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Bomb threat at Firestone

Bomb threat at Firestone

PRESCOTT – A bomb threat at Firestone was called in around 4:30 p.m. Friday. A crew with the Prescott Fire Department was dispatched to the scene, as was an officer…

Retta McBride

  Retta Carrie Rhodes McBride, 97, of Prescott, AR passed away in Hot Springs, AR, Friday, August 11, 2017. Arrangements pending with Pharr Funeral Home of Prescott, AR.  …

Kiwanis BBQ dinner popular

Kiwanis BBQ dinner popular

HOPE – Hope’s 41st Annual Watermelon Festival kicked off with the annual Kiwanis BBQ chicken dinner. The dinner was held at the community center, with club members manning grills, barbecuing…

Five advance to idol finals

Five advance to idol finals

HOPE -Fifteen hopefuls competed in the Watermelon Idol contest Thursday night at the Third District Coliseum, but only five made the cut. The judges had a tough time making their…

Hutchinson in Politically Correct melon eating contest

Hutchinson in Politically Correct melon eating contest

HOPE – Governor Asa Hutchinson will participate in the “Politically Correct” Watermelon Eating Contest at the 41st Annual Hope Watermelon Festival on Saturday, August 12 at 11:30 a.m.  The contest,…

Henshaw, Williams to wed

Henshaw, Williams to wed

Sara Henshaw of Pottsville, AR (formerly of Springdale, AR) and Keith Williams of Pottsville, AR (formerly of Hope, AR) are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Both are…

Tommy Matchett

Mr. Tommy Matchett, age 59 of Prescott, Arkansas passed away, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Matchett are incomplete at this time, but will be…

National raspberry bombe day

National raspberry bombe day

NATIONAL RASPBERRY BOMBE DAY National Raspberry Bombe Day is observed annually on August 11th.  This frozen summer delight is sure to please your taste buds and be a great finale…

Donna Potter Memorial Scholarship

Donna Potter Memorial Scholarship

HOPE- The family of Donna Potter along with HopePrescott.com met this morning, August 11, 2017 at Diamond Bank to create a Memorial Scholarship in honor of Donna. Those present this morning…