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Board approved handbook changes

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

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

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New building will be ready for start of school

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

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

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Yard of Month program begins

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

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

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Benefit planned for Hill

Posted on Jul 28th, 2015

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

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Wolves start practice Aug. 3

Posted on Jul 28th, 2015

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

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County getting federal, state aid to help with road repair

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

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

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Fair pageant time nears

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 25th, 2015

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

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NSD teachers undergo teen suicide training

Posted on Jul 24th, 2015

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

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Second Elkins Ferry tour set

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2015

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

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Save Elkins Ferry tour and dinner on tap

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

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

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Air cleared at farmer’s market meeting

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

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

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Driver damages new jail

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

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

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UACCH hosting land development conference

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

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

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Standoff ends peacefully

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

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

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Road should help reduce school traffic congestion

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

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

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Prescott Automotive honors customers

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

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

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Prescott has new mobile/manufactured home law

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

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

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Firefighters help Harris cause

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 18th, 2015

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

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McKenzie tourney Aug. 1

Posted on Jul 17th, 2015

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

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Titans win state title

Posted on Jul 16th, 2015

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

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PNCSS “all about the children”

Posted on Jul 15th, 2015

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

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Lions hear from Williams and Lloyd

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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PPD investigating shooting

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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NCAS raffling off Glock 43 as fundraiser

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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School behind schedule, will be ready in early Aug.

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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Short meeting for Blevins board

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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Fallen Hero fest Saturday

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

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

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NCSO, PPD make another drug bust

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

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

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Tour shows support for Elkins Ferry project

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

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

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UACCT, UALR offering bachelor’s degrees

Posted on Jul 12th, 2015

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

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

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

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Alternative course delivery being offered

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

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

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UACCH helping students save on book costs

Posted on Jul 11th, 2015

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

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Mash Bash on tap

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

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

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Prescott Automotive honoring customers

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

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

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DAR donates to Elkins project

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

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

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Sewing class at Washington

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

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

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NCSO, PPD, task force involved in drug bust

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

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

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Hay samplings can be tested

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015

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

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NCSO, PPD, task force make two drug raids

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Two drug raids were conducted in a multi-agency effort in Prescott recently. The first occurred on June 24, according to a release from…

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Card weaving class scheduled

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK - An introduction to card weaving class will be offered at Historic Washington State Park from 9 a.m. until noon…

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Washington featuring “Country Nights”

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK - A free concert will be held the third Saturday in July and August at Historic Washington State Park as part of its…

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Court updated on road situation

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Nevada County Quorum Court were told about the damage done to county roads by the July 4 storm. Nevada County Judge Mark…

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ADEM not accepting storm shelter applications

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Department of emergency Management will not be accepting any new storm shelter rebate applications for the state's…

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UACCH offers Junior Ranger program

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas at Hope has partnered with the National Park Service for the fourth consecutive year to offer a Junior Ranger…

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Judge declares county disaster

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Saturday's storms damaged every county road within a 10 mile radius of Prescott, according to Nevada County Judge Mark Glass. Glass…

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Rain fails to dampen Blevins’ July 4 celebration

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

BLEVINS - Independence Day meant fireworks at the Blevins School Saturday night. However, most of the discussion by those who attended centered…

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Fire destroys house Saturday

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Fire destroyed a house on Highway 19 early Saturday morning. According to Robert Loe, with the Prescott Fire Department, the initial…

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Flooding mars 4th

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - When the National Weather Service Shreveport posted a Flash Flood Warning for Hempstead and Nevada Counties at 3 a.m., two inches of…

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Many roads damaged by Fourth of July flooding

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

When the National Weather Service Shreveport posted a Flash Flood Warning for Hempstead and Nevada Counties at 3:00 am, 2" of rain had already fallen…

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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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