New Eagle Monument on Town Square has been paid for by the city and donors.
Greenwood Mayor, Doug Kinslow, stated that he will continue to seek donations for a bronze eagle state for Town Square to help offset the cost to the city. Monday night Kinslow received the go ahead to make the final payment of $5,165 from the city council. The total project cost is $23,000
Donations so far include the A&P commission who awarded the city $2,500, Wester Arkansas Planning and Development who donated $5,000 per Representative Charlotte Douglas, Farmers Bank donated $5,000 and $2,000 from Mike McAlister.
The proposed statue, named “Freedom”, will be of a male and female eagle with their three baby eaglets in a nest. The statue will rest on a boulder which will replace the landscaping currently under the tower.