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Missing Texarkana Man Vehicle Located

Tulsa, Okla. police discovered Christopher Guilbeau’s car during a traffic stop Thursday evening. Guilbeau had not been seen or heard from since Wednesday afternoon. Inside the vehicle was the driver, Brandon Brown, More »

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Texarkana Man Reported Missing

The Texarkana Police Department say an investigation is underway after 24 year old Christopher D. Guilbeau (Cates) was reported missing on Wednesday, March 4th. Police say Christopher may be driving a 2008 More »

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Rainbow of Challenges Basketball Team Wins Second Place in the Special Olympics

Congratulations go to the Rainbow of Challenges Basketball Team for their second place finish in the Special Olympics Area 11 games held today in Ashdown. The team plays next in the State More »

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Local Man Involved in ATV Accident

At approximately 6:05 P.M. March 5, 2015, Hempstead County Deputies were dispatched to an ATV accident on County Road 2 near the Hope City limits. Upon arrival deputies discovered 24 year old More »

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9th Annual BBB Fundraiser Re-scheduled for Thursday, March 12

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation has re-scheduled the 9th Annual Beads, Bags, and the Bayou event for Thursday, March 12 at  Boonie’s Bar and Grill at 504 West More »

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Winter Weather Re-Openings for March 6, 2015

Hope Public School will resume classes at regular times on Friday, March 6, 2015 Spring Hill Public School will resume classes at regular times on Friday, March 6, 2015 Garrett Christian School will resume More »

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Closings, Cancellations, and Delayed Openings for Thursday, March 5th

Thursday, March 5 closings, cancellations, postponements… Hempstead County Library closed all day Thursday SWREC office is closed today due to inclement weather. David Parker State Farm opens at noon Heather Doucet State More »

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Coffee Hosted by Melonvine Girl Scouts

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday March 4th was hosted by the Melonvine Girl Scouts.  The Girl Scout leaders present offered samples of cookies and also sold quite More »

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Hope City Board Holds First March Meetin

The Hope City Board held their first March meeting on Tuesday and heard from CID Commander Jimmy Courtney on a proposed Junior Youth Police Academy for up to 30 students from the More »

Missing Texarkana Man Vehicle Located

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Tulsa, Okla. police discovered Christopher Guilbeau’s car during a traffic stop Thursday evening. Guilbeau had not been seen or heard from since Wednesday afternoon. Inside the vehicle was the driver, Brandon Brown, 22, of Dallas and passengers, Marquell Smith, 20, of Texarkana and a 17-year-old Tulsa. According to Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department Public Information Officer Kristi Mitchell, “his [Guilbeau] truck has been located in Tulsa, OK. Texarkana Arkansas Detectives traveled Thursday night to Tulsa to interview the occupants of the vehicle early Friday morning.” Mitchell say some news agencies are reporting that the case is being investigated as a homicide. “This case is still considered a missing person investigation, and all precautionary measures are being taken to preserve any evidence that comes to the attention of the police department. Investigators continue to believe that Mr. Guilbeau (Cates) will be located alive and well,” said Mitchell. According to Tulsa County Jail inmate booking information Brown has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, no drivers license, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Smith has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both men have court appearances scheduled March 12, 2015.

Texarkana Man Reported Missing

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The Texarkana Police Department say an investigation is underway after 24 year old Christopher D. Guilbeau (Cates) was reported missing on Wednesday, March 4th. Police say Christopher may be driving a 2008 white Dodge 4WD truck. The missing man is reported to have many friends and family in the area but has not been heard from recently. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call the Texarkana Arkansas Police Criminal Investigation Division at (903) 798-3154 or call 911.

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Rainbow of Challenges Basketball Team Wins Second Place in the Special Olympics

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Congratulations go to the Rainbow of Challenges Basketball Team for their second place finish in the Special Olympics Area 11 games held today in Ashdown. The team plays next in the State Competition on March 21 in Russellville.

Local Man Involved in ATV Accident

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At approximately 6:05 P.M. March 5, 2015, Hempstead County Deputies were dispatched to an ATV accident on County Road 2 near the Hope City limits. Upon arrival deputies discovered 24 year old Quincy Shears of Hope had been ejected from the 2014 Yamaha Grizzly that he was riding. According to witnesses a group of ATV riders were east bound on Hempstead 2 when one of the drivers of another ATV started having mechanical problems stopped in the roadway. Shears failed to stop striking the rear of the stopped ATV causing the ATV Shears was driving to flip over ejecting him. Shears was treated at the Scene by Pafford E.M.S and flown to a Texarkana Hospital by Life-Net Air. His condition is unknown at this time.

9th Annual BBB Fundraiser Re-scheduled for Thursday, March 12

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The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation has re-scheduled the 9th Annual Beads, Bags, and the Bayou event for Thursday, March 12 at  Boonie’s Bar and Grill at 504 West Compress in Hope. This event, beginning at 5:30 p.m., will feature silent auctions as well as food and fabulous entertainment.  For tickets or additional information please contact Jill Bobo, UACCH Foundation Executive Director at 870-722-8516.

 

Winter Weather Re-Openings for March 6, 2015

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Hope Public School will resume classes at regular times on Friday, March 6, 2015

Spring Hill Public School will resume classes at regular times on Friday, March 6, 2015

Garrett Christian School will resume classes at regular times on Friday, March 6, 2015

Rainbow of Challenges Hope and Lewisville sites will resume at regular time on Friday, March 6, 2015

Prescott Public School will resume classes at 10 am on Friday, March 6, 2015

Blevins Public School will resume classes at 10 am on Friday, March 6, 2015

Bank of Prescott will open at noon on Friday, March, 6, 2015

Prescott Nevada County Special Services will open at 10 am on Friday, March 6, 2015

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