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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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<p>PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Twins Chase and Trace Woodruff of Greenwood and their mother, Melissa Woodruff, make their way back to shore at Wells Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center’s Canoe and Kayak program is held each Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m till noon, with staff members to assist boaters. The boats are also available for check-outs, on your own, Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m.</p>

Canoe Crew

Jul 09, 2014 5:06am

PHOTO BY BRIAN D. SANDERFORD

Twins Chase and Trace Woodruff of Greenwood and their mother, Melissa Woodruff, make their way back to shore at Wells Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Janet...

<p>Security guard Tom Adams sits on a bench outside of the Old State House in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The Arkansas House is scheduled to meet in the 1836 building for three days Monday, June 30, during a special legislative session while the present state Capitol undergoes renovations. The Senate will meet in the current Capitol building. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)</p>

Arkansas Legislature: Lawmakers To Revisit Issues Of Special Session Next Year

Jul 09, 2014 4:55am

State lawmakers wrapped up the special legislative session in the early morning hours Wednesday, giving final approval to measures addressing three issues that are expected to come up again in...

<p>PHOTO BY ERIN COLE</p><p>New to Freedom Fest this year was the Miss Freedom Fest Pageant. Thirty young ladies ranging in age from 9 months to 16 years old participated in the event. Winners in each division were Tiny Tots: photogenic - Brinkley Gregory, casual wear - Paislee Floyd, crowd pleaser - Brinkley Gregory, Queen - Paislee Floyd. Wee Princess: photogenic - Zaydnn Haynes, casual wear - Jasmine Suggs, crowd pleaser - Aurora Cook, Queen - Jasmine Suggs. Tiny Princess: photogenic - Laykin Cole, casual wear - Laykin Cole, crowd pleaser - Laykin Cole, Queen - Laykin Cole. Princess: photogenic - Jaylen Lee, casual wear - Julia Suggs, Queen - Julia Suggs. Little Miss: photogenic - Brighton Dorsey, casual wear - Macie Bailes, Queen - Brighton Dorsey. Junior Miss: photogenic - Jenna Frederick, casual wear - Jenna Frederick, crowd pleaser - Morgan Burns, Queen - Jenna Frederick. Queen: photogenic - Alexis Looper, casual wear - Paxton Gillespie, crowd pleaser - Paxton Gillespie, Queen - Alexis Looper.</p>

The Beauties of FreedomFest

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

PHOTO BY ERIN COLE

New to Freedom Fest this year was the Miss Freedom Fest Pageant. Thirty young ladies ranging in age from 9 months to 16 years old participated in the event. Winners in...

Students receive SkillsUSA awards

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Twenty-two students represented the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas...

Guns’N’Hoses in Hackett

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Hackett fire department and law enforcement staffs are asking all area residents to come to the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). It will occur Tuesday, July 15, from...

Shellshocked Outdoors goes Hollywood

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

The local non-profit, ShellShocked Outdoors is going Hollywood.

Greenwood’s own outdoor organization that mentors to local youth has been discovered by NBC Universal. The movie maker is...

<p>PHOTO BY SHARLA DERRY</p><p>Greenwood’s FreedomFest Fireworks show was seen by thousands.</p>

Scenes from FreedomFest

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

PHOTO BY SHARLA DERRY

Greenwood’s FreedomFest Fireworks show was seen by thousands.

PHOTO BY SHARLA DERRY

This year’s FreedomFest 5K was more popular than ever with over 300...

<p>Brandon Heiss</p>

Heiss receives Black & Reeder Scholarship

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Brandon Heiss, a recent graduate of Greenwood High School, has received a Black and Reeder scholarship to the University of Arkansas. The scholarship was established through an endowment by...

<p>Emmery York</p>

Drugs seized in traffic stop

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Last Wednesday morning, July 2, the Greenwood Police Department stopped a vehicle on Highway 10. The two individuals in the vehicle were Emmery York and Valerie Sirk.

Police Chief Will...

No Child Left Behind waiver extended for Arkansas

Jul 09, 2014 4:07am

Arkansas will continue for another year to get some leeway in meeting requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Arkansas...

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