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McAfee’s contract extended, board recognized

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

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

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No injuries in wreck

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

BINGEN- At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, authorities received a call in regards to a one vehicle accident on Highway 27 at the bride…

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Two charged in convenience store murder, robbery

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

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

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Reception held for Hope Community TV

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

HOPE - Hope Community TV held a special reception Thursday, Jan. 29, to celebrate its 50th anniversary of serving Hope.  The company incorporated…

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Laural Place honors Pafford

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

HOPE - Laurel Place Health & Rehab recently visited Pafford EMS and presented them with a basket for appreciation of the services they provide.…

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New rural clinic a boon to Nevada County

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

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

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Rotarians hear about shooting sports

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Rotary Club was met by Chris Townsend, who coaches the U of A Hope & Texarkana Shooting Sports Team. Townsend gave a review of…

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Ribbon cutting commemorates reopening of Northside Community Center

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Wednesday Jan. 28, for the Northside Park Community Center. The historic…

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Hempstead County United Way 50 years old

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

HOPE -  Paula Pack, executive director for Hempstead County's United Way, talked about what the charitable network is and the impact that it has had…

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Ramsey new president of Farmers Bank and Trust Hope market

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

MAGNOLIA - Hope native and longtime Hope banker, Dennis Ramsey, has accepted the position of Market President for the Hope market for Farmers Bank…

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Board hears about “AimsWeb”

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

  HOPE- At Monday's Jan. 26 Hope School Board meeting, Beryl Henry Elementary School Principal Roy Turner, along with Robin Townsend, the literacy…

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Blevins soup supper Feb. 17

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

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

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Area farmers learn of plans for Farmer’s Market

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

HOPE - More than 100 people turned out Tuesday, Jan. 27, for a meeting of the Southwest Arkansas Farmer's Market Consortium at Hempstead Hall on the…

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Brown wins county spelling bee

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

  HOPE - Yerger Middle School hosted the 2015 Hempstead County Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Blevins, Hope, and Spring Hill Public Schools,…

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Garrett homecoming

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

  HOPE- Garret Memorial Christian School celebrated its homecoming on Friday, Jan. 23. 9th Grade Maid and Escort: Rayleigh Hart-Grandfather…

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RoC taking Valentine’s orders

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

HOPE  – Rainbow Industries is taking advance orders of gift arrangements for Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14. Gifts featuring…

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Parasite policy examined

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

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

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Hill to speak at Parental Involvement Week

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

HOPE - Dr. Fitzgerald Hill, President of Arkansas Baptist College will speak during Parental Involvement Week for the Hope School District. Dr.…

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Hope police log

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

WARRANTS: 1/23 Myrna Scott, 47, Hope, failure to comply Diantae Cheatham, 25, Hope, failure to comply Tevia McKinney, 33, Rosston,…

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AT&T store robbed

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

HOPE – Hope Police are investigating the burglary of the AT&T store in the 500 block of N. Hervey. According to a release from the Hope…

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PNCSS teams with RoC

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

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

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Trio sought in Caddo Valley murder

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

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

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RIBBON CUTTING

Ribbon cutting held for cable company

Posted on Jan 24th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Hope Community TV on Wednesday, Jan. 2t. The ribbon-cutting wasn't to…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 24th, 2015

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

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Cobb charged with aggravated assault

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2015

HOPE - Jordan Cobb, 21, of Hope, has been charged with aggravated assault on a family or household member. According to a release from the Hope…

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Jail construction moving along

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2015

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

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UACCH looking for mascot name

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

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

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Miller retires from EHC

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

HOPE - Administrative Support Specialist for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Belinda Miller, was wished a warm farewell from…

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Cable company recognized

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

HOPE- Stacy Eads, Area Manager, and Dale Klare, Technical Supervisor, both of Hope Community TV, were in attendance at the Hope City Board of…

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PHS honor roll

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

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

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SHHS Beta Club hosts coffee

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, Jan. 21, was hosted by the Spring Hill Beta Club. The club has…

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City budget tight for 2015

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

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

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Rural health clinic coming to Prescott

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

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

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Trio charged with theft

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

HOPE - An ongoing investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old Hope woman. According to a release from the Hope Police Department,…

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Lee explains RoC screenprinting

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

HOPE: Pictured is Cynthia Lee of ROC Special Designs Screenprinting who was the special guest on the "AM Show with Mark Keith" recently explaining…

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BLACKSMITHING

Smithing class set

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

WASHINGTON - A hands-on class in the basic operations of blacksmithing will be held Jan. 31 and Feb. 1  from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the James Black…

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Basics of Spinning class set

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

WASHINGTON - A "Fiber to Fabric: Basics of Spinning" class will be held on Jan. 31 at Historic Washington State Park. Those participating will…

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Sheets speaks to Rotary

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

HOPE - Steven Sheets, Agriculture Extension Agent for the Hempstead County UA Cooperative Extension Service, spoke to the Hope Rotary Club on Jan.…

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Beehive contest winner

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

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

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Shakespeare in the Park

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

WASHINGTON - There will be two performances by the American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, VA at Historic Washington State Park on Jan.…

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Hart speaks to Kiwanians

Posted on Jan 21st, 2015

HOPE  - The Hope Kiwanis Club had a great update on the Hope Public Schools from Superintendent Bobby Hart and Hope High Principal Tommie…

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Fire damages Breckinridge apartment

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

HOPE - An early evening fire damaged an apartment at Breckinridge Apartments Monday. The call came in shortly before 6 p.m. with a crew from the…

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Taking advantage of warm weather

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

HOPE - After frigid temperatures and wet weather earlier this month, youngsters took advantage of a warm weekend to go outside and…

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Two charged with domestic battery

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

HOPE – A fight at 11 p.m. on Jan. 14 led to the arrest of two people. Hempstead County Deputy Jim Bush was sent to an apartment on West. Ave. B…

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Leadership class of 2015 underway

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The 2015 Class of Leadership Nevada County started in January with an opening retreat. The retreat was held at the Rick Evans Grandview…

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Fire damages apartment complex

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

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

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Fire destroys home

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE- Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, crews with Hope Fire Department responded to a call about a house fire at 103 Edgewood. The…

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Pair charged with aggravated robbery

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE – Two Hope men have been charged with aggravated robbery. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office, the charge…

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Couple arrested for stealing from railroad

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE – Two people were charged with criminal trespass and theft, along with other charges. According to a release from the Hempstead County…

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Parmer charged with breaking and entering, theft

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

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

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Career fair at Munn’s Chapel

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

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

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Safety seat training available

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE - UAMS is offering a free Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification Course in Hope this Spring.  Many community partners are…

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BFD responds to grass fire

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

BLEVINS - A fire call came in to the Blevins Volunteer Fire Department at about 3:45 on Sunday, Jan. 18. Two units responded to fire caused by the…

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Chamber director needed

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

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

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Morse discusses plans

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

HOPE – Newly elected Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse is looking forward to his first term in office. Morse said he’s been looking at the…

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Jury duty phone scam going on

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

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

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Lewis retires from 1st Bank

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

HOPE - A reception was held for Bob Lewis on Friday, Jan. 16, in honor of his retirement from 1st Bank in Hope.  Lewis has been at the bank for two…

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Mustard Seed hosts coffee

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

HOPE - Mustard Seed Wealth Management at 222 North Hervey, Suite D in Hope hosted the Chamber Coffee on Wednesday, Jan. 14.  Lots of folks stopped…

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FBT merging with 1st Bank

Posted on Jan 17th, 2015

MAGNOLIA - Officials of Farmers Bank & Trust of Magnolia, Arkansas, announced today that approval has been granted from the Arkansas State…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 17th, 2015

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

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Walk Across Arkansas gearing up

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

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

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HSD recommended for accreditation

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

HOPE- The Hope School District will receive a recommendation for the continuance of their accreditation after an external review was performed by…

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Fire damages home

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

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

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Taste testing Jan. 27

Posted on Jan 16th, 2015

HOPE - Farmer's markets in Hope, Nashville and Historic Washington will be holding their first planning meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Hempstead Hall…

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Computer classes Jan. 22

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

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

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HCSO investigating infant’s death

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

HOPE – Investigators with the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office are checking into the death of a month-old infant. According to a release from…

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HCSO log

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

HOPE – Deputies with the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of copper wire from the rail yard at Union Pacific…

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Chamber schedules events through mid-March

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, Jan. 21, will be hosted by the Spring Hill Beta Club. The coffee will be…

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Booth Brothers coming to Hempstead Hall

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

HOPE - The Booth Brothers are coming to Hope. This trio, known for their harmony-drenched vocals and warm, easy voices, are coming for an exciting…

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Back on Broadway, Cirque Zuma Zuma at Hempstead Hall

Posted on Jan 14th, 2015

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana announces two major events early in the new year in partnership with Southwest Arkansas Arts Council…

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Work progressing on new school

Posted on Jan 14th, 2015

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

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Lions help fire victims

Posted on Jan 14th, 2015

HOPE - The Todd family in the McCaskill area suffered a tragic fire recently which pretty much destRoyed all they had.  The Hope Lions Club recently…

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Kiwanis hears from HFD

Posted on Jan 14th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Kiwanis Club heard from Assisistant Hope Fire Chief Carroll Schmitt.  Carroll brought break-down of the department's 190 calls for…

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Spring Hill board recognized

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

SPRING HILL- The Spring Hill School Board recognized its five school board members at its meeting,  Monday, Jan. 12. Current board members are…

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Blevins opts for LED lighting

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

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

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RoC offering flu shots

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

HOPE - Rainbow of Challenges will be offering free flu shots on Friday, Jan. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The flu shots are available for all ROC staff…

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Thomason speaks to Lions

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club continued to have a bright new year with their program Monday, Jan. 12.  The club heard from U of A Hope/Texarkana…

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Lions honor Bailey

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

HOPE - Hope Lions member Nancy Bailey was honored for bringing two new members in the past year into the club.  Making the presentation was John…

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Extension friends meet

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

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

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Depot donates tree to Huckabee Lake

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

The Depot donated its Christmas tree to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fish habitation program.  Robin Lee dropped the tree off last Monday…

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Clark charged with public intoxication

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

HOPE – Knocking on strange doors at 2:30 a.m. wound up getting a Nashville man arrested. According to a release from the Hempstead County…

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No injuries in traffic mishap

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

HOPE - At About 9 am an 18 wheeler owned by Swift was trying to make a delivery to Parrish Equipment and was struck by an Acura driven by Abbye Adams…

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Blevins receives STEM grant

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

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

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Guard deploys for training

Posted on Jan 12th, 2015

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

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Miller retires from EHC

Posted on Jan 10th, 2015

HOPE- After 45 years in the extension office, Belinda Miller has decided to bid farewell to the working life as the Administrative Support Supervisor…

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Livestock report

Posted on Jan 10th, 2015

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

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Checking GPS leads to wreck

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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Fire damages Hope home

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE - Fire damaged a home at 502 E. 14 St. earlier today. The call came in around 1:15 p.m. with the Hope Fire Department responding with three…

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Escobedo wanted for questioning in rape case

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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TRAIN DAY COMMITTEE

Train Day committee meets

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE - The Train Day Planning Committee met Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Cairo/Fulton Depot in the SWAAC meeting room.  This year's event is set for…

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Sharpe’s passing noted

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

  HOPE- "Immediately, when the announcement got out that he had died the phone started ringing." -Mark Keith, Director of the Hope/Hempstead County…

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Fire destroys Cale home

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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Dr. Aaron new Vice Chancellor of finance at UACCH

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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Back on Broadway returns

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE - Because of the reception "Back on Broadway"received during the 2007-2008 concert season, it is returning to Hempstead Hall at 7 p.m. on Jan.…

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Hope board welcomes new member, mourns passing of former member

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE- Newly elected member Mark Ross and incumbents Steve Montgomery and Don Still were sworn in by Circuit Judge Randy Wright at the first meeting…

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Washington events set

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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Jammers, Hoggz in fundraising game

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

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

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Chamber board hosts coffee

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce board hosted the first coffee of 2015 on Wednesday, Jan. 7.  The coffee was literally "wall to…

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Lion gets two banner patches

Posted on Jan 8th, 2015

hope - Lion John Collier presents two banner patches from Lions International Monday, Jan. 5, to Lions President John Trauger.  One patch was for…

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Team Hope in St. Jude Marathon

Posted on Jan 8th, 2015

HOPE - The first weekend in December 2013 was a weekend Team Hope prepared for almost a full year in anticipation of running the St. Jude Marathon.…

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