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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>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>

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Apr 27, 2016 4:06am
<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

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<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,...

<p>Oak Grove Grade School Classes. Photo of Thelma Davis McConnell’s 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade class of the former Old Oak Grove Community. Front row left to right: Findley Been, Hugh Gant, Harlan McConnell, Forest Gant, Lawrence McClendon, Harvey Joyce, Arley McKinney, Thelma Caperton McConnell. Second row: Iva Lee Hearn, Gladys Davis Joyce, Nanny Richardson Neal, Lawrence McConnell, Oral Stallings, Melburn Wilson and Oren Greenfield. Third row: Mary Townely, Clara Clark, Marie Rambo, Lucille Joyce Ricardson, Emmett Richardson, Maggie Russell Watkins, Fletta Davis Dooley, Reba Jean Gant Goforth, Geneva Been Brown and Thelma Davis McConnell. Back row: Pauline Bassett Dickerson, Hazel Lewis Jones, Gladys Clark Richardson, Melvin Bassett, Arl McConnell, Chester Wilson and Gay Greenfield. Joicie Gilbreath, daughter of the teacher shown in the photo, Thelma Davis McConnell, states that the photo was taken in 1923.</p>

A Look Back

Apr 20, 2016 4:05am

Oak Grove Grade School Classes. Photo of Thelma Davis McConnell’s 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade class of the former Old Oak Grove Community. Front row left to right: Findley Been, Hugh Gant, Harlan...

Mother of the Year Contest Underway

Apr 19, 2016 10:31am

May is upon us which means that Mother’s Day will be here before you know it. Honor your mom by entering her in the Greenwood Democrat Mother of the Year Contest. It is a simple contest with...

Red carpet rolling out for local film saturday

Apr 13, 2016 5:30am

A red-carpet premiere for a new Fort Smith-based movie will thrill cast, crew and audience members this weekend.

A special screening, a Q&A session and more for the movie, “Second...

<p>This carving is by Roy Radney. Roy is from Greenwood and won Best of Show &amp; Best in Category in Branson &amp; Texas shows. Come out for ArtFest to see more from this talented artist on May 7th. This first annual event will take place along the city’s walking trail. For more information or to submit your artwork contact the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce at 996-0634.</p>

Artfest Preview

Apr 13, 2016 4:06am

This carving is by Roy Radney. Roy is from Greenwood and won Best of Show & Best in Category in Branson & Texas shows. Come out for ArtFest to see more from this talented artist on May 7th...

<p>Greenwood pole vaulter Bailee McCorkle finished second in Fayetteville Friday with a jump of 11-8.</p>

Pole vault

Apr 13, 2016 4:06am

Greenwood pole vaulter Bailee McCorkle finished second in Fayetteville Friday with a jump of 11-8.

A Century of Memories

Apr 13, 2016 4:06am

Lifelong resident of Greenwood, Harold Griffin, has seen a lot in his life and on April 18 Griffin will turn 100 years old. Griffin says that he has rarely Sebastian county over the course of 99...

Kristin McNeil, a senior at Greenwood High School, helps out with an adoption day at BancorpSouth along with several other students with EAST LAB.

Humane Society Changes Cause Confusion/Conflict

Apr 13, 2016 4:06am

Recent changes at the Sebastian County Humane Society in Fort Smith brought a halt to dog collection within the City of Greenwood when the nonprofit group began refusing animals from Greenwood due...

<p>The South Sebastian County Boys and Girls Club did a charity lockup fundraiser for their part in the Arkansas Gives event. Pictured left to right are: Police Chief Will Dawson, Bobbie Richards, David Johnson, Chris Sunde, Kenny Sunde, Joanie Sunde, Heidi Tucker and Claire Holland.</p>

Nonprofits Cash In

Apr 13, 2016 4:05am

On April 7 The South Sebastian County Boys and Girls Club, The South Sebastian County Historical Society and the Bell Park Foundation teamed up to raise funds through ArkansasGives.org. In total...

<p>Mar. 6, 1986 Two students in Carolyn Tarver’s college prep class put final touches of paint on a replica of 1900 Greenwood. The nine foot scale of Greenwood took the class several months to research and build. The model was displayed at ATU during a youth conference.</p>

A Look Back

Apr 13, 2016 4:05am

Mar. 6, 1986 Two students in Carolyn Tarver’s college prep class put final touches of paint on a replica of 1900 Greenwood. The nine foot scale of Greenwood took the class several months to...

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