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State Capitol to Close on Weekends

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Due to ongoing construction and concern for the safety of visitors, the Arkansas State Capitol Police are advising the public that the Capitol building will be closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and...

Spring Storm Assistance Available

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Arkansas residents who suffered damage in the severe spring storms should know that any disaster aid they may receive will be based on their unique circumstances and needs.

“We want everyone...

<p>Photo By Marie McHaffie</p><p>Jim Reynolds, Jim Newcomb, and Dr. Ken Hamilton record “Spirit of the Outdoors” at the JRO studio in Greenwood on July 24, 2015.</p>

Radio Shows Recorded in Greenwood

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

On Friday July 24, 2015 Jim Newcomb brought his unique outdoor radio show to JRO for recording. Jim Newcomb is the radio personality behind the radio show, “Spirit of the Outdoors” and he is...

<p>Photo Courtesy of the City of Greenwood</p>

IIMC Board of Directors Honor Derry

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Sharla Derry, CMC of City of Greenwood, has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc. IIMC grants...

<p>Photo By Summer Aina</p><p>Marie McHaffie, reporter for the Greenwood Democrat earned 3rd place for her “Did You Know” general interest column on Veterans’ Day in the 2014 Arkansas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial contest. McHaffie also earned an Honorable Mention for a GHS “OZ” Photo Essay and an Honorable Mention for a Feature Story on a local a Korean War Hero.</p>

Greenwood Reporter Earns APA Awards

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Photo By Summer Aina

Marie McHaffie, reporter for the Greenwood Democrat earned 3rd place for her “Did You Know” general interest column on Veterans’ Day in the 2014 Arkansas Press...

Independents To Vote In Oklahoma Democratic Party Primary Elections

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Oklahoma’s independent voters will be able to cast ballots in Democratic primary elections later this year.

Oklahoma Democratic Party delegates voted 314-137 during a Saturday meeting at...

JAMIE MITCHELL • TIMES RECORD Eric Smith, left, and Matthew Costillo with Beshears Construction, move a concrete form into position, Thursday, July 23, 2015, before the pour at the new Greenwood High School Freshman Center. The center is scheduled for opening in the fall 2016 school year.

Back to School Prep Underway

Jul 29, 2015 5:07am

The Greenwood School District is excited for the new school year to begin. According to Superintendent John Ciesla, “It is always exciting to see our campus come alive after the 4th of July...

<p>Photo By CHAD HUNTER</p><p>Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Ivy Owen, center, and members of the Board of Trustees are shown a map of Chaffee Crossing property Tuesday, July 21, 2015, by engineer Nick Griffin, left.</p>

Med School Wants Option For Additional 77 Acres

Jul 29, 2015 5:07am

The foundation behind a future medical college planned on 200 acres of donated land at Chaffee Crossing is seeking an option to purchase 77 additional acres for $400,000.

Kyle Parker, CEO...

<p>Photo By Marie McHaffie</p><p>The Greenwood Parks Department was presented with a check for $63,790 on July 21st. Cinda Bell of the Bell Park Foundation presents Parks Director, Richard McKinney with the check along with Mayor, Doug Kinslow. The funds will support the construction of the Farmers Bank Amphitheater located at Bell Park.</p>

Amphitheater Gets Dollar Infusion

Jul 29, 2015 4:07am

The Parks Department was presented with a check for $63,790. The Bell Park Foundation has received donations and support from local business and individuals. The Amphitheater idea started in 2012...

Amazon Expands Home Services In U.S.

Jul 29, 2015 4:07am

SEATTLE — Inc said on last Wednesday it would expand a marketplace that offers home services from plumbing to fence repairs in 15 U.S. cities and help customers find contractors for...