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Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Do you want a fun two or three days where you can walk through a shaded park, look at over 200 vendors' wares, get a drink when you are thirsty and get something yummy to eat from over a dozen food vendors?Well, if that's what you are looking for, you have come to the right place.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Okay, so it's not completely about the watermelons, despite the Guinness Book of World Records. The Hope Watermelon Festival, set for Aug. 7-9 at Hope Fair Park, is a veritable feast of flavors, local character and everything on a stick.

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Two popular summer programs for youngsters got a boost from grants received recently by the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Foundation.

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Damage reported Thursday morning in Hope and Hempstead County from storms which swept across Southwest Arkansas overnight was limited.

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Meeting in its first session with new Hope Water and Light Corp. General Manager Steve Saum, the HWL Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to give all full time employees, except Saum, a pay raise.

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 4:48 PM

The bulk of Southwest Arkansas has been placed under a severe weather watch until 10 p.m., the National Weather Service said moments ago.

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 11:10 AM

The allied health professions programs at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope got a shot in the arm through a recent donation to the UACCH Foundation from the Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas.

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 11:03 AM

(With profound apologies to the film Jersey Boys.)We always knew there were three ways you became somebody in Hope: Get a degree from UACCH; know a Clinton; or, get famous at the Hope Watermelon Festival. For us, it was two out of three...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Temperatures across Southwest Arkansas have modified dramatically this summer, with the average temperature in Hope 12 degrees below normal for July; and, the National Weather Service said today that see-saw effect may well continue through the...

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 1:38 PM

On Easter Sunday, 1963, then Sergeant First Class Herbert Jack Lloyd used one of the early battles of the Vietnam War to teach a lesson as he an his Vietnamese commander surveyed the carnage. It was such thoughtful devotion to principle that proved...

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM

When Erneste Greene was asked what he wanted to do as a last wish recently, he told his nurse from Dierksen Hospice that he wanted to go to the boats at Shreveport and play some slots.

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