The Hampton tennis team hosted the 2A-8 District Tennis Tournament at Parkers Chapel. Hampton Tennis placed as follows: Justin McDaniel 4th place Boys Singles, Ricky Belin and Ryder Madera 3rd place Boys Doubles, and Lily Floss and Brooke Ricker 3rd place Girls Doubles. All five of these athletes are State bound which will be held in Jonesboro October 12-13.
The #2 ranked Go-Devils of Gurdon showed exactly why they are so highly acclaimed this past Friday as they powered their way past the Hampton Bulldogs 55-20.
The city of Harrell hosted the annual Fall Fest at Harrell City Park. The speakers were Senator Trent Garner, Representative Jeff Wardlaw, Raymond Buzbee, Jr. and Reeco Williams from Harrell. The community enjoyed fun activities and food. A firework display occurred that night for all to enjoy. Photos by Sonya Harrell
After back to back losses to Cross County and Star City the Hampton Bulldogs returned to the win column with a 37-6 thumping of visiting Lafayette County. Both teams got off to a slow start with punts and turnovers dominating the early possessions. Hampton finally reached pay dirt on a 2 play 60 yard drive that consisted of a 22 yard burst by Cymeon McRae and a 38 yard sprint to the end zone by Ashton Rice. The TD came with 2:06 remaining in the 1st quarter and was the lone points of the half for either team.
Three churches honored the pastor, whom they adore and share. Appreciation services for the Reverend Kent J. Broughton was held on Sunday, September 27, outside, at the parking lot of Macedonia A.M.E. Church in Bearden. Rev. Broughton has served as pastor for both White Springs A.M.E. Church in Bearden and St. John A.M.E. Church in Fordyce for six years and is celebrating his first year as pastor at Macedonia A.M.E. Church. The guest speaker was the Reverend Sharod Ricks, pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Harrell, Arkansas. Attendees were reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.