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Flu clinics scheduled

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – While it’s still August and school only recently began, the staff at the Nevada County Health Unit (NCHU) has been busy getting ready…

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Prescott scrimmaging against Ashdown

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016

ASHDOWN - Prescott's Curley Wolves and Curley Cubs are scheduled to play a scrimmage game against the Ashdown Panthers Thursday, Aug. 25. The Cubs…

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Appreciation night at Emmet

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2016

EMMET – Saturday was a night of appreciation in Emmet. Patrons packed the storm shelter at the former Emmet School for the catered appreciation…

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Hope police log

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2016

WARRANTS: 8/15 Danny Elmer, 34, Prescott, failure to appear Antonio Golston, 55, Washington, failure to appear, failure to comply Destiny…

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AG seeks to have firearm law struck down

Posted on Aug 21st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general, urging the Washington D.C. Court of…

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Air bag recall expanded

Posted on Aug 21st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) continues to issue recalls for Takata air bags. The air bags used by…

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Evening Out At Clinton Birthplace Home

Posted on Aug 20th, 2016

HOPE - Thursday, August 25th, the President William J. Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Park Rangers invite the public to join them in…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 20th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 18, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 870           Last…

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Competing Medical Cannabis Measure Likely To Be On Ballot

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansans strongly favor medical cannabis and this year it looks like they'll get a choice about the kind of medical cannabis program…

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Taylor speaks to UAHT faculty

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

HOPE - Dr. Mark Taylor was recently invited to speak to the faculty of the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana to help prepare them to better serve…

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2016 Curley Wolves

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – The following is the roster for the 2016 Prescott Curley Wolf football team. 1 – Carlos Vanhook 2 – Derrick Flynn 3 –…

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Schedule set for 79th NC Fair

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – In just a few weeks the 79th Annual Nevada County Fair will be here. The schedule for this year’s fair has been set and will begin…

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ASP gearing up for Labor Day holiday

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – During the final days of summer leading up to the Labor Day weekend, Arkansas families and friends will come together for seasonal…

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Jester charged with rape

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A Prescott man has been arrested and charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault, according to a release from the…

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Council approves new SRO

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Athelia Dismuke is the new School Resource Officer for the Prescott School District. An interlocal agreement was approved by the…

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AGFC Quail Management Seminar To Be Held

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016

There will be an AGFC sponsored Quail Management Seminar on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:30pm. Information will include Habit…

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Drunk Driving Crackdown To Begin Before Labor Day

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016

The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to stop drunk drivers…

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Eldridge discusses Senate race

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016

HOPE – Conner Eldridge, candidate for U.S. Senate, took time out of politicking at the 40th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Saturday to discuss his…

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Ward completes community development training

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016

CONWAY –Tammie Ward, Prescott-Nevada County Community Development Director, has recently completed the Year 1 Class of the 30th Annual Community…

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2016-17 school year begins

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT - After a leisurely summer students had to get up early and get ready for the first day of school Monday morning. For the most part…

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AG blasts EPA

Posted on Aug 14th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is leading a coalition of eight attorneys general, calling on the Environmental Protection…

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AG joins amicus brief

Posted on Aug 14th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general in an amicus brief, asking the 5th…

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40th Annual Watermelon 5K Outruns Rain

Posted on Aug 13th, 2016

HOPE - With a wary eye to the sky, the 40th Annual Watermelon 5K Run/Walk officials promptly started the event at 7:30am Saturday morning, and saw…

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Military votes count

Posted on Aug 13th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Active duty military service members and their families are ensured voting eligibility in their state of legal residence under the…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 13th, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 11, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1083           Last…

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Body found

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A body was found in the ditch on Hwy. 24 about seven miles east of Prescott. According to Larry Miller, chief deputy with the Nevada…

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Conner Eldridge Challenges Sen. John Boozman To Debate At Hope Watermelon Festival

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

According to a press release from Conner For Arkansas, former U.S. Attorney and candidate for the U.S. Senate Conner Eldridge today challenged…

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OAK RIDGE BOYS CONCERT SOLD OUT

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

As of 11:50am Friday, the Oak Ridge Boys concert is now SOLD OUT!!! The Boys concert has also been moved inside, to Hempstead Hall, due to…

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OAK RIDGE BOYS CONCERT MOVED TO HEMPSTEAD HALL

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

HOPE - Due to expected inclimate weather, the Saturday night Oak Ridge Boys concert has been moved to Hempstead Hall, on the UACCH Campus, located at…

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Rough patch on 371W

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - According to Wendell Hoover, owner of hopeprescott.com, there is a stretch of rough road on Hwy. 371 W just past TA. He urges caution when…

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Fair again features talent show

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Once again the Nevada County Fair will host a talent show. This year’s talent show will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 at the…

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Prescott gets new residents

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016

PRESCOTT – According to a release from the Prescott Water and Light (PW&L) Department, people are moving to Prescott. A letter from the…

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Fair pageant deadline Aug. 26

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016

PRESCOTT – It’s almost time for the 79th Annual Nevada County Fair. This year’s fair will be held Sept. 2-11 at the Nevada County…

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Three Arkansas Law Enforcement Officers Shot Wednesday

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016

UPDATE: K9 Officer Kina was found Friday morning. She has two bullet wounds, each with entrance and exits, is dehydrated but expected to…

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County employee involved in accident

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016

PRESCOTT - An employee of the Nevada County Road and Bridge Department wrecked a county-owned truck. According to a report from the Arkansas State…

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Coffee welcomes Neal to Extension Service

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A community coffee was held Tuesday morning to welcome Darren Neal to his new position as Nevada County Agent with the University of…

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Red River committee meets

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016

  SHERIDAN - The Steering Committee for the Arkansas Red River Campaign Scenic By-Way met at 11 A.M. on July 25 at the Grant County Museum in…

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Youth center stabbing investigated

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A stabbing occurred at the Spot youth center around 3 p.m. Thursday, July 28. According to reports from the Prescott Police…

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Cancer tourney successful

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT – There were no losers in the annual Jim McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at the Prescott Country Club. This is because…

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Ward’s Chapel holds block party

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A back-to-school block party was held at McRae Park Saturday evening. The event was sponsored by Ward's Chapel AME Church with the idea…

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AG warns of credit card use

Posted on Aug 7th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – As summer winds down, college students are headed back to school, which means being faced with additional expenses. For many…

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Tagged Catfish Could Lead To Big Prize

Posted on Aug 6th, 2016

A tagged catfish from one of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program sites might be worth more than a couple…

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Conversations With An Oak Ridge Boy

Posted on Aug 6th, 2016

HOPE - One of the perks of being a reporter is that you get the chance to talk to interesting people. Wednesday afternoon gave me that chance again…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 6th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Aug 4, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1164           Last week:…

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It’s official – museum owns Elkins Ferry land

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

PRESCOTT – It’s official, the Nevada County Depot Museum is now the owner of about 450 acres that was the Elkins Ferry Battlefield. The deed…

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Mayor discusses splash pad

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

PRESCOTT – According to Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver, the new splash pad will cost between $140,000-$160,000 to construct. The city’s part, he…

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PSD hosts coffee

Posted on Aug 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - School starts on Aug. 15, but the Prescott School District held its annual back-to-school coffee Thursday morning. The lobby of…

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McKenzie golf tourney Saturday

Posted on Aug 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Tee time for the morning flight for the annual Jim McKenzie Golf Tournament will be 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Prescott Country Club. The…

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40th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Schedule

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016

HOPE - It's that time again!! The 40th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival will be here next week, Thursday, August 11th through Saturday, August…

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Martindale addresses NCQC on teaching in Japan

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – Liz Martindale, a graduate of Prescott High School, talked to the Nevada County Quorum Court, at its August meeting Tuesday, about…

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Vines blasts NCSO again

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – Justice of the Peace Harold Vines again lashed out at the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) during the August meeting of the…

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HCSO log

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2016

UNAUTHORIZED USE At approximately 1:15 a.m. on Aug. 1, deputies with the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office went to a residence on Hwy. 67 W. in…

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The Secret Life of Pets at HH

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead Hall, in partnership with the Hope Parks and Recreation Department, will be showing "The Secret Life of Pets" on Oct. 1. The movie…

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Coffee held for law enforcement

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - A community coffee was held Tuesday morning at the Nevada County Library to show appreciation for area law enforcement. Members of the…

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Chamber sponsoring big buck contest

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT – There will be a big buck contest this year, sponsored by the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. The contest will run from…

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Johnson to perform at Fall Festival

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Trey Johnson will be the featured entertainment at this year's Fall Festival. The festival will be held on Oct. 1 on the courthouse…

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Possible 3-Vehicle Crash On I-30, 2nd Today

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

UPDATE - Three injured are now being confirmed. Another three vehicle accident, the second today, has been reported to be in the area of the 27…

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Possible 3-Vehicle Accident I-30 Westbound

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

UPDATE: At least one person has been transported to the hospital by Pafford EMS. A possible three vehicle accident on Interstate 30, westbound,…

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Save money on school supplies

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Teachers are beginning to decorate bulletin boards, school officials are mapping out daily school bus routes and parents are…

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Laura’s cards now in Spanish

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the Spanish version of Laura’s Card will be provided across the State in an…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 30th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 28, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1101   Last week: 829   Last year:…

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Accident ruptures gas line

Posted on Jul 29th, 2016

BODCAW - No one was injured Friday morning when an accident resulted in a gas line being ruptured off Hwy. 32. According to reports at the scene,…

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Nevada schools get facelift

Posted on Jul 29th, 2016

ROSSTON – Summer improvements are nearly done at the Nevada School. The Nevada School Board was given a tour of the building prior to its July…

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Watermelon Idol Talent Contest Upcoming

Posted on Jul 29th, 2016

HOPE - The 8th Annual Watermelon Idol Talent Contest is approaching, in conjunction with the 40th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival. The contest…

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Bailey new dean of UAHT tech division

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

HOPE - Jennifer Bailey of McNab, Arkansas, has been named the new Dean of the Technical and Industrial (T&I) Division at the University of…

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Policy updates given for PES, PHS

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Updates were given for student policy and handbooks at the July meeting of the Prescott School Board Tuesday. Prescott Elementary…

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Building project behind schedule

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Construction on the new agriculture/concession stand/ticket booth has fallen behind schedule.   Richard Johnson, with CR…

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PNCSS holds open house

Posted on Jul 26th, 2016

PRESCOTT - PNCSS held a special Children's Services Open House on July 25 giving the local community an opportunity to tour the facility while…

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Gospel concerts coming to Hempstead Hall

Posted on Jul 25th, 2016

HOPE – A trio of gospel concerts will be held at Hempstead Hall. The first is “The Road Home Tour” featuring Jason Crabb, Point of Grace and…

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Dawn of Justice – movie review

Posted on Jul 25th, 2016

HOPE-PRESCOTT – By now fans of the superhero genre are familiar with DC comics’ latest release – “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of…

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McKenzie Golf tourney Aug. 6

Posted on Jul 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT  - It's time once again for the Annual Jim McKenzie Golf Tournament. The tourney is sponsored by the Nevada County Cancer Association…

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Chronic Wasting Disease Regulations Go Into Effect

Posted on Jul 24th, 2016

Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of special regulations to combat the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Arkansas during the…

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Heat Advisory Issued Again

Posted on Jul 24th, 2016

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Heat Advisory for both Hempstead and Nevada counties, in effect until 7:00pm tonight, Sunday,…

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Beware of Olympic scams

Posted on Jul 24th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The 2016 Summer Olympics are coming up, and many Arkansans are eagerly waiting to watch the events from the comfort of their own…

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Hot Springs man sentenced on child exploitation charges

Posted on Jul 24th, 2016

  HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that a Garland County man has been sentenced to 20 years in the…

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AG urges better federal regulation

Posted on Jul 24th, 2016

  LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined a coalition of 15 states urging Congress to better regulate and, when…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 21, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 829           Last…

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Oak Ridge Boys Ticket Giveaway Approaching

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2016

Be sure to be checking in with HopePrescott.com from August 1 through August 10, when we'll be giving away general admission tickets to the Oak Ridge…

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Extension Homemakers Clubs host Community Coffee

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

Above, Renee Willett, left, and Bertha Miller, were one of many hostesses at the Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, July…

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ICM looking for help

Posted on Jul 20th, 2016

PRESCOTT  - Independent Care Management (ICM) held a job fair Wednesday at the Nevada County Library. Paula Ledbetter, ICM administrative…

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Lane Switch To Occur On I-30 Construction Zone

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

According to a press release from Danny Straessle, public information officer for the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department, traffic within the…

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Council split on splash pad resolution

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT – After voting to apply for a grant for a splash pad earlier, the Prescott City Council split on approving the grant resolution. This…

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NCAS hosts coffee

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT -A community coffee was held from 9:30-1 a.m. Tuesday at the Nevada County Ambulance Service. NCAS owner Nick Hibbs thanked everyone for…

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Hines expansion continues

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Hines Trucking continues to expand, which means more local jobs. Robert Denton, director of Human Resources, said the shop and parts…

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Southwest Arkansas Health Care Ranks Low In Survey

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation that focuses on health care issues, has released their rankings for 2016, which shows the Southwest Arkansas…

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Wolves tabbed to win conference

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT – A statewide publication has picked the Prescott Curley Wolves as the top team in the 5AAA conference for 2016. The publication lists…

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No potatoes at food pantry

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Food Pantry will not be giving out potatoes Tuesday as originally planned. The pantry will be open…

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Active LEO Shooting Ongoing In Baton Rouge

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

UPDATE - The shooter has been identified as Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City, MO. He has no known ties to Louisiana, but has recent inflammatory…

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AG opposes presidential plan

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, along with nine other states, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education,…

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Act protects servicemen, families

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) offers a number of protections for active duty members of the military and their…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jul 16th, 2016

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Jul 14, 2016 Report delayed due to technical difficulties. Source: AR Dept…

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Trees down from storm in city, county

Posted on Jul 15th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Thursday night’s storm left trees down throughout Nevada County, with some damage in Prescott as well. Nevada County Judge Mark…

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Storm Damage Reports Coming In

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

UPDATE - A large branch and power line has been reported down on the area of the 900 block of East 2nd in Hope. A tree down and an abandoned vehicle…

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No injuries in wreck

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A two vehicle collision occurred shortly after noon Thursday, at the intersection of Hwy. 67 and Main Street. No one was injured, and…

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UAHT offers rural nursing consortium

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

    HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Texarkana will offer the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN…

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Raptors take title

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

PRESCOTT - The 3D Raptors, an 11 and under USSSA travel baseball team, won the Open Global World Series in Foley, Alabama on July 9 The 3D Raptors…

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UAT offers evening LPN program

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

TEXARKANA – The University of Arkansas at Texarkana will offer an evening Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program beginning in the spring 2016…

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Prescott Automotive hosts customer appreciation lunch

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Lee Walker, owner of Prescott Automotive, held a customer appreciation lunch to thank those who have supported his business over the…

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Fire at old Ford place

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A fire of unknown origin damaged metal buildings behind the old Ford place Tuesday morning. The call came in shortly after 11 a.m. with…

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Rotary hosting Back-to-School raffle

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Rotary Club is having a back-to-school raffle with the winner getting a $300 gift certificate from Stage. Tickets are $1…

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