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City crews enjoy Christmas party

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Chris Hopper, with the city's sanitation department, was named Employee of the Year for 2016. The announcement came at the city's…

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Christmas Hope Trade Days Tomorrow

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - The Christmas version of the Hope Trade Days happens tomorrow, Saturday December 10th, from 8:00am through 2:00pm, around the area of Division…

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HCSO honors fallen officers with special tree

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - Deputies decorate a special Christmas tree at the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies Rebeca Billings and Marla Barnhill began…

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AGFC donates to HCSO Christmas project

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - Arkansas Game and Fish Enforcement Officers Dennis Hovater and Jeff Neel present a $500 check from the Arkansas Wildlife Officers Association…

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Single Vehicle Accident Sends One To Hospital

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - A single vehicle accident shortly before noon has sent the driver to the hospital. At approximately 11:45am Friday morning, the Arkansas…

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Lions auction off to good start

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

PRESCOTT - This year marks the 48th year the Prescott Lions Club has held a Christmas auction. For weeks, members of the club have been working to…

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Oakhaven Luminaries Aglow December 10th & 17th

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

OAKHAVEN - Once again, the community of Oakhaven will become Christmas City, with their annual display of luminaries and Christmas lights this coming…

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Tina Burke Wins Chamber Christmas Open House Drawing

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - Congratulations to Tina Burke who won the drawing from the Christmas Open House! Ms. Burke won the basket full of items from participating…

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UofA Hope-Texarkana Ranked No. 2 In Arkansas

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana has been named the second best online college in the State of Arkansas. UAHT is highlighted in…

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Christmas & Candlelight Saturday Musical Lineup

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

OLD WASHINGTON - This Saturday, December 10th, Christmas & Candlelight will again be celebrated at Historic Washington State Park. Once again,…

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Robotics Team Seeking Competition Funding

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope High School Robotics Team is seeking some $3000 to fund its 2016-2017 competition season, beginning with an aluminum can recycling…

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Special Help Needed For Special Dog

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE - A dog rescued recently by Hope For Paws is in special need of some financial help from our community. Clover was found after having been…

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Plow Boys donate to HCSO Christmas event

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE – A local car club donated $500 to the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) to help buy presents for area children this holiday…

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Singleton awards Purple Heart to Smith

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE – Hempstead County Dentention Officer Jimmy Smith was awarded the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office’s (HCSO) Purple Heart for injuries…

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Breakfast with Santa Saturday

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

PRESCOTT - For the low price of a canned good, admission can be gained to Breakfast with Santa Saturday. The annual event is being held in the…

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UAHT offers three new courses

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana recently added three courses to its business curriculum -- Entrepreneurial Leadership, Introduction…

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EDGE students pinned

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana pinned a total of 90 “EDGE Scholars” from both campuses on December 5-6. Every semester the…

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Hempstead County Courthouse Hosts Chamber Coffee

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - The Hempstead County Courthouse employees were hosts of Wednesday's Chamber Coffee. After opening remarks by Hempstead County Judge Haskell…

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Lions Club Bidder Takes Keys From Hope Auto Company

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - A Hope woman received the keys to her new SUV, after being the winning bidder at the annual Lions Club Christmas Auction, held last…

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Projects, Events Mark Holiday Season For Hope Public Schools

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - Students in the Hope Public Schools will engage in a plethora of projects and events for the holiday season this year. The Chi Alpha Mu…

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Firestone donates to Angel Tree

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - Pictured are staff  members from Prescott/Nevada County Special Services - Children Services and employees of Firestone Building Products…

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Hays steps down from directing parade

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - After 22 years Tonja Hays is stepping down as director and chairman of the Hope Christmas Parade. She completed her final parade Tuesday…

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Lions auction Thursday and Friday

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Thursday and Friday night the Prescott Lions Club will be hosting its annual Christmas auction at the Nevada County Courthouse. The…

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DAR remembers Pearl Harbor Day

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Georgia Estes and Nita McDonald, members of the Benjamin Culp Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented wreaths…

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Santa Arrives In Hope With Christmas Parade

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - Santa arrived in Hope Tuesday night via fire engine, at the end of the annual Christmas Parade. Crowds lined downtown to see the floats,…

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Hope Hosts Christmas Open House

Posted on Dec 7th, 2016

HOPE - Tuesday night's Merchant's Open House in Hope brought out Christmas shoppers, browsers and those just ready for a good dose of the holiday…

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Farm Bureau earns two awards

Posted on Dec 6th, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead County Farm Bureau received  two awards at the 82nd Annual Arkansas Farm Bureau State Convention held in Hot Springs Nov 30-Dec…

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Clinton Birthplace NHS & SWAAC Present Seasons Greetings: DIY Ornament Decoration

Posted on Dec 6th, 2016

HOPE - President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site Park Rangers are partnering with the Southwest Arkansas Arts…

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Clinton Birthplace Nation Site Donates To Hope In Action

Posted on Dec 6th, 2016

HOPE- As part of the Feds Feed Families program, and in the season of giving, the staff of President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace National…

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Lions Christmas Auction Brings In $32,566

Posted on Dec 6th, 2016

HOPE - The Annual Lions Christmas Auction brought in $32,566 over the three-day fete. This is the second-highest grossing auction in the history of…

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Hope Christmas Parade Time Revision

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

HOPE - In order to accommodate Christmas Open House, the postponed Christmas Parade will START at 6:30pm Tuesday, December 6th, instead of…

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Hope police log

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

WARRANTS: 12/2 Nathaniel Holyfield, 25, Hope, failure to appear Kayla Taylor, 34, Prescott, failure to comply Tamla Phillips, 42, Hope,…

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Papa Rap To Bring Message To School

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

HOPE - One of the most influential voices in the Hispanic community in Arkansas will be on stage at Hempstead Hall for a one-night conversation with…

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Hope Christmas Parade POSTPONED Until Tomorrow

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

HOPE - Due to inclimate weather expected this evening, the Hope Christmas Parade has been postponed until tomorrow - same place, same…

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48 prepare for ACT test

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

  HOPE - Forty-eight high school seniors from 12 area school districts participated in ACT Prep workshops on Saturday, November 12, and Saturday,…

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Kim Williams Receives Florence Nightingale Award

Posted on Dec 4th, 2016

HOPE - Kim Williams of Saratoga, Arkansas, was presented with the 2016 ARNEC Class Florence Nightingale Award December 1, 2016. The award is given…

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UofA Hope-Texarkana Pins ARNEC Graduates

Posted on Dec 4th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana held a pinning ceremony for Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC) LPN/LVN-to-RN…

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Lions Auction Big Ticket Items To Be Sold Tonight

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2016

  HOPE - With tonight being the last night of the Annual Lions Christmas Auction, there will be a number of 'big-ticket' items going to…

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Hope For Paws Adorable Adoptables

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2016

UPDATE: Speck, the Dalmatian mix, has been adopted! Bob is still available. Patches and Rhonda, featured in HopePrescott.com's article about the…

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Two Desperately Needing Homes At Hope Shelter

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2016

UPDATE: Both Patches and Rhonda are now available for adoption through Hope For Paws. For further information about either pup, contact Joanne at…

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Livestock report

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Dec 1, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 1855           Last…

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Wolves title bound

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT – With a 41-8 win over Newport Friday night, the Wolves earned a trip to Little Rock on Dec.3 where Prescott will meet Charleston for the…

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High School Football Week 14

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016

Local Teams Home Away Quarter Prescott  41 Newport  8 Final 2A Teams Home Away Quarter…

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Musical entertainment set for Christmas and Candlelight

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016

WASHINGTON - Come out and enjoy the 30th Annual Christmas and Candlelight event at Historic Washington State Park. Tours are from 1-8 p.m. and…

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Santa makes first visit to Prescott

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - St. Nick made his first official visit to Prescott Thursday night in the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas…

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Millwood Dam & Reservoir 50th Anniversary Celebrated

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2016

(courtesy Saratoga Arkansas Digest) The past, present and future of Millwood Lake were all touched on Thursday morning at the 50th observance of…

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Annual Lions Auction Underway

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

  HOPE - The much-anticipated annual Hope Lions Club Christmas Auction is underway! Whether you are looking for Razorback items, shelf…

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Trees planted at volleyball courts

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

PRESCOTT - Being a "tree city" means planting a couple of trees annually. Prescott has been a tree city since 2011 and, Thursday afternoon, two…

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December 3rd Trade Day RESCHEDULED To December 10th

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Trade Day scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd has been postponed due to a forecast of heavy rain. Trade Day has…

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Hope- Christmas Open House Merchant’s

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

HOPE - Shop in Hope for the holidays!! The Merchant's Christmas Open House will be here Tuesday, December 6th, from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. Once again,…

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First Part Of Youth Waterfowl Hunt On Saturday

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Despite some rainfall earlier this week, dry conditions persist for much of The Natural State and many Arkansas wildlife management…

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Parade tonight, Santa at courthouse

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

The photo above is from the 2013 Christmas parade, when temperatures were predicted to be in the 60s. This year, temperatures are predicted to be in…

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Questions about college addressed

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

  HOPE - Do you continue to find reasons why college is not a possibility for you? Those reasons are nonsense and are in many cases just excuses.…

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Washington prepares for Christmas and Candlelight

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

WASHINGTON - Volunteers of the Washington community gather in order to help decorate this historic village. The town will be kicking off its 30th…

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Successful Sales Class To Be Held

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

HOPE - The SAU Small Business and Technology Development Center will be presenting a Build Revenue With Successful Sales class in Hope on Tuesday,…

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Schools Seek Parental Feedback

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

HOPE - A parent survey to determine support for expanding the 'academy' concept in the district has been posted on four Hope Public School District…

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Spring Hill Elementary Awarded Outstanding Educational Performance Awards

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

SPRING HILL - Spring Hill Elementary has been awarded Outstanding Educational Performance Awards in Literacy and Science. The awards, which…

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Hope Lions Readying For Christmas Auction

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club are busy readying for their annual Christmas Auction that begins tomorrow, Thursday December 1st, and runs through…

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Express Employment Hosts Chamber Coffee

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - Express Employment Professionals hosted Wednesday's Chamber Coffee at the Hope Hempstead Chamber of Commerce. Express is The Source for…

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RoC helps make luminaries

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - Rainbow of Challenges’ individuals recently took part in the assembly of luminaries at Washington Historic State Park to be used during…

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Emmet Xmas parade Dec. 10

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

EMMET - The 23RD Annual Emmet Christmas Night of Lights Parade will be held Saturday, December 10, starting at 6 P.M., sponsored by EVA, the Emmet…

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‘Student Voice’ Debuts At School Board Session

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Public Schools Board heard new voices Monday night with the introduction of the 'Student Voice' teams at Hope Hogh School and Yerger…

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Aerial Survey Reveals Very Low Duck Numbers In State

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists conducted the November 2016 aerial waterfowl survey last week and the prior week in…

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Lions Club Gives To Hope Public Schools

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club recently presented $300 to Hope Public Schools for their reading initiative program. Receiving the money from Lions…

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Posted on Nov 30th, 2016

HOPE - Hope City crews are putting the finishing touches on Christmas decorations throughout downtown. Here, Charles Martin and Kirk Gray are seen…

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Hope Auto Donates SUV For Lions Auction

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

HOPE - A local dealership donated a SUV Tuesday to the Lions Club, to be auctioned off in their annual Christmas auction, which takes place this…

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Plenty available locally for holidays

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

PRESCOTT - With the holiday season here, people are thinking about gifts for family, friends and loved ones. Sure, it’s easy to hop in the car…

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Emmet Woman Wins 12 Gauge From Hope Auto

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

HOPE - An Emmet woman won a 12 gauge shotgun from Hope Auto in a drawing they had this month. Tracy Ditzler entered the drawing recently when her…

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Hope High School Incident Under Investigation

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

HOPE - The report Tuesday morning of what was determined to be a BB gun brought onto the Hope High School campus remains under investigation.…

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Missing Person Case Opened By Hope Police Department

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

Mr. Haddix has been located. He is unharmed and reportedly was staying with friends. HOPE - 60 year old Glenn 'Aggie' Haddix, of Hope, was last…

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Hope police log

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

WARRANTS: 11/24 Brian Guidry, 35, Hope, failure to comply John Greene, 51, Hope, failure to appear 11/25 Shunquiz Trotter, 25, Hope,…

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Hope School Board Meets Monday Night

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope School Board met Monday November 28th for their regular meeting. Vice President Jesus Coronado presided in the absence of President…

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Spring Hill School Board Meeting Minutes

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

SPRING HILL - The Spring Hill School Board held its November meeting Thursday, November 17th. Members present were Mary Harrison,  Joey Anderson,…

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Arkansas State Archives Named One Of Best State Genealogy Websites

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - On November 10, the Arkansas State Archives was named to Family Tree Magazine's list of 75 Best State Websites for Genealogy for 2016.…

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Hope Lions Club Readies For Annual Christmas Auction

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

HOPE - Monday's Noon Lions Club meeting was all about plans for the Annual Christmas Auction, which takes place this coming Thursday, Friday and…

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HopePrescott.com Donates To Hope Police Department’s Santa Cop Program

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

HOPE - Wendell Hoover, President of HopePrescott.com made a donation to the Hope Police Department's Santa Cop Program Monday morning. Chief of…

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Boating classes offered

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

COLUMBUS - The Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in Columbus invites you to take the Arkansas Boating Education…

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Hunter ed courses set

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

COLULMBUS - The Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in Columbus invites you to take the Arkansas Hunter Education…

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Second Saturday fishing derby’s set

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

COLUMBUS - Join the Staff at Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center for the 2nd Saturday Fishing Derby. All children ages 15 and…

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3-D archery at Grandview Prairie

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

COLUMBUS - Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center invites everyone to join us for the First Saturday of the month 3-D Archery…

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UAHT adds rankine-cycler

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

  HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana recently added a RankineCycler steam turbine engine lab to the Technical and Industrial…

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Wolves host Greyhounds in semifinals

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

PRESCOTT – Friday night Prescott will host the Newport Greyhounds. Newport comes in to the game with a 12-2 record, while the Wolves are…

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Commission Approves Feral Hog Harvest on WMAs During Firearm Deer Season

Posted on Nov 27th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously voted to allow the harvest of feral hogs during firearms seasons of deer, bear or elk…

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Dog Fighting Difficult To Catch Until Remains Of Losers Found

Posted on Nov 27th, 2016

HOPE/HEMPSTEAD COUNTY - Bait dogs, those being small, scared  or perhaps wounded already, are being tossed aside after their purpose is no more,…

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Update: escapee captured

Posted on Nov 26th, 2016

HOPE - Christopher A. Love who escaped Custody has been apprehended, Love was taken into custody without incident in Nashville,  at approximately…

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Hope Holiday Hullabaloo Held Today

Posted on Nov 26th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Holiday Hullabaloo was held Saturday at the Fair Park Coliseum. Organized by Tonya Robb and Shea Fogerty, in order to showcase…

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Livestock report

Posted on Nov 26th, 2016

HOPE - No livestock report. No auction due to Thanksgiving…

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Wolves escape Bugs, 29-26, head to semifinals

Posted on Nov 25th, 2016

FORDYCE – Prescott advances to the semifinals of the AAA state playoffs and will host Newport Friday night, Dec. 2. The Wolves had a hard-fought…

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High School Football Week 13

Posted on Nov 25th, 2016

Local Teams Home Away Quarter Fordyce 26 Prescott 29 Final 2A Teams Home…

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Wolves tangle with Redbugs tonight

Posted on Nov 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Tonight the Curley Wolves make the trip to Fordyce for a date with the Redbugs in the quarterfinals of the AAA state playoffs. These…

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Hope police log

Posted on Nov 24th, 2016

WARRANTS: 11/21 William White, 54, Hope, failure to comply Timothy Artis, 23, Glenwood, IL, failure to appear Porcha Muldrew, 23, Hope,…

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Theft Reported At John Deere Tractor Monday

Posted on Nov 24th, 2016

HOPE - According to a police report obtained this week, John Deere Tractor Company at 3862 H278 West reported three STIHIL chainsaws stolen on…

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Spring Hill High School InvenTeam To Travel To MIT

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

SPRING HILL - The Spring Hill High School InvenTeam has been invited to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) this June to showcase their…

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Local law enforcement receives gift bags

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – Christmas came a bit early for members of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and Prescott Police Department. A senior from Haughton…

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Tuberville busted for drug possession

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

HOPE - Todd Tuberville, 36, was arrested on warrants from Clark County. During the arrest deputies found a small plastic baggie containing a crystal…

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Christmas and Candlelight at Washington

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

  WASHINGTON - Join the staff of Historic Washington State Park for its 30th Annual Christmas and Candlelight which will be held December 3 and…

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City decorated for holidays

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Downtown Prescott got a facelift of sorts Monday as it was decorated for the upcoming holidays. Mary Godwin, executive director of the…

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Prescott getting volleyball courts, more

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

PRESCOTT – Where the swimming pool once stood there is now a pile of dirt. The dirt is there for a reason. The pool, once the Prescott City…

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Two Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident Leaves One Dead

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

A two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon left one Prescott man dead. John Pennington, 40, was eastbound on State Highway 371, in a 2004 Ford F-150…

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Drivers Reminded To Use IDriveArkansas.com For Thanksgiving Day Holiday Travel Information

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) reminds drivers to 'know before you go' and visit IDriveArkansas.com…

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