The "Taste This" feature at the Hope Farmers Market on Tuesday May 23rd featured "Carrot and Beet Slaw with Pistachios and Raisins". The tasty salad was prepared and served by Terrie James of the Co-operative Extension Service. James is shown with Farmers Market volunteer Dixie Coffee.
The Hempstead County Library hosted the "Taste This" feature at the Hope Farmers Market on May 23rd. The library reminds everyone that the summer program at the library for youngsters begins June 8th.
The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana will offer guitar lessons in the Summer I and Summer II terms. The classes will be instructed by Benjamin Munson who hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Guitar Performance from Southern Methodist University and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Guitar Performance. The one-on-one lessons are for beginner to highly advanced guitarists. Each lesson is 50 minutes and will earn students one credit hour.
Summer I lessons will be offered on the Texarkana campus only. To schedule a lesson for Summer I, contact Jan Whatley at 870-722-8236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lessons for the Summer II term will be offered on the Texarkana campus in the morning and on the Hope campus in the afternoon. To schedule a lesson for Summer II, contact Amanda Maggio at 870-722-8237 or email@example.com.
Hope Lion Wendell Hoover has recently completed training to be a "Guiding Lion". He was recognized for that achievement at Lions on Monday May 22nd by President Sharon Wright.
The Hope Lions Club welcomed Ben and Jamie Pafford-Gresham on Monday May 22nd. Jamie Pafford-Gresham explained how their company started in Magnolia in 1967 and has grown to over 700 employees in four states with 130 of those employees in Hope. This is EMS Week and the Paffords will host the community coffee at their corporate office Wednesday May 24th from 9:30am until 11am.
PRAIRIE D'ANE BATTLEFIELD DEVELOPMENT
COMMUNITY MEETING - TUESDAY, MAY 23RD - 6:00PM
There will be a Community Meeting with Mudpuppy and Waterdog making a presentation on the development plan of the "Prairie D'Ane Battlefield Site" located in Nevada County.
During this meeting, parts of the "Red River Campaign" which changed into the "Camden Expedition" will be discussed. Also included in the discussion will be Okolona, Terre D Noir', Battle of the Bee's, Battle of Elkins Ferry, Battle of Prairie D'Ane and The Battle of Moscow. Some local historians and relic hunters have given interviews and information to Joe & Maria Brent of the Mudpuppy and Waterdog, Inc, which have been composed the presentation. The public will be able to ask questions and inquire about concerns during the meeting.
The goal of the Nevada County Depot and Museum and Friends of Nevada County Battlefields is to preserve local history, preserve historic properties, create a place for Heritage Tourism, boost the local economy and promote opportunities for economic growth. The Prairie D'Ane Battlefield site is an ideal site for the growth of tourism for Prescott and Nevada County.
PLEASE support this endeavor by attending this community meeting which will be held Tuesday, May 23rd, 6pm at the Nevada County Courthouse
Faculty members at Yerger Middle School honored retiring art teacher Shirley Miller and retired literacy teacher Janice Russell with a luncheon on Friday in the school library. Both educators were longtime faculty members at YMS, and Russell retired last year as the director of the annual Hempstead County Spelling Bee. See more photos on the YMS Facebook page. – Ken McLemore/Hope Public Schools
HOPE – The final week of classes in the Hope Public School District for the 2016-2017 school year will see a number of activities, prior to the almost immediate start of summer school classes.
The academic year will end at the dismissal of classes on Friday, and summer school classes for grades seven through 12 will begin the day after the Memorial Day holiday on May 30.
Summer classes for Hope High School and Yerger Middle School will be conducted on the HHS campus this year from May 30-July 7, with classes scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Clinton Primary School and Beryl Henry Elementary School will conduct summer classes on their individual campuses from June 5-30, with classes set for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The final week of regular session classes this week will see a number of special ceremonies.
Clinton Primary School will conduct graduation for kindergarten classes in two ceremonies tonight, the first at 5:30 p.m. and the second at 6:45 p.m. in the CPS cafeteria.
Classes graduating at 5:30 p.m. include Askew, Bowden, Dillahunty, Galvan, Hare, Searcy and Walston. Classes graduating at 6:45 p.m. tonight include Creel, Harrison, Irvin, Robinson, Webb and Westfall.
CPS will present academic awards Tuesday for third grade and fourth grade, Hall 6 at 8:45 a.m. and Hall 7 at 9:30 a.m.; and Hall 9 at 1:15 p.m. and Hall 10 at 2 p.m.
Awards for first and second grade will be given Wednesday, with second grade Hall 5 at 8:45 a.m. and Hall 4 at 9:30 p.m. First grade awards for classes including Puryear, Young, Tarpley, Kennedy and Frohnappel will be presented at 1:15 p.m., and classes including Douglas, Cox, Strodered, Genty and White will be presented at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Beryl Henry Elementary will observe graduation ceremonies for the sixth grade class Thursday at 9 a.m. in the BHE cafeteria.
Academic awards ceremonies are set for Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Yerger Middle School and Friday at Hope Academy of Public Service at 11 a.m.
HAPS will also conduct a parent orientation night for incoming students and parents on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana campus.
The annual retirement reception for all district employees will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the CPS cafeteria.
The City of Hope Public Works will be closed May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day.
Trash Pickup schedule will be as follows:
No change in commercial pickup
RESIDENTIAL TRASH PICK UP:
Monday's trash will be picked up on Tuesday.
Tuesday's trash will be picked up on Wednesday.
No Rubbish Pickup this week.
The City of Hope Landfill will be closed May 29, 2017
Daniel Moreno, 22, of Hope, AR Failure to Appear
Travon Stevenson, 22, of Ozan, AR Failure to Comply
Gregory Manigo, 28, of Hope, AR Failure to Comply
Orlando Valdez, 30, of Hope, AR Failure to Appear
Marvin Sims, 42, of Prescott, AR Failure to Comply
Christopher Smith, 36, of Hope, AR Failure to Comply
Velvet Cole, 46, of Hope, AR Failure to Appear
Coy Bobo, 31, of Hope, AR Failure to Appear
Deborah Parmer, 49, of Hope, AR Failure to Appear
Robert Archie, 54, of Washington, AR Failure to Appear
1011 hours in the 100 block of Commerce Blvd 2 vehicle (Hit and Run)
1128 hours in the 700 block of S. Town Dr. 2 vehicle (Private Property)
0900 hours in the 2400 block of N. Hervey St. 2 vehicle (Hit and Run/Private Property)
2130 hours in the 1200 block of S. Walnut St. 2 vehicle (Private Property)
0833 hours in the 2300 block of N. Hervey St.
S – Jorge Cobas-Garces, 35, of Houston, TX
S – Frank Tejeda-Riveron, 24, of Houston, TX
Mr. Garces and Mr. Riveron were each arrested and charged with criminal possession of a forgery device.
2102 hours in the 900 block of Henry C. Yerger St.
S – James Robinson, 60, of Hope, AR
Mr. Robinson was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
1504 hours in the 400 block of E. Hickory St.
S – Africa Farris, 27, of Hope, AR
Ms. Farris was arrested and charged with domestic battery in the third degree and criminal mischief in the first degree.
2009 hours in the 1200 block of S. Main St.
S – Juvenile, Male, 12, of Hope, AR
The juvenile was charged with terroristic threatening in the first degree.
0031 hours in the 700 block of W. Mack St.
S – Steven Parish, 44, of Hope, AR
S – Jennifer Pettit, 28, of Hope, AR
Both subjects were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
0130 hours in the 900 block of S. Grady St.
S – Laquan Haynes, 18, of Hope, AR
S – Katherine Melot, 28, of Lewisville, AR
Mr. Haynes was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
1420 hours in the 900 block of S. Fulton St.
S – Juvenile, Male, 14, of Hope, AR
The juvenile was charged with breaking or entering into a motor vehicle.
2118 hours in the 700 block of N. Greening St.
S – Herbert Parmer, 48, of Hope, AR
Mr. Parmer was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia, and served with a failure to appear warrant.
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