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AG suggests investigating pet shelters before boarding

Posted on Jun 26th, 2016

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

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AG challenges President’s immigration plans

Posted on Jun 26th, 2016

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

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ASP cracking down on DWI during holiday

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

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

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Hines named Ms. Arkansas

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

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

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Arkansans to get part of e-book settlement

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

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

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Westbound I-30 Crash Snarls Traffic

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 25th, 2016

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

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Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Vote On CWD Regulations

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

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

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Appreciation lunch at Prescott Manor

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

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

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All systems go at NSD

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

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

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County disaster plan discussed

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2016

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

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Theme set for NC Fair

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

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

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Cowboy educates children with songs

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

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

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Beehive found at NCHU

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

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

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Board wastes no time taking care of business

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

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

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Council approves firetruck purchase

Posted on Jun 21st, 2016

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

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Council updated on grants, Chamber activities

Posted on Jun 21st, 2016

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

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Arkansans For Compassionate Care Submit 117,000+ Signatures

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

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

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Local Family Fighting Rare Disease

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016

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

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Talleys to perform in Nashville

Posted on Jun 19th, 2016

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 18th, 2016

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

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AKC Texarkana Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show This Weekend

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

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

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NCQC approves jail budget

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

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

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Disaster hearing set for June 22

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

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

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One arrests clears several burglaries

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

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

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Randle charged with possession

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

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

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Ribbon cut for Ko-Fields

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

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

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Alligator Hunt Permits Available Online

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016

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

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

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016

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

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Hearing On Pilkinton Civil Motions Held

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

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

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Blevins boardroom packed; reason not given

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

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

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Kiwanis Club celebrate’s 70th anniversary

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

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

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Tax collection down in state

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

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

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World Blood Donor Day

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

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

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AG inks anti-exemption column

Posted on Jun 12th, 2016

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

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AG urges using GI Bill

Posted on Jun 12th, 2016

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

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Arkansas in group suing Deleware

Posted on Jun 11th, 2016

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 11th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 9, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1137           Last…

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Coffee held for Farmer’s Market

Posted on Jun 10th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Farmers arrived early, around 7 a.m., at the Nevada County Farmer's Market and customers arrived shortly thereafter Friday morning to…

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Boeckman’s NC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on Jun 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Steve and Renee' Boeckman are the 2016 Nevada County Farm Family of the Year. The Boeckmans have four layer houses and 120 head of…

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Snake causes power outage

Posted on Jun 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott residents are all too used to the losing power for inexplicable reasons. On Monday night, the power went out shortly after 9…

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Work progresses on ag building

Posted on Jun 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Work continues on a new agriculture/concession stand at Prescott High School. Crews removed the old concession stand and ticket booth…

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Rosston gets $10k grant

Posted on Jun 9th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK- Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Vice President Amy Fecher and Rural Services…

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Foster Farms 2016 Processor of the Year

Posted on Jun 8th, 2016

  LIVINGSTON, CA – California-based Foster Farms has been selected as 2016 Processor of the Year by The National Provisioner, a leading meat…

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QC meeting becomes shouting match

Posted on Jun 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT - June's meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court Tuesday was one for the record books, but not in a good way. The meeting began…

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Initially Yours now open

Posted on Jun 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A ribbon cutting and grand opening was held for Initially Yours Tuesday morning. The business, located on Hwy. 67 between Main and Elm…

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Upcoming events at Lake Greeson

Posted on Jun 6th, 2016

Friday, June 10 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Discovering Arkansas's Snakes Join park staff to discover the exciting world of snakes! We'll explore the…

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SCOTUS upholds property rights

Posted on Jun 5th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge praised the U.S. Supreme Court for unanimously protecting private property owners, a…

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AG warns of “resort fees”

Posted on Jun 5th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Summer travel plans are taking shape, and some of those trips could take Arkansans out of state to Las Vegas, Orlando or San…

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Malvern man convicted of Medicaid fraud

Posted on Jun 5th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the conviction of a Hot Spring County man for Medicaid fraud. Dantelle Knight…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 4th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 2, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 685           Last week:…

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NC jail gets first inmate

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2016

PRESCOTT - History was made at Nevada County's new jail as its first inmate booked in Friday afternoon. Shortly after 2 p.m., Donna McBride, 51,…

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Farmer’s Market opens

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2016

PRESCOTT - With rain predicted for Friday morning the grand opening of the Nevada County Farmer's Market was postponed until June 10, when the coffee…

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President Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Hiring Veterens

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2016

HOPE - The President Clinton Birthplace  Home National Historic Site has two part-time positions to fill using the Veterans Hiring Authority. The…

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NC Jail officially opened

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - It was fitting weather for the grand opening of the Nevada County Jail Thursday morning. In many ways it was almost poetic as rain fell…

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Wolves in 5AAA for 16-17 seasons

Posted on Jun 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Sure, school just let out for the summer, but it's never too early to start thinking about football season. The season will be here…

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VFW honors fallen in ceremony

Posted on May 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Fallen soldiers were honored Monday morning in a Memorial Day ceremony at the Nevada County Courthouse. Members of the local VFW paid…

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AG urges caution in online posting

Posted on May 29th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – When reports of sexual abuse of a child or an individual viewing explicit images of children emerge, Arkansans often wonder…

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AG hosting “Never Forgotten” program

Posted on May 29th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event on Thursday, July 7, at Camp…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 28th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 26, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 905           Last…

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AGFC Holds Chronic Wasting Disease Public Forum

Posted on May 27th, 2016

HOPE - A standing room only sized crowd filled the Hope Community Center Thursday night to hear about Chronic Wasting Disease and how it could impact…

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Guard gets unexpected break

Posted on May 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Members of the Arkansas National Guard got an unexpected break Friday afternoon when the air bag exploded on the bus they were on. The…

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Jail grand opening June 2

Posted on May 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - At 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, the new Nevada County Jail will be officially opened with a ribbon cutting and grand opening…

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Memorial Day closings

Posted on May 27th, 2016

HOPE-PRESCOTT - All city, state and federal offices will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no garbage pickup…

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NSD ends year on good note

Posted on May 27th, 2016

ROSSTON - Nevada's School Board wasted no time in getting through its agenda for the May meeting Thursday night. The agenda was short with no real…

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Crawfish boil successful

Posted on May 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - More than 345 pounds of crawfish was sold at the Second Annual Crawfish Boil Thursday. The event, held in late June last year, moved…

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MMS a high-performing school

Posted on May 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - McRae Middle School has been named one of the highest-performing schools in the state by the Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the…

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Three retire from PSD

Posted on May 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The Prescott School District celebrated the retirement of Mary Spearman, 20 years; Jewel Briggs, 39 years and Kim Jester, 32 years with a…

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Graduations continue at Nevada Elementary

Posted on May 26th, 2016

ROSSTON - While high school seniors graduated earlier this month, graduations were still to be had at Nevada Elementary School Thursday. Students…

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NC Library summer reading program June 8 – July 13

Posted on May 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT - It's time to bring your children in to sign up for the summer reading program. This year's theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set ... Read!"…

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Memorial Day ceremony set

Posted on May 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Nevada County Courthouse at 9 a.m. Monday. In the event of rain, the ceremonies will be…

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Greeson prepares for Memorial Day holiday

Posted on May 25th, 2016

KIRBY - This weekend kicks off the Memorial Day holiday. Daisy State Park, home of Lake Greeson, has plenty of activities for everyone, starting…

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Gov. Hutchinson lauds PSD’s computer classes

Posted on May 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - May's meeting of the Prescott School Board Tuesday night began with Robert Poole, superintendent, saying the district is getting a lot of…

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Block party celebrates end of school year

Posted on May 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Tuesday was the last day of school in the Prescott School District, and students celebrated with a block party at First United Methodist…

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National Missing Children’s Day Today, May 25

Posted on May 25th, 2016

Today, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, is National Missing Children's Day and a new campaign to raise awareness of The Missing is taking over social…

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Lafayette County Jail Inmate On The Run

Posted on May 24th, 2016

An escapee from the Lafayette County Jail remains on the loose Tuesday afternoon. 22 year old Allester Jermaine Stevens, of Stamps, managed to…

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Ribbon cuttings, coffees set for June

Posted on May 24th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The first two weeks of June will be busy in Prescott. The Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring three ribbon…

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Group planning facelift for downtown

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Downtown Prescott may soon be getting a "facelift" of sorts. A group of individuals has decided to give owners of businesses and…

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AG warns of summer scams

Posted on May 22nd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The school year is winding down, and many Arkansans are making summer vacation plans. Whether it is a trip to the beach, an exotic…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 21st, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 19, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1009           Last…

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Rain halts golf tourney

Posted on May 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Rain may have halted play in the annual Business and Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament Thursday, but it failed to dampen the spirits…

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PHS students honored

Posted on May 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT - On Wednesday, May 18, Prescott High School students in grades even through 11 were recognized for having All A's and A's and B's for the…

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One Year Gone – Madeline Tomlin

Posted on May 19th, 2016

May 19th is an anniversary of the worst kind for the family and friends of Madeline Tomlin. Today marks one year since the young woman was last…

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Nevada students do job shadowing

Posted on May 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Thirty sixth grade students from the Nevada School District descended on Prescott Wednesday to job shadow different people. Some toured…

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Council approves applying for splash pad grant

Posted on May 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - For good, bad or indifferent, Prescott's City Council approved applying for a grant for a splash pad at the council's May meeting…

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Community garden discussed

Posted on May 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A proclamation was read and signed by Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver at the May meeting of the Prescott City Council Tuesday. The…

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Museum hosts coffee

Posted on May 17th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Tuesday's community coffee was hosted by the Nevada County Depot Museum. While the crowd was sparse, there was a trio dressed in Civil…

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Horse show at Four States Fair

Posted on May 16th, 2016

TEXARKANA – Four States Fair and Rodeo is pleased to be hosting the Arkansas Arabian Horse show this weekend, May 20-22.  The show will include…

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71 graduate from PHS

Posted on May 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's Class of 2016 went old school when it came to the senior speeches. The class chose the Hebrew word "timshel" as…

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Civil Court Case Filed Against Local Attorney James Pilkinton

Posted on May 15th, 2016

HOPE - The American dream of owning a home turned into a nightmare for one Hope couple, allegedly caused by Attorney James Pilkinton, according to a…

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Lady Wolves second in district

Posted on May 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Lady Wolves went to Genoa to compete in the District 7-3A Track Meet on April 28 and had to settle for the runner-up trophy as…

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Wolves take 10th district title

Posted on May 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT - On April 28, the Prescott Curley Wolves headed to Genoa for the 7-3A District Track Meet. The Wolves needed a victory to claim 10…

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Reporting deadline nears for charitable organizations

Posted on May 15th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge reminds charitable organizations, paid solicitors and fundraising counsel of the applicable…

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SCRA protects active military

Posted on May 15th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Some military service members could find themselves facing bankruptcy, foreclosure or other civil court proceedings, including child…

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Lady Cubs take district

Posted on May 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Lady Cubs hosted the District 7-3A Junior High Track Meet on April 21 looking for a district championship. The Lady Cubs…

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AR Game & Fish Commission To Hold Chronic Wasting Disease Public Meetings

Posted on May 14th, 2016

HOPE - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding a public meeting regarding Chronic Wasting Disease, at the Hope Fair Park Community…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 14th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 12, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 856           Last…

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32 awarded diplomas from NHS

Posted on May 13th, 2016

ROSSTON - Nevada's gym was packed with family and friends for the 2016 commencement exercises Thursday night. In all, 32 seniors received…

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Courthouse getting new a/c system

Posted on May 13th, 2016

PRESCOTT - In a special called meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court Thursday afternoon, it was decided to buy a new heat and air conditioning…

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Cubs win 13th consecutive district title

Posted on May 13th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Curley Cubs hosted the District 7-3A Junior High Track Meet on April 21, looking to win their 13th straight district…

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