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PSB updated on ag program

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s School Board was updated on the Prescott School District’s agriculture program at its September meeting Tuesday…

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Students to get math credit for new AP computer course

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Students taking a new computer course for Prescott High School will get math credit for it. This was approved by the Prescott School…

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Board updated on construction

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Richard Johnson, with Crawford and Associates Construction, updated the Prescott School Board on the recent construction projects. He…

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Wingfield resigns from PSB

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT – September’s meeting of the Prescott School Board began with an executive session that lasted about 35 minutes. When the session…

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Upcoming community coffees

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Upcoming coffees sponsored by the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce  for October are as follows: Oct 4 – Nevada County Cancel…

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Tickets on sale for Jubilee Christmas tour

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead Hall Director, Dolly Henley announced tickets go on sale today to the public for Jubilee Christmas tour. Tickets available $25 and…

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Tourism group visits Prescott

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT – About 25 managers from visitor centers around the state visited Prescott Monday to learn what the community has to offer…

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Harvest Of Feral Hogs Illegal on Many Public Areas

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - In an effort to eradicate hogs, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has passed regulations against hunting them on wildlife…

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Veterans honored at NRA banquet

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Veterans, law enforcement, fire fighters and first responders were honored at the Piney Woods Chapter of the NRA’s annual banquet…

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First Hope Trade Day A Success

Posted on Sep 25th, 2016

HOPE - The first of Hope's Trade Days has been deemed a resounding success. The event, held last Saturday at the parking lot at South Elm Street…

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Spring Hill United Methodist Church To Feed The Fair

Posted on Sep 25th, 2016

HOPE - A favorite of fair goers will once again be open all Fair Week, for anything from snacks to drinks to full meals. The Spring Hill United…

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iTunes cards don’t work for back taxes

Posted on Sep 25th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Criminals have found a new way to scam Arkansans out of their hard-earned money using some of their old cons. These scammers are…

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Livestock report

Posted on Sep 24th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Sep 22, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1296           Last week:…

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Wolves escape Knights, 20-9

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

CENTERPOINT – Defense ruled a penalty-filled game Friday night as the Wolves went 1-0 in conference play with a 20-9 win over…

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High School Football Week 4

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

Local Teams Home Away Quarter DeQueen  35 Hope  7  FINAL Spring…

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Arkansas Wildlife Television Coming October 8

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Get ready for a new outdoor adventure coming from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this fall. Arkansas Wildlife Television will be…

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Interpretive plans discussed at public meeting

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – A public meeting was held concerning the interpretive planning for the three Civil War battlefields in Nevada County. Maria and…

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Register now for diabetes, hypertension workshop

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – A Hypertension and Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be held at 9 A.M. on Monday, October 3, at the Nevada County Cooperative…

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Pink Out shirts on sale

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – When Prescott hosts Glen Rose on Oct. 14, it will be the Prescott School District’s “pink out” game. Pink Out shirts are on…

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Multi-Vehicle Accident I-30 Eastbound 29 Mile Marker

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2016

  UPDATE - One driver remains entrapped in a vehicle. 11:00pm - LifeNet has lifted off, taking the patient to a Shreveport Level One…

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Vehicle Fire Reported I-30 Westbound 30 Mile Marker

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2016

Authorities are reporting a vehicle fire on I-30, westbound, around the 30 mile marker. Arkansas State Police, Hempstead County Sheriff's…

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Halloween in the Park

Posted on Sep 21st, 2016

WHITE OAK LAKE STATE PARK - From 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, White Oak Lake State Park will be holding the 9th Annual Halloween in the…

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PHS students perform community service

Posted on Sep 21st, 2016

PRESCOTT – Students in grades 7-12 at Prescott High School got the day off – sort of. While the students weren’t in class, they weren’t…

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Arkansas Median Income Falls To 2nd Lowest In Nation

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016

The Arkansas median household income has fallen to the second lowest in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community…

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Friends of NRA banquet Saturday

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Saturday night is the annual Piney Wood Chapter of the Friends of the NRA banquet. The banquet will again be held at the Potlatch…

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PPD officers get raises

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Officers with the Prescott Police Department received a raise at the first of September. At the September meeting of the Prescott…

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Council approved animal control, discusses allowing the burning of leaves

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A trio of new officers was introduced at the September meeting of the Prescott City Council Monday night. The new officers are: Andre…

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PFD puts out church fire

Posted on Sep 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A call came in around 4 p.m. Monday concerning a fire at a church at Elm and E. First. The initial report was the fire was in the…

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UACCH hosting safety seminar

Posted on Sep 19th, 2016

HOPE - A worker's safety conference is being sponsored by the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope (UACCH) on Oct. 13. The seminar…

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Ribbon cutting for new ag building

Posted on Sep 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prior to Friday night's Hope-Prescott football game, a ribbon cutting was held for the new agriculture building/concession stand/ticket…

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Petre discusses waxleaf myrtle

Posted on Sep 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - This week we are going to focus more on theory for those who find themselves questioning what is or is not a weed. For one, the term weed…

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Livestock report

Posted on Sep 17th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Sep 15, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1052           Last…

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Wolves edge Cats

Posted on Sep 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - When it comes to the Hope-Prescott game, the only thing that's consistent is nothing is consistent. Friday night was no different as…

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Arkansas High School Week 3

Posted on Sep 16th, 2016

Home      Away      Quarter Genoa Central (35)   Spring…

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Chamber welcomes new officers

Posted on Sep 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT – It was a “changing of the guard” for the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Thursday night. This was…

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Grants received for caboose restoration

Posted on Sep 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Depot Museum has received two grants towards the restoration of the old caboose. One of the grants was for $1,000…

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DSP’s make the difference at RoC

Posted on Sep 15th, 2016

HOPE - They have compassion, dedication, and patience. They are a friend, mentor, and protector. Are all simple descriptions of the qualities of a…

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Record enrollment at UAHT

Posted on Sep 15th, 2016

  HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana welcomed 1,531 students this fall, a 9 percent increase over the previous school…

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Gator sausage at Fall Fest

Posted on Sep 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT – For the most part everything will remain the same with the Fall Festival, scheduled for Oct. 1. However, there will be some…

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Rotarians host coffee

Posted on Sep 13th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Rotary Club hosted a community coffee Tuesday morning at the Nevada County Library. Rotary's District Governor showed up for…

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Ribbon cutting for new ag building Friday

Posted on Sep 13th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The Prescott School District invites the public to the grand opening and ribbon cutting for its new agriculture building and entrance to…

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Flag donated in memory of Ricardo Young

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

ROSSTON – It was about remembering. It was about honor and respect. It was saying “we’ll never forget the sacrifice you made.” Saturday…

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DSP’s recognized for their efforts

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

  HOPE - Some say there are no angels on earth. For the skeptics, they need only to walk the halls and peek into the classrooms at any Making…

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Tough competition in boot scramble

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Speed was of the essence during the boot scramble during the Nevada County rodeo Saturday night. Youngsters removed their shoes and…

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Winners all at fair pageants

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Competition for the fair queen titles was as tough on the stage as it is in any athletic endeavor. However, when all was said and done,…

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Clear cell phones before recycling

Posted on Sep 11th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – New smartphones are released every few months, and many Arkansans upgrade their current phones with the newest products. But…

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Hope police log

Posted on Sep 10th, 2016

WARRANTS: 9/6 Nicholas Ward, 33, Rosston, failure to appear 9/7 Shaquasha Perry, 28, Hope, failure to comply 9/8 Joseph Nix, 39,…

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Livestock report

Posted on Sep 10th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Sep 8, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 795           Last week:…

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Wolves drop Hornets, 38-8

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

CAMDEN – Prescott went to 2-0 on the season with a 38-8 win over Camden Harmony Grove Friday night. For the most part, the first quarter was…

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High School Football Week 2

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

Local Teams         Home Away Quarter Spring Hill  14 Parkers…

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UAHT receives grant from Friends of NRA

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

Above, members of the Friends of NRA and the UAHT sponsors and members of the UAHT Shooting Club pose with a donation check  from the Friends of…

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Excitement at premium sale

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - There were some exciting moments at the annual livestock premium sale Thursday at the Nevada County Fair. Buyers were treated to a meal…

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Plenty of entries at fair

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - One of the staples of any county fair is the variety of exhibits, whether they're art, crafts, food preservation or fall gardens. The…

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Oliver proclaims Constitution Week

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Members of Benjamin Culp Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution watch as Mayor Terry Oliver signs a proclamation declaring…

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Nevada County Fair Pageant held

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

Above, the new Nevada County Fair Queens pose for a picture. Seated from left to right are Kalli Lewis, Infant Miss; Addi Gatlin, Tiny Miss, and,…

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Bishop Confirms Sexual Abuse By Priest Once Assigned To Hope Church

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Bishop Anthony Taylor has admitted that a former priest once assigned to Our Good Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Hope has confessed to…

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Fire damages bridge on Hwy. 19

Posted on Sep 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Fire damaged a bridge on Hwy. 19 at the Little Missouri Relief Wednesday evening. The call came in shortly after 4 p.m. concerning a…

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Native American artifacts at Depot Museum

Posted on Sep 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Of late there has been a display of Native American pottery at the Nevada County Depot Museum. Ken Petre, museum curator, said the…

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Residents line streets for annual Fair Parade

Posted on Sep 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT - From East Second Street to Elm, Elm to Hwy. 67 and Hwy. 67 to Main, the streets were line with people Tuesday evening for the annual…

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Vines claims Dansby innocent

Posted on Sep 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT – According to Justice of the Peace Harold Vines, Joe Dansby wasn’t guilty of the 1992 murders of Jeff Lewis and Malissa…

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RoC honors DSP

Posted on Sep 6th, 2016

  HOPE – The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) National Advocacy Campaign is sponsoring National Direct Support…

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Good crowd at talent show

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016

PRESCOTT - There was a good crowd for the Nevada County Fair's Talent Show Saturday night at the Potlatch Building in the Nevada County…

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DNC list doesn’t stop scammers

Posted on Sep 4th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans receive unwanted calls from solicitors, sometimes multiple times a day. Signing up for free on the National Do Not…

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5.6 Oklahoma Quake Felt Throughout Arkansas

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2016

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake Saturday morning in Oklahoma was felt throughout Arkansas and neighboring states. At 7:05am Saturday, September 3, the…

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Unclaimed WMA Deer Hunt Permits Sold Online September 7

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - If you didn't draw a permit for deer hunting on your favorite wildlife management area, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is…

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Livestock report

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Sep 1, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 957           Last week:…

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Wolves own Star City, 38-7

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

STAR CITY –Prescott blew into Star City like a hurricane, doing pretty much anything the Wolves wanted on opening night of the 2016 football…

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High School Football Week 1

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

  Local Teams   Home   Away   Quarter Hope  14 Nashville  61  FINAL Bismarck  26 Spring…

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Vehicle Fire At Eastbound Weigh Scales I-30

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

A vehicle fire has been reported on I-30, in front of the eastbound scales. At approximately 3:05pm, Friday, September 2nd, Guernsey Volunteer…

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WinRock board tours PNCSS

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Pictured are members of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation board as they tour the Prescott/Nevada County Special Services Children's…

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Prescott Manor in statewide pilot program

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Prescott Manor Nursing Home is participating in a statewide program building on current efforts to make person-centered care a…

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Fair kicks off with queen’s tea

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - The 79th Annual Nevada County Fair officially kicked off Thursday night with the annual Queen's Coffee. However, the coffee was more a…

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Plenty of races on General Election ballot

Posted on Sep 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT – When the General Election rolls around on Nov. 8, voters can cast their ballots for candidates in any party they choose. This is…

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Holiday closings

Posted on Sep 1st, 2016

HOPE-PRESCOTT - All city and county offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. In Hope, there will be no trash pickup on…

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Watermelon weigh-off Saturday

Posted on Sep 1st, 2016

  WASHINGTON - On Saturday, September 3, the Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Old Washington Farmer’s Market…

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Friends of NRA banquet Sept. 24

Posted on Aug 31st, 2016

PRESCOTT – It’s almost time for the annual Piney Woods Friends of the NRA Banquet and Auction. The event has been set for Sept. 24 at 5:30…

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Fair talent show deadline today

Posted on Aug 31st, 2016

PRESCOTT -Today is the deadline for entering the Nevada County Fair Talent Show. There will be three age divisions for children and young adults…

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Wolves a force this year

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Two weeks ago Prescott Head Coach Tommy Poole wasn’t sure what kind of team he had. The problem was the weather was anything but…

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Love’s gives to CMN

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Employees at Love’s Truck Stop are working to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. The money raised will be used to…

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Fair parade Sept. 6

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT – This year’s Nevada County Fair Parade will be somewhat different. According to Stacy Jester, parade coordinator, the parade will…

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Self-management course offered

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A hypertension and diabetes self management education course will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 3 at the Nevada County Extension…

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Special events at Lake Greeson

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016

  Lake Greeson Fall Cleanup                                September 17th Join us for the annual cleanup event…

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September events at Daisy State Park

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016

Friday, September 2 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Nature Scavenger Hunt This nature scavenger hunt is a great way to explore the outdoors and learn…

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Prayer vigil for law enforcement held

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A prayer vigil was held Saturday for members of  law enforcement. The vigil was held at the Nevada County Courthouse with Reco Boyd,…

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Caution urged when picking football packages

Posted on Aug 28th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans are gearing up for football season and fall premieres and looking into options to get as many games and programming on…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 27th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 25, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1245           Last week:…

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Community meeting planned for Elkins Ferry, Prairie D’Ane

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Nevada County Courthouse to discuss plans for Elkins Ferry and Prairie…

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Bluff City Yard Sale Oct. 15

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

BLUFF CITY - Bluff City's 2nd Annual Yard Sale/Trade Days will be held Oct. 15 on the grounds of the Bluff City Hall. The sale will be from 9 a.m.…

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Diabetes classes forming

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Free classes for those with diabetes are forming. The classes will be held every Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Nevada County…

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Mum sale underway

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's Cooperative Extension Service is taking orders for its annual Crysanthemum sale. This is the extension's services…

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Fall Fest/Trade Days almost here

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT – There’s just over a month for the annual Fall Festival and Trade Days, it’ll be here before we know it. The date for the event is…

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Silver Alert Issued For Blevins Man

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

UPDATE: Mr. Roberts has been found safe!!! BLEVINS - 69 year old John Roberts of Blevins has been reported missing by his family, and a Silver…

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Possible 3-Vehicle Accident Westbound I-30

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016

UPDATE - No injuries required transport by EMS. There is a reported 3-vehicle accident on Interstate 30, westbound, just west of the scales, at…

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Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Passes New Fishing Regulations

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a package of 14 new fisheries regulations for 2017 at it's August 18th meeting. The…

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Library, museum receive donations

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Donations were made to the Nevada County Library and Nevada County Depot Museum in the name of John W. Teeter, Jr., recently. Copies…

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Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid For Improvements In Hempstead & Nevada Counties

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Hempstead and Nevada counties, according to…

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Kevin McKinnon-HopePrescott.com Scholarship Awarded

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

HOPE - Wendell Hoover, President of HopePrescott.com has awarded the annual Kevin McKinnon-HopePrescott.com scholarship to Rebecca Ward, a junior at…

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Scrimmage moved

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's scrimmage football games Thursday have been moved to Mineral Springs because of wet conditions at Ashdown. The Curley Cubs…

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Board approved retention policy

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

PRESCOTT – There will be no polling places for September’s school board election. This is because the incumbent in zone 5, Reed Koger, was the…

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Beck honored by ASAS

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

HOPE - Dr. Paul Beck, Research Professor at the University of Arkansas Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, Arkansas, was awarded the…

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