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Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 11:11 AM

A plan to augment county sheriff's deputy salaries through a “voluntary” tax won a consensus within the Hempstead County Quorum Court here Thursday night.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

The Labor Day DWI enforcement campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” of the Arkansas State Police and the Hope Police Department continues this weekend.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:18 PM

Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton has been telling anyone who will listen for the past two years that he is losing capable deputies regularly because they are the lowest paid law enforcement agents in Southwest Arkansas.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:14 PM

A delay in the trial date for a Hope man accused in the rape of a victim under age 14 has been granted in circuit court here, putting the new trial in late-October.

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 3:51 PM

The annual Labor Day holiday offers families the first opportunity for an extended weekend after the resumption of school in Arkansas, but it is also a period in which vehicular accidents due to alcohol have risen; and, state and local law...

Posted Aug 23, 2015 at 12:01 AM

U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The...

Posted Aug 22, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.

Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 2:16 PM

A man serving a 15-year prison sentence from a drug conviction in Hempstead County was reportedly driven away from a work release assignment in Texarkana on Tuesday and recaptured in Hope later that night.

Updated Aug 18, 2015 at 9:03 AM

One of three local women arrested and charged in connection with the theft of some $283,000 from the company which formerly operated the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana bookstore has pled guilty in circuit court here.

Updated Aug 17, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Attorneys for the U. S. Forest Service have balked at the claim by families of victims of the fatal Albert Pike Campgrounds floods in June, 2010, in Montgomery County, suing the USFS that the Government has attempted to withhold evidence until it...

Updated Aug 17, 2015 at 4:41 PM

A Hope woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the vehicular death of a Hope-area man in a rural traffic accident that occurred Aug. 12.

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