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Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A ceremony will be held for the completion of the acquisition of the Elkins Ferry Civil War Battlefield at the Stokes Center at Central…

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Pre-K registration underway

Posted on Jul 26th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Public School District's ABC Pre K serving children ages 3 and 4 is currently taking applications for the upcoming school year.…

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Linked In seminar on tap

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

HOPE - Southern Arkansas University's Small Business and Technology Development Center will be hosting a seminar on "The Power of Linked In" from…

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Chamber coffee update

Posted on Jul 11th, 2016

The Chamber Coffee on Wednesday July 13th will be hosted by the Hope Piranha Swim Team. The Coffee is set for 9:30am until 11am at the Chamber…

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Missing Dog – $500 reward

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

This is Elli. She went missing on the 4th of July, scared off by the fireworks. She was last seen headed toward exit 36 at Emmet down Hempstead 211,…

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VBS at Shady Grove

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Shady Grove Baptist Church will host a vacation bible school Aug. 1-5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. each day. For more information call…

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Miss Hempstead County Pageant

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

Miss Hempstead County Pageant will be held August 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 5:00 p.m. Admission is $8.00. The pageant…

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38th Annual Hope Watermelon 5k Run/Walk – Melon Mile

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

38th Annual Hope Watermelon 5k Run/Walk - Melon Mile, Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Fair Park in Hope, Arkansas. 7:30 a.m - 5,000 Meter Run/Walk…

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Gene Watson coming to HH

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

HOPE - Gene Watson will be coming to Hope on Oct. 14 to perform at Hempstead Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at…

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VBS at Victory Baptist

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

HOPE - Victory Independent Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School July 25-29 from 6-8:15 p.m. There will be a parent's program at 7 p.m.…

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Blood Drive

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

Blood Supplies are VERY LOW, please help donate. Blood Drives today at Wadley from 11 - 2 and at  Wal-Greens from 4 -…

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Head Start enrollment continues

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Families and Children Together, Inc. (FACT), the Head Start grantee serving Hempstead, Nevada and Lafayette counties, reminds…

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Preschool registration underway at Hope

Posted on Jun 6th, 2016

HOPE - Registration for ABC Prek is underway in the Hope School District for the 2016-17 school year. Registrations are being accepted at the ABC…

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2016 Watermelon Festival Concert

Posted on May 26th, 2016

2016  40th Annual Watermelon Festival is welcoming the Oak Ridge Boys in Concert on August 13, 2016! Ticket kick-off day for the Oak Ridge Boys…

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Sara Evans Concert Ticket GIVEAWAY!

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Country singer and song writer Sara Evans is coming to Hempstead Hall on June, 24th, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Get your tickets today before they sell…

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Kent family reunion Oct. 20-23

Posted on May 18th, 2016

HOPE - The Kent Family Reunion will be Oct. 20-23 at the Hampton Inn in  Hope. We have a rich family heritage starting with Robert Kent, (b.…

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Annual Fish Fry has been re-scheduled

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

  The UAHT 23rd Annual Fish Fry has been re-scheduled to Monday the 25th due to excessive rain and expected rainfall before the…

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LinkedIn seminar set

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

HOPE - A seminar on LinkedIn will be held at the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation's office on Aug. 3 from 12-2 p.m. The cost is…

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Apply to the Practical Nursing Program

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

ATTN :  Two weeks left to apply to the Practical Nursing Program at the University of Arkansas Hope campus. The deadline is May 1st. Applications…

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Relay for Life Cookout and Bake sale

Posted on Mar 30th, 2016

  Click here for Brochure - - - relay for life hope 2016   $5.00 Burger, Chips, and Drinks Farmer's Bank - 200 East Third…

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Upcoming coffees

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - The Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce has several coffees coming up in the next few months. All coffees will be from 9:30-11…

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K-4 enrollment underway at GMCS

Posted on Mar 10th, 2016

HOPE - It's enrollment time for students in kindergarten through the fourth grade at Garrett Memorial Christian School. To reserve a space call…

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GMCS opening enrollment

Posted on Mar 4th, 2016

HOPE - Garrett Memorial Christian School has opened enrollment for the 2016-17 school year. This is for students in grades K-12. Enrollment can be…

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Blevins win against Academy Plus

Posted on Mar 1st, 2016

Tonight the Blevins Hornets won their first round of the 7-AA State Tournament against Academy Plus 57 to 46. They will advance to quarter finals on…

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Spring Hill lost to Hector in the 2A State Tournament

Posted on Mar 1st, 2016

  Despite the Lady Bears best attempts, the Hector wildcats won the first round of the 7-AA State Tournament 61 to 74. Ending their…

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Blevins Hornets win 2A South Regional Tournament

Posted on Feb 27th, 2016

Tonight is the 2A South Regional Tournament the Blevins Hornets went head to head with the Strong Bulldogs. Both teams in the first half were…

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Spring Hill wins 2A South Regional Tournament

Posted on Feb 27th, 2016

Tonight in the 2A Regional Finals the Spring Hill Lady Bears played against the Foreman Lady Gators. Hoping to redeem themselves the Lady Bears went…

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Blevins Dominated in the Regional Semifinals

Posted on Feb 26th, 2016

Tonight the Blevins Hornets dominated against the Junction City Dragons in the 2A South Regional Semifinals. Both teams tonight played an aggressive…

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Blood drive at UACCH

Posted on Feb 25th, 2016

HOPE - LifeShare Blood Services will be holding a blood drive on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope from 11 a.m.…

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Blevins defeats Bearden

Posted on Feb 24th, 2016

Tonight, in the first round of the Regional tournament the Blevins Hornets won a great battle against the Bearden Bears. Both teams were playing…

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Blevins Hornets win District Championship

Posted on Feb 19th, 2016

  Tonight the Blevins Hornets defeated the Mineral Springs Hornets in the 7AA District Championship. The Blevins boys played a vigorous game…

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Blevins Hornets win 67-43 against Dierks

Posted on Feb 18th, 2016

Tonight in the 7AA West District Tournament the Blevins Hornets (No. 1 seed) played Dierks in the semifinals. Coming into the game ready to dominate…

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HC 4-H shooters seek members

Posted on Feb 9th, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead County 4-H Shooters are looking for new members. Anyone interested in joining can call Rena England at…

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Farmer’s Market kick-off meeting at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Jan 25th, 2016

 The farmers’ markets in Nashville, Hope, and Washington will be holding their 2016 kick-off meeting at Hempstead Hall in Hope on Tuesday, January…

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City of Hope – Holiday trash Schedule

Posted on Dec 21st, 2015

Christmas Holiday - City of Hope's Trash will run normal route on Monday, Decemeber 21st and Tuesday, December 22nd. Thursday's route will run on…

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Arkansas High School Football week 3

Posted on Sep 18th, 2015

                              Local Home Away Quarter Spring Hill (32) Genoa…

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Arkansas High School Football Week 2

Posted on Sep 11th, 2015

                             Local Games Home   Away   Quarter Parkers Chapel (29) Spring…

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Junior Auxiliary Spaghetti Supper

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2015

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Moore simulcast Sept. 12

Posted on Sep 1st, 2015

HOPE - Unity Baptist Church will host a simulcast with Beth Moore and Travis Cotrell from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at the…

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Education/Business meeting set

Posted on Sep 1st, 2015

HOPE - A regional education and business/industry partnership meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Sept. 24 at the Southwest Arkansas…

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Quilter’s Guild meeting

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Quilter's Guild will meet Sept. 14 at Our Lady of Good Hope. Tickets for the 2015 donation quilt are still available. For more…

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UW kickoff coffee Wednesday

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

HOPE - A kickoff coffee will be held for the United Way of Hempstead County from 9:30-1 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Hempstead County Chamber of…

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Supply drive Saturday

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

HOPE - Students needing school supplies can go by the Pentecostal Temple COGIC between 12-2 p.m. Saturday and pick them up. The church is located…

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Ladies banquet scheduled

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

HOPE -The ladies of the Victory Baptist Church will be holding a ladies banquet with the theme "It's Tea Time". The banquet is scheduled for 6:30…

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Coffee hosted by Corey Franks

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2015

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday July 29th will be hosted by Family Heritage Insurance and agent Corey…

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More Watermelon T-shirts in stock

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

The Hope Chamber of Commerce received the first shipment of Tye-Dye Watermelon Festival T-shirts, for the 39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival that…

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Posted on Jul 17th, 2015 is partnering with Rae-Tays in Hope to give away FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS to the Sammy Kershaw concert. Sammy Kershaw will be…

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Chamber Coffee hosted by EHC

Posted on Jul 17th, 2015

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday July 22nd will be hosted by the Hempstead County Extension Homemakers…

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30th Reunion for the Hope High School Class of 1985

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

The 30th Reunion for the Hope High School Class of 1985 has been set for August 7-8, 2015. The cost is $30 single/$50 couple. For reunion details and…

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Pastor and wife celebrated

Posted on Jul 7th, 2015

A celebration of Pastor John L. and wife Pamela L. Jones' 31st Pastor Appreciation program will be held from July 15 through July 19. July…

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Nevada County Courthouse will be closing

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015

The Nevada County Courthouse will be closing Thursday, July 2nd at 1:30 and will be closed all day July 3rd.  Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July…

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Posted on Jul 1st, 2015

To be the lucky winner of a Ticket to the Stand Up For America Celebration, you must be the 1st or 2nd caller to call in to the Nashville Chamber…

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Chamber of Commerce T-shirt Give Away

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

The Hope Chamber of Commerce is doing something they have never done before. The Chamber is starting to prepare for the 39th Annual Hope Watermelon…

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Peach Blossom Festival May 2

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

NASHVILLE - From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on May 2, the annual Peach Blossom Festival will be held on Main Street in Nashville. There will be an…

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2015 AR Dairy Foods Contest

Posted on Mar 27th, 2015

2015 AR Dairy Foods Contest Hempstead County April 11th, 2015 Hempstead County Courthouse Conference Room Who Can Enter? Students…

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BBB huge success

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation thanks the 250 people who attended the 9th Annual Beads, Bags, and the Bayou…

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HopePrescott Comments

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

We are changing our requirements for comments. We are going to, as most media does, require names on our comments on our website. Some of the…

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Commodities Distribution Date Change

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

The date for the USDA commodities distribution has changed again. The Southwest Arkansas Development Council will distribute commodities from the…

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Train Day’s A-Coming

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

HOPE- Mark your calendars for the 2015 Annual Train Day on May 9. For the third year in a row the city of Hope will celebrate its rich railroad…

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New hours for Hemp Co. Road & Waste Dept.

Posted on Feb 10th, 2015

New hours for Hempstead County Road and Waste Departments. Effective March 9, 2015 the Hempstead County Road and Waste Departments will be closed on…

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Hemp Offices Closed Monday 16th

Posted on Feb 10th, 2015

Hempstead County Offices will be closed on Monday, February 16, 2015 to observe Presidents' Day. Monday, February 16th trash route will be…

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Upcoming NSD events

Posted on Nov 17th, 2014

ROSSTON - These are upcoming events at the Nevada School District: Monday, Nov. 17 – Progress reports will be sent home. Tuesday, Nov. 18 –…

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Dinner/Christmas Choral Concert

Posted on Nov 7th, 2014

HOPE- Hempstead Hall will be hosting Dinner/Christmas Choral Concert on December 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm. *Reservations are required* Come and…

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Donations needed for Ayers Cemetery

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2014

  ROSSTON - Donations are needed for the upkeep of Ayers Cemetery in Rosston. Anyone wanting to donate can do so at the following address:…

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Prescott Band Hard at Work

Posted on Oct 1st, 2014

The Prescott Band members are working hard, as they prepare for their first marching competition.  The band will be competing at the Four States…

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Hope City Clean Up 2014

Hope City Wide Clean Up

Posted on Sep 25th, 2014

HOPE-  Hope Public Works will be doing there City Wide Clean Up day on October 4, 2014. Please make sure all rubbish is out by 7 am. No bags will…

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Now Open: Democratic Party Headquarters

Posted on Sep 24th, 2014

The Democratic Party Headquarters is proud to announce they are now open! Located on 906 South Main, Hope, AR. They will are open Monday through…

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Ornament picking time

Posted on May 5th, 2014

It's time to again choose a design for the annual Treasured Scene Christmas Ornament for the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. Over the…

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Araceli with her America Girl Doll which she got during a trip to their store in Dallas during her time there in the hospital. Photo by Jesse Evans

Love Fund established for Araceli Torres

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

A Love Fund has been established at Summit Bank for nine-year-old Araceli Torres of Hope (Araceli's tenth birthday will be Saturday, March 22).…

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1st Bank Aranda Love Fund

Love fund for Aranda family at 1st Bank

Posted on Dec 18th, 2013

First Bank has a Love Fund established for the family of Maria I Aranda.  Donations may be made at any First Bank location. If you have any…

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Support Group for Homeschoolers

Posted on Jun 4th, 2013

Interested in homeschooling? Families Allied in Teaching at Home is here to help. Our group meets for field trips, activities, and morale-boosting…

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