The Hope Lions Club heard a great program on Monday October 24th from Dr. Lester Sitzes III and Karen Smith on Boy Scout Troop 5. After their presentation, Lion Ed Flagg, himself a Boy Scout leader, presented Smith with a $500 check from the Hope Lions to help fund local scouting activities.
The Hope Lions inducted two new members on Monday October 17th. Jim Hawley and Victoria Bradley are the new members. They were inducted by Lion James Griffin. Shown with the new members are their sponsor Lion Mark Ross.
4-H Project Record Book Workshop
When: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Where: SWREC, 362 Hwy. 174 North, Hope, Arkansas
*Light snacks will be served
We have a few laptops available for use. First come, first serve.
Please call (870) 777-5771 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to Pre-register or for any questions. See you there!!!!!
What each 4-H’er needs to bring:
Any records from this past year, if you have them. (personal calendars, photographs, awards/activities.)
A laptop (if you have access to one)
Your 2015 Recordbook (if you did one)
Paper and Pencil/Pen
"The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay." "El Servicio de Extensión Cooperativa de Arkansas es una institución de acción afirmativa/igualdad de oportunidades/igualdad de acceso. Si requiere acomodación razonable para participar o necesita material en otro formato, por favor póngase en contacto con su oficina de extensión (u otra oficina apropiada) tan pronto como sea posible. Dial 711 para Arkansas.
The Arkansas Arts Council Small Works on Paper art exhibit will be showcased in Hempstead Hall at the University of Arkansas at Hope campus on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.
Now in its 29th year, Small Works on Paper is a juried visual art exhibition that showcases artwork no larger than 18 x 24 inches by Arkansas artists who are members of the Arkansas Artist Registry. The Arkansas Artist Registry is an online gallery showcasing the artwork of Arkansas artists. Membership to the Arkansas Artist Registry is free and open to all Arkansas artists.
The Small Works on Paper exhibition travels to 10 venues throughout the state in a yearlong show, offering Arkansas artists an extraordinary opportunity to showcase their artwork to patrons all over the state. An out-of-state juror selects a maximum of 40 pieces of artwork to tour with the exhibition.
Up to $2,000 is available for juror-selected purchase awards, which become part of the Small Works on Paper permanent collection. For additional information, contact Cheri Leffew at (501) 324-9767.
Small Works on Paper video: https://youtu.be/QIfHgAe-bq8
HOPE – The districtwide Report to the Public by the Hope Public School District will be delivered Thursday at 6 p.m.
The meeting will be conducted in the board room of the HPSD Administration Building at 117 E. Second St. and is open to the public. HPSD Superintendent Bobby Hart will moderate the meeting.
All campus reports to the public have been completed.
CLARK COUNTY (10-21) – Continuing pavement repair work will require temporary lane closures on I-30 near Gurdon, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Ø The inside westbound lane from mile marker 62 to 65 will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., on Monday, October 24, weather permitting.
Ø The outside westbound lane from mile marker 65 to 67 will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26, weather permitting.
Traffic will be controlled with traffic cones and signage. Drivers should exercise caution when approaching and traveling through all highway work zones. Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ArkansasHighways.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @AHTD.
The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee was hosted by the Hempstead County Democratic Women on Wednesday October 19th. The Coffee was held at Democratic Headquarters at 110 South Main downtown. Pictured are Evelyn Burdette, Brenda Rothwell, Linda Blackmon, Eva Morehead, Catherine Rowe, Kim Smith, Sandra Rodgers, Sylvia C. Brown, Shirley A. Brown, Margaret Moss, Doris Brown, Gail Wolfenberger, Allen Flowers, Alice Straughter, Margaret Sengel, Louise Smith,Hazel Simpson, Judy Flowers, Carolyn Neel, Mary McPherson, and Hazel Funchess.
County Treasurer Judy Lee Flowers, Circuit Clerk Gail Wolfenbarger, County Judge Haskell Morse, and Assessor Kim Smith took time away from their offices to visit the Hope Kiwanis Club on Tuesday October 18th. The officials talked about Act 1 which will be on the ballot in November. The act is referred to as "Rules Governing Certain County Officials".
On October 19, 2016 at approximately 0009 hours Deputy Matthew Tuberville was dispatched to Wadley Regional Medical Center in reference to a Battery call.
Upon arrival at Wadley Regional Medical Center Emergency Room he made contact with the victim Toron Stephens, age 26 of Magnolia, Arkansas. Victim stated he was at work at Tyson Food at 275 Hempstead 278, when he had a verbal disagreement with an unknown black male in the Tyson Food parking lot between the entrance and exit gates.
Victim stated he asked the male to leave his sister alone victim stated when he turned to walk back to the plant the unknown black male started mouthing. Victim stated he turned around and the male pulled out a knife, and cut him on the left arm, stabbed him in the lower left abdomen and to the left side of his lower back.
Deputy Tuberville observed a cut on the victims left arm and puncture wounds on his lower left abdomen and lower left side of his back.
Stephens was transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center by private vehicle.
Deputies were able to obtain a name and possible location of the suspect and are working to make an arrest in the incident.
James A. Singleton, Sheriff