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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 21, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 829           Last…

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Oak Ridge Boys Ticket Giveaway Approaching

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2016

Be sure to be checking in with HopePrescott.com from August 1 through August 10, when we'll be giving away general admission tickets to the Oak Ridge…

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Heat Advisory Extended Again

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2016

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has extended the existing heat advisory through Saturday, July 23rd. Watermelon and iced tea, all…

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Extension Homemakers Clubs host Community Coffee

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

Above, Renee Willett, left, and Bertha Miller, were one of many hostesses at the Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, July…

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ICM looking for help

Posted on Jul 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT  - Independent Care Management (ICM) held a job fair Wednesday at the Nevada County Library. Paula Ledbetter, ICM administrative…

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Lane Switch To Occur On I-30 Construction Zone

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

According to a press release from Danny Straessle, public information officer for the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department, traffic within the…

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Council split on splash pad resolution

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT – After voting to apply for a grant for a splash pad earlier, the Prescott City Council split on approving the grant resolution. This…

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NCAS hosts coffee

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT -A community coffee was held from 9:30-1 a.m. Tuesday at the Nevada County Ambulance Service. NCAS owner Nick Hibbs thanked everyone for…

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Hines expansion continues

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Hines Trucking continues to expand, which means more local jobs. Robert Denton, director of Human Resources, said the shop and parts…

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Southwest Arkansas Health Care Ranks Low In Survey

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that focuses on health care issues, has released their rankings for 2016, which shows the Southwest Arkansas…

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Wolves tabbed to win conference

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A statewide publication has picked the Prescott Curley Wolves as the top team in the 5AAA conference for 2016. The publication lists…

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No potatoes at food pantry

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Food Pantry will not be giving out potatoes Tuesday as originally planned. The pantry will be open…

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Active LEO Shooting Ongoing In Baton Rouge

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

UPDATE - The shooter has been identified as Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City, MO. He has no known ties to Louisiana, but has recent inflammatory…

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AG opposes presidential plan

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, along with nine other states, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education,…

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Act protects servicemen, families

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) offers a number of protections for active duty members of the military and their…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 16th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 14, 2016 Report delayed due to technical difficulties. Source: AR Dept…

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Trees down from storm in city, county

Posted on Jul 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Thursday night’s storm left trees down throughout Nevada County, with some damage in Prescott as well. Nevada County Judge Mark…

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Storm Damage Reports Coming In

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

UPDATE - A large branch and power line has been reported down on the area of the 900 block of East 2nd in Hope. A tree down and an abandoned vehicle…

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No injuries in wreck

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A two vehicle collision occurred shortly after noon Thursday, at the intersection of Hwy. 67 and Main Street. No one was injured, and…

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UAHT offers rural nursing consortium

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

    HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Texarkana will offer the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN…

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Raptors take title

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The 3D Raptors, an 11 and under USSSA travel baseball team, won the Open Global World Series in Foley, Alabama on July 9 The 3D Raptors…

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UAT offers evening LPN program

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

TEXARKANA – The University of Arkansas at Texarkana will offer an evening Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program beginning in the spring 2016…

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Prescott Automotive hosts customer appreciation lunch

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Lee Walker, owner of Prescott Automotive, held a customer appreciation lunch to thank those who have supported his business over the…

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Fire at old Ford place

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A fire of unknown origin damaged metal buildings behind the old Ford place Tuesday morning. The call came in shortly after 11 a.m. with…

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Rotary hosting Back-to-School raffle

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Rotary Club is having a back-to-school raffle with the winner getting a $300 gift certificate from Stage. Tickets are $1…

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Chamber hosting raffle

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott-Nevada County's Chamber of Commerce is holding a raffle with the winner getting $400 in gift certificates from local merchants.…

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Red River Symposium

Posted on Jul 11th, 2016

WASHINGTON - On Saturday, July 23, the 10th Annual Red River Symposium will be held at the 1914 schoolhouse auditorium. The theme of this year's…

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Missing person’s website unveiled

Posted on Jul 10th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, along with Rep. Bill Gossage and Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC) Director…

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AG hosts “Never Forgotten”

Posted on Jul 10th, 2016

  NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently hosted the fifth annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action…

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AG warns of skimmers

Posted on Jul 9th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Scammers are adapting as technology continues to advance. While card reader fraud has been around for a number of years, these con…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 9th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 7, 2016 Sale closed for the holiday. Source: AR Dept of Ag-USDA…

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Fire destroys apartments

Posted on Jul 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT - An early morning fire destroyed two apartments at the West Terrace complex on West 2nd St. S. Friday morning. The call came in around 8…

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4 Officers Dead, 11 Shot At Dallas Protest

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

UPDATE - Five officers are dead, seven others wounded and two civilians also shot. Four Dallas law enforcement officers have been killed tonight…

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Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act Makes 2016 Ballot

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

A citizen-driven initiative that would allow Arkansas doctors to recommend medical cannabis for sick and dying patients will be on the November…

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Oliver proclaims Fred Thomas Day

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver has proclaimed July 8 as Fred Thomas Day. Thomas died recently, but was an icon in the community. Thomas…

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Rosston water project nears completion

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016

ROSSTON – It’s been nearly 10 years in the making, but the Rosston rural water project is almost done. Rosston Mayor Lewis Jackson said there…

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68 Draw Arkansas Alligator Permits

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Sixty-eight hunters will be heading for the swamps this September in pursuit of one of Arkansas' largest big game species. Arkansas'…

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QC learns all budgets in the black

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Nevada County’s July Quorum Court meeting took a bit longer than usual Tuesday. The reason was an executive session was held to…

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Library invaded by critters

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

PRESCOTT - As part of the Nevada County Library's summer reading program, a guest speaker from the Natural History Educational Company of the…

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Upcoming events at Daisy State Park

Posted on Jul 5th, 2016

Friday, July 8 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Nature Scavenger Hunt This nature scavenger hunt is a great way to explore the outdoors and learn about…

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Blevins fireworks show well attended

Posted on Jul 5th, 2016

BLEVINS - Monday night saw a good crowd at the Blevins school for the annual hamburger supper and fireworks show. The supper and fireworks were…

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Rosston VFD fundraiser a success

Posted on Jul 4th, 2016

ROSSTON - Jim Cross, coordinator for the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services, was the lucky winner of a  2004 Ford pickup, raffled off at a…

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Work progresses on new ag building

Posted on Jul 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Work on the new multi-purpose building at Prescott High School is moving along well. According to Robert Poole, superintendent of the…

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State reaches settlement with VW

Posted on Jul 4th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a settlement requiring Volkswagen to pay more than $570 million nationwide for…

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AG urges firework safety

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the original 13 colonies, declaring independence from England and…

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State settles with payday loan company

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has settled a consumer-protection lawsuit against Western Sky Financial, CashCall…

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State joins opposition of exemption rule

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s request to enjoin the U.S. Department of Labor’s Persuader Advice Exemption…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 30, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 776           Last…

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NC gets new county agent

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's Extension Office has a new county agent. Darren Neal assumed the duties of county agent Friday, July 1, having retired…

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Neal retires after 21 years at Arkansas State Police

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

HOPE--Trooper Darren Neal was sent to Southwest Arkansas in August, 1995 by the Arkansas State Police, and he stayed. He is originally from…

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Grant received for repairs at Moscow Cemetery

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Work will soon begin at the Moscow Cemetery. Peggy Lloyd, a member of the Nevada County Depot Museum Board, said a grant was recently…

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Volunteers needed at food share

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - While the community has been good about donating to the food share and First Baptist Church clothing ministry, more help is…

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NCSO setting safety checkpoints for holiday

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT - While the Nevada County Sheriff's Office wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July, it will also be increasing patrols over the…

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SWAPDD hear’s local’s wish lists

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Christmas came early for residents of Prescott - well, sort of. Debbie Harbour, with the Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development…

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UAT offers course in Power Plant tech

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Texarkana is offering new programs in Power Plant Technology. The new programs at UofA Texarkana beginning…

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Wreck leaves one dead, three injured

Posted on Jun 29th, 2016

UPDATE: According to the crash report from the Arkansas State Police, Johnathan Crews, 35, of Prescott, was killed in a two vehicle wreck that…

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Holiday closings

Posted on Jun 28th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Hempstead County Offices and Road/Waste Depts. will be closed on Monday, July 4, to observe the Independence Day holiday. Regular…

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Blevins annual fireworks show set

Posted on Jun 28th, 2016

BLEVINS - The annual Blevins Community Fireworks show will be held Monday, July 4, near the Blevins School Cafeteria and field next to Blevins…

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5th Annual Junior Ranger Camp Coming Up

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

HOPE - The Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site and UACC Hope-Texarkana will offer a Junior Ranger Explorer Summer Camp July 25 -…

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Laughard raising money for ACH

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Six-year-old Claire Laughard, daughter of Patsy and Jeffrey Laughard, represents Prescott as Miss Arkansas Primary.  She is a first…

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Daisy State Park’s holiday plans

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

Friday, July 1 Nature Scavenger Hunt This nature scavenger hunt is a great way to explore the outdoors and learn about nature. This activity…

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Concerned citizens group honored

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The Concerned Citizens of Prescott received the “Education 2016 Activist Award” in recognition of its leadership, dedication and…

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One injured in wreck

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - One person was injured in a wreck on at the 50 mile marker on Interstate 30 Saturday afternoon. According to witnesses, three vehicles…

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AG suggests investigating pet shelters before boarding

Posted on Jun 26th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Oftentimes, four-legged family members are left at home while the rest of us take a summer getaway. Some Arkansans will have…

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AG challenges President’s immigration plans

Posted on Jun 26th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision in the…

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ASP cracking down on DWI during holiday

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Every year Americans hit the road headed for destinations to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and many other…

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Hines named Ms. Arkansas

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

TEXARKANA  - Vickie Bobo Hines of Texarkana, Arkansas has recently been awarded the Ms. Arkansas 2016 title by the Ms. America® Pageant. The…

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Arkansans to get part of e-book settlement

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said eligible Arkansans who have purchased electronic books (e-books) will begin…

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Westbound I-30 Crash Snarls Traffic

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

Westbound traffic on Interstate 30 is currently stalled due to a crash near the 34 mile marker. At approximately 6:00am, Arkansas State Police,…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 23, 2016 Sale not reported due to absence of reporter. Source:…

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Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Vote On CWD Regulations

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously today during a special meeting to approve a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone made up…

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Appreciation lunch at Prescott Manor

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Amanda Cook, the interim administrator at Prescott Manor Nursing Home, brought her husband and son in to cook for the residents and staff…

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All systems go at NSD

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

ROSSTON - All systems are go for the Nevada School District so far. This is what Nevada Principal Michael Odom told the Nevada School Board at its…

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County disaster plan discussed

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT - There was a sparse showing for a public hearing on the Nevada County Hazard Mitigation Plan Wednesday. The meeting, held in the Nevada…

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Theme set for NC Fair

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's Fair will be held Sept. 2-10 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The theme for this year's fair is: "An All American…

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Cowboy educates children with songs

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Marshal Mitchell, the singing cowboy, was the featured entertainment at the Nevada County Library Wednesday morning. He uses music to…

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Beehive found at NCHU

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Former pharmacist Gary Lewis, Wednesday, spotted this beehive under the eaves near the front of the Nevada County Health Unit…

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Board wastes no time taking care of business

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - It didn't take long for the Prescott School Board to take care of business during its June meeting Tuesday night. The meeting began…

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Council approves firetruck purchase

Posted on Jun 21st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Fire Department will be getting a new truck. The purchase was approved by the Prescott City Council at its June meeting…

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Council updated on grants, Chamber activities

Posted on Jun 21st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's City Council, at its June meeting Monday night, was informed the city received almost twice as much in sales tax revenue from…

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Arkansans For Compassionate Care Submit 117,000+ Signatures

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

Volunteers for the Arkansas Medical Cannabis initiative delivered more that 117,000 signatures to the office of the Arkansas Secretary of State…

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Local Family Fighting Rare Disease

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

HOPE - The local family of Tommy and Jackie Harris is participating in a fundraising and awareness raising program, Pies For PSP. Progressive…

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Talleys to perform in Nashville

Posted on Jun 19th, 2016

NASHVILLE -The Talleys are one of Christian music's most beloved and respected families. Their commitment to excellence and creativity in music…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 18th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 16, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1006           Last…

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AKC Texarkana Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show This Weekend

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

TEXARKANA - The Texarkana Kennel Club is holding an AKC sanctioned, non-benched, all breed dog show Saturday and Sunday at the Four States…

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NCQC approves jail budget

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - In a special called meeting Thursday the Nevada County Quorum Court approved a budget for the new Nevada County Jail for the remainder of…

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Disaster hearing set for June 22

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A public hearing will be held at 10 AM on June 22, at the Nevada County Library, 129 W 2nd St. S. Prescott. In the past, federal…

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One arrests clears several burglaries

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Greg Daniel is facing several counts of residential burglary, breaking or entering and theft of property. According to a release from…

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Randle charged with possession

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Hanging around in a public place is never a good idea when a person has warrants out for their arrest. Russell Randle found this out…

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Ribbon cut for Ko-Fields

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Ko-Fields Restaurant Thursday morning. The business is owned by Becky Koger and Kim Wingfield.…

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Alligator Hunt Permits Available Online

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016

Applications for the 2016 Arkansas alligator season are available online at www.agfc.com. The deadline to apply is midnight, June 30th. Alligator…

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Broken a/c unit sends Clark County inmates to Nevada County Jail

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's new jail hasn't been open a month yet and currently houses 57 inmates. While this wasn't the plan, the situation…

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Hearing On Pilkinton Civil Motions Held

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

HOPE - A hearing on motions filed in the civil lawsuit involving local attorney James Pilkinton was held June 6, 2016, in the courtroom of the…

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Blevins boardroom packed; reason not given

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

BLEVINS - More than 50 people crowded into the administration building of the Blevins School District for the June meeting of the Blevins School…

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Kiwanis Club celebrate’s 70th anniversary

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Kiwanis Club celebrated its 70th anniversary with a community coffee Tuesday morning at the Nevada County Library. Kiwanis…

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Tax collection down in state

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Statewide only two counties don't have a sales tax, though cities within those counties do. Saline and Monroe are the two counties…

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World Blood Donor Day

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

TEXARKANA, TX - The public is invited to join LifeShare Blood Centers in celebrating World Blood Donor Day this week. Donors will get a free…

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AG inks anti-exemption column

Posted on Jun 12th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – An op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Washington Examiner, which explains why she has…

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AG urges using GI Bill

Posted on Jun 12th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The GI Bill has grown and changed since it was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1944, but the goal of the bill…

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Arkansas in group suing Deleware

Posted on Jun 11th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are co-leading a group of 21 states in an original…

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