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St. Johns’ College in Little Rock, the first college chartered in Arkansas

Nov 25, 2015 11:35am

For many years after statehood, Arkansas had few schools and no colleges. More settlers came to believe that developing institutions of learning was the way to promote the future strength and...

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Reaching Out to the Veteran Community

Nov 11, 2015 11:36am

Arkansas is home to over 250,000 veterans. Of those, 186,000 served in time of war. And 14 veterans in our state made a decision to continue public service by representing their districts here at...

Honor Their Sacrifice by Preserving their Stories

Nov 11, 2015 11:36am

Richard Parkins earned a Bronze Star for his heroic service during WWII. He doesn’t volunteer this information because he doesn’t believe his actions justified this recognition, but if you ask the...

Mary’s Meanderings

Nov 11, 2015 11:36am

At the time… I was operating my antique shop here on North Main Street and a happy collector of Blue Willow china.

A friend called. She was in the process of a yard sale, and asked if I...

Greenwood Alumni Luncheon

Nov 11, 2015 11:35am

There are two days in the year that I look forward to with great anticipation. Christmas and the Greenwood Alumni Luncheon. I don’t know why I missed the luncheon

last year. For some unknown...

Isn’t It Ironic

Nov 11, 2015 4:07am

I’ve determined that my son is a computer. Ok, before anyone thinks I’m being too insensitive, let me explain. I had a bit of an epiphany today. What I should say is that Konner acts like a...

Back in the Days: 1982-1987

Nov 11, 2015 4:07am

This is the forth in a series depicting the events that have occurred over the last 60 years in America. Some events were good, some not so good. Each series will cover the historical facts of the...

Broadband Internet Challenge

Nov 04, 2015 11:35am

This week many of our members accepted a monumental challenge from our House Speaker and Senate President Pro-Tem. The challenge is to make sure every home, every business, and every school has...

Fish Supper and Bingo

Nov 04, 2015 11:35am

What’s more fun than a fish supper and bingo? The Farmers Bank’s annual fish supper and bingo is something I look forward to each year. It is a happy time for senior citizens. It is a time you don...

Mary’s Meanderings

Nov 04, 2015 11:35am

Much more could be said in praise of him… another favorite teacher of mine… C.B. Smith.

Mr. Smith became superintendent of the Greenwood schools in 1927. He also led a drive for a bond issue...

History Minute: Moonlight Murders

Nov 04, 2015 11:35am

In 1946, five people were murdered and three more critically injured in a series of bloody attacks that kept Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas gripped in panic over the “Moonlight Murders.”...

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