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UAHT starts intern program

Posted on Feb 20th, 2017

  HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana recently began an internship program between the Technical and Industrial (T&I)…

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Kiwanis hosting chili lunch Thursday

Posted on Feb 20th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Kiwanis Club will be hosting a chili and beans lunch Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. The meal will consist of…

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Arkansas House Of Representatives Weekly Column

Posted on Feb 19th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - According to the National Coalition For Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some sort of physical violence…

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State Archives Launches Japanese American Internment Camp Display

Posted on Feb 18th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - On February 19th, the Arkansas State Archives is launching an online digital collection of materials related to Japanese American…

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Hope Livestock Report 2/16/17

Posted on Feb 18th, 2017

For Thursday, February 16 Cattle Receipts:  879     Last Week:  884     Last year: 790 Compared to last week:  Feeder steers were…

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Triple Trophy Award Available To Deer Hunters

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Deer season may be winding down, but there's still a reward for those lucky and skilled enough to hit the trifecta of deer hunting.…

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Butterfly Gardening Class Tuesday In Prescott

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Master Gardeners are sponsoring a Butterfly Gardening Class to be conducted by Ms. Kitty Sanders of Fayetteville, AR at…

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Jr. Jays take district

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

ROSSTON - Both of Nevada's junior teams won the 1A 7East district titles this week. The junior boys took out Bradley, 51-43, for the title, while…

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Blood Donation Drive Friday At Prescott High School

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

PRESCOTT - There is currently a low supply of blood available to the sick and injured. Due to this crisis, the LifeShare bus will be at Prescott…

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Expired tags leads to drug arrest

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Expired tags led to the arrest of Jeremy Warren, 37, of Camden, on drug charges. According to a report from the Nevada County…

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Speeding leads to drug arrests

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

ROSSTON – Glen Porchia and Decarlos Beck learned the hard way, speeding is not a good idea. According to a release from the Nevada County…

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FCCLA hosts coffee

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

PRESCOTT - One of the community's favorite coffees is the one hosted by the Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), at Prescott High…

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Walk Across Arkansas Program Scheduled

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

The spring edition of Walk Across Arkansas is just around the corner. Dates have been set for February 26 - April 22. Walk Across Arkansas is an…

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Sorrells honored by QC

Posted on Feb 15th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Former Nevada County Deputy Hebb Sorrells was recognized by the Nevada County Court at its February meeting Tuesday evening. The…

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PPD seeks robbery suspects

Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Local authorities are looking for two black males wanted in connection with the robbery of the Prescott Family Clinic Wednesday…

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Holiday closings

Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

HOPE/PRESCOTT - All city and county offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of President's Day. In Hope, commercial trash routes…

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All normal for Blevins School Board

Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

BLEVINS – Things returned to normal for the Blevins School Board at its February meeting Monday night. There were no television cameras or…

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Mouser benefit successful

Posted on Feb 13th, 2017

EMMET - Emmet's Chuck Wagon was packed Saturday evening for a benefit to raise money for Matt Mouser. Mouser suffers from congenital heart…

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Weekly Column From The House Of Representatives 2/10/17

Posted on Feb 12th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - "On Wednesday, the House Constitutional Issues Subcommittee will begin hearing proposed amendments to our state's constitution. Our…

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Beware of “can you hear me” scams

Posted on Feb 12th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansans are being victimized by con artists who use audio editing equipment to create false authorization recordings to make…

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Hutchinson Releases Statement On Amazon Collecting Arkansas Sales Tax

Posted on Feb 11th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement in response to Amazon's announcement that the Seattle-based company will begin…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 11th, 2017

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 9, 2017   Cattle Receipts: 884           Last week:…

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Civil War stories collected

Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Joseph and Maria Brent, with Mudpuppy and Waterdog, Inc., were at the Nevada County Library Friday collecting Civil War…

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One injured in wreck

Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

BLUFF CITY - One woman was injured when her vehicle left Hwy. 24 Thursday afternoon and ended up plowing into a mobile home. The accident was…

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Unclaimed WMA Turkey Hunt Permits Available Online February 15

Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be selling all unclaimed turkey hunt permits online at…

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UofA Hope-Texarkana Adds Social Work Degree Option

Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) has added a new Associates of Arts degree in Social Work. The program is a 2+2 partnership…

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World War I Artifacts Exhibit Opens

Posted on Feb 10th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas State Archives is opening a new exhibit, "On the Fields and In the Trenches: Relics Of the First World War," which…

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Benefit Auction & Fish Dinner Scheduled For Matt Mouser

Posted on Feb 9th, 2017

EMMET - A benefit auction and dinner for Matt Mouser has been scheduled for Saturday, February 11th at the Chuck Wagon in Emmet. Matt suffers from…

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Jester charged with possession

Posted on Feb 9th, 2017

EMMET – Dillon Jester, 21, of Prescott, has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. According to a…

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Library offers amnesty for overdue books

Posted on Feb 8th, 2017

PRESCOTT – For those with overdue library books, now is the time to return them. February is National Library Lover’s Month, and the Nevada…

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Black History Commission Of Arkansas To Meet

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The Black History Commission of Arkansas will hold a regular, quarterly meeting on Thursday, February 9th at noon, in the Arkansas…

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Copeland new 4H director

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Tori Copeland was welcomed as the new 4-H director for the Nevada County Extension Service. She also assumes duties as the home…

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Fire destroys Emmet home

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

EMMET - Fire destroyed an Emmet home Tuesday afternoon. The call came in around 12:30 p.m. with the Emmet Volunteer Fire Department dispatched to…

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UAHT sees growth

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana welcomed 1,421 students this semester. This number represents a 6.3 percent increase over the…

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Plenty to do on Spring Break at Daisy State Park

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

Friday, March 3rd 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.               5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Critter…

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Fire claims one

Posted on Feb 6th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Fire may have claimed the life of a Prescott man Sunday night. The Prescott Fire Department responded to a call around 8:30 p.m. about…

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EHC coffee Tuesday

Posted on Feb 6th, 2017

PRESCOTT - A community coffee will be held at the Nevada County Extension office from 9:30-11 a.m. to welcome Tori Copeland as the new home…

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Ark-La-Tex Outdoor Expo Continues Through Saturday

Posted on Feb 4th, 2017

HOPE - The Ark-La-Tex Outdoor Expo continues through today, Saturday February 4th, at Hempstead Hall. The Expo, the first of such an event held at…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 4th, 2017

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 2, 2017   Cattle Receipts: 1203           Last week:…

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College funding to be changed

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The State of Arkansas is home to more than 40 institutions of higher education, including 10 four-year universities, 22 two-year…

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Hope police log

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

WARRANTS: 1/31 Daz’Meonta Crusoe, 19, of Gurdon, failure to appear Keontaye Wesley, 23, Hope, failure to appear, failure to…

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Master Gardeners donate to FFA

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

PRESCOTT - Gail Reddin, with  the Nevada County Master Gardeners, presents a check for $100 to James Cannon and the Prescott High School FFA…

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Butterfly gardening class set

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Master Gardeners are sponsoring a Butterfly Gardening Class to be conducted by Kitty Sanders of Fayetteville, Arkansas,…

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Governor Hutchinson Signs $50 Million Tax Cut Into Law

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson Wednesday signed into law the $50 million tax cut he laid out as part of his package for the 2017 legislative…

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Youth Waterfowl Hunt On Saturday

Posted on Feb 1st, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas' duck season ended last weekend for most hunters, but hunters less than 16 years old will have one final chance to go afield…

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Dierkson talks to students about marketing

Posted on Feb 1st, 2017

HOPE - Carissa Dierksen, Senior Online Marketing Consultant from Townsquare Media-Texarkana, spoke to the Introduction to Marketing class students at…

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Six Wolves sign to play college ball

Posted on Feb 1st, 2017

PRESCOTT – Six members of the 2016 undefeated state champion Curley Wolf football team signed letters of intent to play college football next…

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Baker’s reopens,ready for business

Posted on Jan 31st, 2017

PRESCOTT – At the end of December, Baker’s Best Stop closed. This could have been a blow to Prescott’s economy had the business remained…

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House passes bills on taxes, education funding

Posted on Jan 31st, 2017

LITTLE ROCK -On Monday, the House passed legislation creating an income tax exemption for retired military members and legislation aimed at changing…

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Winter Bluegrass Show Slated For Saturday

Posted on Jan 31st, 2017

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Winter Bluegrass Show Saturday February 4th, at the Fair Park Community Center.…

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Chamber has full slate of events

Posted on Jan 30th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce has a full schedule for February and March. On Feb. 7, the Extension Service will be hosting…

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Prescribed burning at White Oak

Posted on Jan 30th, 2017

PRESCOTT - White Oak Lake State Park manages 725 acres of land in Nevada and Ouachita Counties. As part of management activities at the site, a…

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CBC names youth center after Cummings

Posted on Jan 30th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Legacies are those things we leave behind to be remembered for. Katie Cummings left a legacy of smiles, laughter and compassion. She…

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Representative Westerman Offering Internships

Posted on Jan 29th, 2017

HOPE - U. S. Representative Bruce Westerman is looking for interns to work in both his Washington D. C. office, as well as his Hot Springs…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 28th, 2017

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 26, 2017   Cattle Receipts: 2053           Last week:…

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Major Accident Reported On Interstate 30 Red River Bridge Eastbound

Posted on Jan 27th, 2017

Photos courtesy of Megan Newman. UPDATE - All the injured have been transported to area hospitals and there is no further word on a HazMat…

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NSB discusses spending

Posted on Jan 27th, 2017

ROSSTON – Nevada’s School Board mostly discussed spending money at its January meeting Thursday night. Nevada Superintendent Rick McAfee told…

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Business After Hours Held At ArtStation For Spot Daniel Exhibit

Posted on Jan 27th, 2017

HOPE - The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council hosted a Chamber of Commerce 'Business After Hours' Thursday evening to show the Prescott artist Spot…

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Mineral Springs Man Pleads Guilty To Sending Threatening Letters to Hope, Prescott Mayors, Others

Posted on Jan 27th, 2017

TEXARKANA - 56-year old Maverick Dean Bryan of Mineral Springs pleaded guilty Wednesday as part of a plea agreement to charges of threatening seven…

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Business After Hours Thursday At ArtStation

Posted on Jan 26th, 2017

HOPE - The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council will hold a "Business After Hours" showing of the "Outsider Art" retrospective of the works of Prescott…

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Board appreciated at meeting

Posted on Jan 25th, 2017

PRESCOTT – It was recognition night at the Prescott School Board Tuesday night. January is board appreciation month, and the board was shown…

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Conscious Discipline coming to PHS

Posted on Jan 25th, 2017

PRESCOTT - D.J. Batiste and Donna Porter will be returning to Prescott High School on Feb. 2 from 2:30-8 p.m. during the parent-teacher conference to…

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Wolves poised for run at state title in track

Posted on Jan 24th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Prescott High School is poised for another state title this year. This one in track. Brian Glass, track coach at PHS, said the Wolves…

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UAHT offers Excel class

Posted on Jan 24th, 2017

HOPE - The University Of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Division Of Community Education will host an Introduction to Excel class beginning Tuesday, February…

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Chamber hosts first coffee of 2017

Posted on Jan 24th, 2017

PRESCOTT - The Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce hosted the first community coffee of 2017 Tuesday at the Nevada County Library. The…

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Southwest Arkansas Arts Council Previews Spot Daniel Show

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2017

HOPE - The preview of the upcoming Spot Daniel retrospective show at the Southwest Arkansas Arts Council's ArtStation Monday evening. It was a…

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Growing Healthy Communities Summit Scheduled

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2017

HOPE - A 'Growing Healthy Communities Summit' has been scheduled for January 31st, from 9:00am to 7:00pm at Hempstead Hall. The day-long summit…

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Wolves sending two to All Star game

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2017

PRESCOTT - Two members of the undefeated 2016 state champion Curley Wolves will be headed to Conway in June to play in the All Star Game. They are…

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Weekly Column From The House Of Representatives

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - From the Arkansas House of Representatives for the week ending January 29, 2017: "Currently there are 3,000 Arkansans with…

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Spot Daniel Art Show Coming To Southwest Arkansas ArtStation

Posted on Jan 21st, 2017

HOPE - A retrospective art show showcasing Prescott artist Spot Daniel will be featured from January 31st through February 24th at the ArtStation in…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 21st, 2017

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 19, 2017   Cattle Receipts: 1403           Last…

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Few tax changes this year

Posted on Jan 20th, 2017

HOPE/PRESCOTT – It’s tax time, a time few look forward to. However, this year, according to CPA Brad Crain, with Dalrymple-Crain Accounting,…

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Prescott Man Arrested In Hope For Forgery

Posted on Jan 20th, 2017

HOPE - A Prescott man, Robert Weaver, 22, was arrested Thursday afternoon for felony forgery. At approximately 3:30pm, Hope Police Department…

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Leadership group enjoys retreat

Posted on Jan 19th, 2017

COLUMBUS - The 2017 Class of Leadership Nevada County started in January with an opening retreat. The retreat was held at the Rick Evans Grandview…

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New leadership board named

Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

PRESCOTT – There was a slight change of power for Leadership Nevada County Wednesday during the organization’s annual meeting. A new board of…

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New council hits ground running

Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

PRESCOTT – New members of the Prescott City Council showed a willingness to question decisions made by the mayor and former council. This was…

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Chamber scholarships available

Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Each year the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce offers two $250 scholarships to Nevada County seniors. Applications are due by…

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Spinners coming to HH

Posted on Jan 17th, 2017

HOPE - Relive some of the greatest vocal harmonies, doo wop, R&B, pop, and lightly funky rhythms that define the seductive sound of Philly…

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Quail Habitat Management Meeting Scheduled

Posted on Jan 16th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - A quail habitat management meeting has been scheduled for landowners in Hempstead and Nevada counties this Thursday, January 19th, at…

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Cotton, Boozman Vote For GOP Restructuring Social Security

Posted on Jan 15th, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. - Both Arkansas senators, Tom Cotton and John Boozman, voted along party lines against an amendment which would formally embrace…

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UAHT offers drone class

Posted on Jan 15th, 2017

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope Community Education Department will host an Introductory Drone Education course on Saturday, January 28,…

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Saturday Rollover Accident Results In Fatality

Posted on Jan 15th, 2017

A single vehicle rollover accident Saturday afternoon resulted in the death of the driver. According to the accident report filed by Arkansas…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 14th, 2017

 Hope Livestock AuctionWeighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 12, 2017 Cattle Receipts: 1349           Last week:…

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Black History Commission Of Arkansas/Arkansas State Archives Event

Posted on Jan 13th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas State Archives will be hosting a symposium on Saturday, February 4th at its…

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Wolves honored at banquet

Posted on Jan 13th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Football season may be over, but accolades for the Curley Wolves continued Thursday night with an appreciation banquet for the…

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Oliver honored at QC meeting

Posted on Jan 13th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Nevada County Clerk Julie Oliver was presented a plaque for being an outstanding citizen at the January meeting of the Nevada County…

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Holiday closings

Posted on Jan 11th, 2017

PRESCOTT - All city and county offices will be closed in recognition of MLK Day Monday, Jan. 16. Monday's trash pickup will be done Tuesday and…

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Hillery talks Chamber plans

Posted on Jan 11th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Jamie Hillery, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce, talked about the Chamber's plans for 2017. She…

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Appreciation banquet set for Wolves

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

PRESCOTT - An appreciation banquet will be held for the Prescott Curley Wolf football team at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Prescott High School…

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Bonner agrees to public apology

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

BLEVINS – Only 28 members of the public were allowed in the Blevins School Board meeting room Monday night for the board’s January…

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Lee’s contract extended at Blevins

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

BLEVINS – Following a 44-minute executive session, the Blevins School Board voted to extend the contract of Superintendent Billy Lee another…

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Miss SWAR pageant returns to Hope

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

HOPE - The Miss Southwest Arkansas and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen Pageant has been moved back in Hope. The pageant will be held February 25 at…

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Arkansas State Representative Danny Watson Sworn In

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - The 2017 Regular Session of the Arkansas House of Representatives is now underway, having sworn in all members, including Danny Watson,…

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Oliver has lots of plans for 2017

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver has a lot of plans for 2017. Several of his plans deal with the City Park area. The Prescott City Council…

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Parking lot under construction by Love’s

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Of late rumors have been circulating concerning what's being built across the street from Love's on Ron Harrod Blvd. According to…

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Glass talks 2017 plans

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Most of the plans Nevada County Judge Mark Glass has for 2017 involve roadwork. Glass said there’s one project ready to begin as…

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Weekly Column From The Arkansas House Of Representatives

Posted on Jan 8th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Work for the upcoming legislative session will begin just minutes after we are sworn in on Monday. The 2017 Regular Session begins at…

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AG tabs lawyers for state agencies department

Posted on Jan 8th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge named Olan “Butch” Reeves of Bryant as deputy attorney general for the State Agencies…

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Special Youth Moden Gun Deer Hunt This Weekend

Posted on Jan 7th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - In all zones, youths 6-15 years of age may harvest deer during the special modern gun deer hunt, January 7-8th. Youths who have…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 7th, 2017

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 5, 2017   Cattle Receipts: 1359           Last week:…

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