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Beads, bags and the bayou Thursday

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation invites the community to attend this year’s Beads, Bags, and the Bayou…

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Easter Egg Hunt March 28

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The 21st Annual Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt will be from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, March 28, at the…

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Farmer’s Market training March 10

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2015

  HOPE - An Arkansas Farmers Market Vendor and Manager training will be held on Tuesday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hope at Hempstead…

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Extension service offers strength program

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Are you ready to improve your health? Have you decided it is time for you to start exercising regularly? A regular exercise program can…

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One injured in truck wreck

Posted on Mar 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT - Around about 7 a.m. Sunday, March 1, an 18-wheel truck driven by Ken Dipe exited the interstate on the median to the left. The truck…

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Free computer classes at NC Library

Posted on Mar 1st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, announced free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Nevada…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 28th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 26, 2015 Sale closed due to inclement weather. Source: AR Dept…

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Benefit fish fry, concert Saturday

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

HOPE - A fish fry and concert benefit will be held at Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope, on Saturday, Feb. 28. The benefit will raise funds…

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Snow fun

Posted on Feb 26th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - While schools and businesses closed because of the winter storm Wednesday, some took advantage of the time off to have fun and play…

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Board discusses new traffic route

Posted on Feb 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT – A proposed traffic route for the new Prescott Elementary School was presented to the Prescott School Board at its February meeting…

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Snowstorm hits with vengeance

Posted on Feb 25th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Winter hit the area with a heavy snowstorm Wednesday morning. While the snow was predicted to hit around 5 a.m., it arrived late,…

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More Winter Cancellations

Posted on Feb 25th, 2015

Nevada and Hempstead County Health Units Girl Scouts Troop 2292 Community Coffee has been Cancelled Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce…

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Update on Wednesday Closings & Cancellations

Posted on Feb 25th, 2015

“SOUP & SERMON” SERIES AT HOPE IS CANCELED.  IT WILL RESUME MARCH 4. HOPE PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED. U of A/HOPE CLOSED. U of A/TEXARKANA…

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Wednesday’s closings

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Nevada County Judge Mark Glass has decided to close the Nevada County Courthouse Wednesday due to inclement…

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HPD searching for missing man

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015

HOPE – Hope Police are searching for 58-year-old Larry Smith. Smith was last seen at his apartment in Hope on Feb. 4. According to the HPD, he…

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Winter weather update

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – A winter weather watch remains in effect for Hempstead and Nevada counties, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The…

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Weather continues causing delays, closings

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Winter weather is still causing delays and closings in Hempstead and Nevada counties. Schools in Blevins, Nevada and Prescott…

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More weather related closings

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse closed the Hempstead County Courthouse at 11 a.m. Nevada County Judge Mark Glass closed the…

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Area closings

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Expected winter weather has resulted in schools in Hope, Blevins and Prescott being closed today. In addition the Southwest…

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Berry new president at SAU

Posted on Feb 21st, 2015

MAGNOLIA - Dr. Trey Berry set a theme of “people, planning, programs and philanthropy” on Friday afternoon after he was formally introduced to…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 21st, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 19, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 442 Last week: 925 Last year:…

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Winter weather on the way

Posted on Feb 20th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – A bitterly cold air mass will affect the four states region Sunday night and into Monday with winter precipitation expected across…

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Soup/chili supper Thursday at PES

Posted on Feb 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Rotary Club will have its annual chili/soup supper from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the cafeteria at Prescott Elementary…

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Council discusses mowing, demolition and animal control

Posted on Feb 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Mowing and demolishing houses were the two big topics at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Prescott City Council. The meeting, though,…

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Video visitation coming to HCSO

Posted on Feb 17th, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton announced Tuesday, Feb. 17, Hempstead County is installing video visitation equipment later this…

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Fruit Loop 5K, fun run Saturday

Posted on Feb 17th, 2015

HOPE – The 4th Annual Fruit Loop 5K and kid’s fun run will be held Saturday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. The fun…

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Career fair successful

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A career fair was held Saturday, Feb. 14, at Munn's Chapel Baptist Church. Vendors from local businesses along with recruiters from…

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Freezing rain knocks out power

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Winter weather hit Prescott shortly after midnight Monday and left several sections of the city without power. Prescott Mayor Terry…

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AG warns of tax scams

Posted on Feb 15th, 2015

  LITTLE ROCK – Tax-return season is well under way in the Natural State and across the country, but with that comes scam artists looking to…

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AG offers info for tax preparation

Posted on Feb 14th, 2015

    LITTLE ROCK – Many times what makes Tax Day stressful is the procrastination of waiting to prepare those returns until the day they…

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Two CCSO deputies charged with battery

Posted on Feb 14th, 2015

ARKADELPHIA - Special agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have arrested two Clark County Jail employees who are…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 14th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 12, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 925 Last week: 793 Last year:…

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Calls about deeds just solicitation

Posted on Feb 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A California company is apparently calling area residents telling them they have received a "recorded deed notice". However, according…

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License testing time changing

Posted on Feb 13th, 2015

HOPE - Testing sites and times for commercial and regular driver's licenses will be changed effective Feb. 23. For Troop G, testing will be done…

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DAR winners named

Posted on Feb 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT – There were two state winners in this year’s DAR essay contest. Kendall Sands, from Prescott, and Bailey Hall, of Blevins, were the…

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Fish fry fundraiser Feb. 28

Posted on Feb 12th, 2015

HOPE - A Fish Fry and Concert Benefit will be held at Garrett Memorial Baptist Church in Hope, on Saturday, Feb. 28. The benefit will raise funds…

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School constuction progressing

Posted on Feb 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Work on the new elementary school for the Prescott School District is coming along and the new facility should be ready by the start of…

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Blevins students compete in FFA event

Posted on Feb 12th, 2015

BLEVINS - Wednesday, Feb. 11, students from the Blevins High School FFA competed in the Bodcaw Creek subarea leadership events at Southern Arkansas…

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BSD has too much in lunch fund

Posted on Feb 10th, 2015

BLEVINS – Blevins has a problem most school districts would welcome – having too much money in the lunch fund. Blevins Superintendent Billy…

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Career fair Saturday at Munn’s

Posted on Feb 10th, 2015

  PRESCOTT – A college and career fair will be held Saturday at Munn’s Chapel Baptist Church in the Life Center.   The theme…

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Silver Star presented to family of Ricardo Young

Posted on Feb 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT – A silver star was presented to the family of Ricardo Young, who was killed in action on Aug. 28, 2013. The ceremony was held…

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7th Annual Garden Show April 11

Posted on Feb 9th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Nicholas Stadddon will be the featured speaker at the Seventh Annual Garden Show and Plant Sale on April 11. The show and sale…

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TV class for elementary students

Posted on Feb 9th, 2015

HOPE - A hands-on total television experience will be held for students in grades two through six. The students can explore all aspects of TV…

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Jail on schedule

Posted on Feb 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Barring unforeseen bad weather or some other kind of disaster the Nevada County Jail should be finished by this fall. Work on the jail…

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Livestock report

Posted on Feb 7th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 5, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 793 Last week: 1023 Last year:…

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BoP has new phone app

Posted on Feb 6th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Customers of the Bank of Prescott can now access their accounts and pay bills with a new phone application. According to Karen…

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Chamber holds fundraiser

Posted on Feb 6th, 2015

  PRESCOTT - Members of the Precsott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors held a fundraiser Friday at the Nevada County…

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Friday is “go red” day

Posted on Feb 4th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Friday is National “Go Red” Day. This is a day when the nation’s public awareness is focused on urging women in all walks…

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Burns planned at White Oak

Posted on Feb 4th, 2015

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

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EDO questioned about courting prospects

Posted on Feb 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Mary Godwin, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Economic Development Office, was grilled about how prospects are…

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Quartet signs letters of intent

Posted on Feb 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Four members of the Curley Wolf football team signed letters of intent to play college ball. A ceremony was held in the Prescott Sports…

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McMurray speaks to Lions

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club heard from Angelyn McMurray of "We Are Free".  The non-profit's mission is to "free all persons trapped by trafficking in…

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NPD seeks help with theft case

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

NASHVILLE - On December 15, 2014, credit cards were stolen from a vehicle in Nashville. Approximately three hours later the stolen credit cards…

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Nevada students of distinction

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

ROSSTON - Nevada High School announces the 2015 Seniors of Distinction. Each year the faculty selects five seniors to represent their class based…

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Third murder suspect arrested

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police and U.S. Marshals have arrested the third suspect wanted in connection with the murder of…

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ASP recruiting troopers

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - State Police Recruiters have begun a search for qualified applicants who want to become Arkansas State Troopers. The recruiters are…

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Input sought for shirt color

Posted on Feb 1st, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is preparing for another summer of fun and education at Kids’ College.  As UACCH…

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Cade artist-in-residence at Blevins

Posted on Feb 1st, 2015

BLEVINS - Students at Blevins High School got to work with fiber artist Barbara Cade. Funding for the artist in residence program was through the…

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Warrior Hunt held at Lake Greeson

Posted on Jan 31st, 2015

LANGLEY – Fourteen wounded veterans and their families enjoyed hunting and riding ATVs with the help of volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of…

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Leadership program at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Jan 31st, 2015

  HOPE –Hempstead Hall will host a Leadership Program for supervisors, managers and business owners on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. until noon in the…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 31st, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 29 Cattle Receipts: 1023 Last week: 1374 Last year:…

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McAfee’s contract extended, board recognized

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

ROSSTON – Members of the Nevada School Board were recognized for their service at the January board’s meeting Thursday, Jan. 28. January is…

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Two charged in convenience store murder, robbery

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested two Pine Bluff men today in connection with the…

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New rural clinic a boon to Nevada County

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

PRESCOTT – By the end of February or first of March Prescott should have a new rural health clinic. Starting next week Baptist Health will begin…

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Blevins soup supper Feb. 17

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

BLEVINS - The Second Annual All-You-Can-Eat Community Soup supper will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Feb. 17, at the Blevins school cafeteria. The cost…

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Parasite policy examined

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – A proposed policy on communicable diseases for the Prescott School District was tabled until the legality of it can be…

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PNCSS teams with RoC

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - There is sunshine on the horizon as Prescott/Nevada County Special Services, Inc. has teamed with Rainbow of Challenges, Inc. of…

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Trio sought in Caddo Valley murder

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

CADDO VALLEY – Authorities are searching for at least three men in connection with the murder of a convenience store clerk in Caddo Valley in…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 24th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 22, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1374 Last week: 1429 Last year:…

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Jail construction moving along

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Recent wet weather has slowed construction of the new Nevada County Jail. However, when it's dry progress is shown daily by construction…

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UACCH looking for mascot name

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and Texarkana is seeking input from its service area residents on the selection of a…

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PHS honor roll

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - These students made the honor roll at Prescott High School. 7th GRADE All As Top row: Baleigh Smith, Kabe Munn, Taylor Johnson, Zachary…

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City budget tight for 2015

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – There is no room for error in Prescott’s 2015 budget. The budget was approved by the Prescott City Council at its January meeting…

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Trash fees imposed

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Starting in March, Prescott residents will be paying $10.50 a month to get their trash picked up. The Prescott City Council, at its…

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Rural health clinic coming to Prescott

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

  PRESCOTT – A new rural health clinic is coming to Prescott. Mary Godwin, executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Economic…

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Beehive contest winner

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

BLEVINS - Ashleigh Jones was the winner of a $25 gift card for her decoration in the beehive supers for Roger Davis of Emmet. Davis sells honey…

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Leadership class of 2015 underway

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The 2015 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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Fire damages apartment complex

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Fire heavily damaged at least two apartments on Main St. Monday morning. The call came in around 11:45 a.m. with two crews with the…

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Parmer charged with breaking and entering, theft

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE – Running out of gas led to the arrest of a 32-year-old Mabelvale woman. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff’s…

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Career fair at Munn’s Chapel

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Munn's Chapel will be hosting their first community career fair on February 14.  The event is for Kindergartners to adults.  There will…

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Chamber director needed

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT – After three years as executive director of the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce, Judy Duke has stepped down. The Chamber…

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Jury duty phone scam going on

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Residents of Nevada County are warned of a phone scam going on. According to Nevada County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Missey, people are…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 17th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 15, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1429 Last week: 1188 Last year:…

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Walk Across Arkansas gearing up

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Walk Across Arkansas, one of the largest public fitness initiatives in the state, begins its spring 2015 edition on Feb.…

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Fire damages home

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Fire heavily damaged a house on Oak Grove St. Thursday night. The call came in shortly after 6 p.m. with two crews with the Prescott…

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Computer classes Jan. 22

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Free computer classes will be held at the Nevada County Library on Jan. 22. The classes will be one hour long, from 11 a.m. until noon;…

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Work progressing on new school

Posted on Jan 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Recent wet weather has slowed progress on the new school for the Prescott School District. However, Superintendent Robert Poole said…

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Blevins opts for LED lighting

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

BLEVINS – A short agenda doesn’t necessarily translate into a short meeting. The Blevins School Board, at its January meeting Monday night,…

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Extension friends meet

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

HOPE - "Friends of Extension" met Monday, Jan. 12, at the Southwest Research and Extension Center. Hemsptead County is the biggest agricultural…

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Blevins receives STEM grant

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

BLEVINS - The Arkansas STEM Coalition, in partnership with The STEM Center at Henderson State University announces the award of $3,000 in science…

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Guard deploys for training

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Arkansas National Guard stationed in Prescott deployed Friday to Fort Chaffee where they will train on urban assaults on…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 10th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jan 8, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1188 Last week: NS Last year:…

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Checking GPS leads to wreck

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT- At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday, authorities responded to a two vehicle accident involving a GMC Sierra and a Ford Freestar minivan on…

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Escobedo wanted for questioning in rape case

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE -Deputies with the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office are investigating rape charges from an incident that occurred in Blevins. According to a…

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Fire destroys Cale home

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Fire destroyed a house on Highway 200 in Cale Thursday evening. The call came in around 4 p.m. for the Rosston, Laneburg and Cale…

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Dr. Aaron new Vice Chancellor of finance at UACCH

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE – Dr. Belinda Powell Aaron has been named the new Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration at the University of Arkansas Community…

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Washington events set

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

Trial by Jury Dinner Details Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening meal at Williams’ Tavern Restaurant, guests will…

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Jammers, Hoggz in fundraising game

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT -A basketball fundraiser will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Prescott Sports Complex. The game will feature the Power 92…

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ACA will affect this year’s taxes

Posted on Jan 8th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – Tax season is here and everyone needs to understand the Affordable Care Act will have a major impact on their taxes. According…

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Tex-21 tabled indefinitely

Posted on Jan 7th, 2015

  PRESCOTT – A decision on Nevada County joining Tex-21 has been tabled indefinitely. In the first meeting of 2015 for the Nevada…

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