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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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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 »

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