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Fishing the Blue Mountain Lake Spillway. Great Fishing Without a Boat!


Outdoor News for 5/3/17 Fishing the Blue Mountain Lake Spillway. Great Fishing Without a Boat! There’s been nearly year-round fishing for a variety of fish just 30 minutes or so from Greenwood since 1947. It’s spillway fishing and there’s an art to it. Easy to learn and fun for the whole family, spillway fishing in the shadow of majestic Mount ... Read More »

Growing Pains (Editorial 5-3-17)

Growing Pains Gosh! The last editorial generated a lot of comments and questions. While on that theme, how do you extend water and sewer to allow for growth, to accommodate expansion…and dreams, and not break the bank or break the law or break out pistols? Towns grow. Good ones do. There are some issues that take time and money and ... Read More »

Lila Louise Nemeth

Lila Nemeth

Lila Louise Nemeth was born October 16, 1942 in Bonanza, Arkansas to Paul and Pearl Nemeth and passed away on April 24, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 92.  Lila grew up in Bonanza and spent most of her life caring for younger brothers and sisters.  She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.  In addition to her parents, ... Read More »

Bolin Stewart Scholarship Awarded

Greenwood Seniors Receive the Bolin Stewart Memorial Scholarship The Bolin Stewart Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to Greenwood seniors Rebecca Burrows and Austin Collins. The foundation was started seven years ago in memory of Bolin Stewart who taught school for over 30 years. He taught at Hackett and retired as principal at Coal Hill High School. Bolin loved kids and ... Read More »

Cohea Recipient of C.B. Smith Scholarship

Cohea with teacher, Joann King

Bryce Cohea, son of Robin and Mike Cohea, is this year’s recipient of the C. B. Smith Science Scholarship. The $500.00 scholarship was established in honor of Smith who served as superintendent of the Greenwood School District for 21 years and taught chemistry and biology during his service to the Greenwood Schools. The scholarship goes to a graduating senior who has ... Read More »

Stewart Receives McConnell Scholarship

Stewart with Principle Jerry Efurd

James “Gunner” Stewart, son of Melissa and Gary Robinson, is the 2017 recipient of the Arl McConnell Scholarship.  Each year the $1200.00 scholarship is presented to a senior entering the field of education. McConnell was principal of Greenwood High School in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and was a great friend to GHS after his retirement. Stewart plans to attend the University of ... Read More »

The Grand Slam of Turkey Hunting

The Grand Slam of Turkey Hunting There are competitions designed to get hunters into the outdoors. There’s a “Grand Slam” of big game. A “Grand Slam” of hunting most species of domestic game. Within certain species, there are “Grand Slams” that require travel about the country to see new sights, meet new people and experience the great outdoors. One example ... Read More »

The Looks of the Place

Opinion/Editorial for 4-26-17 The Looks of the Place There was a program through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission a few years back where they would send strangers into your town to photograph what visitors see when they come into town. The idea is that when you live here, you know what NOT to look at. You know where the pretty ... Read More »

Cemetery Decoration

Cross Cemetery Decoration Cross Cemetery on Denver Street will hold its annual Decoration Day all day on Sunday May 7th and will accept donations at that time. For more information, contact Linda Sadler Wilkinson at 479-597-9302.   Decoration Day at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery Greenwood Memorial Cemetery Decoration Day will be Sunday May 7th.  On Memorial Day, friends and Cemetery Board ... Read More »

8th Annual Quilt Show!

8th Annual “Airing of the Quilts” Show Brings Visitors to Greenwood. Old Jail Opens May 5th The annual “Airing of the Quilts” quilt show returns to Greenwood May 5 and 6. The show, in its eighth year, has grown in popularity bringing quilters and quilt-lovers from eleven states in 2016. The show has become known for the high quality of ... Read More »

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