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FARMER'S MARKET

Washington farmer’s market open

Posted on May 28th, 2015

WASHINGTON - From 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. every Saturday the Farmer's Market in Historic Washington State Park will be open. The market will include:…

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MONTGOMERY RIBBON CUTTING

Ribbon cutting for law office

Posted on May 28th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope /Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon - cutting for the law practice of William Blake Montgomery on Wednesday, May 27.…

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Lady Bears win state softball title

Posted on May 28th, 2015

SPRING HILL - The Spring Hill Lady Bears won their first ever state softball championship with a 3-1 win over Buffalo Island Central in the 2A…

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MELONFEST SHIRTS

Melonfest t-shirts in

Posted on May 27th, 2015

HOPE -They're here. The first shipment of 2015 Watermelon t- shirts have arrived. Here they are modeled by the chamber staff. There are six solid…

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Neals NC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – This year’s Farm Family of the Year for Nevada County is different from past years. First, both parents work full-time jobs. The…

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New agri building discussed

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Because the current agriculture building at Prescott High School is in bad shape, the Prescott School District is looking to build a new…

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PSD in good shape financially

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Financially the Prescott School District is on good shape at the end of the school year. Judy Clampit, financial director for the…

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PHS thinclads lauded at board meeting

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – May’s meeting of the Prescott School Board began with Prescott School District Superintendent Robert Poole giving kudos to the Curley…

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Harris discusses super project

Posted on May 27th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Kiwanis Club heard from Steve Harris of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation. Harris talked about the proposed…

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NC Library summer schedule

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Once school lets out, students can hit the Nevada County Library where there will be plenty to do. However, library events aren’t…

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Pay up or lose electricity

Posted on May 27th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Customers of Prescott Water and Light, who have past due accounts, are asked to pay them before June 15, or at least set up a payment…

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Hempstead County Sheriff's Department

HCSO launches new website

Posted on May 27th, 2015

HOPE – A new website has been launched by the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office. The site was launched Tuesday, May 26, and will allow…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 27th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/22 Glen Cole, 22, Rosston, foreign warrant Ernest Armstrong, 32, Hope, failure to comply Michael Hamilton, 23, Prescott,…

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Griffin to attend Lions Faculty Development Institute

Posted on May 27th, 2015

HOPE - Dr. Claudia Griffin, a member of the Hope Noon Lions Club, has been selected to attend the Lions Faculty Development Institute in Oak Brook,…

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Disaster assistance available

Posted on May 26th, 2015

HOPE - Disaster assistance is available for residents affected by the May 8 storms, provided they live in Hempstead, Howard and Pike…

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Smith awarded Honors Scholarship

Posted on May 26th, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana announces Karmen Smith has been awarded the Honors Scholarship to attend the college. This…

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Lloyd to be honored with monument

Posted on May 25th, 2015

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

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Benefit held for Sorrells

Posted on May 25th, 2015

EMMET – Firemen’s Park in Emmet was packed Saturday for a benefit to help Hebb Sorrells. Sorrells, a retired deputy with the Nevada County…

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21 graduate personal care program

Posted on May 25th, 2015

HOPE - The Arkansas Department of Health, In-Home Service Personal Care Program recently conducted a 40-hour training course that certified…

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Tri-Service makes donations

Posted on May 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Members of the Tri-Service Club presented checks to different groups Thursday. The checks were to help the groups achieve goals for…

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Fallen soldiers remembered

Posted on May 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT - "Lest We Forget" are words carved in the granite memorial on the lawn at the Nevada County Courthouse. The memorial is to remind…

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Young anglers enjoy fishing derby

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

HOPE- The first fishing derby of the the year at Fair Park had a smaller turnout this year because of the weather but, spirits were still high. Youth…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 22, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday…

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Bluegrass fest fun for all

Posted on May 23rd, 2015

WASHINGTON- The threat of rain moved the 19th Annual Hope and Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Bluegrass Spring Show from the lawn of the…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/18 Dawon Jackson, 45, Hope, failure to appear Donald Chipps, 29, Nashville, failure to appear Jasmine Allen, 20, Lockesburg,…

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Officials urge flood awareness

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

HOPE – Area officials met Thursday night to discuss the current conditions of the Red River. Because of the heavy rains, the possibility of…

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One charged with murder

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

HOPE – Lucas Barnett, 30, of Hope, has been arrested and charged with murder. According to a release from the Hope Police Department, Barnett…

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Chamber hosting crawfish boil

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

PRESCOTT - Area residents are in for a treat on June 19 when the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce hosts its first crawfish boil. The…

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Fish fry fundraiser a success

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

HOPE - The Charitable Christian Medical Clinic of Hope, Inc. with the help from the Hope Lions Club raised $8,366 at its annual fish fry fundraiser…

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120 graduate from HHS

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

HOPE- Nearly 1,400 people gathered in Hempstead Hall on Friday, May 15, for the graduation ceremony for 120 Seniors from Hope High School. This year,…

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Click it or ticket underway

Posted on May 21st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – An observational survey conducted across Arkansas during 2014 indicates that one out of every four motorists in Arkansas is not using…

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Bobo and Bain second in tourney

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE -  These girls, the Bobo and Bain team, competed last weekend in the eight and under division of the Hope Baseball and Softball Association…

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PHS gets new principal

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott High School’s new principal was introduced at a gathering of the faculty and staff Thursday morning. Missy Walley will be…

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Martin, Beavers, McClure honored

Posted on May 21st, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Three members of law enforcement for Prescott and Nevada County were honored for work they did in late December, 2014. The…

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Hope summer school announced

Posted on May 21st, 2015

  HOPE - Hope Public Schools’ 2015 Summer school for grades 9-12 will be at Hope High School, with classes held June 10 through July…

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Pool rates increased

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE- At Tuesday's meeting, the Hope Board of Directors voted unanimously to raise the price of admissions and rental for the city pool for the 2015…

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Spring Hill graduates Class of 2015

Posted on May 21st, 2015

HOPE- On Monday, May 18, Spring Hill graduated its Class of 2015. The ceremony took place at Hempstead Hall. As per tradition, the Spring Hill…

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Utility ordinance approved

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s City Council approved a new ordinance concerning utilities. This was done at the May meeting of the council. Glenn…

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Council updated on hardware, manufactured homes issues

Posted on May 21st, 2015

PRESCOTT – Apparently residents have been asking about bricks from the Prescott hardware building. This subject was discussed at the May meeting…

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Patmos park gets grant

Posted on May 20th, 2015

PATMOS - A check for $7,000 was presented to the Mayor of Patmos Wednesday morning. The grant, from the Southwest Arkansas Planning and…

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Prescott Manor celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The staff at Prescott Manor recently celebrated National Nursing Home Week. There were different events throughout the week, and the staff…

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RoC clown visits Garrett

Posted on May 20th, 2015

  HOPE - Pictured are Rainbow of Challenges' clowns having fun with the students at Garrett Memorial Baptist school on a recent visit.…

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Pafford hosts coffee

Posted on May 20th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, May 20, was hosted by Pafford EMS in honor of National EMS Week.…

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Torch Run kicks off at RoC

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - ROC runners are surrounded by local law enforcement runners and area-wide runners as they completed their Law Enforcement Torch Run for…

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Area officers participate in torch run

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - Monday saw members of law enforcement running from the Texas border to Little Rock to help promote the Special Olympics. This was…

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KIWANIS

Still earns McKenzie Scholarship

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Kiwanis Club presented the Dr. Jim McKenzie scholarship to Samantha Still on Tuesday, May 19. Still is a graduate of Garrett Memorial…

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Bridge lessons offered

Posted on May 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Anyone interested in learning beginner bridge can do so at the Nevada County Library. There is no charge and lessons will be held from…

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Computer classes set

Posted on May 19th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Free computer classes in basic computers and Microsoft Word will be held at the Nevada County Library May 28. Class size is limited to…

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SH FFA gets check from GP

Posted on May 19th, 2015

SPRING HILL - Georgia - Pacific recently presented the Spring Hill FFA  a check for sponsorship of the Spring Hill FFA Rodeo. Georgia-Pacific has…

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Harris addresses Rotarians

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Rotary Club had a treat on Thursday, May 14. The new director of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation, Steve Harris,…

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FUMC holds graduation

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - Graduation festivities for First United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten children were recently held. The four classes are Nicole…

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T-ball season ends

Posted on May 19th, 2015

HOPE - Monday's game between the Pixie Chicks and the Lil Sweet Tarts completed the final game for the four- to six-year-old t-ball division this…

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Registration underway for UAH-T

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE - As one scrolls through pictures of friends and family who recently graduated the consideration of their education goals may have been sparked…

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Lions add two members

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE- Lion Daulton Brewer was recognized Monday, May 18, at the Hope Lions Club for bringing two new members to the club in the past year. Making the…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 18th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/11 Chad Allen, 43, Prescott, failure to comply 5/13 Alan Bohannon, 52, Hope, failure to appear Danny Powell, 62, Hope,…

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Womack’s HC Farm Family of the Year

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE – Russell and Stacy Womack have been selected to be the Hempstead County Farm Family of the Year for 2016. The family has two children,…

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ROC-FEST

Roc-Fest June 4

Posted on May 18th, 2015

HOPE – Rainbow of Challenges will host its third annual ROC-FEST Carnival on Thursday, June 4, from 2-6 p.m. Children ages 12 and under are…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 16th, 2015

LR_LS146 Little Rock, AR Fri May 15, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction, Hope, AR Weighted Average Report for…

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PHS grads “reflect” on graduation

Posted on May 15th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Rain may have forced graduation for Prescott High School indoors, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the graduates or their families…

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Tyson’s helps with disaster relief

Posted on May 15th, 2015

HOPE - Several of Tyson Foods’ disaster relief Cook TEAMs responded to Nashville, following the EF2 tornado that ripped through the city on Sunday,…

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HHS seniors honored at banquet

Posted on May 15th, 2015

HOPE- Roughly 24 hours before they graduate, seniors and their parents, along with the faculty, gathered in Hempstead Hall for the Hope High School…

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NHS sends 27 into the future

Posted on May 15th, 2015

ROSSTON – Student speeches at the Nevada High School graduation Thursday night revolved around animated movies. Sierra Reed drew from “Toy…

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Heather Manor hosts coffee

Posted on May 14th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, May 13, was hosted by Heather Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation.…

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Torch Run coming

Posted on May 14th, 2015

HOPE - Pictured are participants from the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run to support Special Olympics. Runners will again be bringing the torch to…

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PHS students honored at assembly

Posted on May 14th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Seniors at Prescott High School had their hard work over the past four years recognized at a Senior Award Assembly in the Prescott…

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NHS students honored at assembly

Posted on May 14th, 2015

ROSSTON – It was awards day for those in senior high at Nevada School Wednesday afternoon. Students, family and friends gathered in the gym to…

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327 graduate from UACCH

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE – Hempstead Hall was packed Tuesday night for commencement exercises. A total of 327 men and women received their diplomas and earned 566…

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Lion’s fish fry Tuesday

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lion's Club will be hosting a fish fry to raise money for the Charitable Christian Clinic. The event will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. at…

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Garrett students have appreciation program

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The first, second and third graders for Garrett Memorial Christian School recently presented a program of appreciation to their…

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Westerman visits RoC

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE -  Pictured is Representative Bruce Westerman (center) surrounded by Rainbow of Challenges' staff members and Hempstead County Judge Haskell…

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Kiwanis Club learns of Grandview Prairie

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - Anneesah Rasheed of the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center spoke to the Hope Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, May 12.…

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Bluegrass show Saturday

Posted on May 13th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 19th annual Spring Bluegrass Show Saturday, May 16, at Historic Washington State…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 12th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/7 Juvenile male, 15, Hope, foreign warrant 5/8 Dannette Moore, 38, Hope, foreign warrant Amy Warren, 32, Hope, failure to…

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Youngsters enjoy Waterfair

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE- The 20th annual Waterfair hosted by Hope Water & Light was well attended by close to a 100 third graders from Garrett Memorial Christian…

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Traffic stop ends in arrest

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE – A traffic stop for no license plate ended with the arrest of Nicholas Osuch, 27, of Hammond, IN. Osuch was charged with possession of a…

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Griffin addresses Lions

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE - Arkansas' Lt. Governor Tim Griffin was the guest at the Hope Lions Club on Monday May 11.  Griffin talked about economic development.  He…

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Fishing Derby Saturday

Posted on May 12th, 2015

HOPE- Saturday, May 16, a youth fishing derby is being hosted at the Mike and Janet Huckabee Lake in Hope Fair Park. The derby is open to all…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 11th, 2015

WARRANTS: 5/4 Spencer Powell, 26, Emmet, failure to comply Gregory Randall, 50, Ault, CO, failure to appear Jimmy Griffin, 52, Hope,…

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18 to graduate with honors from PHS

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A total of 18 seniors from Prescott High School will graduate with honors Friday night. Graduation exercised are scheduled to be held…

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PHS awarded CenturyLink grant

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A check for $5,000 was presented to Randi Curtis, art teacher at Prescott High School from the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's…

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Hillcrest celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Hillcrest Care and Rehab celebrated National Nursing Home Week Monday by hosting a community coffee. The nursing home has a week full…

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Blevins students awarded

Posted on May 11th, 2015

BLEVINS- Blevins High School seniors and students grades 7-11 were recently recognized and awarded for their academic accomplishments this year. A…

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Storm damages area home

Posted on May 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT - While no one was injured in the storms that raged through the region early Monday morning, this home outside of Prescott had its back…

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Two killed in storm

Posted on May 11th, 2015

NASHVILLE - Two people were killed in a severe storm that ripped through Nashville early Monday morning. The storm hit behind the former Nashville…

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Train Day successful

Posted on May 11th, 2015

HOPE- Hundreds of people gathered for the 3rd Annual Hope Train Day on Saturday, May 9. Though the festival did not start until 10 a.m, crowds…

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Laurel Place celebrates nursing home week

Posted on May 11th, 2015

HOPE- Hope's  Vice-Mayor Steve Montgomery commended National Nursing Home Week by visiting Laurel Place Health and Rehabilitation Center, formerly…

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Dealing with identity theft

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Identity thieves can hit at any time, wrecking a person's financial integrity. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)…

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Be wary when giving to international disasters

Posted on May 10th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –  A recent report in AtlasofGiving.com ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans…

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Tourism Week celebrated

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - The Arkansas Welcome Center on I-30 in the east bound lane at Mandeville has been celebrating Tourism Week with a variety of activities. The…

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Lambs win business start up capital

Posted on May 9th, 2015

    HOPE – The Division of Industry Outreach & Continuing Education held a graduation ceremony and feasibility plan competition for…

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HC Library receives donation

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - Andrea Hale, with Georgia-Pacific, presented the staff of the Hempstead County Library with a check for $1,000 for its upcoming summer…

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Christus St. Michael Foundation establishes nursing scholarships

Posted on May 9th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope -Texarkana announces the CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation will establish 10 new scholarships for students in…

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Livestock report

Posted on May 9th, 2015

, Little Rock Fri May 8, 2015 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday May 7,…

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Blevins graduates 36

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE – Thirty six seniors from Blevins High School entered Hempstead Hall Friday night and 36 graduates exited. With the theme “Striving for…

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Train Day ready for rain

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE- Tents are still going up in preparation for this year's Train Day despite the inclement weather predictions. According to co-chairman Melinda…

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BHS honor grads named

Posted on May 8th, 2015

BLEVINS - These seven students will be honored tonight at the commencement ceremonies for the Blevins School District. The Blevins High School…

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National Day of Prayer held

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE- A collaboration between area churches and the Hispanic Ministerial Alliance of Hope saw observation of the National Day of Prayer on the…

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Two injured in wreck

Posted on May 8th, 2015

WASHINGTON- At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 8, authorities responded to a two vehicle accident on Highway 278 just outside of…

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Postal food drive Saturday

Posted on May 8th, 2015

HOPE - This year will mark the 23rd National Letter Carrier Food Drive. The concept behind the drive is simple: Postal customers are asked to leave…

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Outdoor course Saturday

Posted on May 8th, 2015

WASHINGTON - A basic skills outdoor course will be held at Historic Washington State Park Saturday, May 9. Those attending will learn the basic…

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