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<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...

May 25, 2016 4:07am

Graduation 2016

May 25, 2016 4:07am

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<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...

Blood Donors Get Free Zoo Tickets – May 16

May 18, 2016 4:05am

Two free tickets to the Tulsa Zoo await each blood donor at the Wal Mart in Greenwood blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute. Anyone who is 16* or older and healthy is urged to save local lives...

<p>City Clerk for Greenwood, Sharla Derry, shows a group of students where the laws of the city are kept. The kids visited with Fire Chief Stewart Bryan, Mayor Doug Kinslow and Planning Director Sonny Bell.</p>

Field Trip

May 11, 2016 4:07am

City Clerk for Greenwood, Sharla Derry, shows a group of students where the laws of the city are kept. The kids visited with Fire Chief Stewart Bryan, Mayor Doug Kinslow and Planning Director...

<p>Visitors to the Airing of the Quilts examine the first place winner, “Seasonal Silhouette” by Letha Wilson. Other winners include “Bargello” by Christy Gee (second place) and “Island Jane” by Cheryl Morris (third place.) Winners were selected by viewer ballot and were awarded gift certificates from Mama’s Log House Quilt Shop.</p>

Award Winner

May 11, 2016 4:07am

Visitors to the Airing of the Quilts examine the first place winner, “Seasonal Silhouette” by Letha Wilson. Other winners include “Bargello” by Christy Gee (second place) and “Island Jane” by...

<p>By Donna Goldstein</p>

2016 Artfest and Quilt Show

May 11, 2016 4:07am

By Donna Goldstein

<p>Jan. 7, 1971. Piggly Wiggly Advertisement Wins National Award. John and Betty Mayo, owners of the Greenwood Piggly Wiggly Market are shown holding a plaque presented them by Swift and Company for having published the Best Swift’s Newspaper Advertisement for 1970. Selected as the outstanding Swift advertisement over hundreds submitted from newspapers including daily papers from all over the nation. The advertising design and layout created by Earl Dodd, Democrat editor and advertising manager. It was composed into type by the Democrat printing staff.</p>

A Look Back

May 11, 2016 4:07am

Jan. 7, 1971. Piggly Wiggly Advertisement Wins National Award. John and Betty Mayo, owners of the Greenwood Piggly Wiggly Market are shown holding a plaque presented them by Swift and Company for...

Greenwood PD to Hold Active Shooter Class

May 11, 2016 4:07am

The Greenwood City Police Department will be holding a class to teach civilians what to do in the event of an active shooter event in a public place on Jun. 7 at the PD. According to Sgt. Eric...

Focus on Greenwood Scholarship Winners

May 11, 2016 4:06am

The three winners for the Focus on Greenwood Scholarship are from left to right: Bridget Milam, Kathryn Horn, & Baylea Womack. They each received $2,000.00 in scholarship funds.

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<p>Lieutenant Brad Hobbs of the Greenwood Police Department leads a prayer for the Imprisoned and the persecuted at the National Day of Prayer on May 5 in front of the Sebastian County Courthouse.</p>

National Day of Prayer

May 11, 2016 4:06am

Lieutenant Brad Hobbs of the Greenwood Police Department leads a prayer for the Imprisoned and the persecuted at the National Day of Prayer on May 5 in front of the Sebastian County Courthouse....

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Jones to Address Historical Society

May 11, 2016 4:06am

Featured speaker for the May 16 meeting of the South Sebastian County Historical Society is author and UAFS professor, Dr. Kevin Jones. Jones has collected over 3,000 historic photos and postcards...

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