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Garrett holds History Fair

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015

HOPE - The Garrett Memorial Christian School recently conducted its first History Fair. On April 2, Garrett’s 8-9 grade students presented their…

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Tips on grass tetany

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015

HOPE - Grass Tetany Grass tetany, a disease that commonly occurs in Arkansas in the months of February, March and April, is due to an abnormally…

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New school to meet deadline

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015

PRESCOTT - By July 27 the new school for the Prescott School District should be finished. Richard Johnson, with the construction contractors, told…

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Drug take back underway

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced she will participate in Arkansas’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday,…

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HWL plans system shutdown

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

HOPE - Hope Water and Light will have a planned system wide power outage at approximately 4:15 p.m. today, April 25.  It should last 30 minutes to…

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Firestone hosts E-recycling

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - An electronic recycling program was held at Firestone Friday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Residents were encouraged to bring their old…

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Fish fry raised more than $19,500

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope thanks the community for its support of the 22nd Annual U of A Hope Fish Fry. This…

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Fun Day for grant program

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Students in the 21st Century grant program enjoyed a fun day Thursday after school. The students played games on the football practice…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 25th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 23, 2015 Sale not reported due to absence of reporter. Source: AR Dept of…

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Rain floods low areas

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT -  Sudden torrential downpour Friday morning caused a lot of flooding in culverts, ditches, and yards along Highway 67 East between…

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Survivors tell stories at Relay banquet

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE - Relay for Life held its annual banquet Thursday night in Hempstead Hall. All cancer survivors in attendance received a "survivors bag"…

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NHS gets C, NES earns B

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

ROSSTON – Nevada High School got a C, while Nevada Elementary School got a B under the new school grading system. Nevada School District…

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HCQC told armory in poor condition

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE - At Thursday's Hempstead County Quorum Court meeting, Justices of the Peace heard from Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton as he…

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Single Parent Scholarships awarded

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE- The Hempstead-Lafayette County Single Parent Scholarship Board is currently accepting applications for Summer and Fall semester…

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Kid’s College deadling April 30

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE - The deadline to register students for the 2015 Kids’ College is April 30. The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope KIDS’…

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Livestock Club holds first meeting

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT -The Nevada County 4-H Livestock Club met for the first time Thursday night at the Extension office in Prescott. There were several new…

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UAHT relay for life team gathers

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

HOPE - Part of the U of A Hope/Texarkana Relay for Life Team gathered for a photo. Chancellor Chris Thomason and the UAHT family will be hosting the…

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CASA needing volunteers

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

TEXARKANA, TX - Every May, we honor our mothers for the compassion and love they have unselfishly provided. While we take the time to celebrate and…

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PHS FBLA team does well at state

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's Future Business Leaders of America Chapter was well represented at the State FBLA competitions in Little Rock on…

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NSD event calendar

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

ROSSTON - Nevada Schools has scheduled the following events: Prom - Friday, April 24. Those attending the prom will be locked in until it's over…

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4H O’rama April30

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT - The annual 4H O'rama will be held Thursday, April 30, at the Extension Office. A pizza dinner will begin at 5 p.m. with competitions…

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Efforts continue to purchase Elkins Ferry

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – Efforts to obtain 478 acres of the Elkins Ferry Battlefield continue. A group interested in getting the land was at the Nevada County…

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Teacher needed for PES, reading teacher needed at PHS

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – Principals with the Prescott School District presented reports to the Prescott School Board at its April meeting Tuesday. Kimberly…

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PSB told of new letter grade system

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

PRESCOTT – Schools across Arkansas are now being given letter grades, A-F, based on their performance. This law was passed by the Arkansas…

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Talley gives legislative update

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Kiwanis Club heard an update on the recent legislative session from District 3 State Representative Brent Talley at their meeting on…

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Hall gets Gov. Distinguished Scholarship

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

HOPE - Jesse Hall, a student at Hope High School, was notified by the Arkansas Dept. of Higher Education on April 20 through his online account that…

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Garrett school hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2015

  HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, April 22,was hosted by the Garrett Memorial…

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Deadline revised for new school

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

  PRESCOTT – Because of inclement weather, the projected completion date for the new school has been moved back to July 17. The…

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Rose Garden Club hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott's Rose Garden Club hosted a community coffee Wednesday morning at the Nevada County…

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Wadley health fair May 2 at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead Hall will be the site of a joint health fair Saturday, May 2, from10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The health fair is a cooperative effort…

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HSB told of Direct Instruction

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

HOPE- At Monday's April 20 School Board meeting, board members heard from Clinton Primary School Principal Heath Miller about a new classroom…

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One injured in early morning wreck

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

HOPE- At approximately 6:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, authorities responded to a one vehicle accident on County Road 23 outside of Hope. A mother, in…

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Hope Lions recruiting new members

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club held a special "recruitment day" Monday, April 20. Lion John Collier explained to the visitors (and a few Lions, too)…

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Huckabee to make announcement May 5

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

HOPE - Former Gov. Mike Huckabee was in Hope Tuesday, April 21,to look over Hempstead Hall on the UACCH campus and to film some interviews for Fox…

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NHS schedules final blood drive of year

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

ROSSTON - Nevada High School invites all eligible school and community members to participate in their final blood drive for the school year on…

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Nevada schedules kindergarten roundup

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2015

ROSSTON - Nevada Elementary School is eager to meet its incoming kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year. Families residing in the…

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HHS graduation moved to Hempstead Hall

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

HOPE- Thomas Massey and Lasonya McClenton, both Hope natives and parents of 2015 Hope High School graduates, went to Monday's School Board Meeting…

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T-ball season begins

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

HOPE - These four and five year old girls hit the diamond to get in some practice for T-ball season. The season kicked off Monday, April…

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Harris new head of HCEDC

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

HOPE – Tony Yocom, chairman of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation announced Stephen O. Harris as the new President of the…

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Hempstead Hall possible location of Huckabee presidential announcement

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

  HOPE- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee stopped by Hempstead Hall today to survey the venue he has chosen to announce whether or not he is…

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Billing concerns not addressed by council

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – No mention was made of the billing problems during Monday night’s meeting of the Prescott City Council. The issue was brought up…

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Gen. Lloyd to be honored

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton and local businessman Gary Chambless announced Monday a monument to honor Brigadier General Herbert…

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NC has new weather warning system

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT – There’s a new system to warn Nevada County residents when severe weather is approaching. There are 38 weather sirens in Nevada…

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No losers at Special Olympics

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

  HOPE - Rainbow of Challenges was well-represented recently during the Special Olympics Area 11 games held at the Hope High School track…

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Bell rang for freedom

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

WASHINGTON -On Tuesday, April 14, at 1 p.m. staff of Historic Washington State Park along with members of the Pat Cleburne Chapter #31 of the United…

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Hospice shootout successful

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

HOPE - A total of 19 teams competed in the 2nd annual "Hospice Top Gun Shootout" at the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in…

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Citizen named at Upchurch banquet

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Wanda Jones was named Citizen of the Year at the annual Ila Upchurch Banquet Saturday night. FeDarius Miller was awarded the Upchurch…

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Special Olympians honored

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton, with Deputies Rebecca Billings and Luke Sorenson, ASP Trooper David Hamilton and Hope Police…

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Downs honored at rodeo

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

HOPE - At Saturday Night’s performance of the 56th Annual Hope FFA Rodeo, Earl Downs and his family were honored before the final…

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Posted on Apr 19th, 2015

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the winners of the 2015 Child Safety Poster Contest, which is sponsored…

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Never to soon to for retirement planning

Posted on Apr 19th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - How do you and your partner envision retirement? Are you saving for retirement? National Retirement Planning Week 2015 is a national…

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AG holding FOI tele-town hall meeting

Posted on Apr 19th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced she will hold a statewide tele-town hall meeting to educate the public about the…

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Lions help teach liberty to students

Posted on Apr 18th, 2015

HOPE- Hope's Lions Club has been sponsoring Liberty Day in the city for nearly 15 years. It started in Hempstead County by Don Freel and his son…

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New BHS cheer squad

Posted on Apr 18th, 2015

BLEVINS -  Cheerleaders for the 2015-2016 school year have been selected. They are: bottom from left to right: Wyatt Parker, Rhett Gentry, Cameron…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 18th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 16, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1025 Last week: 1386 Last year:…

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FFA rodeo continues tonight

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

  HOPE - Night one of the 56th Annual Hope FFA Rodeo kicked off with the Old-timers taking to the arena. Called by Hempstead County Sheriff…

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Argument leads to stabbing, arrest

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

HOPE – A stabbing during a domestic dispute resulted in the arrest of Stephanie Armstrong, 23, of Hope, on charges of domestic battery second…

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Reed charged with rape

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

HOPE – Cory D. Reed, 40, of Bella Vista, has been charged with rape. According to a release from the Hope Police Department, Reed was served…

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Children’s Week ends with fun

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

HOPE - Arkansas Children's Week came to a close and the children of Making Rainbows in Hope celebrated with a block party. Many of the children were…

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YMS students compete in science fair

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

HOPE - Three Yerger Middle School students from Hope participated in the Southwest Arkansas Regional Science Fair in Magnolia on March 20, and earned…

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Packed house for fish fry

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

HOPE - Even as the Hope Lions Club worked to prepare the fish, chicken and fries for the annual UACCH fish fry Thursday, the crowd gathered, waiting…

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Questions raised over utility billing

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Questions were raised as to why the county neither received an electric bill for the courthouse or jail and why it wasn’t…

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Vines has his say at QC meeting

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Justice of the Peace Harold Vines had his say at the April meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court Tuesday. Vines voiced his…

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Softball tourney underway

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015

  HOPE- The Debra McMaster Invitational High School Girls Softball Tournament is taking place t0day, Friday, and Saturday at Kelly Fields in Fair…

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DHS hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - With April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Nevada County Department of Human Services office hosted a community…

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Fun Day set

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

HOPE - A fun day will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Fair Park in Hope on April 27. The event is being sponsored by the Home Instruction for Parents of…

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Drug take back April 25

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT - From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 25, prescription drugs can be turned in at Munn's Chapel Life Center for disposal. According to…

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Health fair at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

HOPE - A health fair will be held at Hempstead Hall from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2. The fair is co-sponsored by the University of…

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Reception welcomes Hillery to Chamber

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A reception was held at the Nevada County Library Tuesday to welcome Jamie Hillery as the new executive director of the Prescott-Nevada…

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Fulton joins Blevins School Board

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

BLEVINS- At Monday's meeting, Blevins School Board of Directors approved Superintendent Billy Lee's recommendation to appoint Josh Fulton as an…

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Coffee celebrates library week

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT - National Library Week was celebrated at the Nevada County Library Wednesday morning with a community coffee. The event was well attended…

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Womack’s HC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

HOPE - The 2015 Hempstead County Farm Family is Russell and Stacy Womack. The Womack’s operate a cattle farm in the Springhill Community. First…

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Master Gardener seminar successful

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Visitors flocked to the Stokes Center at Central Baptist Church Saturday for the annual Master Gardener seminar and plant sale. Several…

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Medical, legal workshop set

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

DEQUEEN -The Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc. and University of Arkansas, Community College, Cossatot are presenting a workshop on…

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RoC helps out at Park Day

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

WASHINGTON - A group of individuals from Rainbow of Challenges participated recently in the annual "Park Day" at Historic Washington State Park. The…

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Anderson rocks Hempstead Hall

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

HOPE - John Anderson put on an outstanding show Saturday, April 11, at Hempstead Hall. Hundreds of people enjoyed hearing lots of Anderson's hits…

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Laurel Place DoN taped for relay

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

HOPE -  Laurel Place staff and residents recently taped their Director of Nursing to the wall. All in good fun, and to raise money for The Relay for…

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Cowboys show up at Garrett

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

HOPE - Garrett Memorial Baptist School took a trip back in time recently as cowboys showed up to visit. Students were also dressed in their best…

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Band does well at regionals, preps for concert

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - On March 5, 2015, the Prescott High School band competed at the Region II Concert Assessment. The band performed well, taking a Superior…

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Lowdermilk joining Hog Wild band

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Prescott High School senior bandsman Caleb Lowdermilk has been accepted into the University of Arkansas and was offered a band scholarship…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 12th, 2015

WARRANTS 4/6 Christopher Williams, 19, Hope, failure to comply Shda Thornton, 29, Texarkana, TX, failure to comply Anthony Howell, 38,…

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Settlement funds to be distributed

Posted on Apr 12th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the $21.5 million from the Standard & Poor (S&P) settlement will be…

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UACCH fish fry April 16

Posted on Apr 12th, 2015

 HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope would like to invite the community to join us on the UACCH front lawn for the 22nd…

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Watson named to Medicaid reform council

Posted on Apr 12th, 2015

HOPE – Rainbow of Challenges’ CEO Judy Watson has been appointed to Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Advisory Council on Medicaid…

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Chamber banquet April 28

Posted on Apr 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT – This year’s Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce banquet will be held in the Stokes Center at Central Baptist Church. The…

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Text, drive, get a ticket

Posted on Apr 11th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – State Troopers and local law enforcement officers will be watching more closely in the coming days for drivers who violate the…

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Scholarship deadline April 15

Posted on Apr 11th, 2015

HOPE -April 15 is the priority application deadline for several scholarships at the University of Arkansas Hope – Texarkana. The College…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 11th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 9, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1386 Last week: 1164 Last year:…

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Hillery new Chamber director

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Jamie Hillery is the new director of the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. She assumes duties Monday, April 13, with a…

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Fish fry enjoyed

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

PRESCOTT - There was a packed house at the Stokes Center Thursday night for the Lions Club's annual appreciation dinner for emergency…

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Hope FFA rodeo April 16-18

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

HOPE - It's rodeo time again. The 56th Annual Hope FFA rodeo will be held at the Hope Coliseum April 16-18, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $5…

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New mural for Train Day

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

HOPE- A new mural is adding to the beauty of downtown Hope. Just in time for the 3rd Annual Train Day, a mural of a train engine done by Arthur…

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Students study worms

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

HOPE - Mrs. Storey's second graders have been studying earthworms.  The students have read about the worms, and incorporated the learning into math,…

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Rotarians updated on projects

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Rotary Club held its weekly meeting at the Boy Scout Hut at Huckabee Lake to recognize the scouts who helped Rotary complete the…

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New barrister sworn in

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

HOPE – Blake Montgomery was sworn in as a new attorney in Hope Thursday afternoon. Circuit Judge Randy Write administered the oath and signed…

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Earth Day celebration planned

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

The Nevada Co. Depot and Museum and the Nevada County Library are sponsoring an Earth Day Fair this April. The event will be open to the public…

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CASA recoignizing child abuse prevention month

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

TEXARKANA - CASA for Children is recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month with its 10th Annual Songwriters on the Edge of Texas…

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AG launches intern program

Posted on Apr 9th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced her office is launching an intern program for college students seeking to learn…

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Nominations sought for outstanding alumus/alumna

Posted on Apr 9th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Alumnus or Alumna from…

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Special Olympics set for HHS

Posted on Apr 9th, 2015

HOPE – A large contingent of athletes will represent Rainbow of Challenges in the annual Special Olympics area competition on Saturday, April…

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