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May 25, 2016 4:07am

Downtown Greenwood looks patriotic on a normal day with American flags hanging from nearly every building. The Greenwood Parks Department has gone the extra mile placing hundreds of small flags...

Graduation 2016

May 25, 2016 4:07am

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<p>GHS Seniors sing the alma mater one last time at the Graduation ceremony Friday night. The approximate money offered in scholarship awards for the class of 2016 was $5.2 million. For more pictures of graduation turn to page 12A.</p>

Class of 2016

May 25, 2016 4:07am

GHS Seniors sing the alma mater one last time at the Graduation ceremony Friday night. The approximate money offered in scholarship awards for the class of 2016 was $5.2 million. For more pictures...

Jerry Cecil (left) receives an award from Greenwood Mayor Doug Kinslow for 31 years of service.  Cecil along with seven other long time Greenwood Educators were honored at a retirement party and at the May school board meeting.  To see more pictures turn to page 11A.

Greenwood Retirees Honored

May 25, 2016 4:07am

Pam Williams nine years

Mary Flippo 26 years

Col. Mike Posey 16 years

Susan Efurd 39 years

Sheila Miller 30 years

Chuck Chitty 17 years

Jerry Cecil 31 years...

<p>Ann Akins and Kay Voss of Alpha Delta Chapter of ESA, sponsors of the Airing of the Quilts, present a check to South Sebastian County Historical Society president Meryl Efurd at the May 16 meeting. Proceeds from the quilt show assist the Society in maintaining their historic properties and preserving local history. ESA is a philanthropic organization and has been in existence in Greenwood for over fifty years.</p>

Quilt Check

May 25, 2016 4:07am

The South Sebastian County Historical Society would like to say “Thank you” to Greenwood’s Epsilon Sigma Alpha Chapter for their hard work in sponsoring The Airing of the Quilts” This fund raisers...

<p>Pictured is an example of what the statue may look like. Dodson Studios in Greenwood will do something to make the statue unique for the city.</p>

City Seeks Funding for Monument

May 25, 2016 4:05am

The Veteran’s Memorial Park on the Square may soon have a new monument. Greenwood Mayor Doug Kinslow has been in talks with local artists about creating a unique bronze statue, which will be...

5K

May 25, 2016 4:05am

Dr. Sandy Johnson and daughter Anna Johnson with Johnson Dermatology show their support by presenting Chamber of Commerce Director of Operations Katie Beshoner with a $500 check for their...

<p>Greenwood Elementary School kids visited the Sebastian County Historical Society last week as a part of their field trip. Kids visited the Coal Miner’s Memorial, the Vineyard Cabin, The Ole Barn, the Redwine Pioneer School and the Old Jail Museum.</p>

Field Trip

May 24, 2016 4:05am

Greenwood Elementary School kids visited the Sebastian County Historical Society last week as a part of their field trip. Kids visited the Coal Miner’s Memorial, the Vineyard Cabin, The Ole Barn,...

Honoring Those Who Died in the Line of Duty Saturday, May 21

May 18, 2016 5:06am

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week that it falls in as National Police Week. In coordination with this proclamation, Fort Smith...

<p>Farmers Bank President Ed Wilinson and bank CEO Stanhope Wilkinson pose with the Director of Operations for the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Katie Beschoner. Farmers Bank Donated $750 for the Chambers annual Freedomfest 5K.</p>

Freedom Fest 5K Run Sponsored by Farmers Bank

May 18, 2016 4:07am

Farmers Bank presents the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce with a check for $750 along with four $25 Farmers Bank Gift Cards for their upcoming FreedomFest 5K run to be held on July 4. This marks the...

<p>Arkansas State Representative Charlotte Douglas was on hand at the May meeting of the Greenwood School District to help distribute checks for the Arkansas School Recognition Program.</p>

Greenwood Receives Arkansas School Recognition Funds

May 18, 2016 4:07am

The Greenwood School District received more than $230,000 from the State of Arkansas at the May meeting of the school board as a part of the the Arkansas School Recognition Program. The checks...

<p>Lt. Col. Mike Posey received several awards and at his retirement party after 16 years of service to the Greenwood School District.</p>

Posey Steps Down After 16 Years

May 18, 2016 4:07am

It is the end of an era for the Greenwood High School AFJROTC. Last week the man who started the program, Lt. Col. Mike Posey, had his retirement party as he stepped away from the program that he...

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