The City of Hope is developing a new
website and is looking for photos to use in a slide show on the site.
These can be current events, past events, old structures, anything
appropriate for general audiences. If you have photos email them
Applications are now being accepted for the Second Annual Washington Community Library scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is $250.
With the exception of the Washington Community Library Board and their dependents, any Hempstead County resident who plans to attend an institution of higher learning this fall is eligible to apply. High school students who will be taking concurrent credit classes and students already enrolled in a college or university are welcome to apply.
Contact Maggie Barry at firstname.lastname@example.org for details or to request an application. Applications must be received no later than June 1, 2013. Special thanks to the donors who made this scholarship possible.
Jury Duty that was scheduled for Monday, May
20 at 1:00 PM and Tuesday, May 21 has been cancelled. If you had been
called for Jury Duty on either of these dates, please disregard that
The Nevada County Cooperative Extension
Service will present a program on "Farm Pond Management". The
program will feature Scott Jones, UAPB Small Impoundment Specialist.
The meeting is set for 6:00pm 0n May 21st at the First United Methodist
There will be a meal provided and the program is free. To
preregister phone 887-2818
On Wednesday May 22nd
the Nevada Co. Depot Museum will host a community coffee in
observance of Arkansas Heritage Month. The coffee will be at the
Nevada Co. Depot from 9:30 -11 am. Everyone is invited!
The Hope/Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Community Coffee on
Wednesday May 22nd will be hosted by Pafford EMS. The Coffee
is set for 9:30am until 11am at the Chamber office.
The Hempstead County Quorum Court will meet on Thursday May 23rd at
5:30pm in the large courtroom at the courthouse. All
interested persons are welcome.
for America TEA Party will meet on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 7:00 pm
in the Bancorp South Conference room. This month we will hear from
Guest speaker Richard Wagnon regarding the Healthcare Independence
Act of 2013.
Sevier County Trail Riders: Springfield Trail Ride at Nathan, AR: starting at 9:00 A.M. on May 24 thru 26. All riders are welcome to attend. If you have any questions please call Bill Warnick, 870-451-1133 or email:
The City of McNab will have a fundraising
fish dinner sale Saturday May 25th to raise funds for the new community
center. Catfish dinners are $7.50, Catfish & Buffalo dinners are
$6.50, and all bone Buffalo dinners are $5.50. Delivery is
available at 826-1139. Serving will be in McNab City Park at 3630
Highway 355 South from 11am until 3pm.
The Annual Children's Day and Homecoming
will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Midway United Methodist Church.
Midway is located five miles west of Prescott on HWY #371. The
Children's Program will begin at 10:30 am, potluck lunch at noon, and
singing in the afternoon. All singers and friends of Midway are invited
to attend. Jim Teeter, Pastor.
The annual "Mission Frances Circle Day" is
set for Haynes Chapel Baptist Church Sunday May 26th at 2:30pm.
The theme is "Character Builders, Truth, Honesty". Special guest
is the Greenville Baptist Church of Stamps. Frankie B. Mitchell is
the host pastor and the public is invited
Union Baptist Church will hold homecoming
services May 26th at 10:30am. Mitch Dulaney will be the speaker.
Lunch will follow the morning service
The Brotherhood of Fulton will hold an
appreciation service for Rev. Charles Bryant on May 26th at 3pm.
The service is set for 3pm at Charity Missionary Baptist Church in
Fulton. Jesse Henry is the host pastor. Special Guests will
be Rev. Alvin L. Hunter and the Lonoke Baptist Church of Hope.
Everyone is invited.
The city of Hope Public Works will be closed
Monday May 27th for Memorial Day. The city landfill will be
closed. Commercial sanitation routes will run normal.
Monday's residential trash will be picked up Tuesday May 28th and
Tuesday's trash will be picked up Wednesday May 29th. There will
be no limb or rubbish pick-up that week
Horticulture Field Day is set for May 30th
at the Southwest Research and Extension Center. Sessions include
information on growing mushrooms, pecan orchards, beekeeping, and other
topics. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. To
preregister or for info call Sherri Pote at 777-9702 extension 100
The Allen Family will be in concert June
30th at two area churches. They will be at First Assembly of
God in Hope at 322 N. Main at 10:30am and at 6pm at Bethany Baptist
Church in Spring Hill. The public is invited to both concerts
A love fund
has been set up for the persons injured in the accident near
Beryl Henry Elementary Monday (Oct. 15th). The Martin Family
Love Fund has been established at Bancorp South. All were
injured after the vehicle they were in was hit by a semi
tractor trailer rig at the corner of the Bill Clinton Bypass
and Main Street
A love fund to cover the
burial expenses for Jarod Inscore has been established at the Bank of
Prescott. Any help is greatly appreciated.
A love fund has been set
up for 17 year old Jordan Laughard at First Bank of Hope. Jordan was
seriously injured in a car accident and is recovering.
A Love Fund has been
established for Brandon Perkins at Summit Bank in Hope. Brandon has
recently been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and is unable
to work at this time. He and his wife Gina are trying to cover medical
costs and living expenses for their family with 3 small boys. Your
thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.
The Southwest Arkansas
Development Council non-emergency transportation phone numbers have been
changed. If you are from Nevada and Hempstead County you will need to
call 888-772-5773 to schedule an appointment
Conservatives meets Tuesday nights 6-9pm Collom & Carney Community Room.
Christian School is now enrolling for a 1/2 day, 5 day per week
preschool for children ages 3 to 5. After school care will be offered
until 3:15 P.M. each day. SWACS is licensed by the state of Arkansas and
offers an experienced teacher who is CPR certified. SWACS will be using
Handwriting Without Tears, which is the curriculum adopted by the state
of Arkansas for use in grades K-5. For more information, call
870-777-4569, or visit the website at
http://www.southwestarkansaschristian.com/ SWACS does not discriminate
against any person on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic
origin, or sex.