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<p>PHOTO BY PAM CLOUD</p><p>Sue Edwards repositions a broken headstone for Thomas Guy DeGraftenreed, infant son of B.D. and Celie DeGraftenreed, who died in 1907 at the age of 9 months. Edwards started the cleanup of the Norwood family cemetery near her Greenwood home, which is on Norwood Drive, named for the family.</p>

Neighbors Work To Restore Family Cemetery

Apr 16, 2014 5:30am

Many called him a good neighbor.

And now neighbors have come together to honor the descendants of Henry Norwood in the family’s burial plot on the northern edge of Greenwood.

A history...

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<p>Sheri Hart</p>

Artist of the Month — Sheri Hart

Apr 02, 2014 4:07am

The Greenwood Art Guild’s Artist of the Month for April is Sheri Hart. Her artwork will be displayed at Greenwood City Hall for the month of April. Hart is a self-taught artist and illustrator...

<p>PHOTO SUBMITTED BY MERYL WARE</p>

Invention Convention at Westwood

Apr 02, 2014 4:07am

Westwood science students have been learning about force, motion, and electricity. They were to construct an invention that runs off electricity and will change the world. Students had many...

Shadow Lake Residents Object To Annexation

Updated: Apr 01, 2014 9:07am

As plans for annexation of the Shadow Lake community into Greenwood inch toward a potential election, residents of the quiet neighborhood remain steadfast in their opposition.

“We’ve always...

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Steep Hill Cemetery gravestone cleanup set for Saturday

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

Volunteers are being recruited for a gravestone cleaning project at Steep Hill Cemetery on Saturday, March 29th, starting at 10 am. The cemetery is located at 8015 Steep Hill Road in Fort Smith...

Speaker-designate Optimistic About Private Option’s Chances In 2015

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

The state House speaker-designate said Friday he is optimistic that renewing funding for the so-called private option will be less difficult next year than it was this year.

“If it’s working...

Spring Cleanup Campaign sweeping through area

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for the Spring Cleanup Campaign. The people of Sebastian County are making plans this month to pick up litter, tackle illegal dumps and do whatever...

<p>Jim Gossett</p>

Gossett hospitalized, law names acting Mayor

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

On Monday, March 24, Jim Gossett was in an accident that left him hospitalized. Gossett was elected Mayor Pro Tem by the Greenwood City Council after Del Gabbard left office with a year left on...

School Menus

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

East Pointe & Westwood Elementary School

Mar 31: Mini Corndog, Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob, Applesauce, Milk

Apr 1: Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, Tossed Salad, Ranch Dressing,...

<p>PHOTO SUBMITTED BY SHERRI RAY</p><p>Mansfield Elementary’s word of the month for March was responsibility. One student from each class was nominated for showing how responsible they are for the entire month. Students chosen attended a Good Citizen celebration and received a certificate, a pencil, and a healthy snack.</p><p>The Mansfield Elementary Good Citizens of the month for March were: Front Row: Abby Kester, Madison Bark, Taylor Nichols, Daisy Nelson, Lily Shepherd Middle Row: Braxton McConnell, Seth Carter, Gabe Ridenhour, Zach Chapman, Connor Hattabaugh Back Row: Peyton Martin, James Jenkins, Aaron Brewer, Skyler Scott, Serenity Brunson, Skyla Moore</p>

Mansfield Good Citizens — March

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY SHERRI RAY

Mansfield Elementary’s word of the month for March was responsibility. One student from each class was nominated for showing how responsible they are for the...

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Every year, students at Union Christian Academy spend a week helping others during Youth Service Week. Each class works together to help in various parts of the world. The seniors went to Ecuador to perform mission work and the junior class went to Chicago. The seventh graders were lucky enough to get to help out closer to home. On Monday, they worked to clean up Creekmore Park in Fort Smith. Then on Wednesday, they cleaned the UCA Campus. Last Friday, they began cleaning the trash from the Greenwood walking trail, starting at the Coal Miner Memorial and working their way to Denver Street. The Seventh grade class of UCA is pictured here with their UCA adviser, Brett Short and Greenwood’s Parks Director, Doug Kinslow.</p>

UCA helps keep Greenwood beautiful

Mar 26, 2014 8:46am

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Every year, students at Union Christian Academy spend a week helping others during Youth Service Week. Each class works together to help in various parts of the...

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