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Longtime Mansfield Mayor Won’t Seek Re-Election

Jul 23, 2014 4:15am

By Stacy Ryburn

Special to the Democrat

Mansfield’s mayor of more than 20 years announced last week that he will not seek re-election.

Mayor Glen Hurt, 61, was elected to office...

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The first place team from Hackett High School were Hunter Fuller and Christin Anderson. There boat captain was Billy Fuller.

High School Bass Fishing Tournament held

Jun 25, 2014 4:07am

The Spirit of the Outdoors Radio Network and the non-profit organization ShellShocked Outdoors held their Inaugural High School Bass Fishing Tournament on Jack Nolan Lake on June 14, 2014. The...

<p>Map courtesy of Arkansas Highway &amp; Transportation Department</p>

Interstate 49 dedication ceremony

Jun 25, 2014 4:07am

In celebration of the U.S. Department of Transportation officially designating I-540 from Alma north to the Missouri border as Interstate 49, a dedication ceremony will be held in Crawford County...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Pictured (from left): Judge David Hudson, Chief Stewart Bryan, Sebastian County Emergency Manager Jeff Turner.</p>

Greenwood Fire Chief honored during EMS week

Jun 25, 2014 4:07am

Greenwood’s Fire Chief, Stewart Bryan, has received the honor of being selected as the Sebastian County First Responder of the Year. This honor is bestowed by a vote of the Sebastian County EMS...

<p>PHOTO SUBMITTED BY KEITH SUTTON</p><p>Pictured (from left): Ethan Brown of Greenwood and William Howard of Huntington.</p>

Greenwood teen attends Farm Bureau Challenge

Jun 25, 2014 4:05am

Students from Sebastian County were among the 60 young people participating in the 41st annual Arkansas Farm Bureau Teen Challenge Camp held June 16-19 at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center near...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Arvest rewards Westwood 4th graders every nine weeks with M&amp;M’s to celebrate those who met their Accelerated Reading goal.</p>

Arvest rewards Accelerated Readers

Jun 25, 2014 4:05am

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Arvest rewards Westwood 4th graders every nine weeks with M&M’s to celebrate those who met their Accelerated Reading goal.

Amateur Radio Day Scheduled In Greenwood

Jun 18, 2014 5:30am

The Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club will participate in the annual ARRL Field Day June 28-29 at Bell Park near Main Street in Greenwood.

This group of Amateur (HAM) Radio Operators will...

<p>PHOTO BY CHAD HUNTER</p><p>The Greenwood School Board voted Thursday night, June 12, 2014, to ask voters in September for a 1.9 mill increase to fund a Freshman Center.</p>

Greenwood School District Pursues Millage Hike

Jun 18, 2014 5:05am

To help fund a new Freshman Center, the Greenwood School District plans to ask voters for an additional 1.9 mills in September.

Thursday night, the Greenwood School Board approved a...

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Brian Cross, MD returns to practice at Cooper Clini

Jun 18, 2014 4:07am

Fort Smith native, Brian Cross, MD, is returning to Arkansas to join Dr. Tony de Mondesert, Dr. Jacob Joseph, Dr. Derrick Richardson, and Dr. Chris Van Asche in the Cooper Clinic Department of...

Greenwood Walmart Blood Drive set

Jun 18, 2014 4:07am

All Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) donors at the Greenwood Walmart blood drive will receive two admissions to the Tulsa Zoo. Those who make time to give Monday, June 23, between 1 and 5:30 p.m.,...

<p>SUBMITTED PHOTO</p><p>Devon Ratterree, 2014 GHS graduate, is the recipient of this year’s Robin White Memorial Scholarship. She is the daughter of Jan and Steve Ratterree and plans to attend the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith (where she is a Lions Cheerleader) and major in Radiography. While at GHS she was a member of the Beta Club, the National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America. Elliott Brown, who founded the scholarship presented the scholarship to Ratterree.</p>

Ratterree receives Robin White Memorial Scholarship

Jun 18, 2014 4:07am

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Devon Ratterree, 2014 GHS graduate, is the recipient of this year’s Robin White Memorial Scholarship. She is the daughter of Jan and Steve Ratterree and plans to attend the...

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