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Flood Statement from Judge Haskell Morse

Thursday night Hempstead County officials including the County Judge, EM Coord., Road & Bridge personnel and Fire Coord., met with representatives of the City of Fulton, Hempstead County Levee Board and AR More »

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Homicide Suspect Arrested; Barnett

On May 21, 2015, at approximately 4:45 pm, investigators from the Hope Police Department arrested Lucas Wayne Barnett, 30, of Hope.  Barnett was taken into custody in the area of 14th and More »

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Millwood State Park Closed for Memorial Day

Millwood State Park, between Saratoga and Ashdown, is currently closed, and will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend due to high waters of Millwood Lake. This includes the entire park and More »

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2015 Man of the Year Winner for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Arkansas

Announcing Mitch Bobo (Bobo and Bain Construction) and Nadine Baxter (UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute) as Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Arkansas Division (LLS). More »

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Three in Nevada County Law Enforcement Receive Awards

Here are a few photos and the story that was presented during the Arkansas State Police Awards Ceremony in Little Rock. Officers in the large group photo are Sheriff Danny Martin, Assistant More »

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Pafford EMT’s During National EMS Week

This is National EMS Week and the Pafford EMS crew sponsored the Chamber Coffee. Here are just a few of the Pafford EMT ‘that are saving lives everyday in Hempstead County. Pictured More »

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Pafford EMS Hosts Coffee in Honor of National EMS Week

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday May 20th was hosted by Pafford EMS in honor of National EMS Week  Pictured are Reyn Brown, Anna Helmick, Sheardon Pearce, Brenda More »

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Hope City Board Meets Tuesday May 19th

The Hope City Board met Tuesday May 19th for their 2nd meeting of May. The board voted to enter into an engineering contract with Garver Engineering for a rehab project for an More »

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Nevada County Cemetery Dedication

The Mary Place Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII (17th) Century dedicated a historic marker at Friendship Cemetery in Nevada County Saturday, May 16. There was a large turnout for dedication of More »

Glen Campbell Family at Film Festival

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Family members of Glen Campbell pose Saturday night in Hempstead Hall in Hope for the finale of the 4th annual Hope for Humanity Film Festival. The Campbell’s were guests at a film on the life of Glen Campbell. The President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site sponsors the annual event.

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Hempstead County Courthouse will have NORMAL business hours on Friday, May 8, 2015

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The Hempstead County Courthouse will have normal business hours on Friday, May 8, 2015 and WILL NOT close at 12:00 as previously announced. Hope Water & Light has decided to not do utility work on this day.

The town of Oakhaven will hold a fundraiser Saturday, May 2nd

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The town of Oakhaven will hold a fundraiser Saturday (5-2) at Atwoods in Hope says Oakhaven Mayor Troy Lerew.  The proceeds will go towards Oakhaven’s annual luminary event in December.   Town residents will be at Atwoods from 10am until 2pm selling two hot dogs and a cold drink for $1.  There is no limit on how many hot dogs you can buy.  Oakhaven residents will also be having a bake sale in conjunction with the hot dog fundraiser.  The town lines Oakhaven road with luminairies one night in December each year.  The luminaries were a tradition in the community for years and after the event died out in the 90’s it has been revived over the past several years, generally in conjunction with one of the evenings of Christmas and Candlelight in Washington.  Oakhaven also was decorated extensively this Christmas thanks to residents Les and David Patterson.  Everyone is invited out to the Oakhaven fundraiser at Atwoods this Saturday from 10am until 2pm.

Prescott/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Banquet 2015

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The Prescott/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet Tuesday (4-28) at the Central Baptist Church Stokes Center.  The theme this year was “Under Construction.. We Dig Our Community!” The event was emceed by Brad Crain and State Representative Brent Talley led the live auction.  A variety of awards were given.  Lynn Vanderveer was named Citizen of the Year.  Gary Lewis was honored as “Treasure of Gold”, Micheal Griffin was named “Hometown Hero”, and the Farm Family of the Year is Bob and Lori Cummins.  J.D. and Billy Hines Trucking won the Business award.  Our congratulations go to all the winners at the annual Prescott/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce banquet.

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Hempstead County Library Hosts Chamber Coffee

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The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday April 29th was hosted by the Hempstead County Library.  The Coffee was held at the library at 500 South Elm. The library is not just about loaning books.  The facility can help you download publications to read on your electronic devisce and also has computers available for the public to use. Pictured is Libary Commission member Jerry Pruden, Jordan Estes, Clint Murry, Librarian Courtney MCNiel, Jamie Yates, County Judge Haskell Morse, and Commission Member Juan Rivera.

UACCH Foundation Awards Page Scholarship for Shooting Sports Team

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Hunter Page of Genoa accepts U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Scholarship for Fall. PICTURED: Chancellor Chris Thomason, Scholarship Recipient Hunter Page, Scholarship Donor: Smiles of Arkansas represented in photograph by: Dr. Robee’ Carter, Andrea Turner, Erin Maneth, JJ Jackson, and Reese Shuffield.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation is pleased to announce that Hunter Page of Genoa, Arkansas, has been awarded a $250 scholarship for the Fall 2015 semester. The scholarship is one of five scholarships awarded to the U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Team. The scholarships were made possible by a charitable donation by Smiles of Arkansas to the Foundation. Page, a freshman at U of A Texarkana, is an avid outdoorsman and competed in shooting sports in high school. He is pleased to be a part of the shooting team and enjoys representing the college at this collegiate sport. Page is pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice at U of A Texarkana.

UACCH Foundation Awards Braden Scholarship for Shooting Sports Team

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Lindsey Braden accepts U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Scholarship for Fall. PICTURED: Chancellor Chris Thomason, Scholarship Recipient Lindsey Braden, Scholarship Donor: Smiles of Arkansas represented in photograph by: Dr. Robee’ Carter, Andrea Turner, Erin Maneth, JJ Jackson, and Reese Shuffield.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation is pleased to announce that Lindsey Braden of Spring Hill, Arkansas, has been awarded a $250 scholarship for the Fall 2015 semester. The scholarship is one of five scholarships awarded to the U of A Hope-Texarkana Shooting Sports Team. The scholarships were made possible by a charitable donation by Smiles of Arkansas to the Foundation. Braden said, “Attending college at UACCH has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. The shooting sports team is a wonderful addition to my academic studies and it is loads of fun. I couldn’t ask for a better freshman year.” Braden, a freshman at U of A Hope, is pleased to be a part of the shooting team and enjoys representing the college at this collegiate sport. Braden plans to complete her general education requirements at U of A Hope and then transfer to Arkansas Tech University at Russellville to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science with plans to further her education to become an immunologist.