Chamber Cuts Ribbon for Republican Headquarters

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the Hempstead County Republican Headquarters Thursday September 18th.  The headquarters is located at 1100 South Main in the former Southwest Vending building. More »


Rotary Club hears from their own Clay Lance

The program for the Hope Rotary Club Thursday September 18th was presented by Wade Townsend. Townsend introduced the club’s own Clay Lance, who promoted the upcoming Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University class. The More »


Bones Found in Louisiana Identified as Ashdown Woman

Remains found on a Louisiana sandbar in Red River have been positively identified as 42-year-old Janice Northcross of Ashdown, Arkansas, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Coroner Dr. Todd Thoma. A More »


Super Country 105 Live During the Southwest District Livestock Fair and Rodeo Parade

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New Superintendent at Clinton Birthplace

Tarona Armstrong has been selected as the superintendent of President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home in Hope. Currently serving as management assistant at Northeast Regional Office in Philadelphia, Armstrong succeeds Laura Miller, More »


Vehicle Pursuit ends in Nevada County

On Monday September 15th 2014 at approximately 8:55 P.M. Nevada County Sheriff were notified of a vehicle pursuit coming into Nevada County on U.S. 371 from Columbia County. The vehicle was being More »


Attempted Armed Robbery

On Monday September 15th a report was filed with Nevada County Sheriff in reference to an attempted armed robbery. The victim stated at approximately 1:15 P.M. he pulled over on the weight More »


Millwood’s Rarely Seen Flying Alligator

Work on the stilling basin below Millwood Dam last week concentrated rough fish in the remaining pools of water. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission personnel relocated the game fish. Needless to say, More »


Hope Kiwanis Club Hears about Hope High Academies

The Hope Kiwanis Club heard from Assistant Hope High Principal Pam Kessell Tuesday September 16th. Ms. Kessell gave an update on the new Academies at the school. She noted there are currently More »


Offender Watch Program

The Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office has instituted a new software program called Offender Watch. Offender Watch is the nation’s leading registered sex offender management and community notification tool with hundreds of leading More »

Hope Junior Auxiliary Hosts Spaghetti Supper

The Hope Junior Auxiliary hosted their annual spaghetti supper Friday September 12th at the Hope High Cafeteria.  The club has been holding the annual supper since 1962.  Plenty of folks turned out for the fundraiser before going to Hammons Stadium to watch the Bobcats defeat the Ashdown Panthers.

Hope Church of Christ Sets “Girls Day”

The Hope Church of Christ is holding “Girl’s Day” Saturday September 27th. Registration is at 8:30am and the program goes to at least 2ppm. There will be a service project for Hope In Action as well as for St. Micheals. There will classes on modesty, purity, and other topics. The program is free and the public is welcome. If you have questions phone the Hope Church of Christ at 777-4569

Historic Nashville, Arkansas Business Burns


An historic Nashville business was heavily damaged by a massive Friday night fire. Ivan Smith’s Southwest Furniture was reported on fire around 9:00 pm. As Nashville Police officers arrived on scene, calls went out to area fire departments to assist the Nashville Fire Department. Among the volunteer fire departments responding were Saratoga, Mineral Springs, Yancy, Bingen, Countyline, Center Point and Nathan. Other assistance was being provided by the Nashville Police Department, Howard County Sheriff’s Office, Nashville Street Department and Howard County Office of Emergency Management. Firemen set up portable water dump tanks in the street to allow fire department water tenders to dump water to feed the many pumper trucks on scene. Known for years as Southwest Arkansas Furniture on Furniture Corner, the company advertised it had been in business since 1945.

Photos courtesy of Jonathan Canaday and Eli Howard. News source courtesy of Saratogaarkdigest.webs.com


Warrant Amnesty Day at Hope Police Department and Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office


The Hope Police Department and Hempstead County Sheriff’s office are having a warrant amnesty day.
September 13th, 2014 from 12pm – 4pm
If you have a misdemeanor warrant for your arrest with the City of Hope or the Hempstead County Sheriff Department you can come to the Hope Police Department/Sheriff Department during the above times and get your warrant served.

Hope Police Department Warrant …Officer:
Detective Eric Zimmer 870-777-3434
Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office:
Officer Marla Barnhill 870-777-6727

Does not include:
Felony Warrants
Body Attachments
Pick up Orders

Warren Gives Rotary Program on Grass

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The Hope Rotary Club heard from Tommy Warren of Fulton Grass on Thursday September 11th.  Warren talked about the company’s sold services and how to incorporate proper lawn maintenance by guarding against parasites and foreign grasses.  Warren was introduced by Rotarian Kathy Struckman.

Chamber Cuts Ribbon for Hempstead County Democratic Headquarters


The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Hempstead County Democratic Headquarters at 906 South Main on Thursday September 11th. The facility has plenty of campaign materials and the public is invited to stop in.

Brentwood Donates $2,000 for New Hope Fire Truck

The Hope Fire Department brought their new truck to Brentwood on Thursday (9-11) to officially say “thanks” to Brentwood for donating $2,000 towards equipment for the new truck.  The funds come from the Brentwood Philantrophy Committee.  According to Mary Biddle of Brentwood each Brentwood facility has such a fund and the committee has to agree unanimously on the donations.  Pictured is Fire Chief Dale Glanton, Mary Biddle, Brentwood Manager Jay Trevillion, Sue Beasley, Fireman Jerad Askew, Fireman Tim Gregory, Fireman Gary Williamson, and Fireman Will Silvey.

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