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<p>Greenwood Councilmen Lee Johnson, left, and A.C. Brown take part in a meeting Nov. 3, 2014, at City Hall.</p>

Greenwood Approves Operating Budget

Jan 28, 2015 5:05am

With few days to spare, the Greenwood City Council approved a 2015 operating budget Saturday in a 4-1 vote.

Similar to 2014, this year’s budget projects an estimated $8 million-plus in...

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Jan 28, 2015 4:07am

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<p>Council members discuss waterfowl ordinance on January 5th. Waterfowl at Jack Nolan Lake in Greenwood have become an nuisance to residents around the lake.</p>

Greenwood Moves Forward Into 2015

Jan 07, 2015 4:07am

Greenwood City Council held a meeting on January 5th. The meeting started off with a surprise visit from Senator Jake Files. Files stopped by to address the council on the current legislative...

Arkansas Lawmakers want Action on Purple Heart

Jan 07, 2015 4:07am

Three Arkansas lawmakers have urged the Secretary of the Army to swiftly award the Purple Heart to two soldiers shot outside a Little Rock recruiting center in 2009.

Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark...

ANRC Reminds Poultry Operators to Register

Jan 07, 2015 4:07am

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) and the Sebastian County Conservation District wants to remind all owners of Poultry Feeding Operations (PFOs) that the annual registration for PFO...

Fecher Named Director of Rural Services

Jan 07, 2015 4:07am

Governor-Elect Asa Hutchinson has announced Amy Fecher as the new Director of the Department of Rural Services. In addition, he will retain Lawrence Bengal as Director of the Oil and Gas...

Fire Destroys Home In Mansfield

Jan 06, 2015 12:42pm

A fire destroyed a home in Mansfield Friday, Jan. 2nd.

Firefighters responded to 12306 Arkansas 378 just before 1 p.m., where they found a mobile home engulfed in flames, said Huntington...

CASC Looking At Changes For Fall 2015

Dec 31, 2014 5:05am

Carl Albert State College has several changes pending for fall 2015, including areas of new growth in both existing and new programs.

The CASC nursing program will add 20 additional spaces...

<p>State Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, left, and Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, talk at the state Capitol in Little Rock on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Dismang was elected Senate president pro tem Friday, two days after Stubblefield dropped a bid to challenge him.</p>

Common Core Under Fire

Dec 31, 2014 4:55am

After surviving an effort this year to defund them, the Common Core State Standards may come under attack again in the legislative session that begins in January.

Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-...

<p>L to R – Corby Shrum (Volunteer Fire Dept), Sharla Derry (City Clerk/Treasurer), Doug Kinslow (Mayor, Will Dawson (Chief of Police), David Derry</p>

Greenwood Captures the “Nativity”

Dec 31, 2014 4:06am

L to R – Corby Shrum (Volunteer Fire Dept), Sharla Derry (City Clerk/Treasurer), Doug Kinslow (Mayor, Will Dawson (Chief of Police), David Derry

<p>Pictured: Parks Director Richard McKinney, State Representative Charlotte Douglas, and Mayor Doug Kinslow. Rep. Douglas visited City Hall Dec. 3rd to present a check from the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District (WAPDD). The check for 10,000 was presented to the Greenwood Parks Department. The check will be used for the interactive website and app developed for the Veteran’s Memorial on the square.</p>

Greenwood Memorial will be Interactive

Dec 31, 2014 4:06am

The Western Arkansas Planning Commission has granted Greenwood Parks Department a check for $10,000 to develop an interactive website for the Veterans’ Memorial on the square. Rep. Douglas visited...

<p>Alex Van Herpen of Mansfield, Ark., has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination scores. Van Herpen is a senior at Mansfield High School. He is the son of James and Randa Newman of Mansfield. Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.</p>

Van Herpen Awarded WBC Scholarship

Dec 31, 2014 4:06am

Alex Van Herpen of Mansfield, Ark., has been awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college...

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