Green Forest to Honor Fallen Soldier

GREEN FOREST, Ark. – The City of Green Forest will rename South Arch Avenue to Lt. Michael Goins Avenue, in honor of the fallen soldier.

Lt. Goins was killed in Iraq nearly ten years ago. Green Forest will hold a special ceremony honoring his service to our country on August 15 at 10 a.m.

Goins grew up in Oak Grove and attended Green Forest Schools until the eighth grade. He moved to Kansas where he achieved a 4-point-oh G.P.A. and was the captain of the football and basketball teams. He was 23 years-old.

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