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April 24, 2014

The Rainbow of Challenges Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. in the ROC Administration Building located at 500 S. Main Street. The meeting is open to the public.


Hope for America Tea Party will meet on Thursday, April 24th., 7 pm. at Bancorp South Meeting Room, 200 South Elm, Hope, Arkansas.


Thursday April 24th is movie night at Hempstead Hall.  The movie “The Monument’s Men” will be shown at 6:30pm.  Cost is $4 for all ages


The Hempstead County Quorum Court meets Thursday April 24th at 5pm.


April 25, 2014

Prescott Police Department invites residents to dispose of unwanted or out of date prescription drugs and donate food for Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank.  Drugs can be dropped off in the permanent drop box outside the police department at 128 West Main and food can be brought into the lobby of the police department between 8am and 4pm.  The Nevada County Sheriff’s office can accept outdated prescriptions anytime in their permanent drug drop box at 215 East 2nd in Prescott.


April 26, 2014

The 13th annual “Twin Rivers” Festival is set for April 26th and 27th in McNab.  There will be arts and crafts, food, music, and more events.  For info call Mayor James T. Conway.  The parade is set for noon on Saturday and the auction will be at 2pm that day.


The Brotherhood of Fulton and Union Baptist Church of Fulton will sponsor a benefit program for Mary Lee Muldrow on April 26th at 6pm at Union Baptist Church. Choirs are invited to participate. For info contact Jessie Henry at 896-2581.


The Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department will hold a bar b que supper April 26th at 6pm.  Admission is by donation.  There will be an auction, home baked goods, craft items, merchant donations and more.  The public is invited.


St. John Methodist Church on North Hervey will host a car wash on Saturday April 26th starting at 10 am. All donations expected, proceeds for youth mission to Amity Children’s ranch. For any questions call, 903-733-5505


April 27, 2014

St Mark Baptist Church April 27th at 2:30 pm, 122nd Church Anniversary Hwy 24 Prescott.  Rev. Bobby Joe Purifoy, Pastor.   Special Guest Speaker Rev. Charles Cooper, Pastor of St. John Baptist Church Buckner, Arkansas.  Everyone is invited.


Spring Hill youth T-Ball/Baseball & Softball will have a Chicken & Dressing Dinner with all the fixin’s at the Spring Hill cafeteria on Sunday, April 27th from 11 am – 1 pm. Monday raised goes back into the youth sports programs for uniforms and equipment. 


The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council will present pianist Jura Margulis from the University of Arkansas in concert Sunday April 27th at Hempstead Hall on the UACCH campus.  General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.  The cost is $8 for SWAAC members and $4 for SWAAC student members.  For info call 777-8200.


The Harmony C.M.E. Church in Saratoga will hold its 122nd church anniversary at 3pm Sunday April 27th.  Special guests include Rev. Johnny Stuart and the New Light C.M.E. Church of Nashville.  For info call 772-8769


April 28, 2014

The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council will present “Artist For An Evening” Monday April 28th at 6pm at the Cairo/Fulton Depot. There will be food, beverages and participants will create their own painting. Cost is $50 for SWAAC members and $75 for non-SWAAC members. For info or reservations phone 777-8200.


Hempstead County Cattlemen’s Meeting will be Monday, April 28, 2014 at Community Center at 7:00 pm. Sponsor: Merial, Program: Presented by Matt Marietta. Meal will be barbecue. Members bring salads and desserts.


April 30, 2014

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


May 1, 2014

Parents who missed the “Kindergarten Round-Up” at Nevada should stop by the school any weekday from 8:30am to 2:30pm prior to May 1st to preregister their child for kindergarten for the coming year.  For info phone 871-2475.  Nevada participates in School Choice.


May 2, 2014

The Area Agency on Aging will present “Medical & Legal Ethics for Health Care Providers and Caregivers” May 2nd from 9am to 3pm in Hempstead Hall.  The speaker will be Elder Law Attorney Lisa Shoalmire.  To register or for info call 800-272-2127 extension 101.


Nevada County Kiwanis Pancake Supper will be Friday, May 2nd from 5 -7 PM at the Prescott Elementary Cafeteria $5.00 plates.


A workshop on medical and legal ethics for health care providers and family caregivers is set for May 2nd at UACCH in the Spring Hill Room at Hempstead Hall.  The program features Elder Law Attorney Lisa Shoalmire.  There is a $10 registration fee for those not needing continuing education hours and a $20 fee for professionals seeking Continuing Education hours.  Lunch will be catered by Dos Loco Gringos.  Topics include “power of attorney”, “end of life issues”, and “competency and guardianship”.  For info or to register phone the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas at 800-272-2127


The monthly singing at the Okay Community Baptist Church is Friday May 2nd starting at 6:30pm.  There will be a potluck supper.  For directions and info phone 388-9200.


May 3, 2014

“Trial by Jury” will be presented at Historic Washington State Park May 3rd at 6pm. The dinner theater presentation is a reenactment of an actual 1844 trial. To register or for info phone 983-2684.


Hope Parks Spring Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Mike and Janet Huckabee Lake Hope Fair Park from 9 am – 11 noon. Youth ages 15 and under. Parents may slightly assist younger youth, but not fish for them. Fishermen must have their own tackle and bait. Derby Lake stocked with catch-able channel catfish from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Various prizes will be given. Derby will be conducted by Robin Lee at the Hope Fair Park, please call 777-7500 for any questions.


May 4, 2014

The Dave Ramsey “Financial Peace” class will be offered at Spring Hill United Methodist Church beginning May 4th at 6pm.  For info contact Brad Townsend.


May 6, 2014

Nevada County Community Coffee EHC Council on Tuesday, May 6th from 9:30 am -11 am at the Extension Office.


There will not be a Chamber Coffee in Hope on May 6th but Hope Water & Light will sponsor “Business After Hours” that day from 4pm to 6pm at the Water & Light office at 105 North Elm.


May 17, 2014

Amtrak Train Day Celebration, Tailgating Competition May 17, 2014 for registration forms contact Debbie Hall 870-703-0752 or Christy Burns 870-722-1206. Judging: Will be based on 2 categories: Food (of your choice) – taste, presentation. Tailgate Set Up – Creativity, team spirit. Prizes: 1st place – $1000.00 2nd place – $300.00 3rd place – $200.00 Contest Rules:  There will be an Entry Fee of (30) hot dogs prepared with buns and condiments to be handed out to the public from your tailgating area. You will be judged on a food entry of your choice to be presented to the judges on one plate at 12:00 pm. No limit on number of team members.  No electricity or water will be available for sure. Setup 8 am & tear down after 2 pm. No alcoholic beverages allowed. Hope Civitans are excluded from entering. Entry deadline: forms MUST be received by 5:00 pm, Monday May 12th. Please drop off at Hope City Hall. Mail to: Tailgating Competition, ATTN: Debbie Hall, 615 Eastridge, Hope, AR 71801 Fax to: 870-722-2579 or email to: for any questions contact Civitan Debbie Hall 870-703-0752,



TEAM PAFFORD T-Shirts are IN! Choose from Purple or Gray in sizes youth to 3XL, $15.00 each .Get them now, the relay event is April 25th! Call 777-7660.


The Prescott Junior Class is selling Curley Wolf “sliders” and flip-flops. The cost per pair is $20. All proceeds benefit the 2014 prom. For info or to purchase contact Prescott High School.


1st Bank is selling Hog Shirts as a Fundraiser for Relay for Life. They have them in stock, sizes Small to XXLarge. Shirts are $10.00 while supplies last.


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.


A Love Fund for Jason and Leslie (Russell) Davis of Prescott has been set up to offset medical, food, lodging, and transportation expenses. Leslie gave birth to their first child, Ethan Cole, December 8, weighing 1 lb., 6 oz. The baby will have to remain in the hospital in Little Rock until March. Donations can be dropped off at City Hall, 118 West Elm, in Prescott. Jason is employed by the City of Prescott, while Leslie works at McKenzie, Vasser, and Barber PLLC in Prescott.


A love fund has been set-up at 1st Bank for the Paul Woodruff family. Woodruff died as the result of an accident. He was the son-in-law of Bobby Ford. Donations will be accepted at any 1st Bank location.


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.


Spring Hill School District accepts students living in other school districts under provisions of the “Opportunity School Choice Option” Arkansas public school choice act 1227 of 2013. School choice applications can be obtained from the Spring Hill School District Superintendent’s office located at 633 Hwy 355 W, Hope, Arkansas by calling 870-722-8236870-722-8236 during regular business hours on any business day or on their website at Applications must be filed in the superintendent’s office or post marked no later than June 1st prior to the beginning of the Fall semester.


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. HempsteadCounty: 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 enrolling students that will be at least 3 years old by September 1st.  Morning preschool with afternoon care available five days a week. Established preschool with structured curriculum including Handwriting without Tears and Mother Goose Time. For more information call 777-4569 or visit


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. NevadaSchool District participates in School Choice. Anyone with questions may contact the office at 870-871-2475




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