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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 29th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 27, 2015   Cattle Receipts: 1490           Last week:…

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Feral hog workshop held

Posted on Aug 28th, 2015

    HOPE - There was a packed house for the Feral Hog Workshop at the U of A Research and Extension offices. Dr. Vic Ford…

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NCSO log

Posted on Aug 28th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Driving left of center resulted in a drug arrest on Aug. 18. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, around…

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Good news at Nevada school board meeting

Posted on Aug 28th, 2015

ROSSTON - There was pretty much nothing but good news at the Nevada School Board meeting Thursday night. Nevada School District Superintendent…

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Wolves ready for 2015 grid campaign

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It should come as no surprise the Prescott Curley Wolves are picked to win the 6AAA conference again this year. The squad returns…

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PSB changes venue

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - There was a change of venue for the Prescott School Board. Previously the board had met in the band room at what was McRae Middle…

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NCSO log

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A traffic stop on a vehicle with fictitious license resulted in the arrest of Recordo Walker on a drug charge. According to a release…

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Fall fest registrations underway

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Registration is underway for the various fall festival events. These events include: the three on three basketball tourney; the various…

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Burn ban lifted

Posted on Aug 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Nevada County Judge Mark Glass has lifted the burn ban the county was…

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Morning fire destroys home

Posted on Aug 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - An early morning fire destroyed a house at the corner of Bryant and Hazel streets Tuesday. The call came in shortly after 9:30 a.m.…

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Hempstead/Nevada County School Districts Present ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ Program

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

HOPE - Spring Hill, Hope and Blevins School Districts, along with the Prescott and Nevada districts have teamed together to present Rachel's…

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Moscow battle recalled

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Enough money has been raised to purchase a portion of the Elkins Ferry Battlefield. However, funds are still needed to pay the closing…

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Blood drive at PPD

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Annual Cuffs and Hoses blood drive was held Friday at the Prescott Police Station. Early on there were few donors, with hopes being…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 20, 2015   Cattle Receipts: 1749           Last week:…

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Courses offered for small business

Posted on Aug 21st, 2015

HOPE – The Division of Industry Outreach & Continuing Education is providing a free series of small business development classes beginning…

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Blood drive set at PHS

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - LifeShare is having a blood drive Friday, August 28, 2015 at Prescott High School. The drive will be from 8:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m., and…

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Full slate of events on tap at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015

HOPE - With the start of the fall semester, it is time to get your calendars out and prepare for an amazing line-up of events at Hempstead Hall on…

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CASA needs volunteers

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Summer break is winding down, and the back-to-school season is in full swing. The start of the school year can be a new and exciting…

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Burn banss still in effect

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Regardless of Wednesday's downpour, burn bans remain in effect in both Hempstead and Nevada Counties until further…

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PHS band ready for season

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - PHS Band gears up for another marching band season.  This year the band's theme is "Time."  Selections include Timepiece, Time After…

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Third Elkins Ferry event Saturday

Posted on Aug 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The third and final Save Elkins Ferry Tour and Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The tour will be from 5:30-8 p.m.…

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ASP gearing up for Labor Day holiday

Posted on Aug 18th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police and the Governor’s Highway Safety representative, today announced the…

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Pool issue brought before council

Posted on Aug 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A can of worms was opened at the August meeting of the Prescott City Council Monday. A group of local citizens broached the subject of…

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NC Fair Sept. 11-19

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Fair Pride-County Wide" is the theme of the 78th Annual Nevada County Fair. The fair will begin Friday, Sept. 11 with items entered…

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Friends of NRA banquet Sept 26

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It's almost time for the Piney Woods Friends of the NRA Banquet. This year's banquet will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in…

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School officially underway

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT - School officially began Monday, Aug. 17, for the 2015-16 academic year whether students and teachers were ready or not. This year…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 15th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 13, 2015   Cattle Receipts: 1622           Last week:…

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New school building opened

Posted on Aug 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT - History was made Friday morning with a ribbon cutting for a new school for the Prescott School District. One of the things that made it…

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UAHT has new orientation program

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015

  HOPE – The fall semester at the University of Arkansas at Hope and Texarkana begins Monday, August 24.  An orientation for new…

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NC under burn ban

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Because of the recent extreme heat and dry weather Nevada County Judge Mark Glass has placed Nevada County under a burn ban. Glass said…

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School starts Monday

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - To the consternation of many young people, school starts Monday, Aug. 17. In Prescott that means parents need to realize the old…

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New street dedicated in honor of Howard Austin

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT – On a near perfect August morning a new street was dedicated in Prescott. The street runs behind Prescott Elementary School and was…

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Lions scholarships presented

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A hot dog and hamburger supper was held for recipients of Lions Club scholarships Tuesday night at the Potlatch Building at the Nevada…

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2015 ornaments in

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - While the temperatures hover around or above 100 degrees it's difficult to think about Christmas. However, the 2015 Prescott-Nevada…

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Short meeting for Blevins board

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

BLEVINS - An executive session lasted longer than the regular meeting of the Blevins School Board Monday night. The session of the August meeting…

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Cheerleaders help at coffee

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott junior and senior high cheerleaders brought a little "bling" to the Back to School community coffee Monday. The cheerleaders…

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Kevin McKinnon HopePrescott.com Scholarship Awarded

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

Rebecca Ward, a Nevada High School graduate, has been awarded the Kevin McKinnon HopePrescott.com Scholarship. Ms. Ward will be attending UACCH,…

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PSD open house schedule

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

Prescott School District Open Houses K-2 grade Open House is Tuesday at 6:00 pm at PHS auditorium. 3-6 grade Open House is Tuesday at 6:30…

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Stretch of Hwy 278 dedicated to Sgt. Young

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

ROSSTON - It was a solemn, yet joyous, occasion Saturday when a stretch of Hwy. 278 in Rosston was named for a fallen local soldier. From the city…

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Back to school coffee

Posted on Aug 10th, 2015

PRESCOTT - While most young people aren't excited, teachers and staff with the Prescott School District were Monday morning at the annual PSD back to…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 8th, 2015

  Hope Livestock AuctionWeighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 6, 2015   Cattle Receipts: 1002           Last week:…

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Busy week for Prescott School District

Posted on Aug 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The week before school starts will be a busy one for the Prescott School District. Not only will teachers be getting their rooms ready,…

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Talley working to save Prescott armory

Posted on Aug 7th, 2015

HOPE - District 3 State Representative Brent Talley has been working with Governor’s Office, National Guard, and local elected officials to keep…

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New route for Prescott school traffic

Posted on Aug 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott Public Schools new avenue to safety is ready for the 2015-2016 school year. With safety being the utmost concern for the…

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UAHT gearing up for fall semester

Posted on Aug 5th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope is making final preparations for the August 24 start of the fall semester with new furniture in the student…

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Prescott may lose armory, guard

Posted on Aug 5th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Local attorney Rowe Stayton told the Nevada County Quorum Court, at its August meeting Tuesday, Prescott could lose the National Guard…

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Court questioned on cars

Posted on Aug 5th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Justice of the Peace Harold Vines questioned the status of Nevada County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Missey and why sheriff's vehicles haven't…

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Beck, Wilson update NCQC

Posted on Aug 5th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Nevada County Quorum Court were updated on programs the county helps fund during its August meeting Tuesday. Melissa…

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BHS cheer camp successful

Posted on Aug 5th, 2015

BLEVINS - Blevins High School cheerleaders participated in the NCA Cheer Camp July 27-29. The camp gave them the opportunity to improve their…

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Football practice underway

Posted on Aug 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Football practice officially began Monday, Aug. 3, with those intending to play for the Curley Wolves this season taking to the practice…

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Golf tourney raises $5,500

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - About $5,500 was raised at the annual McKenzie Memorial Cancer Golf Tournament Saturday at the Prescott Country Club. The tourney was…

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40 attend Elkins Ferry tour

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - While it wasn't a major battle in the Civil War, the skirmish at Elkins Ferry was an important part of the Camden Expedition and the…

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Horse show Saturday

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The South Central Horse Show Association will be having a horse show Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Clark County Fairgrounds in…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 1st, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 30, 2015   Cattle Receipts: 1168           Last week:…

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Haynie 5th in National FBLA competition

Posted on Jul 31st, 2015

PRESCOTT - Cade Haynie, a member of Prescott High School's FBLA chapter, received national recognition at the National FBLA Awards of Excellence…

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Fall Festival plans underway

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Plans for the Third Annual Fall Festival are in the works. Jamie Hillery, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of…

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Odom new principal for NSD

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015

ROSSTON - When school starts on Aug. 17, students in the Nevada School District will be getting to know a new principal. Michael Odom was recently…

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Help for farmers available

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

HOPE/PRESCOTT - A flood and tornado has caused severe damage in Hempstead and Nevada Counties. Farms and ranches suffering severe damage may be…

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Harris benefit Saturday

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A benefit dinner is being held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church for Holly Harris, 20, who will be undergoing a kidney…

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Board approved handbook changes

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Changes to the handbooks of Prescott Elementary School and Prescott High School were approved by the Prescott School Board at its July…

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New building will be ready for start of school

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Weather delays have caused the new building for the Prescott School District to run behind schedule. However, Justin Reeves, project…

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Yard of Month program begins

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Years ago the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce had a Yard of the Month program which recognized local residents that took the…

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Benefit planned for Hill

Posted on Jul 28th, 2015

DELIGHT - A benefit supper and auction will be held at the Delight Cafeteria Saturday, Aug. 8 for Donnie Hill Jr. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. with…

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Wolves start practice Aug. 3

Posted on Jul 28th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Football practice for the 2015 season will start at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the field house. This is for junior and senior high…

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County getting federal, state aid to help with road repair

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Nevada County will be receiving help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state to help repair county roads damaged…

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Fair pageant time nears

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It's almost time for the Nevada County Fair, which means fair pageants. There was a record number of contestants last year and the fair…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 25th, 2015

Little Rock, AR Fri Jul 24, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 23,…

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NSD teachers undergo teen suicide training

Posted on Jul 24th, 2015

ROSSTON - Teachers in the Nevada School District spent the week in in-service training. This is what Rick McAfee, superintendent of the NSD, told…

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Second Elkins Ferry tour set

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - A second tour of Elkins Ferry has been scheduled for Aug. 1, from 5:30-8 p.m. This will be a tour followed by dinner in an effort to…

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Save Elkins Ferry tour and dinner on tap

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

  The Save Elkins Ferry Tour and Dine event will be held August 1, from 5:30-8 p. m.  The Nevada County Depot Museum in Prescott, Arkansas…

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Air cleared at farmer’s market meeting

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - A meeting of the farmer's market growers saw the air cleared earlier this week. The meeting was held at the Nevada County Extension…

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Driver damages new jail

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's new jail building suffered about $22,000 in damages when a concrete truck backed into the rear of the…

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UACCH hosting land development conference

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

HOPE - Arkansas Land and Community Development Corporation requests historically under-served and socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers, veterans…

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Standoff ends peacefully

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT - Potential disaster was averted Monday when a hostage situation ended peacefully. According to a release from the Prescott Police…

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Road should help reduce school traffic congestion

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT - County crews have been working to cut a road from Wilson Street behind Prescott Elementary to the new school building. Nevada County…

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Prescott Automotive honors customers

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT - For those who cared to come to Prescott Automotive between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday, there was a free lunch. The lunch consisted of…

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Prescott has new mobile/manufactured home law

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT - Lack of air conditioning at City Hall resulted in July's meeting of the Prescott City Council being moved to the Nevada County…

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Firefighters help Harris cause

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Prescott Fire Department held a "boot drive" Saturday morning to help raise money for Holly Harris. Harris is in need of…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 18th, 2015

Little Rock, AR Fri Jul 17, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 16,…

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McKenzie tourney Aug. 1

Posted on Jul 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Annual Jim McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Prescott Country Club on Aug. 1. There will be two flights, one at…

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Titans win state title

Posted on Jul 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Southwest Arkansas Titans won the 19U Dixie Majors state championship Monday night with a 6-1 victory over the Pine Bluff Twins, the…

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PNCSS “all about the children”

Posted on Jul 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It’s about the children. It’s about their past but; it’s mostly about their future. It’s about their hopes, their dreams, and how…

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Lions hear from Williams and Lloyd

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

The Lions Club heard from both Peggy Lloyd and Josh Williams at their meeting Monday, July 13. They spoke of, among other subjects,  the…

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PPD investigating shooting

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Officers with the Prescott Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday, July 11. According to Prescott Police…

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NCAS raffling off Glock 43 as fundraiser

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A Glock 43 9mm handgun is being raffled off by the Nevada County Ambulance Service. The raffle is to help raise money for Holly Harris…

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School behind schedule, will be ready in early Aug.

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Complications from inclement weather have resulted in construction of the new school for the Prescott School District being put behind…

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Short meeting for Blevins board

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

BLEVINS - July's meeting of the Blevins School Board was short as the board had little business to address. Billy Lee, superintendent of the…

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Fallen Hero fest Saturday

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

BOARD CAMP - Orville and Cheryl Murphy, of Board Camp, Arkansas, owners of the Board Camp Crystal Mine and producers of the 3rd Annual Crystal Music…

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NCSO, PPD make another drug bust

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Driving on a suspended license turned into a drug bust late Sunday morning. According to the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, Nevada…

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Tour shows support for Elkins Ferry project

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - More than 50 people showed up for a program about preserving Civil War battlefields Saturday at First United Methodist Church. More…

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UACCT, UALR offering bachelor’s degrees

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Texarkana will host a UALR-Texarkana onsite admissions, advising, and registration event on August 5 from 4-6…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri Jul 10, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for…

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Alternative course delivery being offered

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

HOPE - The Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium has announced an alternative course delivery in addition to the current face-to-face education…

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UACCH helping students save on book costs

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

HOPE- The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana has drastically reduced the costs for students to pursue a higher education by introducing the…

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Mash Bash on tap

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

TEXARKANA - LifeShare blood centers will be holding a two-day Mash Bash, July 15-16, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the LifeShare Blood Center, 1321…

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Prescott Automotive honoring customers

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

PRESCOTT - To give back to the people of Prescott and Nevada County for their support, Lee Walker, owner of Prescott Automotive, is having a customer…

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DAR donates to Elkins project

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Benjamin Culp DAR Chapter Regent Naomi Butler recently presented a check to Ken Petre for the Elkins Ferry Acquisition…

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Sewing class at Washington

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

WASHINGTON - There will be a sewing class for chemises and men's shirts at Historic Washington State Park from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July…

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NCSO, PPD, task force involved in drug bust

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT -For the third time in a two-week period the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, Prescott Police Department and South Central Task Force have…

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Hay samplings can be tested

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Testing will be done on hay samples by the UA Division of Agriculture. According to a release from Melissa Beck, Nevada County…

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