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2017 Firefighter of the Year

Caption for photo:  L-R 2017 Firefighter of the Year Lance Terry with Greenwood Fire Chief Stewart Bryan

2017 “Firefighter of the Year” Veteran firefighter Lance Terry has been selected by his peers as “Firefighter of the Year” for 2017. Terry is a First Responder and is the Chief Training Officer of the department where he serves as a member of the Swift Water Rescue Team and is a High Angle Rope Technician. Terry is a seventh generation ... Read More »

Editorial–Seventh Anniversary Issue

Editorial Seventh Anniversary Issue This is our “Seventh Anniversary Issue” and we welcome some new advertisers and thank those who have been with us for years. They continue to advertise with us for a reason. We hope you will consider it too. It’s the advertisers who make it possible for The Greenwood Tradition to be delivered to you free of ... Read More »

Troop 1989

troop 1989

Troop 1989 On January 13th, 13 members of Troop 1989 earned their Welding Merit Badge from UAFS Instructor Jason Keys.  Mr. Keys is a graduate of Greenwood High School. Read More »

Adams & Son

Adams and Son Roofing As the spring storms approach, and winter weather has taken toll on your home, remember that there is a local Greenwood company with 25 years-experience in roofing and home remodeling…Adams & Son does roofing and construction in this area and is recommended by many of your friends. See the ad on page 2 in this issue. ... Read More »

Quiz Bowl


Quiz Bowl The Greenwood Freshman Center Quiz Bowl Team went undefeated on their way to a First Place finish at the 6A Regional Tournament. (pictured) The Greenwood Junior High Team took fourth place. Both teams qualified for the 6A Junior Finals Tournament on February 21, 2018. Freshman team members Jonathan Ivey and Riley Farr, and Junior High player Eden Adams ... Read More »

Serving Alcohol in Greenwood

Serving Alcohol in Greenwood: City Council Passes Ordinance Containing the Restrictions on Applicants The State of Arkansas has a loophole in the law that allows an applicant to bypass the will of the people and apply for a permit to sell/serve alcoholic beverages in a dry county or the dry district of a wet county. Since sometime in the 1940’s, ... Read More »

Success is in the Air for 2018–Editorial for January 24th, 2018

Editorial For 1-24-18 Success is in the air for 2018 We no longer live in the shadow of Northwest Arkansas! The River Valley enjoyed a great year to be in  business and to open a business in 2017. That’s good for everybody in 2018. Here are some of the successes…the Farmers CO-OP in Greenwood exceeded expectations for the year. There’s ... Read More »

New Beginnings–Editorial for January 3, 2018

Editorial for January 3, 2018 New Beginnings “Happy New Year” is a wish for others that has morphed over the years into a greeting. When you say it to someone, you’re telling them that you’re wish for them happiness in the new year that follows the winter solstice and the Christian holiday season. In that spirit, Sabrina and I wish ... Read More »

Bulldogs named to MaxPreps Tour of Champions

Bulldogs named to MaxPreps Tour of Champions   By Richard White   The national high school sports information service MaxPreps recently announced that the 2017 Greenwood Bulldogs state championship football team has officially been named to the 13th annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions, presented by the Army National Guard GHS team members and coaches were honored last Friday night at ... Read More »

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 »

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