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Hempstead County Chief Deputy Collector Retires

The Hempstead County Courthouse was the site of a retirement reception for Paula Tullis on Wednesday October 18th. Sheriff James Singleton presented a plaque of appreciation to Tullis for her 22 years of service to the Hempstead County Collector’s office. Tullis is retiring as Chief Deputy Collector. She is shown …

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The Running Dead 5K at Lockesburg Oct 21

The De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce will host a zombie themed run, The Running Dead 5k, at the Lockesburg City Park on October 21 at 6:00 pm. Online registration forms are available through the Chamber’s website or the Chamber’s Facebook page. Participants will have the opportunity to sign up …

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Arkansas OKs new rate increases for marketplace insurers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas has approved average rate increases ranging from 14.2 percent to nearly 25 percent for plans offered through the insurance marketplace under the federal health care overhaul. The move comes a day after President Donald Trump said he’s ending Affordable Care Act cost-share subsidies. The …

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Hempstead County Patmos Road Project

From Hempstead County Judge Haskell Morse… Hempstead County has contracted out an extensive road construction project on Hempstead County Road 3 (Patmos Road) that is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 16th. The first phase of construction will start at the intersection of Hempstead CR 3 (Patmos Road) & Hempstead …

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Hope City Board October 3

(Article by Mark Keith) HOPE-  The Hope City Board met Tuesday October 3rd for their first meeting of the month. The board heard from Ruthie Langston and Amy Sweat from the Area Agency On Aging. They were asking to use the Fair Park Community Center for the Senior Citizens Center. …

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Arkansas State Police Participates in Hope Walmart Fundraiser for ACH

This past Saturday, the Walmart Super Center in Hope AR held a Fundraiser for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The fundraiser featured a car show, and the track team from Prescott even came out for the “miracle mile run” along with local people from Hope. Walmart gave out door prizes and had …

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Fall Festival to be held in Nevada County

Prescott- Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival October 14th Nevada County Courthouse 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall Festival is fast approaching!! Make sure to get registered for your event by its deadline. 5K COLOR Run/Walk – Early Bird Registration is Sept. 28th Bunco – Oct. 2nd Youth Shoot-Out …

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Hope Rotary Economic Development Program

The Hope Rotary Club heard a great, impromptu program on Thursday September 21st from Steve Harris of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation. Harris packed a lot of news in a short program. He noted the Hempstead County Unemployment Rate is at 3.7% compared to a national average of 4.4%. …

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Arkansas governor backs renewed health law repeal effort

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas’ Republican governor is backing a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying the latest measure addresses his concerns that past proposals would have shifted too much in cost to the states. Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Tuesday he supports …

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