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Politics in Our Area: Senator Mark Pryor and Asa Hutchinson Campaign in Greenwood

Mark Pryor

Senator Mark Pryor Visit Chaffee In his bid for re-election as Arkansas’ senior United States Senator, Mark Pryor visited Chaffee Crossing and spoke to a veterans group calling themselves, “Veterans For Pryor.” Some young, some aging, some permanently disabled, but all standing proud in the eyes of the crowd, these heroes came out in support of Pryor’s campaign. Introducing the ... Read More »

Breast Cancer Awareness Day


Breast Cancer Awareness Day was observed Saturday October 18 on the Greenwood Square. The GHS Spirit Squads performed for the event and are shown here with Greenwood Fire Chief Stewart Bryan.  Chief Bryan gave out “pink fire hats” at the event.  Greenwood Mayor Doug Kinslow also made an appearance as “Pink Elvis” and is shown above with GHS Cheerleaders (L-R) ... Read More »



Morgan Paige Dunavin and Andrew Vernon Collier announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Morgan is the daughter of Dr. Brent Dunavin and wife Mitzi of Greenwood, and the late Jane McGowin and husband Darrin of Van Buren.  She is also the granddaughter of Roy and Joyce Dunavin and Gerald and Helen Phillips, all of Fort Smith. Andrew is the son ... Read More »

34th Annual Season of Entertainment at UA Fort Smith

“Season of Entertainment 34” is the University’s yearlong lineup of national touring events, theatrical performances and dance competitions will feature: a Tony Award-winning musical, a musical adaptation of a classic novel, a live dancing competition and a host of other musical and theatrical productions like: “Anything Goes,” “Stomp” and “Jekyll and Hyde.” The season is highlighted, however, by a new ... Read More »

Geocaching Merit Badges Earned

Boy Scouts of America

The Rattler Patrol from Greenwood’s Boy Scouts of America Troop 54 has finished their Geocaching Merit Badge. “Geocaching” can be done all over the USA. It’s a fun game for everyone. But, for Scouts, it helps them learn to use their GPS and compasses. Greenwood has several in town now.   Read More »

The Greenwood Tradition Travels to Mt. McKinley

Rodger Smith of Greenwood

Greenwood’s Rodger Smith traveled to Alaska with his hometown newspaper-The Greenwood Tradition-in hand. This photo was taken near the Talkeetna Valley. Mt. McKinley (Locally Known as “Denali”) is seen here in the background and is not always this visible. The highest peak in America, it is most often enshrouded with fog. When you travel, take your hometown newspaper with you ... Read More »

Tyler Wilson football camp held last week

Tyler Wilson

By Richard White Former Greenwood High School quarterback Tyler Wilson, who played his college ball at the University of Arkansas and is now a member of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, conducted a football camp last week for nearly six dozen area youths. The camp was held July 7-9 utilizing the football facilities at Greenwood High School, where Wilson first made ... Read More »

Greenwood Junior Cotillion Season of Events 2014-2015

Greenwood Junior Cotillion

The Greenwood Junior Cotillion is open to children ages 5th grade through 9th grade reinforcing “How to be a lady and a gentleman at all times,” instilling manners and respect in day to day activities, and to be a good citizen while giving back to the community that you love.  Students also learn basic social skills such as dining etiquette, ... Read More »

Griffith Addresses Focus on Greenwood, Receives Legislative Citation

Christian Griffith (center) with Focus on Greenwood President Joel Goldstein as State Representative Charlotte Douglas presents Griffith with a Legislative Citation commending him for his VOD essay.

Christian Griffith, a future senior at Greenwood High School, presented a speech over “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future” to members of Focus on Greenwood and their guests on June 18. He is pictured with president Joel Goldstein, left, as he received a legislative citation from Focus on Greenwood member, State Representative Charlotte Douglas and the House of Representatives ... Read More »

Troop 54 Produces another Eagle Scout: Charles Bailey

(L-R) Troop 54 members Joseph Mahan, Jerod Powell help Charles Bailey with his Eagle Scout Project.

Greenwood’s historic Boy Scouts of America Troop #54 is pleased to announce to the community the contribution of yet another service project to better life in our area. The Multi-use Walking Trail system throughout Greenwood connects portions of town and leads to the various parks and recreational facilities like Bell Park and other points of interest that are now marked. ... Read More »

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