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UACCH Fall Festival – Friday October 31 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope’s Student Clubs and Organizations will host the free U of A Hope Fall Festival on Friday, October 31 from 5:00p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at More »


UACCH Foundation has “Pulling” for Education Event at Grandview Shotgun Range

The UACCH Foundation had the 8th Annual Pulling for Education Trap Shoot at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Rick Evans Education and Conservation Center’s shotgun range Friday, October 17. Twenty teams More »


Hope City Board Tour of Facilities

The Hope City Board held their annual Tour of Facilities Wednesday October 22nd.  One of the stops was Legion Field at Fair Park.  Parks Director Paul Henley showed the board some of More »


BancorpSouth Hosts Chamber Coffee

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday October 22nd was hosted by BancorpSouth.  The bank always holds the Coffee at the bank and they staff enjoys visiting with their More »


Hope City Board Holds 2nd Meeting of October

The Hope City Board held their 2nd meeting of October on Tuesday (10-21) and immediately heard from Stacy Scroggins of Emrich & Scoggins CPA’s.  Scroggins said the audit was “clean”  and then More »


Prescott Chamber of Commerce Organizing Litter Pickup for November 1st, 2014

Prescott Chamber of Commerce Organizing Litter Pickup for November 1st, 2014 Volunteers needed to help keep Prescott and Nevada County beautiful. Prescott, AR (October 13th, 2014) – Volunteers are needed to participate More »


Columbus Fire Dept AFC Rural Fire Program

Columbus Fire Dept. (Hempstead County.) picked up this freightliner today from the AFC Rural Fire Program. The crew plans to convert this into a tanker truck, to haul water to remote areas. More »

John William Marsh

Suspended License and Possession of Marijuana

On Sunday October 19th 2014 Deputy David Thomason made a traffic stop on a blue passenger vehicle on Gee Street in Prescott. Deputy Thomason found that the driver identified as John Marsh More »

Jamal Loudermill

Disorderly Conduct

On Saturday the 18th day of October 2014 at approximately 5:20 A.M. Chief Deputy Larry Miller was dispatched to 173 Nevada 166 in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival contact was made More »

Michael W. Gauthreaux

Traffic Violations and Warrant

On Wednesday October 15th 2014 Michael Gauthreaux was stopped by Chief Deputy Larry Miller at the intersection of East Elm and East 4th street in Prescott. The stop was made due to More »

Hope Water & Light Hosts Chamber Coffee in Honor of Public Power Week


The Hope /Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on Wednesday October 8th was hosted by Hope Water and Light in honor of Public Power Week. Pictured is Jerry Pruden, Dr. Lester Sitzes III, Judy Davis, Steve Saum, Charlotte Bradley, Russell Cornelius, David Fincher, Les Patterson, Jodi Perkins, and Shannon Rose. The Coffee was catered by Sheba’s Family Restaurant.

Senator Pryor’s Mobile Office will Visit Hope


Senator Pryor’s mobile office will be in Hope today, Wednesday October 8th, from 3 pm to 4 pm to assist residents who need help with such entities as the Veterans Administration, Social Security, and other federal services. The mobile office will be at Hope City Hall at 206 West Avenue A.

City Board Meets but Doesn’t Have Quorum


The Hope City Board met Tuesday (10-7) for their first meeting of October but couldn’t consider two scheduled ordinances due to a lack of a quorum. Mayor Dennis Ramsey noted the storm has resulted in about 1300 cubic yards of material that will need to be cleaned up. The Mayor said city crews will pick this up although he asked for patience from those who will be putting this refuse out for city crews. The Mayor also noted the city wide clean up that was scheduled for last Saturday has been postponed and another date for it will be announced. He noted city crews will also get to the rubbish which had been put out for city crews in anticipation of the city wide clean up. The Mayor also thanked all the city employees who turned out to help in the aftermath of the storms.

Rainbow of Challenges 2014 Fishing Derby

Pictured are the smiling faces of Rainbow of Challenges individuals and students from the Spring Hill High School FCCLA group as they pose with their prized catches during the annual ROC Fishing Derby held at the Hope Fair Park. Special thanks go to the Fair Park staff and volunteers, Spring Hill High School FCCLA, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Super 1 Foods, Save A Lot Grocery, and Wal Mart in helping make the event a success.

Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Fall Bluegrass Show


The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce will hold its fall Bluegrass Show Saturday November 1st from noon to 6pm at the FairParkCommunity Center in Hope.  The program is free and will feature three different groups. Returning by popular demand will be Bill Grant from Hugo, Oklahoma.  Grant is a Bluegrass pioneer and staged the first Bluegrass festival west of the Mississippi River in Hugo.  Bill Grant has toured the World and has recorded scores of popular albums.  He has performed at several Hope and Washington events and has been popular at all of them. The ever-popular Hartley Family from Arkadelphia will be returning for the program.  The family group has been appearing at the Hope festivals for several years and has proven to the consistently popular. The Hempstead County Melody Boys from Hope will kick off both the early show and the afternoon show. Admission to the Bluegrass Show is free.  The Chamber will operate a concession stand with char-grilled hamburgers (we get our meat from Barry’s in Hope), R.C. Colas, popcorn, Moon Pies, and other snacks. The program will be held at the FairParkCommunity Center.  The Center is located in FairPark and is accessed off Park Drive and Jones Street off state highway 174 south.  For information phone 870-777-3640 or 870-826-6737 on the day of the show.  More information is also available at hopemelonfest.com

Storms Wreak Havoc Leaving Many without Power



Relay for Life Hosts Chamber Coffee

The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on the first day of October was hosted by the Hempstead County Relay for Life. This organization has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last 15 or so years to fight cancer. Pictured is Stina Brown, Susie Poindexter, Mary Biddle, Signe Davis, Sherry Bailey, Christophier Walker, Janet Choate, and Dave Phillips.

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