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Bicentennial parade Dec. 15

By submitted, 11/12/18 8:59 AM

HOPE – Hempstead County was one of the original five counties formed in Arkansas on December 15, 1818. This year, 2018, is the 200th birthday of the formation of the county. The Hempstead County Bicentennial Committee is planning a county celebration on Saturday, December 15.

A parade is planned for 1pm and the committee is asking for all communities of Hempstead County and organizations to enter floats or vehicles into the event. To register and enter the parade contact Ben Brazzel at ben.brazzel1975@gmail.com.

For more information and updates concerning the Hempstead County Bicentennial visit www.hempstead200.com or email hempstead200@gmail.com. You can also follow events on Facebook @Hempstead200.