an accident at the intersection of Washington and Broadway Thursday just before noon. According to statements from both drivers and a witness, a car driven by Ernestine Weaver, 68, of 2116 Peevey was sitting a a red light, and when the light turned green, pulled out into the intersection where she was struck by the car above, which was driven by Lois Lawana Scott, 30, of 134 Gregory in Forrest City. Scott stated that she had looked down, and when she looked up, the light had turned red. Weaver was taken to Forrest City Medical Center and later released. Photo by David Nichol.
Cold office: With a space heater in the background, Donna Gatlin, an office secretary at Forrest City High School, does her work while wearing warm gloves. The office may be the coldest part of the building, but space heaters are being used in several classrooms as attempts are made to solve the puzzle surrounding brand-new heating units that don’t work. Photo by David Nichol.
District tournament: Forrest City’s Jessica White (40) gets off a shot in Thursday’s first-round 6A-East Junior District Tournament game against West Memphis Wnder. West Memphis won the game 42-40, ending Forrest City’s season. Photo by Fred Conley.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Puppy love: Hailey Miller, 8, one of the young volunteers with the Forrest City Area Humane Society, gets a “kiss” from a puppy at the new animal shelter. A grand opening was held Wednesday at the center, and there are already dogs awaiting adoption. Photo by David Nichol.
Heart health: Valentine’s Day, besides being a day for romance, is also a good time to talk about heart health. Terri Williams, education director for the Delta Center on Aging, party of the University of Arkansas for Medical Science, is shown giving out material which gives tips for heart-healthy living at the Forrest City Senior Citizens Center. Photo by David Nichol.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gunshots: Several bullet holes are clearly visible in this Dodge Durango driven by St. Francis County Deputy Travis Jackson early today as he responded to a disturbance call on Highway 261 south of Palestine. Jackson was injured, but was treated and released at a local hospital. Photo by Alan Smith.