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ATU Awards Honors Scholarships to GHS Students

Arkansas Tech University at Russellville has announced the awarding of Honors Scholarships to Greenwood High School Seniors Macy Webb, Samuel Snodgrass and Joshua Rankin. Macy Webb, daughter of Michelle and Dan Webb of Greenwood will major in Biology at ATU. She is the granddaughter of Carolyn and Curtis Milligan of Greenwood and Jane and Jack Webb. Macy has achieved Principal’s ... Read More »

“Homecoming” Exhibit on Display at UAFS

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Story submitted An art exhibit at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith featuring a plethora of artwork from a Fort Smith native is on display through April 30 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, and a reception for the exhibit is slated for April 15.  “Homecoming” features works created by artist Dominique Simmons over the last 20 years on various ... Read More »

Greenwood’s Lunden Williams and Harding University Head to Division II National Tournament

Greenwood’s Lundon Williams is a freshman at Harding University in Searcy and a member of the Lady Bison’s basketball team which won the GAC conference. This last weekend the Lady Bison’s team won the GAC tournament at Bartlesville, Oklahoma defeating Arkansas Tech 68 to 50 in the finals. This win allows Harding to compete in the NCAA Division II National Basketball ... Read More »

Lady Bulldogs expecting big things on softball diamond

By Richard White Greenwood High School softball coach Ronnie Sockey has lots of reasons to be upbeat and optimistic about the 2015 season just ahead. His 2014 Lady Bulldogs managed to win 22 games last spring and didn’t lose a single player to graduation. That kind of talent and experience bodes well for the future, both for immediate and long-term ... Read More »

Soccer teams open season in River City tournament

By Richard White Despite the recent patch of wintry weather in the area, spring sports are underway at Greenwood High School, including girls and boys soccer. Both teams participated in the Fort Smith Invitational this past weekend, with each team getting to play three matches. Greenwood will be hosting its own tournament this coming weekend at Smith-Robinson Stadium. The Fort ... Read More »

Holloway opens first season with the Bulldogs

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By Richard White Old Man Winter notwithstanding, Greenwood High School head baseball coach Trey Holloway and his Bulldogs were able to squeeze in a game last Tuesday afternoon against the Booneville Bearcats. The game also had special significance for Holloway, who is a Booneville native and was quite the athlete in his prep days at Booneville High before moving on ... Read More »

Another successful wrestling season closes

Bulldogs’ freshman Drew Dundee grapples with his opponent during the recent Big West Conference wrestling meet held at H.B. Stewart Arena. Just three years into its existence, the GHS wrestling program is one of the state’s best in class 6A. (Photo by Richard White courtesy of the Greenwood Dog Pound)

By Richard White Last weekend the GHS wrestling team finished 8th in the state tournament held in Little Rock, but placed second among all 6A wrestling schools in the state, trailing only Searcy. Prior to competing at state, the Bulldogs hosted the Big West Conference meet on February 13-14 to earn the right to qualify for the next level. The ... Read More »

Scouts Thank Harris-Hannah V.F.W. Post #6527

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Troop 54 recently camped, rappelled and climbed at Fern Gully in the Ozark National Forrest.  Fern Gully is located close to the town of Fern on Arkansas Highway 215 about 15 miles north of I-40.    The area is a gully with pristine sandstone bluffs that line the sides. A creek meanders through the gully’s floor cascading over and around ... Read More »

Boy Scouts Food Drive

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Boy Scouts of America has always identified the first two weekends in February as its annual food drive. Cub Scout Packs #53, #55, #1989 and Boy Scout Troops #54 and #55 collected donated food from Greenwood neighborhoods.  The total collection weighed 400 lbs., which will be distributed at local food banks to those in need. Anyone who was missed or ... Read More »

Zach Eglinsdoerfer at Work: Eagle Scout Project Benefits Greenwood Parks

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Zach Eglinsdoerfer of Troop 54 recently completed an Eagle Scout Project at Greenwood Lake.  It is along the trail in an area that is known as the “old gun range.”  The trail is 3 miles round-trip and expanding every day. It is a nice walk in nature along the lakeshore. Zach’s Eagle Scout project was funded by Mark Morrison in ... Read More »

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