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Lions told of Hempstead Hall events

Posted on Apr 19th, 2014

The Hope Lions Club heard from one of their own Monday, April 14. Hempstead Hall Technical Director Valerie Sanders gave a program about Hempstead…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 19th, 2014

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 10, 2014 Cattle Receipts: 902 Last week: 972 Last…

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Hope FFA Rodeo continues

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

The 55th Annual Hope FFA Rodeo kicked off Thursday night with the Old Timers Rodeo, where several former FFA members and alumni competed in multiple…

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Speeding charges dominate NC District Court

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Citations for speeding dominated the docket for the Prescott-Nevada County District Court, with 63 such charges on a docket with 173…

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Arraignment day in district court

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

It was arraignment day in Hope District Court with 310 citations to be addressed. As usual there were those who paid their fines early or made…

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Lions honor first responders

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Prescott's Lions Club recognized the work done by the county's first responders with a dinner at the Stokes Center at Central Baptist Church…

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Chandler named to AAESP board

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Audrey Chandler was selected for the AAESP (Arkansas Association of Elementary School Principals) Board of Directors for principals for the state of…

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Lions honor new, old member

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

The Hope Lions Club welcomed a new member Monday, April 14.  J.T. Nurmohamed recently joined the club and was officially sworn in by Lion John…

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T-ballers take to the field

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Eleven local 4- to 6-year-old girls make up the Sweet Heat T-ball team. Coach Billy McCorkle spent some of the "Sweet Heat" players of T-Ball -…

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BHS gets donation of 31 computers

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Connect Arkansas, a project of the Arkansas Capital Corporation Group, announced the donation of 31 Internet-ready computers to…

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PPD participating in drug take back

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

Media Contact: Camille Parker, Executive Director Phone – 870-774-1398 E-mail – harvesttxk@cableone.net     The Prescott…

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Top Gun winners named

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

The 1st Annual Hospice of Hope “Top Gun Shootout” was held last Friday at the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie CEC near Columbus. Sponsors…

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Dual coffee held

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, April 16 was hosted by the Hope Farmers Market and Arkansas Drug Court.…

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Board approves zoning for radio station

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

Hope will soon be getting a new radio station. The Hope City Board of Directors, at its regular meeting Tuesday, approved a rezoning request to…

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Nevada’s Kindergarten Roundup April 22

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

ROSSTON – Nevada Elementary School will be having its annual Kindergarten Roundup Tuesday, April 22, starting at 4:30 p.m. Families residing in…

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Forestry field day set

Posted on Apr 16th, 2014

This year's forestry field day will be May 1 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope. Forest health…

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“Womanless” pageant set

Posted on Apr 16th, 2014

A"womanless" beauty pageant will be held Thursday, April 24, at 2:30 p.m. at the Blevins school cafeteria. This is a fundraiser for the Blevins…

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Hempstead County Library celebrates National ibrary Week

Posted on Apr 15th, 2014

The Hempstead County Library invites the community to celebrate National Library Week with them this week. To mark the occasion, the Hempstead…

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Dedication set at Mt. Nebo Cemetery

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Two Iron Crosses will be dedicated at the graves of Benjamin Powell and James Henry Williams, Friday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 150th…

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Korting nabbed with meth and pot

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Mark Korting, 30, of Hope, has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance: methamphetamine and marijuana. According to a…

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Juvenile arrested in stabbing

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with battery in the second degree after reportedly stabbing a Hope man. According to a release from the Hope…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Warrants 4/7 Audreanna McFadden, 23, Fulton, failure to appear 4/8 Patricia Padilla, 39, Hope, failure to appear Melanie McCain, 30,…

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Plans made for Farmer’s Market

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

The Hempstead County Farmer's Market Board met Wednesday, April 9, to finalize plans for the markets in Hope and Washington for this year. The…

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Civitan hosts Business after Hours

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

The Hope Civitan Club hosted a Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours" Thursday, April 10 at the Chamber office The club…

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ID required for voting under new law

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Voters are encouraged to make themselves aware and plan accordingly to ease confusion concerning Arkansas' new voter identification law before going…

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Train Day May 17

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

The second annual “Train Day” is set for downtown Hope on Saturday May 17 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m The event is being sponsored by the…

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Reenactment thrills spectators

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Though the crowd wasn't as big as hoped, those who attended the Sesquicentennial Reenactment of the Battle of Prairie D'Ane more than got their…

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5-K fundraiser a success

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Approximately 200 people signed up to participate in the Burning Rubber for Britnie 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning. There was a carnival atmosphere in…

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Mercyme concert at UACCH

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

MercyMe will perform at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope in a one-time show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 13. The concert is…

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FUMC Preschool and Kindergarten enrollment open

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

First United Methodist Preschool and Kindergarten is now enrolling students for the 2014-2015 school year. The classes include a half-day…

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I-30 eastbound lane closure begin today

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Traffic flow between Hope and Fulton on I-30 is going to be effected further starting today as the construction project continues. According to AHTD…

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Honeycutt scholarship endowed

Posted on Apr 13th, 2014

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation is honored to announce the endowment of the J.T. and Edith Honeycutt…

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Rotarians reminded of 4-way test

Posted on Apr 13th, 2014

Rotarian Les Patterson introduced Rotarian Guinn Massey from the Sherwood Rotary Club. As a personal goal, Massey has planned to visit every…

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UACCH reduces textbook costs

Posted on Apr 12th, 2014

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and Texarkana Faculty are known for their dedication to helping students achieve their…

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Kiwanians hear from EAST students

Posted on Apr 12th, 2014

The Hope Kiwanis Club heard a program from five EAST lab students and art instructor Kendrick Adams on Tuesday April 8th. The students showed a short…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 12th, 2014

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 3, 2014 Cattle Receipts: 972 Last week: 985 Last…

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Hope Haven hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

The Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday April 9th was hosted by Hope Haven. Pictured is Pam Johnson, Sandra…

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Dennis found not guilty of disorderly conduct

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

Mercedes Dennis was found not guilty on charges of disorderly conduct and had a running a red light charge dismissed. This occurred in Hope…

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Work underway on new jail

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

With asbestos removed from the former Taylor's Grocery Store earlier this week, crews began working to raze the building to help make way for the new…

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Todd rabbits to avoid jail time

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

It was a case of run rabbit run in Nevada County District Court Wednesday. Marcus Todd was in court charged with three counts of theft of property…

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Tower request tabled, lawn bid approved

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

Hope may or may not be getting a new radio station. The Hope City Board of directors tabled a rezoning request on West Fourth to allow a radio…

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Board updated on sewer situation

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

It was sewer, sewer and more sewer at Hope’s City Board of Directors meeting Tuesday night. Glen Spears, with Spears Engineering, talked to the…

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Hill guilty again of criminal trespass

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

Once again Mark Hill was found guilty two counts of criminal trespass in Hope District Court. Hill faced his 26, 27 and 28th counts of criminal…

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17 show for bench trials

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

Twenty five people were in Hope District Court for bench trials Tuesday. The group faced a total of 50 charges. However, most of those in court…

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Bids accepted for jail dirt work

Posted on Apr 9th, 2014

Bobo and Bain Construction of Hope, was awarded the bid to do the dirt work for the new Nevada County Jail. The Nevada County Quorum Court…

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Council approves new trash truck

Posted on Apr 9th, 2014

Prescott’s City Council approved buying a new garbage truck in a special called meeting Monday, April 7. Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver said three…

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Parkinson’s group meets

Posted on Apr 9th, 2014

The Miller County Parkinson's Support Group will meet the second Wednesday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at the Wadley Senior Clinic, 1307 Trinity…

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Williams arrested for paraphernalia possession

Posted on Apr 8th, 2014

If you're looking to have a conversation with a police officer, wandering in and out of traffic is a good way to ensure that you do. A Gurdon man…

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ASP cracking down on texting drivers

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas law enforcement officers will join in a collective effort this month to crack down on violators who text while…

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Volunteers help clean up Old Washington

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

Volunteers descended on Historic Washington State Park Saturday, April 5, to help clean the community…

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Special Olympics coming to Hope

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

A large contingent of athletes will represent Rainbow of Challenges in the annual Special Olympics area competition on Saturday, April 19. More…

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Children’s Week kicks off

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

Many of the little ones at Making Rainbows in Hope kicked off Arkansas Children's Week with a visit from Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton,…

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No shows dominate docket

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

In spite of a full docket, Hempstead County District Court went quickly Monday morning. This is because more than 2/3 of those scheduled to appear…

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2014 Educator and Citizen of the Year named at Chamber Banquet

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014

The 2014 Citizen of the Year and Educator of the Year were named Thursday night in front of a full house at the 2014 Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of…

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Master Gardener seminar a success

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014

More than 100 people showed up at the Stokes Center at Central Baptist Church in Prescott Saturday for the annual Master Gardener seminar and plant…

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Online payments added at UACCH

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014

  The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope has added an online payment as a new feature to the enrollment process.  This online…

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UACCH fish fry Apri 17

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope will hold the 21th Annual Fish Fry on Thursday, April 17, on the College Campus. The event…

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Winfrey joins TRiO Hall of Fame

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

April Winfrey has been selected as the 2014 University of Arkansas Community College at Hope inductee into the TRiO Hall of Fame. The Arkansas…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

Hope Livestock Auction, Hope Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 27, 2014 Cattle Receipts: 985 Last week: 718 Last…

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Storm’s impact ongoing for Hempstead County

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

Work continues to clean up and restore power after Thursday night's storm left a large amount of damage in its wake, wreaking havoc on personal…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

Warrants 3/31 Shauntonio Frierson, 33, Hope, failure to appear, foreign warrant Kimberly Stewart, 51, Hope, failure to…

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UACCH sens nominees for outstanding alumni

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus or Alumna from faculty,…

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Storm rips through area; leaves heavy damage in Ridgewood Addition

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

A massive storm cell with straight line winds roared through Prescott Thursday night into Friday morning, leaving several homes damaged in its…

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Hazards remain in storm’s aftermath

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

Thursday night's storm caused a lot of destruction around the area, blowing down trees and powerlines, damaging homes and causing injury. Law…

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Competition tough in Merchant Relays

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

Track teams from around Southwest Arkansas came to Prescott Thursday for the Merchant Relays, once one of the top meets in the state. The prep…

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UACCH introduces online payment option

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope has added an online payment as a new feature to the enrollment process.  This online payment…

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Eberhardy charged with domestic battery, paraphernalia possession

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

A Hempstead County man suspected in a domestic battery case was arrested Monday for domestic battery and drug paraphernalia after loitering a little…

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Sheriff warns of scam

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

According to Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton, the Sheriff's Office has received multiple complaints involving a phone scam and residents…

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Ground broken for new jail

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

Ground was officially broken for the new Nevada County Jail Wednesday morning. Fifteen people manned shovels for the groundbreaking ceremony, held…

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Quick day in NC District Court

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

It took less than an hour for Nevada County District Court to conclude Wednesday. The day began with a light docket with nine people scheduled to…

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Blood drive at health fair

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

In conjunction with the Mind, Body and Soul Health Fair Saturday, April 26, at Munn's Chapel Family Life Center, representatives from LifeShare Blood…

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Ross introduces Pre-K plan

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Mike Ross, a candidate for governor of Arkansas, on Wednesday introduced a plan to make pre-kindergarten accessible to every…

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Momentive hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

  The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday April 2nd was hosted by Momentive Specialty Chemicals. Pictured…

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Hope schools taking applications for ABC

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

The Hope Public School District's ABC Preschool has begun taking Applications for the 2014-2015 School Year. Applications can be picked up at the ABC…

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Rabies clinic Saturday

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

On Saturday, April 5, Dr. Raymond Whitehead will have a series of rabies clinics in Nevada County. The first one will be at Laneburg for 10-10:15…

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Scanlon talks about minimum wage law

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

While the national minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, the minimum wage in Arkansas is $6.25 an hour. Sarah Scanlon, with the Give Arkansas a Raise…

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Fisher discusses voter ID act

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

Under a new law voters must prove their identity every time they go to the polls. Jillian Fisher, with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),…

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Lions learn about weather

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

The Hope Lions heard from one of their very own on the final day of March.  Lion Richard Read spoke on "climate, geology, and culture" at the…

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Hope Kiwanis honors Prescott students

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

The Hope Kiwanis Club had a group of students from Prescott along with their instructors from UACCH. The students are the first concurrently…

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Public updated on ACA at town hall meeting

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Everybody wins with the Affordable Care Act. This was the message given by Anna Strong, with the Arkansas Advocates for Children, who talked about…

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Talley discusses session at town hall meeting

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

State Rep. Brent Talley said education was a key portion of the recent fiscal session for the Arkansas General Assembly. Speaking at a town hall…

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UACCH summer/fall enrollment underway

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

HOPE –The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope is now enrolling students for Summer and Fall Semesters. Register for your classes…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Warrants 3/24 Corey Files, 29, Hope, failure to appear, foreign warrant Montel Scott, 21, Jonesboro, failure to appear Michael Adkins,…

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Mind, body and soul health fair coming

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

A Mind, Body and Soul Health Fair will be held at the Munn's Chapel Family Center Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. until noon. There will be free…

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RoC playground progressing

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Pictured are ROC maintenance staff joined with additional contracted employees readying the support poles for new playground equipment at Making…

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Electrocution possible cause of death

Posted on Mar 31st, 2014

A 29-year-old Nevada County man from what may be electrocution. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff's Office, deputies were sent…

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Hines honors drivers, employees

Posted on Mar 30th, 2014

J.D. and Billy Hines Trucking, Inc. of Prescott held its 22nd Annual Safety and Awards Banquet for 2013 on Saturday evening at Hope’s Fair Park…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 29th, 2014

LR_LS146 Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 20, 2014 Cattle Receipts: 718 Last week: 1320 …

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Lady Bears host Championship Celebration Dinner

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

The 2A State Champion Spring Hill Lady Bears held a Celebration Dinner Thursday night to celebrate their history making undefeated season with the…

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Ross talks yesterday and tomorrow at banquet

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

Banquets are to celebrate community people going above and beyond. These are words from Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Ross, the keynote speaker at…

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Dalrymple Treasure, Henson Citizen

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

It was an evening when the area’s history took center stage. Frank Henson was named Citizen of the Year, with Carl Dalrymple being named…

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Civil War Ball to be held at Historic Washington

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

The Old Washington Vintage Dancers will be hosting the Hempstead-Nevada County Civil War Ball Friday, April 11, at the WPA gym at Historic Washington…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

Hope Livestock Auction, Weighted Average Report for Thursday Feb 27, 2014 Cattle Receipts: 861 Last week: 1310 Last year: …

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Undercover drug investigation lands Anderson in jail

Posted on Mar 27th, 2014

A Hempstead County man was arrested Friday, March 21 on multiple drug charges after a task force showed up at his home with a warrant.According to…

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60 charged, 17 show for district court

Posted on Mar 27th, 2014

Bench warrants were issued for the bulk of those scheduled to appear in Nevada County District Court Wednesday, as only 17 of 60 cited showed…

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Spay-neuter clinic coming

Posted on Mar 27th, 2014

A low cost spay/neuter clinic will be in Hope April 29 through May 1 at the Hope Animal Control shelter. Those planning to attend must schedule an…

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UA Research Center hosts coffee

Posted on Mar 26th, 2014

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, March 26, was hosted by the University of Arkansas Southwest Research…

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Clinton Birthplace Home slates film fest

Posted on Mar 26th, 2014

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope,…

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Burglary investigation recovers property, jails two

Posted on Mar 26th, 2014

An investigation into a home burglary earlier reported to have occurred earlier this month led to the arrest of two Hempstead County residents and…

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Special Event center to open soon

Posted on Mar 26th, 2014

While there’s no set date for the Prescott Special Events Center to open, Prescott Mayor Terry Oliver said the way things have been going it should…

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