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July 28, 2014

Delight First Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School July 28th thru August 1st. Start time will be 6 pm each evening until 8:30 pm. This year’s motto is: Ridin’ Strong with Jesus—Yeehaw! There will be classes for all ages including infants through adults. 

Revival at Morris Baptist Church from July 28th thru August 1st starting at 7:30 pm each night. Bro. Ron Morris Pastor, Bro. Evan Blackford Evangelist. 

 

July 29, 2014

Delight First Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School July 28th thru August 1st. Start time will be 6 pm each evening until 8:30 pm. This year’s motto is: Ridin’ Strong with Jesus—Yeehaw! There will be classes for all ages including infants through adults. 

The Hempstead County Library will hold a carnival July 29th at 11am.  All youngsters are welcome.

Revival at Morris Baptist Church from July 28th thru August 1st starting at 7:30 pm each night. Bro. Ron Morris Pastor, Bro. Evan Blackford Evangelist. 

 

July 30, 2014

Delight First Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School July 28th thru August 1st. Start time will be 6 pm each evening until 8:30 pm. This year’s motto is: Ridin’ Strong with Jesus—Yeehaw! There will be classes for all ages including infants through adults. 

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday July 30th will be hosted by Brentwood.  The Coffee is set for 9:30 am until 11 am at the Chamber office.

Revival at Morris Baptist Church from July 28th thru August 1st starting at 7:30 pm each night. Bro. Ron Morris Pastor, Bro. Evan Blackford Evangelist. 

 

July 31, 2014

Delight First Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School July 28th thru August 1st. Start time will be 6 pm each evening until 8:30 pm. This year’s motto is: Ridin’ Strong with Jesus—Yeehaw! There will be classes for all ages including infants through adults. 

Revival at Morris Baptist Church from July 28th thru August 1st starting at 7:30 pm each night. Bro. Ron Morris Pastor, Bro. Evan Blackford Evangelist. 

 

August 1, 2014

Delight First Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School July 28th thru August 1st. Start time will be 6 pm each evening until 8:30 pm. This year’s motto is: Ridin’ Strong with Jesus—Yeehaw! There will be classes for all ages including infants through adults. 

The monthly singing at Okay Community Baptist Church near Saratoga is Friday, August 1, starting at 6:30 pm. There will be a potluck supper. For directions and information, call 870-388-9200.

There will be a Community Coffee hosted by Munn’s Chapel Baptist Church on Friday August 1st from 9:30-11 at the Nevada County Library to introduce their new pastor Reco Boyd and wife Nikki.

Revival at Morris Baptist Church from July 28th thru August 1st starting at 7:30 pm each night. Bro. Ron Morris Pastor, Bro. Evan Blackford Evangelist. 

Homeschool Interest Meeting – Anyone considering homeschooling or looking for a local homeschool group is invited to attend the August meeting of Families Allied in Teaching at Home on Friday, August 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Volunteer Fire Department. Information on Arkansas homeschool law and on plans for the new school year will be presented. This event is free and everyone is welcome. For more information, email faithfulparents@gmail.com or (870) 983-2417.

 

August 6, 2014

There will be a Community Coffee hosted by Justin Elrod, PLLC for Elder Law Practice on Wednesday August 6th from 9:30-11 at the Nevada County Library.

 

August 7, 2014

The Hope Watermelon Festival is set for August 7, 8, and 9 at Fair Park.  The festival begins August 7th at noon.  The Kiwanis Chicken Dinner is set for that evening from 4:30pm to 7pm at the Fair Park Community Center.  Tickets are $8 each and there will be express drive-thru.  Other events include the Watermelon Idol Talent Contest in the coliseum on the McDonald’s Stage, Night Hawk on the R.C. Cola Stage, and Wyatt Putman on the 1st Bank Stage.  For info visit hopemelonfest.com

 

August 8, 2014

The Hope Watermelon Festival continues on Friday August 8th.  Booths open at 9am.  Highlights include the Lions fish and Chicken dinner in the Fair Park community center from 4:30pm to 7pm.  Adult and take-out tickets are $12.  Childrens eat-in tickets are $6.  Tickets available from any Lion.  Other attractions include the Little Miss and Little Watermelon Pageant on the McDonald’s Stage in the coliseum, Jason Helms on the BancorpSouth Stage, Buzz Andrews on the R.C. stage, and the Christian group Harmony on the 1st Bank stage.  For info visit hopemelonfest.com

 

August 9, 2014

The Watermelon Festival Fishing Derby is set for August 9th at Lake Huckabee in Fair Park from 9 am until 11 am.  This is for youth 15 and under.  Parents may assist but may not fish.  Fish caught can be kept.   Fishermen should bring their bait and tackle.  Prizes will be given.  For info call Robin Lee at 777-7500.

The Watermelon Festival on Saturday August 9th will open at 8am.  Activities include the 5K at 7:30am and the Melon Mile.  The Melon judging and auction is set for 10am in the Super 1 Tent, the Politically Correct Melon Eating is at 11:30am on the BancorpSouth Stage, the regular watermelon eating is at noon, and the seed spitting is at 1pm on the 1st Bank Stage.  The festival concludes with the David Nail Concert on the CMC Steel Products stage.  For more info visit hopemelonfest.com

August 12, 2014

There will be a Ribbon Cutting for The Sewing Pro & Addo Gear on Tuesday August 12th at 10 am 212 East 2nd Street. Please come by and meet owners Joyce & Leonard Wesson and welcome them to our community.

Nevada School District will host Open House for the upcoming school year on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 4:00-7:00. All families with children in the district are encouraged to attend the event to meet the teachers, receive schedules, and complete required paperwork. The nurse will provide information regarding the new immunization changes. The transportation director and food services director will be available to answer questions families may have. Parents or guardians enrolling a child in school for the first time should bring the child’s current immunization record, birth certificate or approved equivalent, social security card, and a physical completed within the last year.  The faculty and staff look forward to seeing all new and returning students on August 12. Anyone with questions may call the elementary office at 870-871-2475 or the high school office at 870-871-2478. 

 

August 13, 2014

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday August 13th will be hosted by the Hempstead County United Way to kick off the 2015 drive.  The Coffee is set for 9:30 am until 11 am at the Chamber office.

 

August 20, 2014

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday August 20th will be hosted by the Women of Hope.  The Coffee is set for 9:30 am until 11am at the Chamber office.

 

August 21, 2014

Beta Sigma Phi will host a special Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce afternoon Coffee Thursday August 21st to introduce the new Miss Hempstead County contestants.  The event is set for 4:30 pm to 6 pm at the Chamber office.

 

August 27, 2014

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday August 27th will be hosted by the Hope Booster Club.  The Coffee is set for 9:30 am until 11 am at the chamber office.

 

September 9, 2014

There will be a Community Coffee hosted by Nevada County Fair Queens on Tuesday September 9th from 9:30-11 at the Nevada County Library to help kick off the fair. This year’s theme is “Fair Fever Catch It”.

 

ONGOING EVENTS:

Weight Watchers meets each Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. on 2nd floor of the Co-op building on campus of UACCH.

Special Touch Living Hope host a bible study design to enrich the lives of people with disability, every third Monday of each month, at the Fair Park Community Center in Hope, at 6:30 pm.

There has been a love fund set up at Summit Bank in Hope for Debbie and Steve Howard in memory of their daughter Brooke for anyone who would like to help their family through donations.

Head start is now accepting applications. CDI Head Start Serving Southwest Arkansas offers pre-school services to children ages 3-5 years, including: Education, Health, Dental, Social, Disability, and Mental Health. Parents of children with special needs, including severe disabilities are encouraged to apply. Transportation is provided on a limited basis in some areas. Transportation is not guaranteed for any child. If you are interested in learning more about the free services offered to young children and their families please call or come by the Head Start Centers listed below. Hempstead County: Blevins HS – 870-874-2206870-874-2206, Hope HS – 870-777-4526870-777-4526. Howard County: Mineral Springs HS – 870-287-5305870-287-5305, Nashville HS – 870-845-1887870-845-1887. LafayetteCounty: Bradley HS – 870-894-6153870-894-6153, Lafayette HS – 870-921-5401870-921-5401. Little RiverCounty: Ashdown HS – 870-898-3035870-898-3035, Foreman HS – 870-542-7011870-542-7011. Miller County: Fairview HS – 870-772-1941870-772-1941, Miller I HS (Washington) – 870-330-4639870-330-4639, Miller II HS (College Hill) – 870-216-1863870-216-1863, Union HS – 870-772-1217870-772-1217. Nevada County: Nevada HS – 870-871-1334870-871-1334, Prescott HS – 870-887-0623870-887-0623. Sevier County: DeQueen HS – 870-642-2058870-642-2058. To apply for Head Start you will need the following information: Original Proof of Birth, Verification of family income, and Proof of legal guardianship (if applicable).

The Hope Church of Christ Preschool is now taking applications for fall classes. We accept students that will be at least 3 years old by September 1st. Our hours are from 8 a.m. – noon. Limited need based scholarships are available. For more details please contact us at 870-777-4569 or visit our website: www.southwestarkansaschristian.com.

Kindergarten Roundup set for Nevada Elementary: Nevada Elementary School is eager to meet our incoming kindergarten students for the 2014-2015 school year. Families that reside in the district and have a child that will be five years old on or before August 1 are invited to attend the Kindergarten Roundup scheduled for Tuesday, April 22 beginning at 4:30. Children will participate in pre-screening activities to assist the school in planning for the upcoming year. Important information about helping your child have a successful first year will be shared with parents. A drawing will be held for a backpack filled with the requested school supplies for a kindergarten student to receive at the start of school. The parent or guardian should bring the child’s current immunization record, birth certificate or approved equivalent, social security card, and a physical completed within the last year. The nurse will provide information regarding the new immunization changes. Families that are unable to join us for the Kindergarten Roundup fun are urged to come by the school from 8:30-2:30 before May 1 to preregister, so we will have an accurate student count for next year. Nevada School District participates in School Choice. Anyone with questions may contact the office at 870-871-2475

The Hope Public Schools will hold their summer youth feeding program June 9th through August 1st 11 am to noon each day in the Garland dining room, the Yerger dining room, and Rising Star Fellowship Hall.  The program is for young people 18 and under.  The meals must be consumed on site and are free.  For info call 722-2780 or 777-5134 or 722-2700 est. 19.

First Baptist Church of Prescott will be starting a Children’s Club for grades K-4 each Wednesday night at 6:30, there will be singing, Bible study, and other fun activities.

Hope Public School District ABC Pre K Enrollment for the 2014 – 2015 school applications are being taken from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday at 601 West 6th, at the ABC Pre K Office. Age requirements are 3 or 4 years of age by August 1, 2014. Cost is free for those who qualify. Call 870-722-2705 for more information and requirements.

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