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Ministry Donates to Fire Department: Giving Back to the Community

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The Road Riders for Jesus Motorcycle Ministry presented Richard McKinney of the Greenwood Fire Dept. with a “Certificate of Appreciation” and two new ice chests. “We want them to know we appreciate them for serving our town. We also want to let the community to know we appreciate all the support we have received from them and we want to ... 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 »

Greenwood Attacked, Sheriff Arrested: An Incident of Reconstruction

Judge Jim Spears

There were many strange events in Greenwood during the period of “Reconstruction” following the Civil War. One resulted in the arrest of the local sheriff. Sebastian County Circuit Judge Jim Spears will entertain the membership of the South Sebastian County Historical Society with this humorous tale at the June 16, 7 PM meeting at Farmer’s Bank Community Room in Greenwood. ... Read More »

Public Service in Greenwood: Good News about our Police and Firefighters

Sebastian County Judges David Hudson (L) with Sebastian County Emergency Services Director Jeff Turner (R) present “First Responder of the Year” Award to Greenwood Fire Chief Stewart Bryan.

We reported last issue about the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Here’s a follow-up on the local success. The Greenwood leg of the run had 25 participants and raised over $600.00 for Special Olympics. The run through seven jurisdictions of law enforcement was a total of 86 miles. Greenwood participated in over 50 miles of that. Each year, ... Read More »

Man on a Mission: Hunting with Danny Burton-Soldier, Businessman, Christian Leader, Avid Outdoorsman

Danny Burton African Safari

Memorial Day weekend presented Harold with time to reflect upon his dear friend and hunting companion, the late Danny Burton, who was a veteran, a hero, a sportsman without peer and a deeply spiritual man who gave back to his community in endless ways. Harold Smith and Danny Burton’s family provided the photos for this segment and shared stories about ... Read More »

Hannah Spandle Awarded CECIL L. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP

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Hannah Spandle, senior at Greenwood High School recently received the Cecil L. Smith Scholarship for $5,000.  This scholarship has been made possible by the Vinitia C. and Cecil L. Smith scholarship fund administered by Communities Foundation of Texas.  It is in remembrance of their struggle for Cecil’s college education and in appreciation of life’s blessings that Cecil and Vinitia have ... Read More »

Tyler Wilson football camp set for July 7-9

Tennessee Titans

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, will hold a football camp in July for area youths. The focus of instruction for the three-day event will be on quarterbacks and receivers. Camp dates are July 7-9 for ... Read More »

At the Library: “FIZZ, BOOM, READ!”

Fizz Boom Read

Children of all ages are invited to experiment and explore this summer as the Sebastian County Library presents “FIZZ, BOOM, READ!” during the summer library program.  Registration for the free program began June 2 and will continue through the end of the program on July 31.  Children must be 4 years of age or older to participate in the program. ... Read More »

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