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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 »

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

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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 »

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 »

The Greenwood Tradition Travels

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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 »

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!

Wells Receiving Wells Scholarship From Mrs. Tarver

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 »

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