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Click it or ticket underway

Posted on May 21st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – An observational survey conducted across Arkansas during 2014 indicates that one out of every four motorists in Arkansas is not using…

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Bobo and Bain second in tourney

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE -  These girls, the Bobo and Bain team, competed last weekend in the eight and under division of the Hope Baseball and Softball Association…

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Hope summer school announced

Posted on May 21st, 2015

  HOPE - Hope Public Schools’ 2015 Summer school for grades 9-12 will be at Hope High School, with classes held June 10 through July…

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Pool rates increased

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE- At Tuesday's meeting, the Hope Board of Directors voted unanimously to raise the price of admissions and rental for the city pool for the 2015…

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Spring Hill graduates Class of 2015

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE- On Monday, May 18, Spring Hill graduated its Class of 2015. The ceremony took place at Hempstead Hall. As per tradition, the Spring Hill…

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Patmos park gets grant

Posted on May 20th, 2015

PATMOS - A check for $7,000 was presented to the Mayor of Patmos Wednesday morning. The grant, from the Southwest Arkansas Planning and…

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RoC clown visits Garrett

Posted on May 20th, 2015

  HOPE - Pictured are Rainbow of Challenges' clowns having fun with the students at Garrett Memorial Baptist school on a recent visit.…

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Pafford hosts coffee

Posted on May 20th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, May 20, was hosted by Pafford EMS in honor of National EMS Week.…

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Patmos Mayfest Saturday

Posted on May 20th, 2015

PATMOS - Saturday, May 23, will be the annual Patmos Mayfest at the community park on the old school grounds. The festival will begin at 9…

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Torch Run kicks off at RoC

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - ROC runners are surrounded by local law enforcement runners and area-wide runners as they completed their Law Enforcement Torch Run for…

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Area officers participate in torch run

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Monday saw members of law enforcement running from the Texas border to Little Rock to help promote the Special Olympics. This was…

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Still earns McKenzie Scholarship

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Kiwanis Club presented the Dr. Jim McKenzie scholarship to Samantha Still on Tuesday, May 19. Still is a graduate of Garrett Memorial…

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SH FFA gets check from GP

Posted on May 19th, 2015

SPRING HILL - Georgia - Pacific recently presented the Spring Hill FFA  a check for sponsorship of the Spring Hill FFA Rodeo. Georgia-Pacific has…

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Harris addresses Rotarians

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Rotary Club had a treat on Thursday, May 14. The new director of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation, Steve Harris,…

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FUMC holds graduation

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - Graduation festivities for First United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten children were recently held. The four classes are Nicole…

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T-ball season ends

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - Monday's game between the Pixie Chicks and the Lil Sweet Tarts completed the final game for the four- to six-year-old t-ball division this…

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Registration underway for UAH-T

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE - As one scrolls through pictures of friends and family who recently graduated the consideration of their education goals may have been sparked…

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Lions add two members

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE- Lion Daulton Brewer was recognized Monday, May 18, at the Hope Lions Club for bringing two new members to the club in the past year. Making the…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 18th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/11 Chad Allen, 43, Prescott, failure to comply 5/13 Alan Bohannon, 52, Hope, failure to appear Danny Powell, 62, Hope,…

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Womack’s HC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE – Russell and Stacy Womack have been selected to be the Hempstead County Farm Family of the Year for 2016. The family has two children,…

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Roc-Fest June 4

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE – Rainbow of Challenges will host its third annual ROC-FEST Carnival on Thursday, June 4, from 2-6 p.m. Children ages 12 and under are…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 16th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 15, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for…

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Tyson’s helps with disaster relief

Posted on May 15th, 2015

HOPE - Several of Tyson Foods’ disaster relief Cook TEAMs responded to Nashville, following the EF2 tornado that ripped through the city on Sunday,…

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HHS seniors honored at banquet

Posted on May 15th, 2015

HOPE- Roughly 24 hours before they graduate, seniors and their parents, along with the faculty, gathered in Hempstead Hall for the Hope High School…

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NHS sends 27 into the future

Posted on May 15th, 2015

ROSSTON – Student speeches at the Nevada High School graduation Thursday night revolved around animated movies. Sierra Reed drew from “Toy…

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Heather Manor hosts coffee

Posted on May 14th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, May 13, was hosted by Heather Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation.…

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Torch Run coming

Posted on May 14th, 2015

HOPE - Pictured are participants from the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run to support Special Olympics. Runners will again be bringing the torch to…

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NHS students honored at assembly

Posted on May 14th, 2015

ROSSTON – It was awards day for those in senior high at Nevada School Wednesday afternoon. Students, family and friends gathered in the gym to…

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327 graduate from UACCH

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE – Hempstead Hall was packed Tuesday night for commencement exercises. A total of 327 men and women received their diplomas and earned 566…

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Lion’s fish fry Tuesday

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lion's Club will be hosting a fish fry to raise money for the Charitable Christian Clinic. The event will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. at…

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Garrett students have appreciation program

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The first, second and third graders for Garrett Memorial Christian School recently presented a program of appreciation to their…

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Westerman visits RoC

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE -  Pictured is Representative Bruce Westerman (center) surrounded by Rainbow of Challenges' staff members and Hempstead County Judge Haskell…

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Kiwanis Club learns of Grandview Prairie

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - Anneesah Rasheed of the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center spoke to the Hope Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, May 12.…

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Bluegrass show Saturday

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 19th annual Spring Bluegrass Show Saturday, May 16, at Historic Washington State…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 12th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/7 Juvenile male, 15, Hope, foreign warrant 5/8 Dannette Moore, 38, Hope, foreign warrant Amy Warren, 32, Hope, failure to…

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Youngsters enjoy Waterfair

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE- The 20th annual Waterfair hosted by Hope Water & Light was well attended by close to a 100 third graders from Garrett Memorial Christian…

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Traffic stop ends in arrest

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE – A traffic stop for no license plate ended with the arrest of Nicholas Osuch, 27, of Hammond, IN. Osuch was charged with possession of a…

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Griffin addresses Lions

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE - Arkansas' Lt. Governor Tim Griffin was the guest at the Hope Lions Club on Monday May 11.  Griffin talked about economic development.  He…

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Fishing Derby Saturday

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE- Saturday, May 16, a youth fishing derby is being hosted at the Mike and Janet Huckabee Lake in Hope Fair Park. The derby is open to all…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 11th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/4 Spencer Powell, 26, Emmet, failure to comply Gregory Randall, 50, Ault, CO, failure to appear Jimmy Griffin, 52, Hope,…

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Blevins students awarded

Posted on May 11th, 2015

BLEVINS- Blevins High School seniors and students grades 7-11 were recently recognized and awarded for their academic accomplishments this year. A…

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Two killed in storm

Posted on May 11th, 2015

NASHVILLE - Two people were killed in a severe storm that ripped through Nashville early Monday morning. The storm hit behind the former Nashville…

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Train Day successful

Posted on May 11th, 2015

HOPE- Hundreds of people gathered for the 3rd Annual Hope Train Day on Saturday, May 9. Though the festival did not start until 10 a.m, crowds…

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Laurel Place celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 11th, 2015

HOPE- Hope's  Vice-Mayor Steve Montgomery commended National Nursing Home Week by visiting Laurel Place Health and Rehabilitation Center, formerly…

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Dealing with identity theft

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Identity thieves can hit at any time, wrecking a person's financial integrity. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)…

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Be wary when giving to international disasters

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –  A recent report in AtlasofGiving.com ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans…

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Tourism Week celebrated

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - The Arkansas Welcome Center on I-30 in the east bound lane at Mandeville has been celebrating Tourism Week with a variety of activities. The…

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Lambs win business start up capital

Posted on May 9th, 2015

    HOPE – The Division of Industry Outreach & Continuing Education held a graduation ceremony and feasibility plan competition for…

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HC Library receives donation

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - Andrea Hale, with Georgia-Pacific, presented the staff of the Hempstead County Library with a check for $1,000 for its upcoming summer…

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Christus St. Michael Foundation establishes nursing scholarships

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope -Texarkana announces the CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation will establish 10 new scholarships for students in…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 9th, 2015

, Little Rock Fri May 8, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 7,…

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Blevins graduates 36

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE – Thirty six seniors from Blevins High School entered Hempstead Hall Friday night and 36 graduates exited. With the theme “Striving for…

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Train Day ready for rain

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE- Tents are still going up in preparation for this year's Train Day despite the inclement weather predictions. According to co-chairman Melinda…

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BHS honor grads named

Posted on May 8th, 2015

BLEVINS - These seven students will be honored tonight at the commencement ceremonies for the Blevins School District. The Blevins High School…

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National Day of Prayer held

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE- A collaboration between area churches and the Hispanic Ministerial Alliance of Hope saw observation of the National Day of Prayer on the…

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Two injured in wreck

Posted on May 8th, 2015

WASHINGTON- At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 8, authorities responded to a two vehicle accident on Highway 278 just outside of…

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Postal food drive Saturday

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE - This year will mark the 23rd National Letter Carrier Food Drive. The concept behind the drive is simple: Postal customers are asked to leave…

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Outdoor course Saturday

Posted on May 8th, 2015

WASHINGTON - A basic skills outdoor course will be held at Historic Washington State Park Saturday, May 9. Those attending will learn the basic…

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Candle making class Saturday

Posted on May 8th, 2015

WASHINGTON - A hands-on candle making class will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at Historic Washington State Park. Those interested can learn the…

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Records set at state track meet

Posted on May 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Thinclads from across the state came to Prescott Thursday for the AAA State Track Meet. The meet was held at Prescott High School, with…

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UACCH commencement May 12

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is preparing for commencement ceremonies to be held Tuesday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in Hempstead Hall on…

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Gitchell charged with burglary, theft

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE – A 911 call concerning a burglary in progress ended with the arrest of George Gitchell, 47, of Hope. The call was made to the Hempstead…

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Train Day Saturday

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE – Hope’s Third Annual Train Day Festival will be held all day Saturday, May 9, in downtown Hope. The festival began as a celebration of…

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Red Cross needs volunteers

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Volunteers are needed by the American Red Cross (ARC) to help its disaster services team. These volunteers will be working with…

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Teague earns UACCH scholarship

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation announces Taylor Teague of Nashville, has been awarded a $250 scholarship for…

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Mattson earns shooting scholarship

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation announces Hannah Mattson of Texarkana, Arkansas, has been awarded a $250…

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Bluegrass Festival May 16

Posted on May 6th, 2015

WASHINGTON - The Annual Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Free Bluegrass Festival will be held May 16, at Historic Washington State Park 10…

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Huckabee announcement a media circus

Posted on May 6th, 2015

HOPE – Former Gov. Mike Huckabee’s presidential announcement Tuesday, May 5, was a full-blown media circus. Hempstead Hall, on the campus of…

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Lions updated on Saturday’s Train Day

Posted on May 6th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club heard a program on Train Day on Monday, May 4. Lion and Train Day Committee member Jeff Cook joined Train Day…

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Vaccines save cattle, profits

Posted on May 5th, 2015

HOPE – Vaccines are cheap insurance for higher farm and ranch profits, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension livestock specialist at the…

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Huckabee announces candidacy

Posted on May 5th, 2015

HOPE – To absolutely no one’s surprise at all, former Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for the office of President of the United…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 4th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/1 Keebie Jackson, 36, Hope, failure to comply, parole violation Reginald Carrigan, 28, Hope, failure to comply Calvin…

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Blevins BBQ raises $9,000 for ACH

Posted on May 4th, 2015

BLEVINS - For 29 years the residents of Blevins have been hosting a barbecue fundraiser for the Arkansas Children's Hospital. This is the oldest…

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UACCH health fair busy

Posted on May 4th, 2015

HOPE - From the time the doors at Hempstead Hall opened Saturday morning for the joint health fair between the University of Arkansas Community…

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Cancer victims remembered at relay

Posted on May 4th, 2015

HOPE- Hope's Relay for Life on Saturday saw a large crowd of supporters and walkers. At Hempstead Hall this year, the track went along the walking…

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T-ball season kicks off

Posted on May 4th, 2015

HOPE - On Friday, May 1, teams made the first t-ball game this year. The Neveda and Bobo & Bain's teams, seven to eighth year old division,…

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Blevins reunion June 6

Posted on May 4th, 2015

BLEVINS - On June 6, at Hempstead Hall in the BLEVINS room the annual Blevins reunion will be held room starting at 3 p.m.. Dinner will be served…

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Page earns scholarship to UACC-T

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation announces that Hunter Page of Genoa, has been awarded a $250 scholarship for…

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Carpenter earns UACCH scholarship

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation is pleased to announce that Coy Carpenter of Glenwood, has been awarded a $250…

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AG announces mobile office

Posted on May 3rd, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced at the Associated Press Managing Editors Association Annual Conference in Hot…

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Brayden earns UACCH scholarship

Posted on May 2nd, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation announces Lindsey Braden of Spring Hill,  has been awarded a $250 scholarship…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 2nd, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 1, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr…

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Talley discusses legislative session

Posted on May 1st, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – State Representative Brent Talley talked about the 90th session of the Arkansas General Assembly. The session began on Jan. 12…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 1st, 2015

WARRANTS: 4/28 Robin Shepard, 56, Hope, failure to comply Alexis Tucker, 20, Hope, failure to comply Kelly Muldrew, 38, Hope, failure to…

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Fish fry for charitable clinic

Posted on May 1st, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club will host a fish fry and bake sale to help raise money for the Charitable Christian Clinic of Hope. The event will be…

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Meador joins Bank of Delight

Posted on May 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Shane Meador returns to Prescott as the executive vice president and chief credit officer for the Nevada County Branch Bank of…

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Double program at Rotary

Posted on May 1st, 2015

The Hope Rotary club was met by two programs courtesy of Tommie Campbell and Dolly Henley.  First, were students enrolled in the Hope High School…

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Fundraiser at Atwoods Saturday

Posted on May 1st, 2015

The town of Oakhaven will hold a fundraiser Saturday May 2, at Atwoods in Hope said Oakhaven Mayor Troy Lerew.   The proceeds will go towards…

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Health fair at Hempstead Hall Saturday

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

HOPE - A health fair will be held at Hempstead Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College of Hope Saturday from 10 a.m. until…

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HC Library hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, April 29, was hoSted by the Hempstead County Library.  The…

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Hamburger supper successful

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

CROSSROADS- A large crowd gathered Saturday evening for the annual Crossroads Hamburger Supper and Cakewalk benefiting the Crossroads Volunteer Fire…

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Board approves HW&L bond ordinance

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

HOPE- At a called meeting and public hearing Tuesday, April 28, the Hope City Board approved a bond issuance ordinance for $9.8 million to cover the…

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Watson attends QC meeting

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK — Danny Watson, Hempstead County Quorum Court member, attended the annual Quorum Court Association of Arkansas (QCAA) meeting April 18…

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NHS names honor grads

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

ROSSTON - Nevada High School’s graduation will be Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in the Nevada gymnasium. Four seniors will graduate with…

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State deer harvest

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas hunters tagged 208,075 deer during the 2014-15 season, just short of totals for the previous two years. The Arkansas record…

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Relay sponsors thanked

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

This year's Relay for Life is Friday, May 1,at UACCH, from  6 p.m. until midnight All our sponsors  are thanked for their continued support.…

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Musical theater set for Train Day

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

HOPE - Wildwood Park for the Arts is traveling to Hope for a Train Day production of the children's musical theatre performance of The Bremen Town…

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Garrett students learn tumbling

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

HOPE - Students at Garrett Memorial Christian School learned about tumbling recently. The students worked with Annie Flowers, with Tumbletastics,…

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ADH honors hospice volunteers

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

HOPE - The Arkansas Department of Health Hospice is a Non Profit Organization that provides Hospice Services throughout Southwest Arkansas. Each year…

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HPD participating in Click it or Ticket

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015

HOPE– Once again, Hope Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign,…

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