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Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the Natural State

Jul 23, 2014 4:06am

In celebration of July’s designation as Park and Recreation Month, it’s important to enjoy some time outdoors. Luckily for Arkansans, we don’t have to leave the state to enjoy some of the best...

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Stop Signs are Forever

May 21, 2014 4:07am

A plucky little start-up called Aereo has the entertainment-lawyer complex in a tizzy. What the company does, in essence, is allow you to rent a small television antenna and corresponding hard...

Federal Highway Trust Funds uncertain

May 21, 2014 4:07am

The main news from last week in government was the campaigns, the supreme court ruling that voter IDs would be required for this election and the Lower Court Judge ruling that the ban against same...

Letter to the Editor

May 15, 2014 10:42am

Residents of Greenwood, I am writing to offer whole hearted support for Alex Selkirk, candidate for Mayor of Greenwood. He will represent the people and town of Greenwood honorably. Alex will have...

Nurses are very special people

May 15, 2014 10:39am

The week of, May 5-9, was National Nurses Week. We take this time to honor all nurses, those serving now and those who have helped pave the way for what nursing is today. As I reflect back to...


Looking good the hard way

May 15, 2014 10:39am

For the mothers of the players in the photo of this spectacular Jenny Lind baseball team…from left to right. Coach Cephas Peters, Forrest, Larry, Johnnie, Peatie, James, Jerry, Joe Dan, Michael,...

Arkansas Heritage Month celebrates Arkansas food traditions

May 15, 2014 10:39am

Cultural heritage can give us all a sense of connection. It allows us to better understand previous generations and the history of where we came. This month we all have an opportunity to learn...

Education Key to Economic Development

May 15, 2014 10:39am

In the coming weeks, high schools and colleges across the state will recognize graduates of the class of 2014. As the season of pomp and circumstance kicks off I am reminded of my days as a...

Card of Thanks

May 15, 2014 10:39am

The Greenwood Democrat sponsored “Mother of the Year 2014” along with local merchants, mayoral candidates and banks, adding fantastic gifts and beautiful flowers. A heart-felt THANK YOU to each...

Dept. of Education website has information about school performance

May 14, 2014 4:05am

The Quality Digital Learning Study Committee recommended last week that the state run a centralized broadband network to provide internet service to schools around the state. They said that the...

Letter to the Editor

May 07, 2014 4:08am

I have been a resident of Greenwood for many years and I am proud of my hometown. We have many good citizens who will help in time of need. I thank God for this country, this state and this good...

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