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Registration underway for UACCH

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana is beginning today to register students for the Summer and Fall…

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Rabies clinic April 11

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Spring is here, which means it’s mating season for wildlife as well as being the prime time for rabies. Nevada County Judge Mark…

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P/NC Chamber coffees set

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

PRESCOTT - There will be three community coffee's sponsored by the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce in April. The first will be hosted…

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Grazing school set

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

NASHVILLE - A grazing school will be held from 3-8 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Clyde Keaster Farm near Nashville and in the Extension Service's…

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Peach Blossom Festival May 2

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

NASHVILLE - From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on May 2, the annual Peach Blossom Festival will be held on Main Street in Nashville. There will be an…

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CASA asking for online help

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

  TEXARKANA - CASA for Children - Texarkana asks Miller, Little River, Howard, Hempstead, Lafayette and Nevada counties to Give Online…

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“Happy Days” at Hines banquet

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

  PRESCOTT - It was a return to the 1950s for the Hines Awards Banquet Saturday night as the Southwest District Coliseum was decorated with a…

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Nothing but winners at Easter Egg hunt

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Chilly and overcast weather failed to prevent children and their families from flocking to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Saturday for the…

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Beware of phone scams

Posted on Mar 29th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Unsolicited telephone calls can be annoying to Arkansas consumers, especially if the calls are from a business or marketing company…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 28th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 26, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1005 Last week: 1072 Last year:…

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Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT – It’s time once again to nominate someone as Citizen of the Year for Nevada County. Any county resident can submit a nomination. The…

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Missing man found

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

CLARK COUNTY- The body of Wesley Livingston, 24, was found by Clark County Search and Rescue at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

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Cattlemen told of rural health clinic

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT – John Bowen, administrator of Baptist Hospital in Arkadelphia talked to the Nevada County Cattlemen’s Association about the new rural…

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Ribbon Cutting at Izzy’s Place

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT -  A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning, March 24, for Izzy's Place, a new restaurant in town. The business is owned by Jeremy…

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FOIA for everyone

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – As taxpayers who support governmental entities, Arkansans have a right to review an array of records at every level of government –…

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AG opposes proposed ozone changes

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced she has submitted comments in a letter to the Environmental Protection…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 19, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1072 Last week: 1150 Last year:…

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Ila Upchurch banquet set

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Annual Ila Upchurch Community Corporation will hold its banquet Saturday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at the McRae Middle School cafeteria. The…

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Exquisite Stylz open for business

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A ribbon cutting was held for Prescott's newest hair salon, Exquisite Stylz, Friday morning. The business is owned and operated by Pam…

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PSB examines eight period days for PHS

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – When the 20-15-2016 school year begins, students in Prescott High School (PHS) will most likely have eight class periods per day. PHS…

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21st Century program successful at PSD

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s School Board was updated on the 21st Century program during its March meeting Tuesday night. Shelly Applegate, program…

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Six days added to end of school year

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – While getting a mid-winter break from school because of bad weather may have been fun for students, the aftermath won’t be. The…

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Truck stuck on tracks

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT- At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 17, authorities responded to a semi stuck on the railroad crossing on County Road 48 South, off…

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Relay for Life golf tourney April 17

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

HOPE - Southern Bakeries will be hosting the 15th Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament at the Hope Country Club on April 17. Proceeds from the…

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Problems arise over mobile home

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT – After a lengthy discussion, Robbie Franks, Prescott’s Code Enforcement Officer, was told to follow the city ordinance concerning…

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Council discusses animal control issue

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s City Council discussed the animal control issue, or lack thereof, at its March meeting Monday night. Mike Goodwin,…

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Jonquil Festival this weekend

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

  WASHINGTON- This weekend marks the 47th annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Old Washington. From Friday, March 20 to Sunday, March 22,…

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Attendees go “wild” at chamber banquet

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

HOPE- "Wild about Hope" was the theme for this year's Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Banquet featuring a program from well-known…

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NSD parent-teacher conference Thursday

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

Nevada School District will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, March 19, from 4-7 p.m. All families are encouraged to attend. The nurse…

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Prescott Chamber Easter Egg Hunt March 28

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It's time for the 21st Annual Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt. This year the hunt will be held at the Nevada…

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GIFT program helps with college

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT – In 1986 the US Congress passed a law to help families and individuals pay for college expenses. The program was placed under Internal…

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Ledbetter new Miss PHS

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT- The 2015 Miss PHS Pageant took place on Saturday, March 14 in the Prescott High School Auditorium. Along with Miss PHS, Mr. PHS, the…

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Beware of sweepstake scams

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – A consumer answers their phone and a stranger immediately says, “Congratulations, you are a winner.” Over the past several weeks,…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 12, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1150 Last week: 299 Last year:…

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April is Parkinson’s awareness month

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - April 11 marks the 260th birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, who first recognized the disease now named for him. Parkinson’s Disease…

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Rotary soup/chili supper successful

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Timing couldn't have been better for the Prescott Rotary Club as it hosted its annual soup and chili supper Thursday evening at the…

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Mass Search Organized

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE- Family and friends of missing Ashley County man are organizing a mass search for Wesley Livingston, 24.  Livingston walked off from his job…

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One injured in wreck

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

BODCAW - One person was injured in a one-car wreck Thursday morning on Hwy. 53 outside of Bodcaw. Details on the accident were not available at…

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Prescott Chamber Banquet April 30

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The date has been set for the Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Annual banquet. The date is April 30, at 6 p.m. This year’s event…

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Loe wins Chamber raffle

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Robert Loe was the winner of a raffle held by the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. Chances were sold on a Remington 870…

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ACSO Asks for Help in Search for Missing Man

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE- Ashley County Sheriffs are asking for help in finding a missing man. Wesley Livingston, 24, was last seen walking down Highway 67 towards Hope…

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Jail adding commissary, charging

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Being in the Nevada County Jail is going to be more expensive for inmates. The Nevada County Quorum Court, at its March meeting…

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NCQC meeting ends in argument

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Nevada County’s Quorum Court did nothing to enhance its image at the March meeting Tuesday evening. There were three students from…

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Jonquil Festival March 20-22

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

WASHINGTON - Jonquils are in bloom at Historic Washington State Park, which means it's time for the Annual Jonquil Festival. The arrival of these…

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BSD hires new nurse, meets in new ag building

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

BLEVINS – Blevins School District opted out of being part of the North Central Association (NCA) at its March meeting Monday night. The Blevins…

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Defective brake lights ends in drug arrest

Posted on Mar 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Having a bad brake light got Douglas Christopher, of North Little Rock, arrested Friday, March 6. According to a release from the…

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Chase ends in arrest

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Speeding wound up getting Michael Jester arrested on March 2. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office,…

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Missing man’s body found

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT – A 62-year-old Willisville man’s body was found after he was reported missing. According to a report from the Nevada County…

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Laughard arrested for drugs, expired tags

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Expired vehicle tags ended up getting Chad Laughard arrested. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, on…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 5, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 299 Last week: NS Last year:…

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Friday weather delays

Posted on Mar 5th, 2015

The Bank of Prescott will open at noon Friday. Prescott/Nevada Co Special Services will open at 10:00 on Friday. Buses will run about 2 hours…

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PSD part of school choice program

Posted on Mar 5th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The school choice program enables any student to attend a school in a district in which the student does not reside, subject to the…

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Thursday’s weather delays, closings

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Due to predicted inclement weather, the Hope and Prescott School Districts be closed Thursday. David Parker Insurance will open at…

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More winter weather predicted

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT – More winter weather has been predicted for the area over the next 48 hours. While rain is currently pushing through the area, it…

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County well covered with weather spotters

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Nevada County should be well covered with storm spotters when severe weather hits. A weather spotters class was held at the Nevada…

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Prescott achieves Tree City status again

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott has been named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest…

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Morse talks to Kiwanis Club

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse gave the program to the Hope Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, March 3. The judge noted that not only is he over…

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Soup, chili supper rescheduled

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Prescott Rotary Club's Soup/Chili Supper has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 12. The event will be from 5-7 p.m. at the…

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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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