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Greenwood native Mike Neighbors was recently named as the new head coach for the Arkansas Lady Razorbacks basketball team. Before accepting his new position, Neighbors led the University of Washington women’s program, including a Final Four appearance in 2016. In a statement released through the Arkansas athletic department, Neighbors called his new coaching assignment his “dream job” and will base ... Read More »

Here We Grow Again!

This begins the 6th year in publication for your hometown, locally owned and locally focused newspaper-The Greenwood Tradition with its emphasis on news of South Sebastian County, the schools, UAFS, your local friends, kids, groups, churches, volunteers and leaders. This expansion is an opportunity to re-commit to family values, family friendly advertising (no tobacco, alcohol nor smut) and news that ... Read More »

Editorial 3/29/17

Editorial for March 29, 2017 Thank you for the kind remarks and greetings we have received on the last two issues. The Anniversary milestone is more a tribute to the community than to our stick-to-it-ness, we appreciate the local support and the kind remarks. It’s really a blessing to be able to make a living doing something we enjoy and ... Read More »

Editorial 2/8/17

Editorial for 2-8-17 for Valley We’re Open For Business! Nearly every advertiser reports a good start to the new year. There is always a lull right after Christmas, but then the indicators begin to show how the year will turn out. As a community, the River Valley in general and Greenwood in specific, are pretty loyal when it comes to ... Read More »

Tyler Wilson 2016 Football Camp

TYLER WILSON ANNOUNCES 2016 FOOTBALL CAMP Former Arkansas QB, Tyler Wilson, plans for third consecutive football camp this summer Greenwood, AR July 10, 2016! Wilson announced his annual football camp date for July 10th at Greenwood High School. Camp will be held from 2:00-5:30 for grades 4-12. 2016 camp will cater to quarterbacks, wide receivers, kickers and offensive/defensive line positions. ... Read More »

School Choice Deadline Set

The Greenwood School District is now accepting applications for students wishing to participate in the School Choice Program.  School Choice Act 560 of 2015 is the program authorized by the Arkansas General Assembly that allows parents to apply for their child’s admission to participating school districts other than the one in which they reside. The Greenwood School district has agreed ... Read More »

Time to Nominate for GHS Hall of Honor

The Greenwood Education Foundation is again taking nominations for the “Greenwood Schools Hall of Honor.”  The Hall of Honor was established to recognize distinguished graduates and associates of the Greenwood School System from throughout the years. Honorees will be inducted at the annual reunion luncheon that is held in the fall in connection with homecoming. The honorees will each receive ... Read More »

Westwood Fourth Graders “Fractionalize” Pizza

westwood 4th graders

Fourth graders learned fractions using pizza. Then they researched the origin of pizza and became Entrepreneurs and created a new pizza business! The finale was to go to Mazzio’s and create their very own pizzas! Mazzio’s is a Westwood Partner in Education. Read More »

East Pointe Students Rewarded for Computer-Based Math Fluency

​Pictured top row from left-
Laura Jones, Haley McAdams, Giovanni Bullington, Montana Sanders, Alexis Hansen, Makenna Lewis, Jordan Strange, Emma Powell.
Middle from left-
Bodey Steinfeldt, Eli Reeves, Olivia Dean, Dylanne Ortiz, Houston Griffith, Benson Merkley, Lydiah Belue, Gavin Monchamp. 
Front row from left-
Austin Farrar, Evan Reid, Jadyn Wynne, Brooklyn Cowan, Selena Holmes, Tyler Willis, Jason Lytle, Cooper McCombs. 
Not Pictured- Malachi Yoder

Mrs. Whitson’s 3rd grade homeroom class at East Pointe Elementary has been working hard this year on addition and multiplication fluency on a new computer program-Reflex Math. The district adopted this program this year. The class reached a goal of 1/2 million facts solved correctly. They were rewarded with a pizza party. Read More »

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