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Greenwood Rodeo!

Greenwood Rodeo June 30-July 1 All the thrills and excitement of rodeo returns to Greenwood June 30 as the annual event brought to the community by the Greenwood Round-Up Club turns on the lights at welcomes rodeo fans. This year, Chigger Valley Rodeo Company of Magazine, Arkansas will provide all the atmosphere and livestock and this promises to be a ... Read More »

Leaders, Legends and Legacies: Water in Greenwood

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Leaders, Legends and Legacies: Water in Greenwood. Building a town, building a home, building a family or building a future requires looking forward. Way forward. In this world of pollution, global warming, hazardous waste, resource depletion and exponential population growth, it is not too difficult to imagine that water is the next gold. Eventually, science will devise an economically feasible ... Read More »

Editorial for June 21st

Long Overdue Tributes There’s story on the front page and an ad on the back page in this issue about the upcoming rodeo in Greenwood. Kelly Hendrix is the subject of a salute for all his years of giving to this community and it’s nice that the Greenwood Round-Up Club is honoring Kelly this year. That’s long overdue. The Leaders, ... Read More »

The Greenwood Tradition Travels


Greenwood’s Charles Dodd is in service in the United States Coast Guard. He was recently assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco. The Bailey Barco is the 22nd of the 154-foot Fast Response Cutters in the Coast Guard fleet. She was accepted into the Fleet in a ceremony in Key West, Florida on February 7, 2017. She will be ... Read More »

SAVE THE DATE! Microchip Clinic June 3rd

SAVE THE DATE! Microchip Clinic June 3rd Greenwood Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Matthew Singer 806 West Center Street (479)996-4046 Microchip Clinic Saturday, June 3rd from 9am-noon $25 per dog (originally $42) *While supplies lasts* Read More »

Clock Tower Gets New Roof

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Clock Tower Gets New Roof The clock tower in the Town Square has been outfitted with a new metal roof to help protect it from the elements and give it a more completed look. The roof, the work of Erecta Shelters was installed early Tuesday morning. The enhancement is part of a plan developed eight years ago as a part ... Read More »

Raymond E. Wells Scholarship Awarded!

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Raymond E. Wells Scholarship   The 2017 recipient of the Raymond E. Wells Scholarship is Emily Vines.    Mr. Wells, long time Greenwood Junior High Principal, established the $1000 scholarship ten years ago with the Greenwood Education Foundation.  The check is presented to Vines by GEF Board member, Carolyn Tarver.  Vines plans to attend the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith ... Read More »

Drackett Receives “Big Sis Scholarship”

Drackett Receives Big Sis Scholarship

Big Sis Scholarship The “Big Sis Scholarship” recipient for the GHS Class of 2017 is Peyton Drackett.  The scholarship is provided by Libby and Cleave Gipson in memory of their daughter, Shannon Leigh Gipson.   The $600 scholarship was presented to Drackett by Andria Francis and Kerri McDaniel, sisters of Shannon.  Peyton is the son of Dawn and John Drackett and ... Read More »

Sublett Scholarship Awarded!

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Harley and Elsie Sublett Scholarship Greenwood High School senior, Darian Wilson is the 2017 recipient of the Harley and Elsie Sublett Scholarship.  The $1000 scholarship is presented each year to the graduating senior entering the field of education with the highest grade point average.  GHS graduate Roger Sublett established the scholarship with the Greenwood Education Foundation in memory of his ... Read More »

Doss Unveils Eagle Scout Project

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Eagle Scout Project Unveiled   The South Sebastian County Historical Society, friends and family joined Michael Doss of Greenwood’s Boy Scout Troop #1989 in the presentation of his Eagle Scout Project-the newly crafted front porch of the Vineyard Cabin at Greenwood’s downtown Historical District.   Moved to Greenwood from its original location on Highway 10 west of town, the Vineyard ... Read More »

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