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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Unemployment rate continues to decline

Apr 27, 2016 11:35am

The General Assembly is inching closer to finalizing a balanced budget for the next fiscal year. The pace of this Fiscal Session picked up significantly after the passage of SB121. Speaker Gillam...


Apr 27, 2016 5:06am

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A Special Thank you Note

Mar 16, 2016 5:05am

A big thank you to all my family and friends who celebrated my 85th surprise birthday party with me. I enjoyed every minute of it. Hope you did too.

A Special Thank You to My Children and...

<p>High School Greenwood, AR</p>


Mar 16, 2016 5:05am

Recognize the buildings? Do you remember when A. L. Carr owned a business on Main Street in Greenwood? (A combined cafe and bus station?) These post cards were published by him and sold-in his...


Mar 16, 2016 5:05am

In the ongoing saga of HB2962, the Autism Insurance Reform bill, the bill passed the house floor last week with a vote of 76-20. This was a huge step in helping families in Oklahoma who have a...

HISTORY MINUTE: Tale of Outlaws, the Dalton Gang

Mar 16, 2016 4:06am

The 1880s and 1890s saw the rise of some of the most notorious criminals in American History, mostly riding the dusty trails of the West. One of the most infamous was the Dalton Gang, made up of...

REFLECTIONS: Simple Birthday Parties Were Meaningful

Mar 16, 2016 4:05am

It looks like Spring is “busting out” all over. All the flowering trees are in full bloom. Even if the groundhog didn’t see his shadow I don’t believe it is time for spring. Maybe it could be...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Zika virus is a particular concern

Mar 09, 2016 11:35am

This week, the Director of the Arkansas Department of Health updated legislators on what the department is doing to monitor the Zika virus and prevent an outbreak in our state.

Zika is a...

ON THE SQUARE: Art for Sale

Mar 09, 2016 11:05am

The Greenwood Chamber is starting an arts festival that will run along the walking trail this May. It should make for a busy day here in Greenwood with the farmer’s market and the annual Airing of...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Combating Prescription Drug Abuse

Mar 09, 2016 5:06am

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the country. It’s a problem that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies as an epidemic. The availability of...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: Hometown News with A Taste of Sorghum

Mar 09, 2016 5:05am

Stumbling upon a stack of old newspapers, published a little while “before my time” that I had saved for one reason or another, I spotted a copy of the GREENWOOD DEMOCRAT. I quickly scanned over...

HISTORY MINUTE: Governor Elias Conway

Mar 09, 2016 4:06am

Elias Nelson Conway was the fifth governor of Arkansas. He presided over a prosperous two terms in office and was part of the dominance of the Conway family in the state in the decades after...

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