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Watermelon Weigh-Off Set For September 3rd

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

On Saturday, September 3, the Old Washington Farmer’s Market will host an official watermelon weigh-off site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth in…

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Mr. Troy Buck Passes

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

Former Hope Agri Teacher Mr. Troy Buck of Alpine has passed away according to his family.  Services are…

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14 inducted into SWAR Softball HoF

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

HOPE - Every year, on the Friday of the Hope Watermelon Festival, softball players are inducted into the Southwest Arkansas Softball Hall of…

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Hardie tabbed for ArDSCE

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

HOPE/TEXARKANA -Brittni Hardie, a Computer and Information Science Instructor at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana, was selected by Governor…

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Two Performances at Music in the Park on Saturday, August 20th

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

(WASHINGTON, Ark.) -- Historic Washington State Park announces the annual summer concert series Music in the Park with the theme “Music that Binds…

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Uncle Kracker Rocks The Watermelon Festival

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

This year's Watermelon Festival headliner was Uncle Kracker and by all accounts he rocked the 46th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Saturday night to…

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46TH ANNUAL WATERMELON FESTIVAL FULL OF FOOD, FUN, SMILES AND LOTS OF MEMORIES MADE

Posted on Aug 15th, 2022

Heading into the 46th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival at mid-morning on Saturday, folks are arriving, pictures being taken, memories starting to take…

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Tax cuts approved in special session

Posted on Aug 13th, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – The legislature concluded a quick, three-day special session after approving income tax cuts that will save 1.6 million Arkansas…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 13th, 2022

    Livestock Weighted Average Report for 8/11/2022 - Final   AUCTION     This Week Last…

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46th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Benefitting From Good Weather

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

Some of the best Watermelon Festival weather in several years has been seen this week at the 46th annual Hope Watermelon Festival.  Festivities…

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McKinnon officer spotlight of week

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

PRESCOTT - Officer Mae (Mems) McKinnon was born in Texarkana, Texas and raised in Prescott, Arkansas. Officer McKinnon joined the Arkansas Army…

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Nevada County Sheriff’s Department Looking For Car Theft Suspect

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

Nevada county was in a pursuit last night that ended west of Bodcaw on highway 32 near the Bodcaw Creek area. The suspects vehicle was a tan 2005…

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Gov. Mike & Janet Huckabee Expected at Hope Watermelon Festival Saturday

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

Republican gubernatorial nominee Sarah Huckabee Sanders along with her parents, Gov. Mike and Janet Huckabee are expected at the Hope Watermelon…

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Dee Cox Honored by ROC

Posted on Aug 12th, 2022

There were a few tears of happiness and lots of smiles recently during a staff training session as the trainer, in this case, became the center of…

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‘Cats ready for 2022 grid campaign

Posted on Aug 11th, 2022

HOPE - This year's Hope Bobcats should be scrappy, according to Head Coach Phillip Turner. However, the 'Cats are still picked to finish near the…

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Hope Public Schools Goes ALL IN With Staff Training

Posted on Aug 10th, 2022

On Monday and Tuesday, August 8th and 9th, the Hope Public Schools Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Staff went ALL IN with two days of learning,…

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QC hears complaints about NCSO

Posted on Aug 10th, 2022

PRESCOTT - Complaints about the Nevada County Sheriff's Office were the order of the day for the August meeting of the Nevada County Quorum Court…

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HAPS Releases New Car Rider and Bus Rider Pick-Up and Drop-Off Points

Posted on Aug 9th, 2022

Due to upcoming construction on 6th Street, HAPS will have new car rider and bus rider pick-up and drop-off points. Students with bus stops on 6th…

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Rosston council passes water rate increase

Posted on Aug 9th, 2022

ROSSTON - Residents of Rosston will need to tighten their financial belts a bit more in September. When the September water bills arrive, they…

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One dead, one injured in early morning crash

Posted on Aug 9th, 2022

HOPE - One person is dead and one injured in a three vehicle crash early this morning on Highway 32 West near Hope. According to the preliminary…

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Socks for Veterans Update

Posted on Aug 9th, 2022

After the initial article last week, we had more churches deliver socks to be included in our Sock Drive for AR Veterans.  Our final total as 1105…

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A WIN-WIN IN THE GAME OF LIFE/HOW DSP KATHY BOLIN AND SUPPORT TEAM BRING OUT THE BEST IN ROC INDIVIDUALS

Posted on Aug 9th, 2022

At Rainbow of Challenges, they are known as “Direct Service Professionals” or DSPs for short. They serve individual clients in the area who…

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Hope Watermelon Festival Parade

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

The Hope Watermelon Festival Parade came off despite threatening weather.  The rain held off and the temperature dropped about 20 degrees to make…

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Sheriff Commends Deputies Eric Garner and Marla Gullion

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

Sheriff James Singleton and Sgt. Michel Braddock present Deputies Marla Gullion and Eric Garner with a Sheriff’s Commendation for actions in…

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Kid’s Adventure Day Set For White Oak Lake State Park

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

Join us for a day full of adventure, discovering White Oak Lake State Park. Nature activities include a scavenger hunt, pedal boat races, and water…

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Gubernatorial candidate coming to Prescott

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

PRESCOTT - Chris Jones the Democratic Candidate for Governor will be in Prescott on August 23, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. Please come out and help The…

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RAINBOW OF CHALLENGES-ROC ENTERPRISES RECEIVES $40K DONATION FROM TYSON FOODS OF HOPE

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

HOPE, AR. – There were smiles all around as ROC Enterprises of Rainbow of Challenges, Inc. received a donation check of $40,000 from Tyson Foods of…

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Hempstead County Sheriff’s Department Holds Sale On Surplus Vehicles

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

The Hempstead County Sheriff's Department held a sale of surplus vehicles on Saturday.  Several folks turned out to check out the vehicles and…

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Hope Evening Lions To Distribute Food Saturday

Posted on Aug 8th, 2022

The Hope Evening Lions will hold their monthly food distribution on Sat, Aug 13, beginning at 9:00. All who have a need are welcome.  The food will…

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School safety focus of special session

Posted on Aug 6th, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – When it meets in special session the legislature will consider a $50 million grant program for school safety measures. The governor…

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Livestock report

Posted on Aug 6th, 2022

    Livestock Weighted Average Report for 8/4/2022 - Final   AUCTION     This Week Last…

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William Griffith Charged With Domestic Battery, Possession of Drugs and Firearms

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 25, 2022 at approximately 9:51pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested William Griffith, 40, Hope, AR. Mr. Griffith was arrested…

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Willie Stroud and Valerie Burris Charged With Possession of Firearms By Certain Persons

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 29, 2022 at approximately 5:00pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Willie Stroud, 34, of Camden, AR and Valerie Burris, 46 of…

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Shannerica Cobb Charged With Aggravated Assault

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 29, 2022 at approximately 2:23pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Shannerica Cobb, 29, Texarkana, TX. Ms. Cobb was arrested…

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Demontre Carroll Charged With Carrying A Weapon and Forgery

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 27, 2022 at approximately 10:36pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Demontre Carroll, 20, of Hope, AR and a male juvenile of…

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William Hardin Charged With Residential Burglary

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 23, 2022 at approximately 10:05am, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested William Hardin, 27, of Hope, AR. Mr. Hardin was arrested…

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Ivan Young Arrested For Residential Buglery and Possession of Meth

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 23, 2022 at approximately 11:45am, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Ivan Young, 31, of Prescott, AR. Mr. Young was arrested…

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Garry McCauley Arrested For Theft of Property

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

  On July 19, 2022 at approximately 1:00pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Gary McCauley, 59, Hope, AR. Mr.…

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Melissa Lewis Charged With Theft of Property

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

  On July 19, 2022 at approximately 12:11pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Melissa Lewis, 54, Magnolia, AR. Ms.…

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One Person Arrested At Site Of One Vehicle Accident On Highway 174 North

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

One person was arrested for DWI Friday after a one-vehicle rollover accident on highway 174 North at County Road 4 near the Experiment Station. The…

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Waylon Smith Charged With Terroristic Theatening

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 18, 2022 at approximately 11:51pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Waylon Smith, 26, Hope, AR. Mr. Smith was arrested and…

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Wolves to be a force on gridiron

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

PRESCOTT - Friday morning was media day for the Curley Wolves, Curley Cubs and junior and senior cheerleaders. The players suited up in full…

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Vergeron Wyatt Arrested For Possession of Firearms By Certain Persons

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

  On July 16, 2022 at approximately 1:40pm, officers of the Hope Police Department arrested Vergeron Wyatt, 43, Hope, AR. Mr. Wyatt…

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Jennifer Parks Arrested For Forgery

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

  On July 15, 2022 at approximately 7:50am, officers of the Hope Police…

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Hope police log

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

WARRANTS SERVED: 7.15.22 James Bentley, 39, of Hope,…

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Steven D. Young Named New Elementary Principal in Winona, Texas

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

Winona, Texas - Winona ISD is pleased to announce that Steven D. Young has been selected as the new Winona Elementary School Principal. Steven D.…

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Hope Rotary Hears From Dr. Hanson and Megan Lance

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

On July 28, Hope Rotary Club heard from Dr. Allyson Price Hanson and Megan Lance from Hourglass Aesthetics Medical Spa & Wellness Center.  The…

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Big Sounds Downtown

Posted on Aug 5th, 2022

The Klipsch Heritage Museum Association hostel "Big Sounds Downtown" Thursday night at the HUB. A good crowd turned out to hear the Dusty Rose…

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Bobcat 2022 grid schedule

Posted on Aug 4th, 2022

HOPE - Football season for the Hope Bobcats opens Sept. 2 with the 'Cats entertaining the Nashville Scrappers. Week two sees the 'Cats at home for…

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Wolves have interesting grid schedule

Posted on Aug 4th, 2022

PRESCOTT - Football season kicks off for the Curley Wolves on Aug. 23 when Prescott heads to Little Rock to face the Bismarck Lions at War Memorial…

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