the bottle collector
Tye Whiteside picks out a pumpkin at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church on Monday afternoon. Whiteside said that he was planning to carve something scary onto his pumpkin.
Pastor Monte Young of the Antioch Baptist Church in New Boston, Texas prepares to speak in a candlelight memorial for Semaj Williams at the New Boston High School Football Stadium. William died in an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday night.
Kaicierra Hayes places Santa and Mrs. Claus on her candy house during class at College Hill Elementary School. Nicole McCloud, Hayes teacher, said that the candy houses are a good tie in with the students' fairy tale unit. Hayes and her classmates will have a writing assignment to create a story to go along with their candy houses.
Nathan Parker, left, and Sgt. Chris Moore participate in Taser training at the Miller County Correctional Facility on Thursday. This exercise trains officers to draw their Taser with an aggressor approaching. Members of law enforcement agencies from across the region gathered at the facility for training.
Colton Swatsell, 11, works on writing homework outside of the General Mart at the corner of 24th and Jefferson on Friday afternoon. Swatsell's mom works at the store, and they are sitting outside during a break.
Rebecca Sayadian leads a third grade class in a variation of "Rich Man's Frug" from Bob Fosse's "Sweet Charity" during a dance class at Trice Elementary. ArtSmart hosted Sayadian as an artist in residence in the school on Monday and Tuesday.
Charles Harris, who works for Texarkana, Ark. Streets and Parks, is cleaning the public pool at Inghram Park. Harris said it will take about a week to clean the pool.
Kristina Gaye tries on shoes at Payless Shoe Source on Saturday morning. Gaye is participating in the Junior League of Texarkana's Shoes for the Soul event. Participants were given a $30 voucher to buy shoes.
Fairgoers pass by the Ferris Wheel at the Four States Fair and Rodeo on Saturday evening.
Chase Varner gives WIllie Perkins a bam on the way out of Wal-Mart in Maumelle. Mr. Willie is a greeter at the store who is famous for his high energy and fist bumps. Customers say you can hear Mr. Willie throughout the store when he calls the Hogs.
Caedmon Kyles swims through the toy ducks that will be participating in the Great Texarkana Duck Race before the start of the race. The small ducks raced through the lazy river at Holiday Springs Water Park on Saturday to benefit the CHRISTUS St. Michael W. Temple Webber Cancer Center.
Katreena Malvaney jumps a gap in the rocks at the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain in Heber Springs. Malvaney, of Clarksivlle, travelled to the mountain with her family.
Airman 1st Class Alicia Wesman, left, and Chief Master Sgt. Maxie Gainey look at the interior of aircraft 61-2358, which is being retired from active duty during a ceremony at Little Rock Air Force Base. This aircraft was the first C-130E to be rolled off the assembly line and is the base's last C-130E in service. The aircraft will be on display at the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base.
Zombie Gavin Nalaepa waits for runners during the Don't Look Back 5k Zombie Run at Spring Lake Park on Saturday. Zombies stationed throughout the course were attempting to pull flags from runners' belts.
Jaimi Franklin, a freshman at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, walks across campus on a rainy Wednesday.
Kaylee Potts, top, and Savannah Dollison play at Kidtopia Park on Sunday afternoon. The girls are taking advantage of temperatures in the 70s on the first day of fall.
James Clark checks out a bicycle with the help of Captain Joe Bunting during Shop with a Cop/Fireman at Target on Tuesday. Clark purchased a bike and other toys with a $100 gift card he was given during the event.
Bruce Brown, a member of the Charlie Daniels Band, warms up before a show at the Legends Hot Air Balloon Rally.