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Double-murder suspect caught in Prescott

A man wanted for a Michigan double murder was apprehended Friday in Prescott. Christopher Lewis Greer, 32, was taken into custody about 4:30 p.m. by U.S. Marshals, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and the Prescott Police Department. Lawmen served a warrant at 407 Rosston Road and took Greer into...
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Hope Lions Hold Installation Banquet

The Hope Lions Club held their annual installation banquet Monday at Hempstead Hall. The new officers were installed including President Charles Looney, 1st VP Steve Montgomery, 2nd VP Milko Smith, and 3rd VP Steve Atchley. Karen Smith will serve as Secretary, John Collier as Assistant Secretary, Debbie Marsh as Treasurer, and Bobby Loe as Assistant Treasurer.
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Yerger School Reunion Set for Hope July 7th through 9th

The 18th Henry C. Yerger School Reuion is set for July 7th through 9th. Events get underway the 7th with registration from 10am until noon at Yerger Middle School in Hope. The opening ceremony is set for 2pm at Rising Star Baptist Church in Hope. A Gospel Fest will follow at 3pm at Rising Star. There’s a bar b que at 6pm at Yerger Middle School with an After Hour Event at 9pm at the Ice Castle Event Center.

Hope Junior Auxiliary receives warm welcome at Farmers’ Market

The Hope Junior Auxiliary hosted the Hospitality Table at the Hope Farmers’ Market to a warm welcome from vendors and market patrons. The ladies of JA brought tasty treats and coffee for participants and spent the morning enjoying fellowship with local farmers and residents. JA President Aley Mendoza said the organization was delighted to participate in this week’s market. “We are excited to be here!” Mendoza said. “We enjoy any activity which allows us to spend time with other members of the community, especially one with our local farmers who bring fresh produce to Hope residents.”

City of Hope Trash Schedule for July 4 Holiday

The City of Hope will be closed July 4, 2022 for 4th of July holiday. Monday trash will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday trash will be picked up on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday trash will run normal. No Rubbish pick up this week. Commercial route will run normal.

Local physician passes away

ORANGE BEACH, AL – Dr. Mike Finley, age 69 of Hope, passed away Sunday June 26th, in Orange Beach, Alabama. Dr. Finley was a 1971 graduate of Ashdown High School. Visitation will be 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Friday July 1st, at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest 1001 South Main Hope. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Friday July 1st, at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens in Hope. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope.

SWARK.Today’s 2nd Annual “20 Under 50” Honorees Revealed

This special edition from SWARK.Today highlights 20 local individuals under the age of 50 who are making big contributions to Hope and Hempstead County. There are so many wonderful, interesting people out there and we are proud to recognize them and their achievements! This fascinating group of people hail from all walks of life with varying backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common: a devotion to move Hope and Hempstead County forward and improve the lives of others.

Fireworks show Thursday night

PRESCOTT – Remember, the place to be in Prescott Thursday night is Cummins Stadium for the city’s annual fireworks show. Due to ongoing construction and limitations on space the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce and the city are having to make a few changes to the 2022 City of Prescott Firework Show.

Curry’s Community Feed Serves 142 citizens

The Community Feed at Curry’s Community Outreach served 142 citizens on Saturday. Pastor Ivory Curry said the Prescott Police Department and other volunteers were essential to the cause. “We are able to give some community service time to young people and also feed many members of the community,” Curry said. “I appreciate volunteers like the Prescott Police Department, Mrs. Hale, and many more for helping us give to our community.”

Emmet’s first fireworks show Saturday

EMMET – On July 2, Emmet will celebrate it’s first Fourth of July Celebration. The event is being sponsored by the Emmet Vision Association (EVA) and will start at 5 p.m. at the Emmet school. There will be food from 5-9 p.m., followed by live music from 7-9, with the fireworks starting at dark. In addition, there will be a most patriotic outfit contest, a children’s patriotic parade, with decorated bikes and ATVs. There will also be face painting and a children’s slide, along with vendor booths.

Fourth of July events around the ArkLaTex

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Fourth of July is a day our nation celebrates independence and throughout the ArkLaTex, there are events planned to celebrate with food, family, and fireworks. Saturday, July 2 The Reading and Signing of The Declaration of Independence – Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence then sign your own […]

Dr. Mike Finley

Dr. Mike Finley, age 69 of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Sunday June 26, 2022, in Orange Beach Alabama. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Online condolences: