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  1. Woman Faces Felony Charges for Stealing From Employer

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    May 19, 2011 by wcobserver

    A Greenland woman faces felony theft of property charges after Springdale police said she confessed to stealing a minimum of $50,000 from her employer over a fifteen year period.

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  2. Wilson Street to be Resurfaced

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    May 19, 2011 by wcobserver

    Residents will see much of Wilson Street resurfaced in coming months after city officials authorized the city’s engineer to begin bidding the project that is estimated to cost $83,000.

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  3. ​Grant Will Expand Children’s Classes at Folkways

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    May 18, 2011 by wcobserver

    Ozark Folkways swung into high gear last week to finalize new art classes and camps for area youth thanks to a $7,000 grant from The Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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  4. Former Gym Closer to Opening for Community Use

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    May 13, 2011 by wcobserver

    Plans Underway to Raze Two Smaller Buildings By Susan McCarthy WINSLOW- The former school gymnasium in Winslow moved one step closer to reopening as a community building when Greenland School board members approved a bid that will repair drainage issues. Wood’s Plumbing of Fayetteville will add a sump drain and do some grading and sidewalk work to redirect water around the gym’s foundation said Dr. Charles Cudney, Superintendent for Greenland School District.   Wood’s Plumbing bid of $8891 was approved by school board members. Work should begin within weeks according to Cudney. Greenland school board members and city officials began discussing making repairs to the building last December.   In addition to the gym, the building contains a kitchen and large room with a stage.   Cudney said he envisions that the building could be able to be used by the community in a variety of ways including church league activities, peewee basketball, weddings and reunions. Cudney said the drainage work will be the first of several projects that will be completed before the building would be able to be used again and hopes work will be done by summer’s end.  He said the City of Winslow will make some …

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  5. Local Newspaper Awarded Press Association Membership

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    May 12, 2011 by wcobserver

    The only independently owned newspaper in Washington County got a nod of validation last Friday when it was awarded membership into the Arkansas Press Association.

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  6. Floods Present New Challenges for Watershed Clean-Up

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    May 11, 2011 by wcobserver

    Volunteers for this weekend’s river clean-up may have their work cut out for them after recent floods carried everything from grills, fencing, culverts, asphalt and storage sheds down the West Fork of the White River.

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  7. Pirates Claim District Championship

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    May 11, 2011 by wcobserver

    After Greenland and Lincoln were forced into a postponement tied at two in the 1-3A title game this Monday, Pirate Coach Lee Larkan was less than delighted with his team’s hitting performance through four innings of play.

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