Hope Star - Hope, AR

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Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 12:01 AM

People are starting to move back into the part of an Arkansas subdivision evacuated last year after a 2013 pipeline accident.

Updated Sep 11, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Two of the directors of the committee seeking to eliminate local option liquor elections and make sales of liquor legal statewide have intervened in the lawsuit filed Sept. 5 by opponents of the ballot measure; and, Arkansas Secretary of State Mark...

Updated Sep 4, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Five major national and regional grocery and convenience store chains have put $90,000 into the recently approved ballot initiative to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages statewide, and eliminate all local option “wet/dry” elections...

Posted Aug 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Cutting the ride time in the daily school bus commute for Arkansas students will be expensive for many of the 238 school districts in Arkansas, including at least five of eight school districts in Southwest Arkansas.

Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Another Hope native son has put himself forward to endorse a candidate in Arkansas politics, this time former Governor Mike Huckabee returning to Little Rock to endorse Fourth District Congressman Tom Cotton, R-Ar., for the U. S. Senate.

Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 8:57 AM

The sudden shortfall in sales tax revenues which hit Hempstead County in April, affecting each city within the county and the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, is the result of a problem which the Arkansas Municipal League is taking...

Posted Aug 24, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Overgrown shrubs obscure some of the windows at 4 Robinwood Drive, the Cantrell Road-facing mansion once owned by late Little Rock philanthropist Jennings Osborne. In places, the thick green leaves reach well past the roof, and vines snake along the...

Posted Aug 21, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The executive director of the Arkansas Municipal League has told the Hope Star that he intends to take the issue of eliminating the local option elections written into the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment before his governing board to determine...

Posted Aug 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook amid sluggish sales, higher-than-expected health care costs and the need to invest more in its e-commerce operations.

Posted Aug 16, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Schools in two central Arkansas communities devastated by an April tornado have received donations of school supplies from a local hospital.

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