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Area summer blood drives scheduled

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2015

HOPE AND PRESCOTT SUMMER 2015 BLOOD DRIVES Hope Cuffs and Hoses will be held July 28 from 2:30-7 p.m. Hope Fair Grounds Community Room. The Hope…

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Elkins Ferry tour, dinner July 11

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Depot Museum will have three different tours of Civil War sites in the Nevada County area to bring awareness of the need…

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Titans take tourney

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Southwest Arkansas Titans, a 19 and under baseball team based in Prescott, went 5-0 and won the James Stokes Memorial Invitational…

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Nevada County Courthouse will be closing

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015

The Nevada County Courthouse will be closing Thursday, July 2nd at 1:30 and will be closed all day July 3rd.  Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July…

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City, County show patriotism

Posted on Jul 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT - American flags are flying at the Nevada County Courthouse and Prescott City Hall in honor of Independence Day…

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Grant helps NCSO get equipment

Posted on Jun 30th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A grant for $4,200 allowed the Nevada County Sheriff's Office to purchase body cameras for all deputies along with an automatic external…

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Safety important this holiday

Posted on Jun 30th, 2015

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Independence Day is this Saturday and area residents are encouraged to be safe while shooting off fireworks and driving. Area law…

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ASP cracking down on impaired driving during holiday

Posted on Jun 29th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday among Americans. But with summer fun, parades, parties and fireworks, the holiday typically…

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School construction to meet deadline

Posted on Jun 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Construction of the new school for the Prescott School District is expected to be finished by July 15. The Prescott School Board, in a…

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Judges elect officers

Posted on Jun 27th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas District Judges Council held its annual election of officers in Little Rock at its annual meeting. Officers for 2015-16…

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Taxes help fund city, county

Posted on Jun 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Pretty much everyone knows about taxes. Regardless of what anyone thinks, taxes must be paid. Not only income tax, but sales tax and…

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Auction clears inventory, raises money

Posted on Jun 26th, 2015

ROSSTON - Auctioning items removed from the Nevada School District's inventory helped clear out some storage room and raise about $4,500 for the…

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Young celebrates 40 years of medicine in Prescott

Posted on Jun 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - These days few people can say they've stayed with the same job or profession for 40 years. However, Dr. Michael Young has done just…

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HPD seeks trio in burglary

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2015

  On Thursday June 18, at approximately 3:30 a.m. officers of the Hope Police Department responded to a burglary alarm located in the 800…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 20th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri Jun 19, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday…

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Fire damages Emmet mill

Posted on Jun 19th, 2015

EMMET -Fire damaged the mill at Emmet early Friday morning. Crews responded around 4 a.m. The damage appeared to be confined to the south end of the…

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Crayfish boil tonight

Posted on Jun 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Rain or shine tonight's first annual crayfish boil will take place at the Potlatch Building at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The boil…

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4H robot camp set

Posted on Jun 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A 4H Robotics Day Camp will be held Aug. 10-14 at the Nevada County Cooperative Extension Office. Those interested must preregister by…

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Students enjoy grant program perks

Posted on Jun 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott Elementary Schools cafetorium was filled with students Thursday morning even though summer vacation is underway. These…

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Food preservation workshop set

Posted on Jun 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A two-day food preservation workshop will be held at the Nevada County Cooperative Extension Office July 8-9. The workshop will be from…

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New building on schedule

Posted on Jun 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Enrollment in the Prescott School District for the recent school year ended with 1,006 students. Robert Poole, superintendent of the…

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Manufatured home ordinance introduced

Posted on Jun 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott City Attorney Glenn Vasser introduced the draft of a manufactured home ordinance at the June meeting of the Prescott City…

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Book on TN available

Posted on Jun 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Many citizens around Prescott have seen the woman that walks around town with her face wrapped up. Many have wondered what her story…

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Matthews earns Bridge Scholarship

Posted on Jun 16th, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana announces Robert Matthews has been awarded the Bridge Scholarship to attend the college. This…

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Million Heart program underway

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT – It’s a lofty goal, preventing a million heart attacks, but this is what a pilot program at the Nevada County Health Unit is working…

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Blood drives scheduled

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

Hope-Prescott-Texarkana - A world blood drive will be held at Central Mall in Texarkana on June 20 from 12-6 p.m. the crew from Star Wars group 501st…

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NC Farmer’s Market open

Posted on Jun 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Farmers Market is open Monday–Saturday from 7:30 a.m.  till noon, or when the farmers sell out of produce. The…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 13th, 2015

Little Rock, AR Fri Jun 12, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun 11,…

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Blevins School reunion

Posted on Jun 11th, 2015

HOPE - These two ladies dressed in poodle skirts to celebrate the '50s for the annual Blevins All-School Reunion recently. The reunion was held at…

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Extension Office offeres summer programs

Posted on Jun 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Cooperative Extension Service is hosting summer programs for children and adults. Come have fun with us. Like our…

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Franklin earns Chancellor’s Scholarship

Posted on Jun 10th, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana announces Melody Franklin has been awarded the Chancellor’s Scholarship to attend the…

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Ford resigns from Blevins School Board

Posted on Jun 9th, 2015

BLEVINS – Most school districts would love to have the problem Blevins has – the need to reduce capital. Blevins Superintendent Billy Lee told…

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UACC-T ads supply chain management courses

Posted on Jun 8th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Texarkana is ramping up its world class Career Technical programs to meet industry needs by adding the Supply…

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Basketball camp underway

Posted on Jun 8th, 2015

BLEVINS - The annual Southwest Arkansas Basketball Camp is being held at Blevins High School today through Thursday. The camp will be held from 8…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jun 6th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri Jun 5, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jun…

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11th McRae Reunion July 2-5

Posted on Jun 5th, 2015

TEXARKANA - "Bridging the Gap" is the theme of the 11th McRae School Reunion, which will be held July 2-5. Much of the event will be held at the…

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MMS ends time as school

Posted on Jun 5th, 2015

PRESCOTT – When school ended Thursday, June 4, it was the end of an era as McRae Middle School ceased to exist as an educational facility. When…

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Youngsters enjoy block party

Posted on Jun 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Area children celebrated the end of school a day early with a block party at First United Methodist Church Wednesday. There were plenty…

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UACCT offers equipment maintence program

Posted on Jun 4th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Texarkana announces it is currently enrolling students in the new Commercial and Residential Equipment-Maintenance…

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Vines questions efforts on drug crime, again

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – Tuesday’s meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court included Justice of the Peace Harold Vines again addressing the drug situation in…

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Student’s kindness honored by QC

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – Kadarius Pearson, a member of the Curley Cub track team, was recognized by the Nevada County Quorum Court at its May meeting…

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Ribbon cutting held for new clinic

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – There’s a new rural health clinic in Prescott and Nevada County. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to officially welcome the…

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Awards day at PES

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Tuesday was awards day for students in Prescott Elementary School. The students and their parents gathered in the auditorium at…

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NES kindergarten roundup Wednesday, Thursday

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

  ROSSTON - Students who will attend kindergarten at Nevada Elementary School next year are invited to attend Kindergarten Roundup on…

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NC 4H Livestock Club learns about goats

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County 4-H Livestock club met Thursday, May 28, at 6 p.m. at the Nevada County Extension Office.  Club members learned about…

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Attendees enjoy community event

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

EMMET - Residents of Emmet gathered at the community's storm shelter Saturday. Fortunately, the gathering had nothing to do with severe weather,…

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Leonhart joins hopeprescott.com

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Grace Leonhart, formerly with the Hope Star, joins hopeprescott.com as its newest member. Leonhart replaces Scott Tidwell. She…

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Livestock Report

Posted on May 30th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 29, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday…

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Search for missing woman continues

Posted on May 29th, 2015

HOPE - Officers with the Hope Police Department are searching for a missing 24-year-old woman. Madeline R. Tomlin is described as being 5-5,…

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Two die in collision

Posted on May 29th, 2015

EMMET - At least one person was killed in a two-vehicle collision South of Emmet Friday evening. The call came in shortly after 5:30 p.m.…

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Rain fails to halt tourney

Posted on May 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Though a heavy downpour resulted in the delay for the afternoon flight of the Annual Business and Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament…

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GP donates to Blevins Upward Bound

Posted on May 29th, 2015

BLEVINS - Andrea Hale from Georgia Pacific Building Products in Hope recently presented a $1,000 donation to the Blevins High School Upward Bound.…

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Neals NC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – This year’s Farm Family of the Year for Nevada County is different from past years. First, both parents work full-time jobs. The…

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New agri building discussed

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Because the current agriculture building at Prescott High School is in bad shape, the Prescott School District is looking to build a new…

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PSD in good shape financially

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Financially the Prescott School District is on good shape at the end of the school year. Judy Clampit, financial director for the…

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PHS thinclads lauded at board meeting

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – May’s meeting of the Prescott School Board began with Prescott School District Superintendent Robert Poole giving kudos to the Curley…

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NC Library summer schedule

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Once school lets out, students can hit the Nevada County Library where there will be plenty to do. However, library events aren’t…

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Pay up or lose electricity

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Customers of Prescott Water and Light, who have past due accounts, are asked to pay them before June 15, or at least set up a payment…

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Benefit held for Sorrells

Posted on May 25th, 2015

EMMET – Firemen’s Park in Emmet was packed Saturday for a benefit to help Hebb Sorrells. Sorrells, a retired deputy with the Nevada County…

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Tri-Service makes donations

Posted on May 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Tri-Service Club presented checks to different groups Thursday. The checks were to help the groups achieve goals for…

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Fallen soldiers remembered

Posted on May 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - "Lest We Forget" are words carved in the granite memorial on the lawn at the Nevada County Courthouse. The memorial is to remind…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 22, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday…

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Chamber hosting crawfish boil

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Area residents are in for a treat on June 19 when the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce hosts its first crawfish boil. The…

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Click it or ticket underway

Posted on May 21st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – An observational survey conducted across Arkansas during 2014 indicates that one out of every four motorists in Arkansas is not using…

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PHS gets new principal

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott High School’s new principal was introduced at a gathering of the faculty and staff Thursday morning. Missy Walley will be…

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Martin, Beavers, McClure honored

Posted on May 21st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Three members of law enforcement for Prescott and Nevada County were honored for work they did in late December, 2014. The…

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Utility ordinance approved

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s City Council approved a new ordinance concerning utilities. This was done at the May meeting of the council. Glenn…

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Council updated on hardware, manufactured homes issues

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Apparently residents have been asking about bricks from the Prescott hardware building. This subject was discussed at the May meeting…

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Prescott Manor celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The staff at Prescott Manor recently celebrated National Nursing Home Week. There were different events throughout the week, and the staff…

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Area officers participate in torch run

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Monday saw members of law enforcement running from the Texas border to Little Rock to help promote the Special Olympics. This was…

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Bridge lessons offered

Posted on May 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Anyone interested in learning beginner bridge can do so at the Nevada County Library. There is no charge and lessons will be held from…

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Computer classes set

Posted on May 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Free computer classes in basic computers and Microsoft Word will be held at the Nevada County Library May 28. Class size is limited to…

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Registration underway for UAH-T

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE - As one scrolls through pictures of friends and family who recently graduated the consideration of their education goals may have been sparked…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 16th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 15, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for…

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PHS grads “reflect” on graduation

Posted on May 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Rain may have forced graduation for Prescott High School indoors, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the graduates or their families…

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NHS sends 27 into the future

Posted on May 15th, 2015

ROSSTON – Student speeches at the Nevada High School graduation Thursday night revolved around animated movies. Sierra Reed drew from “Toy…

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PHS students honored at assembly

Posted on May 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Seniors at Prescott High School had their hard work over the past four years recognized at a Senior Award Assembly in the Prescott…

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NHS students honored at assembly

Posted on May 14th, 2015

ROSSTON – It was awards day for those in senior high at Nevada School Wednesday afternoon. Students, family and friends gathered in the gym to…

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327 graduate from UACCH

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE – Hempstead Hall was packed Tuesday night for commencement exercises. A total of 327 men and women received their diplomas and earned 566…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 12th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/7 Juvenile male, 15, Hope, foreign warrant 5/8 Dannette Moore, 38, Hope, foreign warrant Amy Warren, 32, Hope, failure to…

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18 to graduate with honors from PHS

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A total of 18 seniors from Prescott High School will graduate with honors Friday night. Graduation exercised are scheduled to be held…

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PHS awarded CenturyLink grant

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A check for $5,000 was presented to Randi Curtis, art teacher at Prescott High School from the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's…

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Hillcrest celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Hillcrest Care and Rehab celebrated National Nursing Home Week Monday by hosting a community coffee. The nursing home has a week full…

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Blevins students awarded

Posted on May 11th, 2015

BLEVINS- Blevins High School seniors and students grades 7-11 were recently recognized and awarded for their academic accomplishments this year. A…

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Storm damages area home

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - While no one was injured in the storms that raged through the region early Monday morning, this home outside of Prescott had its back…

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Two killed in storm

Posted on May 11th, 2015

NASHVILLE - Two people were killed in a severe storm that ripped through Nashville early Monday morning. The storm hit behind the former Nashville…

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Dealing with identity theft

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Identity thieves can hit at any time, wrecking a person's financial integrity. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)…

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Be wary when giving to international disasters

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –  A recent report in AtlasofGiving.com ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans…

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Christus St. Michael Foundation establishes nursing scholarships

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope -Texarkana announces the CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation will establish 10 new scholarships for students in…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 9th, 2015

, Little Rock Fri May 8, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 7,…

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Blevins graduates 36

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE – Thirty six seniors from Blevins High School entered Hempstead Hall Friday night and 36 graduates exited. With the theme “Striving for…

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BHS honor grads named

Posted on May 8th, 2015

BLEVINS - These seven students will be honored tonight at the commencement ceremonies for the Blevins School District. The Blevins High School…

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Records set at state track meet

Posted on May 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Thinclads from across the state came to Prescott Thursday for the AAA State Track Meet. The meet was held at Prescott High School, with…

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Upward Bound students graduate

Posted on May 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Southern Arkansas University Upward Bound students graduated from the program on May 2. The keynote speaker was Amanda Morris-Roberts an…

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UACCH commencement May 12

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana is preparing for commencement ceremonies to be held Tuesday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in Hempstead Hall on…

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NC Leadership class learns government

Posted on May 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Leadership Nevada County recently made the trip to Little Rock for its state government session. The students met with state…

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Red Cross needs volunteers

Posted on May 7th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Volunteers are needed by the American Red Cross (ARC) to help its disaster services team. These volunteers will be working with…

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EHC hosts coffee

Posted on May 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Nevada County Extension Homemakers hosted a community coffee Tuesday, May 5 at the extension…

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Air cleared at quorum court meeting

Posted on May 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Once business was taken care of at the May meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court, the air was cleared. The clearing came because…

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Wreck on I-30

Posted on May 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT - There were no injuries from an accident that occurred near the 52 mile marker on I-30 east Wednesday morning. The call came in around…

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