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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 »

Sebastian Countywide Spring Cleanup Campaign

Sebastian Countywide Spring Cleanup Campaign Story Submitted Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for our Spring Cleanup Campaign.  Residents of Sebastian County are making plans this month to pick up litter, tackle illegal dumps and do whatever else it takes to put a shine on Sebastian County, according to County Judge David Hudson. This countywide cleanup ... Read More »

Business in Greenwood: WOW Finalist for Dish’s “National Dealer of the Year”

Thursday April 10, WOW (World of Wireless), a local Dish Retailer for the past 20 years is  having some visitors. WOW is a finalist for DISH’s National Dealer of the year award for 2014.  DISH will make the announcement at their annual Team Summit meeting in Mid­-May.  This week World of Wireless is celebrating by having the local ESPN radio show “The Morning  Rush” with Tommy, Derek and Tyler Wilson live at their store to do their morning radio  broadcast. Tyler signed some Razorback Flags as giveaways with new service. WOW will also  have another local radio station group 94.5 THE FORT at the store live and that will be the first  opportunity for customers to stop in and win “Rocklahoma” concert tickets.  Thursday, DISH’s corporate video crew is filming at the local retailer for most of the day  capturing the essence of the local retailer who is up for the “National Retailer of the Year  Award” from Dish.    During this weekend’s promotion WOW has been authorized to offer a $150.00 Visa Gift Card  Bounty for new customers who bring in their cable bill, switch to DISH and sign up for the  FREE Hopper System. The Razorback Escalade will be at the store snorting and blowing smoke  and showing off the portable Tailgater satellite system.  Read More »

Greenwood Police Department to Hold “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” on April 25th

Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, the Greenwood Police Department will be stationed at Walgreens (705 West Center) in Greenwood to collect expired and unused medications in the state’s 10th “Take Back” event, and the first such event to be organized locally. Drop­off is completely anonymous and no questions will be asked. Medications may be returned in ... Read More »

“Homecoming” Exhibit on Display at UAFS

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Story submitted An art exhibit at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith featuring a plethora of artwork from a Fort Smith native is on display through April 30 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, and a reception for the exhibit is slated for April 15.  “Homecoming” features works created by artist Dominique Simmons over the last 20 years on various ... Read More »

Boy Scouts Food Drive

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Boy Scouts of America has always identified the first two weekends in February as its annual food drive. Cub Scout Packs #53, #55, #1989 and Boy Scout Troops #54 and #55 collected donated food from Greenwood neighborhoods.  The total collection weighed 400 lbs., which will be distributed at local food banks to those in need. Anyone who was missed or ... Read More »

Zach Eglinsdoerfer at Work: Eagle Scout Project Benefits Greenwood Parks


Zach Eglinsdoerfer of Troop 54 recently completed an Eagle Scout Project at Greenwood Lake.  It is along the trail in an area that is known as the “old gun range.”  The trail is 3 miles round-trip and expanding every day. It is a nice walk in nature along the lakeshore. Zach’s Eagle Scout project was funded by Mark Morrison in ... Read More »

It’s Not All Work. Troop 54 Also Has Fun

Jeff Lewis, Trent Powell and Jacob Smith are shown wading across the Buffalo National River.

Community service projects by Greenwood’s historic Boy Scout Troop 54 abound in our area. The troop also enjoys some outings designed to be purely fun. Scout Masters seem to see to it that there is also some education in the mix. The Troop recently went to Camp Orr on the Buffalo National River and hiked into the Ponca Wilderness area ... Read More »

“Jekyll & Hyde” Comes to Fort Smith Feb. 23

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Story submitted A musical adaptation of a classic Gothic novel will travel to Fort Smith in February for a performance as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 34.  Columbia Artists Theatricals will perform “Jekyll & Hyde” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th St. ... Read More »

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