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Farmers’ Market hosts ribbon-cutting and grand-opening

Posted on May 4th, 2016

HOPE--The grand opening of the Hope Farmers' Market was held Tuesday morning. A good crowd visited the venue and stayed for the ribbon-cutting and…

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Train Day has lots of activities for families and kids

Posted on May 4th, 2016

HOPE--The Fourth annual Train Day will be held Saturday, May 7, beginning at 9 a. m. and will go on until that evening at 8 p. m. when the band…

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“Big House” program at Old Washington

Posted on May 4th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK -The Behind the Big House program is a two-day program that moves beyond the “Big Houses,” or stately historic homes, to explore the…

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Jail parking lot sealed

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Sealing work was done on the parking lot of the Nevada County Jail Wednesday afternoon. This is the final phase of preparation work…

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Smith approved as consultant for county

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Nevada County's Quorum Court agreed to accept the services of Justice of the Peace-elect George Smith at its May meeting Tuesday…

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RoC-Fest May 25

Posted on May 4th, 2016

  HOPE – Rainbow of Challenges will host its fourth annual ROC-FEST Carnival on Wednesday, May 25, from 2-6 p.m. Children ages 12 and…

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Resident seeks help from flooding

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Bodcaw area resident Arval Mason, a former member of the Nevada County Quorum Court, sought help from the court at its May meeting Tuesday…

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Sun Paper will affect county’s economy

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - May's meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court, Tuesday, was productive, lacking tirades and drama. Mary Godwin, executive director of…

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Bodcaw area burglaries solved

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Two Rosston men have been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries in the Bodcaw area. According to Nevada County Sheriff's…

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HCSO, PPD make drug bust

Posted on May 4th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Ricardo Manzanares, 26, of Hope, has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug…

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Hempstead County Sheriff's Department

HCSO log

Posted on May 4th, 2016

HOPE - Jason Pettit has been arrested for theft of services. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), a call came…

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Missing teen found

Posted on May 4th, 2016

UPDATE: According to the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office, Destiny Collins has been found safe and deputies are on the way to pick her up and bring…

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HCSO log

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

HOPE - Deputy Luke Sorenson with the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) investigated a horse riding incident. According to the HCSO, a call…

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Jones joins Edward Jones

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE--You have probably noticed a new face at Edward Jones on S. Main lately. The name that goes with the face is Joshua “Josh” Jones and he was…

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Hope police log

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

WARRANTS: 4/29 Takia Walton, 30, Hope, failure to comply James Brown, 29, Hope, failure to comply Ramonica Howard, 40, hope, failure to…

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Barker charged with terroristic threatening

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Christine Barker, 54, has been charged with terroristic threatening. According to a release from the Hemsptead County Sheriff's Office…

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Andrea Ballard Age 28

Ballard charged with aggravated assault

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Andrea Ballard, 28, of Hope, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threatening first degree and third degree…

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Kirkham awarded Lions Scholarship

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Lion Daulton Brewer presents Seth Kirkham a Blevins High School senior with the Lions Scholarship in the amount of…

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UACCH graduation May 10

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas at Hope-Texarkana 2016 commencement ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 6 p.m. in Hempstead Hall on the…

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Project Graduation tourney a success

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Winners of the Project Graduation golf tournament Sunday were the seniors at Prescott High School. Though rain threatened the tourney,…

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Wadley scan headed to Nevada School

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

ROSSTON - The Wadley Scan vehicle will be at the Nevada School May 10-11. The cost will be $25, and patrons must make reservations. Those visiting…

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Softball teams hit the dirt

Posted on May 2nd, 2016

HOPE - Players for the Dazzlers and PSE hit the diamond recently in softball action for girls…

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Storm damage widespread

Posted on May 1st, 2016

HOPE--A series of storms swept through Hope and Southwest Arkansas Friday night, toppling trees and damaging houses. No reports of injuries were…

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Relay for Life presses on despite bad weather

Posted on May 1st, 2016

Above, Sheriff James Singleton gets a pie in the face with the help of his granddaughter Paislee at the annual Relay for Life, held Friday night at…

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AG warns of puppy scams

Posted on May 1st, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Every day, families across Arkansas decide to add a puppy to their home. Many families go to a nearby shelter to adopt or turn to a…

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Farmers asked to plant extra row

Posted on Apr 30th, 2016

PRESCOTT - With gardening season underway farmers are being asked to plant an extra row to be donated to local seniors. The "plant and extra row"…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 30th, 2016

Hope Livestock AuctionWeighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 28, 2016 Cattle Receipts: 957          Last week:…

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Hooten speaks to Rotary Club

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

Above, Paul Henley, Chad Hooten, and Wendy Jones visited at the Rotary Club meeting where Hooten was the guest speaker. HOPE--The Hope Rotary Club…

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29th Blevins ACH benefit May 7

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

  BLEVINS - The 29th Annual Blevins Community Area-Wide Benefit Barbecue for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital is scheduled for Saturday May…

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Charitable clinic fish fry May 10

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

HOPE - A fish fry will be held for the Charitable Christian Clinic in Hope from 4:30-7 p.m. on May 10 at the Fair Park Coliseum. The meal will…

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HC seeking roof bids

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

Notice of 2016 Roof Bid Notice is hereby given the County Judge Haskell Morse will be soliciting bids for the following roof project for the…

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Relay tonight moved indoors

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

HOPE - Relay for Life is still on for tonight, but the location has changed. The relay will be at the Hope Fair Park Coliseum. Kick off at 6 p.m.…

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Court approves new roof for jail, courthouse

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead County's Quorum Court approved a bid for more than $74,000 for a new roof for the jail. Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton…

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NSB to see more student involvement next year

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

ROSSTON - Nevada's School Board, next year, will be seeing more student involvement. Prior to the April meeting of the board, students Olivia King…

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Joke becomes science project

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

ROSSTON - What began as a "which came first" joke turned into a science experiment for students at Nevada High School. The Nevada School Board, at…

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Survivor’s reception well-attended

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

HOPE--Greg Gilbert, above, was the program at the annual Relay for Life's Survivor's Reception Thursday night at Hempstead Hall. He is a…

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Farmers launches new online banking service

Posted on Apr 28th, 2016

  HOPE - Farmers Bank & Trust has launched a new version of NetTeller Online Banking this week called My NetTeller. Please be aware…

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Hoglund named principal at Hope High School

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

HOPE--Coach and Assistant Principal Bill Hoglund was named principal at Hope High School recently and he commented that his primary goal is to…

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Hope Farmers’ Market kicks off with Coffee, ribbon-cutting

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

HOPE--According to Hope Farmers' Market manager Jodi Coffee, the grand opening of the Hope Farmers' Market will be just that--grand. Tuesday, May…

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Wadley Regional Medical Center hosts Coffee

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

HOPE--The Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope was the scene of a large crowd attending the annual Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee Wednesday.…

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Blevins’ ACH fundraiser May 7

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

BLEVINS - For the 29th consecutive year the Blevins community will host a fundraiser for the Arkansas Children's Hospital. The event will include…

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UAHT “pie” RfL fundraiser

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana is having a fundraiser to help raise money for Relay for Life Friday…

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Paper mill coming to Arkadelphia

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Sun Paper will open a bio-refinery in Clark County. Hongxin Li, chairman and founder of Sun Paper,…

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Johnson Citizen of Year

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A touch of Hollywood came to Prescott Tuesday night with the annual Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The red carpet…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

WARRANTS: 4/21 Gary Huckabee, 38, Emmet, failure to comply Devonte Barker, 25, Hope, foreign warrant Justin Holston, 22, Hope, foreign…

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Laneburg VFD gets rescue boat

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

LANEBURG - Laneburg's Volunteer Fire Department has added another tool to its arsenal - a rescue boat. Micah Stockton and Ben Ratcliff, with the…

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Lions, Master Gardeners team up to beautify downtown

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

HOPE--Taking advantage of the nice weather, members of the Master Gardeners Club of Hempstead County and Lion Mark Ross played in the dirt Monday…

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UACCH hosts fish fry with good crowd turnout

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

HOPE--A group of local folks enjoy visiting and eating a good meal at the annual UACCH Fish Fry Monday evening. The event was postponed from last…

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Bodcaw No. 1 Baptist Church holds fundraiser

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

HOPE--The Bodcaw No. 1 Baptist Church held a fundraiser for their youth department Saturday and the sale was a huge success. The parking lot at…

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Cross Roads barbecue attracts large crowd

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

CROSS ROADS--The Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department hosted their semi-annual benefit barbecue Saturday night and a large crowd came out to enjoy…

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Sheba’s sponsors RfL

Posted on Apr 26th, 2016

HOPE - Sheba's restaurant is the newest sponsor for the 2016 Relay for Life event…

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Paving work begins

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Hempstead County Road Department, Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department and Contractors with Salt Creek Paving & Construction…

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Operation Burnout nets five more

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Five more people have been arrested as part of Operation Burnout. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (HCSO),…

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Foust charged with public intox

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Angela Foust has been charged with public intoxication from an incident that occurred around 11:30 on April 20. According to a release from…

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LEADERSHIP

Chandler selected for Arkansas Leadership Quest

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

SPRINGHILL - Jim Gurchick, principal at Searcy McRae, and Audrey Chandler, principal at Spring Hill, were selected to represent the state of Arkansas…

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ABC registration underway

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Registration for the 2016-17 school year ABC Pre-K program in Hope is underway. Children can be registered between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.…

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Head start celebrates Children’s Week

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - Arkansas Children's Week was April 10-16, with the the theme for this year is Imaginative Play: Setting the Stage for Learning. The host…

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Safety seat check May 7

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - The Hope Police Department will host a child safety seat check on May 7, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church. Child safety…

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Twin Rivers Festival a success

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

MCNAB--A large crowd came out to enjoy the sunshine Saturday at the annual Twin Rivers Festival. There were games for the children, a martial arts…

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Hope for Paws hosts pet adoption event

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE--A pet adoption day was held at Atwood's on Saturday and four dogs were adopted, according to a spokesman for the organization. There was…

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Hempstead County Sheriff's Department Incident Report

George charged with domestic battery, theft probed

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Stephanie George has been arrested and charged with domestic battery third degree and criminal mischief. According to a release from the…

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Chemical spill investigated, HCSO has busy weekend

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - A chemical spill at Tyson's is being investigated by the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (HCSO). According to a release from the HCSO,…

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HCSO investigating vandalism, theft

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - A window in a cabin was broken out on Hempstead 142 with a .22 rifle, speakers and bb gun reportedly taken. According to a release from the…

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One arrested for domestict battery

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - One person was arrested and charged with domestic battery third degree after an altercation in Oakhaven Saturday afternoon. According to a…

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Livestock show showcases talent

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

HOPE - Fair Park's Coliseum was filled with students and livestock Saturday for the annual South Arkansas Livestock Event (SALE) show. Students…

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Health fair successful

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

PRESCOTT - A good crowd showed up at Munn's Chapel Baptist Church Saturday for the annual health and wellness fair. Along with the various health…

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AG warns of low-tech business scams

Posted on Apr 24th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – A little-known scam has swindled a total of $2.3 billion out of both large and small companies across the world in the last three…

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State joins property rights battle

Posted on Apr 24th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined eight other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court…

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Livestock report

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2016

  Hope Livestock Auction Weighted Average Report for Thursday Apr 21, 2016   Cattle Receipts: 709           Last…

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Poison Springs battle recreated

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

A young soldier stands watch at the Poison Springs Battle reenactment recently. Poison Springs is in Nevada County, near White Oak Lake. Several…

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Board seeks new OT provider, renews contracts

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - For the 2016-17 school year the Prescott School District is seeking a new occupational therapy provider. Superintendent Robert Poole…

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PHS getting new scheduling

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - When the 2016-17 school year begins students in Prescott High School will be on a different scheduling system. PHS Principal Missy…

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Plans approved for new ag building

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Plans for a new agriculture building were approved by the Prescott School Board at its April meeting Thursday. The building will not…

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PHS students learn coding

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

PRESCOTT - Members of Prescott's School Board were blown away by a presentation by students at the board's April meeting Thursday night. Four…

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Hines Blvd. to be paved

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

PRESCOTT - By the end of summer, weather permitting, Hines Blvd. will get a chip and seal job from where the pavement ends at Hines Trucking to…

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Confederate grave vandalized

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

HOPE - The grave of a Confederate soldier was found to have been vandalized. According to a release from the Hempstead County Sheriff's Office,…

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UAHT sponsors RfL team

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

HOPE - The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana RFL Team is composed of faculty, staff and students from both campuses. Student teams are composed…

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Hempstead County Sheriff's Department

Operation Burnout nets two more

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

HOPE - Two more suspects have been arrested as part of Operation Burnout. This brings the total to 30 arrested out of 33 sought. All warrants were…

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Three Code Blue teams in tourneys

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

HOPE - The Code Blue 8 and under softball team traveled to Ashdown's Spring Fling ASA tournament last weekend to compete in the team's fifth…

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Willisville VFD gets grant

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

WILLISVILLE - The City of Willisville  received a $9,000 grant from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Rural Services. The…

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RoC clients enjoy children’s week

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

HOPE -  It was a memorable week at Making Rainbows of Rainbow of Challenges in Hope during Arkansas Children's Week. On Monday, the children…

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City Board tackles tough issues

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

After minutes of the March 25 and April 5 meetings were reviewed and approved, the Hope City Board got right down to business and tackled everything…

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Postage rates drop

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

HOPE/PRESCOTT - Anyone buying stamps or mailing a letter recently will have noticed the cost of postage has declines. This is the first time in 97…

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More involved in Relay for Life

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

HOPE - Two more groups have joined this year's Relay for Life. Dr. Robert Carter, DDS, is a new sponsor while New Millennium has a team of its…

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Annual Fish Fry has been re-scheduled

Posted on Apr 20th, 2016

  The UAHT 23rd Annual Fish Fry has been re-scheduled to Monday the 25th due to excessive rain and expected rainfall before the…

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Prescott enters interlocal agreement with Nashville for animal control

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT - April's meeting of the Prescott City Council lasted 20 minutes from start to finish Tuesday night. The panel only had one item…

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Patmos to host Mayfest

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

Kids and adults alike are welcome to the Patmos City Park for the annual Mayfest on May 7. PATMOS--Patmos Community Park will be the site for the…

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Birthday Club holds garage sale

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE--Members of the Birthday Club of Hope stand ready to sell items at their fundraiser garage sale that was held on Saturday, April 16. A good…

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Heather Manor hosts softball tourney benefiting Relay for Life

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

  Above, two little girls enjoy playing ring toss at the softball tourney sponsored by Heather Manor on Saturday, April 16 at Hope Fair…

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Cross Roads VFD to host benefit barbecue

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

CROSS ROADS--The Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department will be buzzing with activity as they host their semi-annual benefit barbecue on Saturday…

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Children’s Choir presented books

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE--When the children of the Daraja Ministry Choir came to Hope recently, they left with more than they came with. Thanks to Margaret Moss, back…

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DHS hosts coffee

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

PRESCOTT - In recognition of child abuse prevention month the Nevada County branch of the Arkansas Department of Human Services hosted a community…

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HHS senior named to Top 10 list

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE – A Hope High School senior student who will graduate a year early has been named one of ALT Magazine’s Top 10 Seniors in the ArkLaTex…

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Steven Sheets announces Farm Family of the Year at Lions Club

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE--The Hope Noon Lions Club heard from Steven Sheets, of the University of Arkansas Extension Service on Monday, April 18. He also announced the…

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Noon Lions learn more about Kids’ College

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE--Lorena Cuellar, the new Continuing Education coordinator at UACCH, spoke to the Noon Lions Club on Monday, April 18. Cuellar spoke about the…

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Noon Lions hear about LEO Club at Garrett

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

HOPE--Morgan Hooker, left, and Rebecca Still visited Lions Club Monday, April 18 and told the club about the activities of the group. "The LEO's…

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Hope police log

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

WARRANTS: 4/15 Matthew King, 24, Hope, failure to comply Jackie Matthews, 31, Watchataw, KS, failure to appear Brian Herring, 28,…

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RoC well represented in Special Olympics

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

HOPE - Rainbow of Challenges was well-represented recently during the Special Olympics Area 11 games held at the Hope High School track field. While…

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Apply to the Practical Nursing Program

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

ATTN :  Two weeks left to apply to the Practical Nursing Program at the University of Arkansas Hope campus. The deadline is May 1st. Applications…

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Hope ABC preK celebrates children’s week

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

HOPE - There were several activities in the Hope ABC Pre-K program for children's week last week. Monday was "reading under the sun". However, the…

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