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PHOTO ALBUM

Charlie Daniels Concert photos

 

 

RECEPTION HELD FOR ASHDOWN SUPERINTENDANT

 

JASON SANDERS

 

07/17/14

AJHS Instructional Facilitator Eliza Simmons meets Micah Sanders, son of new Ashdown Superintendent Jason Sanders, at a reception to welcome Sanders and his family

AHS math teacher Debra Garrett introduces herself to new Ashdown Superintendent Jason Sanders.

 

Arkansas State Representative Jimmy Hickey greets Jason Sanders at a reception in Sanders' honor.  Sanders officially began his duties as Ashdown School Superintendent on July 1. 

 

New Ashdown School Superintendent Jason Sanders is welcomed by first grade teacher Brenda Tate

The Matt Richardson family (on left) and the Jason Sanders family meet and visit at the superintendent's reception on July 17.

 

 

 

 

 

COVERT'S COUNTRY BASH

BENEFITTING L.F. HENDERSON

07/03/14

Volunteer artist Elizabeth Fields decorates the face of Heather McBride from Redwater, Texas.  Heather came to the Bash with Nancy Davison, lead singer of The Southern Reign who performed much of the day.

Kaylee Turner serves cake at the Country Bash.  She is happy to help LFH get more equipment for their playground, even though she will now be in the sixth grade.

Descendants of Dr. L. F. Henderson, longtime principal and namesake of L. F. Henderson Intermediate School, enjoyed spending the afternoon and helping out at Covert's Country Bash to raise funds for playground equipment at LFH.  Pictured are Dr. Henderson's daughter Tabitha (on right) and son and daughter-in-law Andre` and Nealie Henderson.

Here he goes again!  That's DeShun Rhodes, dietary manager at Little River Nursing Rehabilitation, doing his part to add to the fun!

Sixth grader Chelbi Gathright was one of those who added her beautiful voice to the pleasure of the crowd!

The Doctor himself and his lovely wife Sharon, along with good friend and band director of The Southern Reign, Danny Davison (far left).

 

The cooks of the day, whipping up some really delicious ribs and chicken, are Phillip Burnham (on left) and Mike Covert, Dr. Covert's son and office manager.

Gabi Lancaster from Redwater hurls a stinger straight to the bull's eye! Splash again!

The House Band entertains the crowd with strong vocalists (from left) Roger, Jr., Mrs. House, and Yolanda. Guitarist Dr. Roger House describes his music as "Pop Gospel." 

Faculty members of LFH served food to help raise donations for their playground. Pictured are Linda and Elizabeth Davis.

LFH Principal Keith Fricks (on left) visits with Dr. Covert during the Bash that will collect almost $3000 for LFH playground equipment.

Local singer Courtney Fyock sings some favorites for her listeners.

Voices for Christ was one of the groups that delighted the crowd on the afternoon of July 3.  Lead singer is James Hamilton, and backing him up are (left to right) Pat Daniels, Shirley Hamilton, and Price Savage.

These local young people call their group God's Purpose, and they truly impressed the audience with their talents and spirit.

Opening the afternoon was a United States Army Color Guard, setting the proper atmosphere for July 4th eve.

L.P. Gas Training Session

06/21/14
Sevier County Senior Citizens Appreciation Day

05/23/14

 

Some photos courtesy of Vona McKinley

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Organizers of the Sevier County Senior Citizens Appreciation Day   recognized Tommie Brown of Horatio for his many years of performing  with the late Bro. J.L. Walker and other musicians at the annual event. 
Pictured are Sevier County Judge Greg Ray and Tommie's son, Darrell  Brown,  who received the award on his father's behalf.

Courtesy of De Queen Bee staff


Longest Married Couple
Hazel & Bobby Helms of Gillham
74 Years

Oldest Man - Bobby Helms of Gillham 90 years old

Oldest Woman - Edna VanVoast of De Queen.  97 Years old.
Will be 98 June 15th.

Argenbright Band

Best Decorated Booth - Brookewood
 

 

Horatio Elementary School

Battle of the Books

at the De Queen-Mena Educational Coop

05/07/14

First Grade Team A. 2nd and 4th place

First Grade Team B

Team A  2nd Grade won 2nd place at the Battle of
the Books  Lexy Elmore, Emma Ray, Trenton Halcombe, and Zoie Cleghorn.

Team B 2nd Grade won 1st place at the Battle of the
Books

Kale Rehm, Kristin Roberts, Cadee Glasgow, Trey Mason

 

5th Grade won 2nd Place in Battle of the Books

 Sydney McMahan and Haylee Leeper

 

 

SEVIER COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER

04/18/14

 
 

 

 

 

AREA PROFESSIONALS VISIT WITH

ASHDOWN STUDENTS

04/17/14

CCCUA Culinary Arts students Joseph Finigan and Burgundi Tolison prepare their demonstration of chocolate mousse brownies, while barber Antoine Potts gives the sixth graders a little historical background of the well-known barber pole.  The trio informed the students about future careers and getting prepared by making right choices.

 

Sheriff Gary Gregory and School Security Patrol Officer Stephanie Boyer talk to sixth graders as AJHS about law enforcement careers.

 

Well Fargo Store Manager and Assistant Vice President Geanenita Kelly tells students at AJHS about careers in banking and financial services.

Career Day at LFH -- Pictured are (front row - l to r) LFH Counselor Quincey Rayfield, Learning for Life Director Linda Willis, LPN Stephanie Blake, Pharmacist Angela Adkison, Stylist Devona Powell, (back) Attorney Thad Bishop, Family Nurse Practitioner Toni Womble, Chef James Powell, and IT Tech Michael Turner.

 

As Cindy Metzger, Director of Nursing at Little River Memorial Hospital, talks to students about careers in the medical field, SRT Safety and Recruiting Director Eric Nelson waits for her to demonstrate blood pressure reading.  Both volunteers shared information to AJHS students about career choices, while Nelson also talked to them about the dangers of texting and driving.

DE QUEEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

04/17/14

De Queen Middle School ended their Benchmark testing with a celebration. On Friday afternoon, students were dismissed from classes at 1:30 for a treat of hot dogs, chips, and soft drinks. They were allowed free time until the end of the day. Students were rewarded for their attendance and hard work during the test. The DMS faculty would like to thank the parent volunteers who helped serve the students.

Little River Political Rally

04/10/14

 

 

 

 

 

Dierks Test Busters

03/21/14

Stress Monsters (Kohl Kersey and Jason Eudy) attempt to scare test takers (Jenna Bray and Kamry Kelley).

Wicked Witch( Maddie Van Bibber) attacks Dorothy (Macy Eckert).

Good Witch (Halle Mounts) saves Dorothy and Toto

The Tin Man (Trisston Icenhower), the Scarecrow (Kai Oglesby) and the Cowardly Lion (Kaden Helms) offer Dorothy advice.

Referee (Kohl Kersey) gets ready to start the fight.  Penelope (Kamry Kelley) and her trainer (Darci Jones) wait to begin.

The Test (Jason Eudy) tries to take down Penelope (Kamry Kelley)

Police officers (Halle Mounts and Kai Oglesby) bring in the line-up of suspects (Trisston Icenhower, Macy Eckert, Maddie Van Bibber, and Emily Gordon)

 

Dr Wally Liles

Retirement Reception

02/27/14


Shirley and Dr. Wally Liles

69th

DE QUEEN/SEVIER COUNTY CHAMBER OF

Approximately 400 people attended the 69th annual Chamber of  De Queen High

Award Photos by De Queen Bee Staff

ANNUAL
COMMERCE MEMBERSHIP & AWARDS BANQUET

Commerce banquet held Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the
School Cafeteria.



Carl E. Hendrix Family
Business Family of the Year


Ed Revels
Lifetime Achievement award

Ira "Mac" McDaniel
Citizen of the Year

UA Cossatot
Large Business of the Year

Weyerhaeuser
New Construction Award & Best Business Theme Table Decoration

Marty Hooker
Small Business of the Year

Christie Jaquess
Renovation-Beautification award

Janet Dunson
De Queen Teacher of the Year

Labrada Vann
Horatio  Teacher of the Year

Vickie Lacefield
De Queen-Mena Education Co-op Teacher of the Year

Lucie Ochoa
Horatio High School Teacher of the Year

Becky Fawcett
Horatio Teacher of the Year

Bob Ward
De Queen High School Teacher of the Year

The Gift Box Flowers & Gifts
Best Decorated Table

Bancorp South

Bank of Lockesburg

City of De Queen

Diamond Bank

De Queen Medical Center

De Queen Primary School

 

De Queen School

De Queen School

De Queen School

De Queen School

De Queen School

First National Bank

First National Bank

Horatio School

Horatio State Bank

Horatio State Bank

LJ Marine

KDQN AM

KDQN FM

Moyer Equipment

Pearce Family
De Queen Abstract/De Queen Medical Equipment
Southern Girls Flowers & Gifts

Pilgrim's Pride

Revels & Company

Sevier County

Special Guests

Smiles of Arkansas

Tires Plus

UA Cossatot

The Wellness Center

Ed Revels DDS

Weyerhaeuser
Miss Forman Pageant

02/15/14

Pictures by Lifetouch Studio

 
Miss Tiny Foreman Winners

Tiny (Left to Right) Alton, Gauldin, Beason, Rodriquez

 

2014 Miss Tiny Foreman – Torie Suzzane Beason

1st Runner-Up – Navaeh Sue Rodriquez

2nd Runner-Up – Bailey Cheyenne Alton

People’s Choice Winner – Jordan Raine Gauldin

Photogenic Winner – Bailey Cheyenne Alton

 

Miss Petite Foreman Winners

(Left to Right) Keeney, Guthrie, Broomfield

 

2014 Miss Petite – Ashlyn Grace Guthrie

1st Runner-Up – Zoee Anne Keeney

2nd Runner-Up – Kaylie Bryann Broomfield

People’s Choice Winner - Ashlyn Grace Guthrie

Photogenic Winner - Ashlyn Grace Guthrie

 

Miss Young Foreman Winners

Young (Left to Right) McPherson, Hockersmith, Casper, Ridge

 

2014 Miss Young Foreman – Ashalin Danielle Casper

1st Runner-Up – Angela Michele Ridge

2nd Runner-Up – Natalie Nicole McPherson

3rd Runner-up – Miah Rhnae Hockersmith

People’s Choice Winner – Ashalin Danielle Casper

Miss Pre-Teen Foreman Winners

Pre-Teen (Left to Right) Cowan, Beasley

 

2014 Miss Pre-Teen Foreman – Callie Elizabeth Beasley

1st Runner-Up – Kelli Ann Cowan

People’s Choice Winner – Kelli Ann Cowan

Photogenic Winner – Callie Elizabeth Beasley

Miss Foreman Jr. High Winners

Jr. High (Left to Right) Carrell, Proctor, Smith, Scott

 

2014 Miss Foreman Jr. High – Kaitlyn Diane Smith

1st Runner-Up – MacKenzie Nicole Scott

2nd Runner-Up – Chloe Lane Proctor

People’s Choice Winner – Mary Marie Carrell

Photogenic Winner – Mary Marie Carrell

 

Miss Foreman Winners

Miss Foreman (Left to Right) Lovewell, Turner, Berton, Purtell

 

2014 Miss Foreman – Cassidy Rae Turner

1st Runner-Up – Lauren Kourtney Lovewell

2nd Runner-Up – Ashley BreAnn Berton

Miss Congeniality – Lauren Kourtney Lovewell

People’s Choice Winner – Emileigh Elizabeth Purtell

Diamond Bank

Community Coffee

02/12/14

 

 

De Queen FFA Participates in

Fort Worth Stock Show FFA Event

Jan 29-Feb 3, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steam Night

Margaret Daniel Primary School

02/04/14

At the Marshmallow Construction site, brothers Dylan (on left) and Hudson Rose use creativity, engineering, and concentration to finish their structure.

 

Dalton Green, assisted by volunteer Wendy Huddleston, does his share of weaving in the schoolwide woven wall hanging project. The station incorporated several STEAM strategies, including math by counting in and out, motor skills, and art by design and colors.  The completed wall hanging will become part to the auction held during the annual MDP Foundation Dinner on Feb. 15 at the Barbara Horn Civic Center.

 

Fourth grader Dawson Hearn finished his marshmallow/toothpick masterpiece, while mom Lisa Hearn served as a parent volunteer at the station during STEAM Night.

 

Mining for chocolate chips is serious business to Faith Pearson.  The Cookie Mining station focused on developing eye/hand coordination for the students.

Lily Chauncy created a heart for Valentine's Day at the Bean Art station of Margaret Daniel Primary's STEAM Night.

 

MDP first grade teacher Katrina Williamson guides Damon Patton and Nataleigh Wharton in planting a seed and learning about what is biodegradable.

 

Gabriel Keener and other students learned about the nutritional value of popcorn and water from teacher Brenda Tate at STEAM Night.  Plus it was delicious!

 

"This feels weird!" Kord Dollarhide seems to be thinking as he experiences the "hair-raising" weird science of the Van de Graff static electricity generator.

Legos + Gears = Fun!  Using a special computer program that instructs and animates the Legos constructions is actually very educational, as well as fun.  First grader Walt Jones makes his Legos machine work while mom Stephanie Jones offers encouragement.

 

Retirement Reception for
Julia Moore

Sevier County DHS Administration

01/24/14