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AHTD earns national award from Keep America Beautiful

Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation

Department (AHTD) has received the 2016 State Agency Partnership Award from Keep America

Beautiful Inc., the nation’s premier community...

<p>Greenwood Mayor Doug Kinslow and Kristin Faulkenberry get their hands dirty on Earth Day to plant a tree behind City Hall. Several city employees came together to plant eight trees in all. City Employees planted; two Fugi Apple trees, one Red Delicious, one Golden Delicious, one Alberta Peach, one Georgia Peach and two Plum Trees.</p>

Earth Day 2016

Apr 27, 2016 4:06am
<p>Show us your quilts, Greenwood! On May 6 and 7 we are calling all businesses on the Square and along Main Street and all families and homes on Main Street to display a quilt on your porch or shop window. Our goal is to line Main Street with quilts to welcome the hundreds of visitors who will come to the Seventh Annual Airing of the Quilts! Any quilt will do old or new. Please join us in showing our visitors a warm Greenwood Welcome!</p>

Airing of the Quilts

Apr 27, 2016 4:06am

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<p>Greenwood resident Fred Kinslow is show here with Brooke Whitworth. Kinslow was awarded the 2016 Cloria White Community Angel Award for his volunteer efforts.</p>

Kinslow Receives Community Angel Award

Apr 27, 2016 4:06am

On Arp. 21, Greenwood resident Fred Kinslow was given the 2016 Gloria White Community Angel Award at the Project Compassion Volunteer Awards Luncheon.

Kinslow was nominated by Brooke...

<p>The class of 2016 paraded through the halls of the East Hills and Westwood Elementary Schools last week. Graduation will be May 20 at the high school at 7:30 pm. Greenwood graduate and current Southern Miss Head basketball coach Doc Sadler will be the commencement speaker.</p>

Feature Photo

Apr 27, 2016 4:06am

PHOTO BY DUSTIN GRAHAM

The class of 2016 paraded through the halls of the East Hills and Westwood Elementary Schools last week. Graduation will be May 20 at the high school at 7:30 pm....

<p>This week we feature the above photo of the mine crew of old Reeves Coal Co., mine at Hackett. The photo was made about 1940 when a large number of Sebastian County mines were working at capacity and mining was the largest industry in Western Arkansas. A number of Greenwood men are in the picture including Willard Stafford, Earl Pryor, Ray Hile and Tony Stermetz.</p>

A Look Back

Apr 27, 2016 4:05am

This week we feature the above photo of the mine crew of old Reeves Coal Co., mine at Hackett. The photo was made about 1940 when a large number of Sebastian County mines were working at capacity...

Jerry Cecil

Coaches Corner: Jerry Cecil resigns as Greenwood athletic director

Apr 26, 2016 1:45pm

GREENWOOD — Jerry Cecil still has a lot of duties left as athletic director the last few weeks of the school year, but the record should be set straight about a common misconception in Bulldogs’...

<p>Jaden Poole (left) and Ally Dormois stand near the square to help raise money for the Make A Wish foundation. Poole and Dormois are both student in the EAST LAB program at Greenwood High School. The students raised more than $6,000 in a single day of fundraising.</p>

Make A Wish

Apr 20, 2016 4:06am

Jaden Poole (left) and Ally Dormois stand near the square to help raise money for the Make A Wish foundation. Poole and Dormois are both student in the EAST LAB program at Greenwood High School....

Course Completed

Apr 20, 2016 4:06am

Greenwood Mayor Doug Kinslow recently received a certificate of completion for the Mid-South Basic Economic Development Course in Little Rock. The three day course included courses in community...

Greenwood Democrat Earns Certification

Apr 20, 2016 4:06am

The Greenwood Democrat has earned an Inner Circle Certification from Gatehouse Media for the second straight quarter. The certification is achieved by publishing in depth news stories, events...

<p>Left to right: Charlie Jones, O.B. McKinney and Theral Henry, founding members of the Harris Hanna VFW Post in Greenwood hold up a cake celebrating their 70th year.</p>

Harris Hanna VFW Post Celebrates 70 years

Apr 20, 2016 4:06am

The local VFW (Veterans of Foreign War) Post 6527 celebrated its 70th anniversary last week with beans, cornbread and a lot of war stories. The Harris Hanna VFW post was established on April 1,...

Maness School Reunion

Apr 20, 2016 4:06am

Schoolmates of the former Maness School at what became Fort Chaffee are seen Thursday during a reunion at the location where their their 19th-century-era schoolhouse was rebuilt in 1937 by the...

<p>Pictured left to right are: Todd Basham, Norman Peters, Katie Fair, Bryan Whittmore, Chad Hasley, Crystal Moore, Katie Beshoner, Sandee Basham Atkins, Summer Aina, Mayor Doug Kinslow and Theresa Burtchett.</p>

Bulldog Auto Care Opens in Greenwood

Apr 20, 2016 4:05am

On Friday April 15th, the Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Bulldog Auto Care, LLC. Owner’s Chad Hasley and Bryan Whittmore offer full service auto repair, including: AC service,...

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