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CASA asking for online help

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

  TEXARKANA - CASA for Children - Texarkana asks Miller, Little River, Howard, Hempstead, Lafayette and Nevada counties to Give Online…

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MASTER GARDENER

Master Gardeners hear from Bob Byers

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

HOPE - Hempstead County Master Gardeners President Gary Martin visits with Bob Byers of Garvan Woodland Gardens Monday, March 30, at the annual…

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LIONS

Lions hear from county judge

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club heard from Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse. The judge talked about some of his duties, discussed efforts to curb…

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Enrollment for ABC starts April 1

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

HOPE - Enrollment for Hope Public School's ABC Pre-K for the 2015-16 school year will begin April 1. Applications will be taken from 8:30 a.m.…

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April coffees set

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, April 1, will be hosted by the Arkansas Great Southwest Regional…

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“Happy Days” at Hines banquet

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

  PRESCOTT - It was a return to the 1950s for the Hines Awards Banquet Saturday night as the Southwest District Coliseum was decorated with a…

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Nothing but winners at Easter Egg hunt

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Chilly and overcast weather failed to prevent children and their families from flocking to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Saturday for the…

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ATTORNEY GENERAL

Beware of phone scams

Posted on Mar 29th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Unsolicited telephone calls can be annoying to Arkansas consumers, especially if the calls are from a business or marketing company…

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UACCH fish fry April 16

Posted on Mar 29th, 2015

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

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UACCH shooting teams fare well in competition

Posted on Mar 28th, 2015

HOPE –   The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Teams recently competed in the Arkansas Collegiate…

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JA hosts coffee

Posted on Mar 28th, 2015

HOPE - Hope's Junior Auxiliary hosted the Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, March 25.  J. A. currently has…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 28th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 26, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1005 Last week: 1072 Last year:…

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Pafford charged in second rape

Posted on Mar 27th, 2015

HOPE - James Pafford, 71, of Hope, has been arrested on a second rape charge. The second rape charge is separate from the first, according to a…

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HC mayors meet with county judge

Posted on Mar 27th, 2015

HOPE- Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse invited several mayors across Hempstead County to come together for a meeting at the HC courthouse on…

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HC getting new 911 dispatch system

Posted on Mar 27th, 2015

HOPE- At Thursday's meeting on March 26, the Hempstead County Quorum Court voted to pay for the new 911 dispatch system, including a maintenance…

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Cattlemen hear from young exhibitors

Posted on Mar 26th, 2015

HOPE - The Hempstead County Cattleman's Association met on March 23 and heard from some of the young people who show their beef exhibits at the fair.…

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Stueart charged with sexually grooming child

Posted on Mar 26th, 2015

HOPE – A 67-year-old Nashville man has been charged with sexually grooming a child. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff’s…

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Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

PRESCOTT – It’s time once again to nominate someone as Citizen of the Year for Nevada County. Any county resident can submit a nomination. The…

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Missing man found

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

CLARK COUNTY- The body of Wesley Livingston, 24, was found by Clark County Search and Rescue at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

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Arts League plans busy season

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

HOPE – Hempstead Hall will be the scene of a murder mystery on April 17. The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council will be hosting a murder mystery…

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Cattlemen told of rural health clinic

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT – John Bowen, administrator of Baptist Hospital in Arkadelphia talked to the Nevada County Cattlemen’s Association about the new rural…

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High speed chase in Hope leads to arrest

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

HOPE – A high speed chase ended in the arrest of Logan Ortez recently. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office,…

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DARE CLIPART

DARE graduations held in county

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

HOPE – DARE graduation was held for students in Garret Memorial, Spring Hill and Blevins schools. Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton and…

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Ribbon Cutting at Izzy’s Place

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

PRESCOTT -  A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning, March 24, for Izzy's Place, a new restaurant in town. The business is owned by Jeremy…

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Carter named to UACCH board of visitors

Posted on Mar 24th, 2015

  HOPE – The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees recently voted to approve Dr. Robert A. Carter to serve on the U of A…

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HCSO gets grant for body cameras

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton announced Monday his office has received a $4,200 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Grant to purchase body…

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Lions updated on fountation

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Lions Club heard from Dave Degraff on Monday, March 23. Degraff is Past Council Chairman of District 7. He talked about the Lions…

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Bobo recognized as weather ambassador

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

HOPE - KTSS Talks host Robin Bobo was honored Monday by the US National Weather Service in Shreveport as a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador for her…

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RoC Hawgs second in tourney

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2015

HOPE - Pictured are the ROC Ballhawgs as they competed in the Special Olympics State games held in Russellville recently. The 'Hawgs posted a 3-1…

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BBB huge success

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2015

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation thanks the 250 people who attended the 9th Annual Beads, Bags, and the Bayou…

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FOIA for everyone

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – As taxpayers who support governmental entities, Arkansans have a right to review an array of records at every level of government –…

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Crossroad VFD fundraiser April 25

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2015

HOPE - A hamburger and hot dog fundraiser for the Crossroad Volunteer Fire Department will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the station on…

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Booth Brothers at Hempstead Hall tonight

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

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

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Fire damages Amigo Juan’s

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

HOPE- At approximately 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, Hope Fire Department responded to an electrical fire at Amigo Juan's Mexican Restaurant located at…

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AG opposes proposed ozone changes

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

  LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced she has submitted comments in a letter to the Environmental Protection…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 21st, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 19, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1072 Last week: 1150 Last year:…

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Jonquil Festival underway

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

WASHINGTON - The first day of the 47th Annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Washington was well attended as many came out despite the overcast and…

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Ila Upchurch banquet set

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The Annual Ila Upchurch Community Corporation will hold its banquet Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at the McRae Middle School cafeteria. The…

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Rotarians learn about astronomy

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope Rotary Club heard from Richard Read, who presented on Astronomy practices in Southwest Arkansas. Read informed the group of the…

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Exquisite Stylz open for business

Posted on Mar 20th, 2015

PRESCOTT - A ribbon cutting was held for Prescott's newest hair salon, Exquisite Stylz, Friday morning. The business is owned and operated by Pam…

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LIONS

Lions clubs host coffee

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

HOPE -  The two Lions Clubs of Hope hosted the Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, March 18. The Hope Lions…

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RoC rocks St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

HOPE - Green was the color of the evening recently at the annual Rainbow of Challenges/Civitan Club St. Patrick's Dinner and Dance held at the Fair…

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PSB examines eight period days for PHS

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – When the 20-15-2016 school year begins, students in Prescott High School (PHS) will most likely have eight class periods per day. PHS…

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21st Century program successful at PSD

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s School Board was updated on the 21st Century program during its March meeting Tuesday night. Shelly Applegate, program…

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Board approves loader purchase, remembers Woodard

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

HOPE- Hope City Board of Director members voted to replace the broken loader at the landfill during the meeting Tuesday, March 17. It would cost…

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Six days added to end of school year

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT – While getting a mid-winter break from school because of bad weather may have been fun for students, the aftermath won’t be. The…

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Truck stuck on tracks

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

PRESCOTT- At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 17, authorities responded to a semi stuck on the railroad crossing on County Road 48 South, off…

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Hope police log

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

WARRANTS 3/13 Printis Weston, 51, Hope, three foreign warrants Jared Cole, 24, Hope, failure to appear Tara Nelson, 33, Hope, failure to…

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Relay for Life golf tourney April 17

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

HOPE - Southern Bakeries will be hosting the 15th Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament at the Hope Country Club on April 17. Proceeds from the…

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Problems arise over mobile home

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT – After a lengthy discussion, Robbie Franks, Prescott’s Code Enforcement Officer, was told to follow the city ordinance concerning…

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Council discusses animal control issue

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Prescott’s City Council discussed the animal control issue, or lack thereof, at its March meeting Monday night. Mike Goodwin,…

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Jonquil Festival this weekend

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

  WASHINGTON- This weekend marks the 47th annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Old Washington. From Friday, March 20 to Sunday, March 22,…

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Attendees go “wild” at chamber banquet

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

HOPE- "Wild about Hope" was the theme for this year's Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Banquet featuring a program from well-known…

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Lions setting up Book Nook

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

HOPE- Work is underway in setting up the Lion's Club Book Nook in the Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce. The goal behind Book Nook is to…

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Manus retires from RoC

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

HOPE - At the turn of the New Year Patti Manus took a new turn of her own. Rainbow of Challenges’ founder and longtime CEO cleaned off the desk in…

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NSD parent-teacher conference Thursday

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

Nevada School District will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, March 19, from 4-7 p.m. All families are encouraged to attend. The nurse…

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RoC has team in Special Olympic basketball tourney

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

RUSSELLVILLE - Special Olympics Arkansas will host fifty teams for the 2015 State Basketball Tournament. The two day event beginning March 20 will be…

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Prescott Chamber Easter Egg Hunt March 28

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT - It's time for the 21st Annual Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt. This year the hunt will be held at the Nevada…

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GIFT program helps with college

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT – In 1986 the US Congress passed a law to help families and individuals pay for college expenses. The program was placed under Internal…

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SHSD announces make up days

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

SPRING HILL - The five school days students in the Spring Hill School District missed due to inclement weather will be made up by going 60 minutes…

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Ledbetter new Miss PHS

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015

PRESCOTT- The 2015 Miss PHS Pageant took place on Saturday, March 14 in the Prescott High School Auditorium. Along with Miss PHS, Mr. PHS, the…

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Good crowds for SHHS rodeo

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

SPRING HILL- The first night of the 16th Annual Spring Hill FFA Rodeo kicked off to a large crowd. Parents, students, and fans of the games…

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CPS students learn transportation

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

HOPE - This week, the class of room 8 at the Hope ABC Preschool, completed a unit about transportation and roads. To conclude our unit, the Arkansas…

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Beware of sweepstake scams

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – A consumer answers their phone and a stranger immediately says, “Congratulations, you are a winner.” Over the past several weeks,…

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Shaw charged with battery, fleeing, other crimes

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

HOPE – Elmore Shaw, 22, of Hope, has been charged with battery second degree, domestic battery third degree, fleeing on foot, resisting arrest,…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 14th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 12, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 1150 Last week: 299 Last year:…

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Plenty of fun at BBB

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

HOPE- This years UACCH Beads, Bags, and the Bayou fundraiser at Boonies Bar & Grill had a big turnout. With the country/rock music of Memphis'…

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SHHS rodeo tonight

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

SPRING HILL - Parents and students are getting ready for the 16th Annual Spring Hill FFA (Future Farmers of America) Rodeo  scheduled for tonight,…

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Good turnout for cornbread, bean supper

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

HOPE- Several employees with thee Hempstead County Courthouse and volunteers arrived to cook and serve for the 13th Annual Hempstead County…

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April is Parkinson’s awareness month

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

HOPE-PRESCOTT - April 11 marks the 260th birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, who first recognized the disease now named for him. Parkinson’s Disease…

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Rotary soup/chili supper successful

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Timing couldn't have been better for the Prescott Rotary Club as it hosted its annual soup and chili supper Thursday evening at the…

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Pafford under house arrest

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE – James C. Pafford, 71, was arraigned in circuit court Thursday afternoon and placed under house arrest. According to a release from the…

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Mass Search Organized

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE- Family and friends of missing Ashley County man are organizing a mass search for Wesley Livingston, 24.  Livingston walked off from his job…

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One injured in wreck

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

BODCAW - One person was injured in a one-car wreck Thursday morning on Hwy. 53 outside of Bodcaw. Details on the accident were not available at…

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Prescott Chamber Banquet April 30

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - The date has been set for the Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Annual banquet. The date is April 30, at 6 p.m. This year’s event…

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Loe wins Chamber raffle

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT - Robert Loe was the winner of a raffle held by the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce. Chances were sold on a Remington 870…

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Huckabee Lake offers fishing fun

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE- Finished in 2005, Huckabee Lake, a 12.8 acre divided lake, offers a host of fun activities for the coming spring and summer months. Stocked…

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ACSO Asks for Help in Search for Missing Man

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE- Ashley County Sheriffs are asking for help in finding a missing man. Wesley Livingston, 24, was last seen walking down Highway 67 towards Hope…

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Team Hope does well at marathon

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

HOPE - The members of Team Hope have once again represented their home town proudly, this time at the Little Rock Marathon on Sunday, March…

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Jail adding commissary, charging

Posted on Mar 12th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Being in the Nevada County Jail is going to be more expensive for inmates. The Nevada County Quorum Court, at its March meeting…

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RoC hosts coffee

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday, March 11, was hosted by Rainbow of Challenges. The coffee had a…

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Hope Chamber Banquet Monday

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

HOPE - The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be Monday, March 16, at Hempstead Hall. The annual event celebrates the…

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Fink building razed

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

HOPE- The Fink building at 102 South Hazel in Hope burned about two years ago rendering the structure useless. After the fire it was abandoned.…

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NCQC meeting ends in argument

Posted on Mar 11th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Nevada County’s Quorum Court did nothing to enhance its image at the March meeting Tuesday evening. There were three students from…

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Jonquil Festival March 20-22

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

WASHINGTON - Jonquils are in bloom at Historic Washington State Park, which means it's time for the Annual Jonquil Festival. The arrival of these…

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Health Check will be at Train Days

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

HOPE- Events for the 3rd Annual Hope Train Day are still being added to make this the biggest Train Day yet. Bands, food, antique cars, magic…

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Kids’ College registration begins Thursday

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

HOPE – With Kids’ College Sign-up beginning this week, the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope announces the community has voted to…

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BSD hires new nurse, meets in new ag building

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

BLEVINS – Blevins School District opted out of being part of the North Central Association (NCA) at its March meeting Monday night. The Blevins…

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Tourism officials attend conference

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

TEXARKANA - The annual Governor's Conference on Tourism is underway in Texarkana, Arkansas through today. Representatives from the Hope Tourism…

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Pafford arrested for rape

Posted on Mar 9th, 2015

HOPE – A 71-year-old Hope man has been arrested and charged with rape of a person younger than 14-years-old, sexual assault in the second degree…

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Redland history group meeting Saturday

Posted on Mar 9th, 2015

MCCASKILL - The Redland Township group working on the community's history will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at the McCaskill Community Center.…

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Beans, cornbread supper Thursday

Posted on Mar 9th, 2015

HOPE - The Annual Hope-Hempstead County Women's Beans and Cornbread Supper will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Fair Park Community…

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Defective brake lights ends in drug arrest

Posted on Mar 9th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Having a bad brake light got Douglas Christopher, of North Little Rock, arrested Friday, March 6. According to a release from the…

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Chase ends in arrest

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Speeding wound up getting Michael Jester arrested on March 2. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office,…

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Missing man’s body found

Posted on Mar 8th, 2015

PRESCOTT – A 62-year-old Willisville man’s body was found after he was reported missing. According to a report from the Nevada County…

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Laughard arrested for drugs, expired tags

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

PRESCOTT – Expired vehicle tags ended up getting Chad Laughard arrested. According to a release from the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, on…

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Local horse second at Oaklawn

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

HOPE - Richard and Rosetta Hogue saw their horse "Miss Beautiful" finish second in the eighth race at Oaklawn Friday, March 6. The horse held the…

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Livestock report

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Mar 5, 2015 Cattle Receipts: 299 Last week: NS Last year:…

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One injured in ATV mishap

Posted on Mar 6th, 2015

HOPE – One person was injured in an ATV accident Thursday. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in…

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Spring Hill rodeo Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Posted on Mar 6th, 2015

HOPE - The 16th Annual Spring Hill Rodeo will be held March 13-14 at the Southwest District Coliseum at Fair Park. The events include: barrel…

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