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UAFS offers Classes for Life Long Learners

Sep 10, 2014 4:09am

The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith offers more than 40 personal enrichment courses in their schedule from October to December, varying from jewelry making...

<p>Retired 1st Sgt. Bob Walker’s Ambassador for Peace Award on display at Betty Wilkinson Senior Center, before formal award ceremony attended by family, friends, veterans, and representatives from the state of Arkansas on 9/3/14.</p>

Korean War Hero Honored

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<p>Sage Taylor Rankin</p>

Happy Birthday

Jul 16, 2014 5:05am

July 13 - Age 14

Parents: Jason & Christy Rankin of Greenwood

Grandparents: Bob & Marilyn Rankin of Greenwood and Richard & Modena Carkhuff of Alma

<p>Ethan Skaggs</p>

Happy Birthday

Jul 16, 2014 5:05am

Age 12-July 15

Parents: Michael & Rita Skaggs

Grandparents: Wesley & Ruth Skaggs; Harold & Donna Burt of Fort Smith

Mansfield Schools, Mercy Reach Agreement On Wellness Clinic

Jul 16, 2014 5:00am

The Mansfield School Board and Mercy Clinic earlier this month agreed to enter into a three-year lease agreement to continue service at Mansfield’s school-based wellness center.

The School...

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>The piece of property where the “Welcome to Greenwood” sign and the green caboose sit has been purchased by the City of Greenwood. The purchase is another in the long line of improvements made possible by the Greenwood Parks Commission.</p>

Greenwood Acquiring Caboose, Property

Jul 16, 2014 5:00am

A prominent green caboose along Greenwood’s main street will soon be owned by the city — and red.

Using a $10,000 grant through the Western Arkansas Planning & Development District, the...

<p>Sidney Hayes</p>

Greenwood Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

Jul 16, 2014 4:15am

A Greenwood man accused of forcing himself on a female acquaintance pleaded not guilty to second-degree sexual assault Wednesday in Sebastian County Circuit Court.

Sidney Ray Hayes, 46, is...

<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...

Hartford fire department Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive to be held July 22

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Hartford fire department and law enforcement staff are asking all area residents to come to the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). It will occur Tuesday, July 22, from...

<p>Dusty Helbling</p>

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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