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<p>Mayor Doug Kinslow, Joe Manes, Greenwood Street Department Director, and Simon Wiley, from the Arkansas State Highway Transportation Department RE42 discuss the logistics of the Main St. and Town Square street overlay. Using a mix of city and use tax funds to complete the project, the workers performed a depth test to check the sub-grade on the street. ARK-Con workers started the testing last week.</p>

City Begins Main St. Overlay

Aug 27, 2014 4:07am

Mayor Doug Kinslow, Joe Manes, Greenwood Street Department Director, and Simon Wiley, from the Arkansas State Highway Transportation Department RE42 discuss the logistics of the Main St. and Town...

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Trail of Tears history told

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

They traveled through Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Louisiana and even Kentucky. But nearly all of the paths taken by the five American Indian tribes that trekked from the Deep South...

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Colyer represented GJHS FBLA at National Leadership Conference in Nashville

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Freshman Kimmie Colyer represented the Greenwood Junior High School FBLA at the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. on June 29-July 3. Over 10,000 FBLA students from all over the...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Athena Frangos-Pasley with her new Chevrolet Equinox.</p>

Athena Frangos-Pasley of Greenwood earns her eighth car from Mary Kay business

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Athena Frangos-Pasley of Greenwood, has earned the use of a new Chevy Equinox crossover as a result of her outstanding achievements in her Mary Kay business....

FCC plan for E-Rate draws concerns

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

The Federal Communications Commission could act as soon as Friday on proposed changes to an 18-year-old program that helps connect the nation’s classrooms and libraries to high-speed Internet....

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Eagle Chief, a Pawnee Indian, wears a winged hat with beadwork and feathers, a bearclaw necklace, peace medal and tomahawk in a photo taken by William S. Prettyman in the 19th century.</p>

Photos of Native American culture are on display at the UAFS

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Thirty photographs depicting Native American culture from more than a century ago are on display at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith as part of the “American Indian Realism” exhibit which...

Avoid fines for weeds and tall grass

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

With the above normal rainfall we had this spring the weeds and grasses are growing quickly all over town. And the City says homeowners, businesses and landlords are responsible for maintaining...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>“Bun” McConnell is pictured in the back row, right, in his WWI uniform. Also included are his brothers Elzie, Coy and Wayne McConnell, the four oldest sons of W.O and Sally McConnell of the Oak Grove community.</p>

Celebration of Fathers at South Sebastian County Historical Society upcoming meeting

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Many will fondly recall E. M. (Bun) McConnell and his country store in the community of Cornish. Others have warm memories of Jake Stewart and his pharmacy on the Greenwood Square and none can...

<p>Meryl Ware from The Warehouse Gifts and More stands in front of her display at the Chamber of Commerce lobby. PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p>

Chamber Member of the Month - The Warehouse

Jul 16, 2014 4:05am

The WareHouse Gifts and More is honored as the Chamber Member of the Month for July. The shop is locally owned by Media Specialist at Westwood Elementary, Meryl Ware.

“It was always a dream...

<p>PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Claire Taylor with Far Out Face Painting turns Payton Bazar, 2, of Greenwood into a ninja turtle on Friday, July 4, 2014. More than 80 venders participated in Greenwood’s Freedom Festival that started with a 5K run and included live music, pageants, food and fireworks. Payton is the son of Daniel and Anna Bazar.</p>

Scenes from FreedomFest 2014

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD

Claire Taylor with Far Out Face Painting turns Payton Bazar, 2, of Greenwood into a ninja turtle on Friday, July 4, 2014. More than 80 venders participated in...

<p>PHOTO BY CHAD HUNTER</p><p>Greenwood Councilmen Tim Terry, right, and Lance Terry take a look at paperwork Monday night, July 7, 2014, during a council meeting at City Hall.</p>

Greenwood Annexation Vote Delayed

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

On request from the city attorney, Greenwood’s City Council tabled the third and final reading of an ordinance calling for a November annexation vote Monday night.

“I would ask that this...

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