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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

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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 »

Karinda Brown Accepted to PT Program

A 2011 graduate of Greenwood High School, Karinda Brown, daughter of Ken and Karen Brown, grand-daughter of Gerald and Brinda Thomas of Greenwood and Frances Brown of Ft. Smith has been accepted for admission to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Arkansas State University for the Class of 2018. She will begin her studies in the Fall Semester 2015. Karinda ... Read More »

GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL MERIT SEMI-FINALIST

Eli Lasalle

Story submitted Greenwood High School senior Eli Lasalle has been recognized as a National Merit Finalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955.  High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the PSAT test during their junior year.  To become a Finalist, Lasalle had to submit a detailed ... 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 »

East Pointe Elementary Jumps for Healthy Hearts and Says, “Thank you Greenwood!

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East Pointe Elementary students raised $5,700.00 participating in the American Heart Association’s “Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart” in early February. The funds are raised to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to create healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Alyssa Sharp was the top fundraiser, and Charlize Taylor was the second highest fundraiser. East Pointe Elementary School extends a “heartfelt” ... Read More »

Brenda Faye Elmore

Brenda Elmore Obituary

Brenda Faye Elmore, 65 of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a retired office manager and of the Baptist faith. Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with inurnment at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Abbott. She is survived by her ... Read More »

Lady Bulldogs earned 20th win, suffer second loss

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By Richard White The Greenwood Lady Bulldogs are the cream of the crop in Class 6A girls’ basketball in Arkansas for 2014-15, at least so far. They proved their metal once again with a tough road win at Van Buren on January 27th, followed by their 20th victory of the season three days later at home against overmatched Mount St. ... Read More »

Battling Bulldogs hoping for better results

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By Richard White It’s been a tough stretch for the Greenwood Bulldogs, losing nine consecutive games overall and eight straight in conference play. But despite the mounting losses, Head Coach Brian Martin is pleased with the overall effort and tenacity of his team. Recently the Bulldogs fought hard on the road against league favorite Van Buren, took visiting Little Rock ... Read More »

Wrestling season winding down; ‘Dogs to host conference meet

GHS wrestlers go through their warmup progressions before a home meet earlier this season. The Bulldogs wrapped up their regular season last week and will host the conference meet this coming weekend to determine eligibility for the state tournament. (Photo courtesy of the Greenwood Dog Pound)

By Richard White The Greenwood Bulldogs’ wrestling team wrapped up their regular season last weekend in a dual meet at Van Buren, facing Rogers Heritage, Springdale Har-Ber, and Little Rock Catholic. Greenwood High School will host the conference tournament this weekend to determine eligibility and placement in the state tournament later this month. At Van Buren last Saturday, the Bulldogs ... Read More »

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