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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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Craig Morgan at HH

Posted on Jan 12th, 2017

HOPE - Craig Morgan will be hosting Ark-La-Tex Outdoors Feb. 3-4, at Hempstead Hall. Admission will be $3. On Feb. 3, the expo will be from 12-8…

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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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UAHT closing early

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

HOPE/TEXARKANA - Hope and Texarkana campuses are closing at 3:30 p.m. today because of inclement weather. Registration will resume Monday morning…

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University Of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Closing Early

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

HOPE/TEXARKANA - Due to inclement weather, the Hope and Texarkana campuses are closing early, at 3:30pm, today, Friday January 6th. Registration…

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First snow of year

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Snow began falling in Prescott and Nevada County shortly after 11 a.m. Friday, much to the delight of many. At times snowfall was…

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Winter Weather Advisory For Hempstead & Nevada Counties

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hempstead and Nevada counties, in effect until 9:00pm today,…

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Milsap coming to HH

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

HOPE – Country music legend Ronnie Milsap will be performing at Hempstead Hall at 7 p.m. on April 28. Preferred customers can purchase tickets…

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Postage rates going up

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes for Mailing Services…

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Renovations on caboose underway

Posted on Jan 5th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Depending on the weather, renovation on the caboose at the Nevada County Depot Museum could be finished by the end of the month. Ken…

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Tyree tabbed as new librarian

Posted on Jan 5th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Theresa Tyree has been named as the new librarian at the Nevada County Library. Tyree has worked at the library since 2008, starting…

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Pesticide class Jan. 12

Posted on Jan 5th, 2017

PRESCOTT - Training for a private pesticide applicator's license will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan.12, at the Potlatch Building at the Nevada…

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Weekly Column From The Arkansas House Of Representatives

Posted on Jan 4th, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - From the 12-30-2016 Arkansas House of Representatives weekly column: You can never tell where a teacher's influence will end.…

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UAHT registration underway

Posted on Jan 4th, 2017

HOPE - Registration for spring classes at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is open now through January 11. The college will hold extended…

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PFD’s new fire truck in

Posted on Jan 4th, 2017

PRESCOTT – Christmas came early for the Prescott Fire Department as its new truck arrived on Dec. 13 and was put in service on Dec. 15. It took…

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Depot activities updated

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017

PRESCOTT - This past year has brought about many changes and interesting develops in the City of Prescott and the greater Nevada County area.…

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NCQC sets meeting time, date

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017

PRESCOTT – Following swearing in ceremonies for city and county officials, the Nevada County Quorum Court held a special meeting to discuss and set…

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City, county officials sworn in

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017

PRESCOTT – City and county officials were officially sworn in Tuesday morning at the Nevada County Courthouse. Circuit Judge Duncan Culpepper…

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Top Local Stories Of 2016 On HopePrescott.com

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2017

HOPE/PRESCOTT - A retrospect of the top local stories from 2016: January saw the first female firefighter being hired by the City of Hope,…

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Guard deploys to Africa

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2017

HOPE - Members of the Arkansas National Guard deployed from the Deloney-Cook armory in Hope Sunday, heading to the Horn of Africa. According to…

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Smillee’s 6th grade resolutions

Posted on Dec 31st, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from Smillee’s 6th grade at Prescott Elementary School. I am hoping to go to Texas to live with my…

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Arkansas State Archives Announces 2017 Lecture Series

Posted on Dec 31st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas State Archieves, in conjunction with its sister agency Historic Arkansas Museum, is launching a series of book lectures in…

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Cooper’s 6th grade class resolutions at PES

Posted on Dec 31st, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from Cooper’s 6th grade at Prescott Elementary School. My New Year’s resolutions are to loose my attitude…

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Byer’s 6th grade resolutions at PES

Posted on Dec 31st, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from Byers’ 6th grade at Prescott Elementary School. My new year’s resolution is to save up my money so I…

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Knipper’s 5th grade resolutions

Posted on Dec 30th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from Knipper’s 5th grade at Prescott Elementary School. My New Year’s Resolution for 2017 is – read more.…

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Resolutions from BES sixth grade

Posted on Dec 30th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in the sixth grade at Blevins Elementary School. You may call me a nerd, but I’m just a reader.…

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Livestock report

Posted on Dec 30th, 2016

HOPE - No livestock report. Auction suspended for the…

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Arkansas Minimum Wage Increases January 1st

Posted on Dec 29th, 2016

As of January 1, 2017, some workers in Arkansas will see a bit more on their paychecks. The current minimum wage in Arkansas is $8.00 an hour, but…

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Nivens’ 5th grade resolutions at PES

Posted on Dec 29th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in Nivens’ fifth grade at Prescott Elementary School. My New Year’s Resolution for 2017 is…

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Blevins 5th grade resolutions

Posted on Dec 29th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in the fifth grade at Blevins Elementary School. I should play with my pets more. My New Year’s…

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Donate Your Christmas Tree To Boost Angling Action

Posted on Dec 28th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Once the wrapping paper has been thrown away and the last drop of eggnog has been consumed, few people have a use for that evergreen…

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Bell’s 5th grade PES resolutions

Posted on Dec 28th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in Bells’s fifth grade at Prescott Elementary School. My New Year’s Resolution for 2017 is…

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More 5th grade NES resolutions

Posted on Dec 28th, 2016

These are more New Year’s resolutions from students in the fifth grade at Nevada Elementary School. My resolutions for the new year are: I…

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Watson prepares for new post

Posted on Dec 27th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Freshman State Representative Danny Watson has been getting ready for his new position. Watson will be on the revenue and taxation…

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Glass’s 5th grade resolutions from PES

Posted on Dec 27th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in Glass’s fifth grade at Prescott Elementary School. My New Year’s Resolution for 2017 is…

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NES 5th grade resolutions

Posted on Dec 27th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in the fifth grade at Nevada Elementary School. My resolutions for the new year are: I want to…

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PES fourth grade resolutions

Posted on Dec 26th, 2016

These are New Year’s resolutions from students in the fourth grade at Prescott Elementary School. In 2017 I will make a change and be…

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NES 6th grade New Year’s resolutions

Posted on Dec 26th, 2016

These are New Year’s Resolutions from students at Nevada Elementary School. In 2017 I’m going to try to increase my dribbling skills and all…

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Weekly Column From The Arkansas House Of Representatives

Posted on Dec 25th, 2016

Courtesy Danny Watson LITTLE ROCK - The year 2016 proved to be an unusual one for the Arkansas General Assembly. Typically in the even-numbered…

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Dendy’s third grade PES Santa letters

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

Letters to Santa from Dendy’s third grade class at Prescott Elementary School. Dear Santa, My name is Jodee. I would like two Harry Potter…

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Writer confesses to Santa

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT – It’s me again, Santa. I know this year you won’t be stopping at my house, unless it’s to drop off some coal and switches.…

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Cummings’ second grade PES letters to Santa

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

Letters to Santa from Mrs. Cummings second grade class at Prescott Elementary School. Dear Santa, I hope you’r having a great year. The list…

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Stockton’s second grade letters to Santa

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

Dear Santa, We are writing to you from Ms. Stockton’s second grade class. We think we have been pretty good this year. We saw the elves that you…

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Livestock report

Posted on Dec 24th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Dec 15, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1655           Last week:…

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Santa prepares for annual visit

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT – Santa took time from his busy schedule to talk with hopeprescott.com about his upcoming trip around the world. The jolly old elf…

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Silliman’s second grade Santa letters

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2016

Dear Santa Claus, Hello and Merry Christmas from Mrs. Silliman and all of her second graders! We have been working hard this year and will…

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More school Santa letters

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2016

Here are more Santa letters from students. Dear Santa, My name is Reid I am 8 years I have been good this year for Christmas this year I would…

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More Santa letters from Blevins’ second graders

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2016

These are more letters to Santa from second grade students at Blevins Elementary School. Dear Santa, How are you? I love you Santa. I am glad…

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Thompson’s kindergarten Santa letters

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2016

Dear Santa, This year we think we have been really good and our teacher, Mrs. Thompson, thinks we have been pretty good, too. Mrs. Thompson told…

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Holiday trash schedule

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - There will be no garbage picked up Monday, Dec. 26, in either the City of Prescott or in Nevada County. Monday's routes will be ran…

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County employees enjoy Christmas party

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Riggs Caterpillar of Texarkana showed its appreciation to Nevada County by hosting a Christmas party for the county's employees Thursday…

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PPD searching for missing teen

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - According to Assistant Police Chief Joey Beavers, the Prescott Police Department is looking for an 18-year-old girl missing since Dec.…

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Bell’s second grade Santa letters

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

Letters to Santa from Ms. Bell’s second grade class at Prescott Elementary School. Dear Santa, Merry Christmas. I want a boke and good luck…

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PHS cheerleaders state runners up

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - A week after the Prescott Curley Wolf football team captured the state AAA title in Little Rock, the Prescott High School cheerleading…

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Jazz band performs for students

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's Jazz Band recently held a concert for…

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NES third grade Santa letters

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

These are letters to Santa from third grade students at Nevada Elementary School. Dear Santa, I hope you are ready for Christmas. How is Mrs.…

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Blevins second grade Santa letters

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

These are letters to Santa from second grade students at Blevins Elementary School. Dear Santa, How many elves do you own? Is Rudolph your pet?…

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Glass’s kindergarten Santa letters

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

Dear Santa, We are the students in Mrs. Glass’s Kindergarten class. We have been good little boys and girls this year. Thank you so much for all…

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I-30 Westbound Multi-Vehicle Accident Between Hope and Emmet

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016

HOPE - At approximately 3:30pm Wednesday afternoon, a multi-vehicle crash took place between Hope and Emmet, between the 34 and 35 mile markers,…

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Santa letters from Lemley’s third grade PES class

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016

Letters to Santa from Lemley’s third grade class at Prescott Elementary School. Dear Santa, How are you. I would like to have a electric…

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Ridling’s NES second grade Santa letters

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016

These are letters to Santa from Mrs. Ridling’s second grade students at Nevada Elementary School. Dear Santa, My name is Makayla. I am 9…

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Jackson’s class Santa letters

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016

Dear Santa, This is Mrs. Jackson’s Kindergarten class from Prescott Elementary School. My students have been extra good this year. They are…

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Plunkett’s PES class Santa letters

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016

Dear Santa, Hi, my name is Breah I hope you are well This is my Christmas list I phone six and bootsk basketball Love Breah…

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Loe tabbed for city clerk post, council approved budget

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Outgoing councilman Robert Loe was named the new City Clerk/Recorder for the City of Prescott. This was done during the December…

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Council retains Stephens, holds off on bond issue

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s City Council entered into an agreement with Stephens, Inc. and the Friday Law Firm for possible water and sewer…

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Santa letters from McCain’s 3rd grade at PES

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

Letters to Santa from McCain’s third grade class at Prescott Elementary School. Dear Santa Claus How are u I hope you had a good year and how…

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Stockton’s class Santa letters

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

Dear Santa, Mrs. Stockton’s Kindergarten class has been really good this year. I was so proud of them on a Friday everyone made an A on their…

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Garcia’s PES class letters to Santa

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

Dear Santa, I would like these things for Christmas. Tablet Puppy Stuffed animal Zyla Dear Santa, I would like these things for…

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Hard Freeze Warning For Hempstead & Nevada Counties

Posted on Dec 19th, 2016

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for both Hempstead and Nevada Counties, in effect from midnight Tuesday…

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Santa letters from Nevada’s first graders

Posted on Dec 19th, 2016

These are letters to Santa from first grade students at Nevada Elementary School. Dear Santa, My name is Audrey. I am six years old. I would…

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