Woman injured: Barbara Ann Williams, 55, of 925 S. Rosser is wheeled to an ambulance after a manhole cover slipped out from under her Friday morning, causing her to fall up to her arms into the hole. According to witness accounts, she was taking a garbage cart to the curb when she stepped on the manhole cover and it went out from under her. She had bruises and complained of pain. She was taken to Forrest City Medical Center, where she was treated and released. Photo by David Nichol.
Monday, January 15, 2007
Defending the paint: Forrest City sophomore center Gavin Glandton, left, defends against a Jacksonville player Friday night at Mustang Arena. Forrest City rallied late in the fourth period to take a 53-50 win over the Red Devils to stay unbeaten in 6A-East conference play. Photo by Fred Conley.
Inside position: Forrest City senior center Kesha Stovall (with the ball) works past a Jacksonville defender to score two of her 11 points in Friday’s 6A-East Conference game at Mustang Arena. Forrest City won the game 59-38. Photo by Fred Conley.
Friday, January 12, 2007
Church frame goes up: Josh West, left, and Vester Jones, with Yourway Construction and Home Improvements of Paragould, work on part of the new Ridgewood Baptist Church on Arkansas Highway 1 north of Forrest City. Second Baptist Church has changed its name and will move to the new location when the building is finished. Photo by David Nichol
Fire at “The Valley”: Forrest City firefighters were called to Mr. Bill’s Valley, known to many simply as “The Valley,” at 2512 E. Broadway, on Thursday afternoon. The origin of the fire was not determined. Extensive damage was done to the small building. Traffic on Broadway was blocked while the fire was being fought. Photo by David Nichol.
Up and over: Forrest City senior Marcus Britt (32) shoots over a pair of Marion defenders Tuesday night at Marion. Forrest City will host Jacksonville tonight at Mustang Arena for a varsity girls-varsity boys 6A-East Conference doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m. Photo by Fred Conley