The Hope City Board met Tuesday November 5th for their first meeting of November. The board discussed a request from the Hope Downtown Network for the development of a pocket park on the site of the old Dox building. City Manager Catherine Cook said the city has received an emailContinue Reading

The Hempstead County Quorum Court held their regular meeting Thursday October 24rh. Under new business the JP’s approved an AAC Auto Records Grant for $43,065 the Circuit Clerk’s budget. This will cover scanning in records. JP Ed Darling thanked Circuit Clerk Gail Wolfenbarger for her efforts in getting grants. CountyContinue Reading

The Hope School Board met Monday October 21sr for their regular monthly meeting. After the approval of the minutes and financial reports the board heard from Joan Crowder of HAPS on some approval of community service for partnerships with HAPS and Hope High students. These requests included for the animalContinue Reading

The Hempstead County Quorum Court met Thursday September 26th for their regular monthly meeting. The JP’s approved an ordinance revisinga budget to begin the meeting. The JP’s then passed a resolution declaring the county a partner with the upcoming US Census. Randall Ross spoke to the JP’s. He told theContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday September 19th. This was the board’s second meeting of the month. The board looked at an ordinance setting general millage rates for 2020. The ordinance would set the city’s millage rate as the same as last year. The 5 mills on real and personalContinue Reading

The Hope Tourism Commission met Thursday September 12th in the McLarty Room of the Hope Visitors Information Center. The meeting began with a look at August Revenue and Expenditures. The Commission voted to accept the reports as presented. Dolly Henley spoke to the Commission on behalf of the Southwest ArkansasContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday September 10th. The meeting opened with a public hearing on a request by Willie Walker to close an undeveloped segment of Greenwood Street. There was no opposition and an ordinance was passed to close the undeveloped street. The board heard a presentation on theContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday August 21st for their second meeting of the month. The board immediately went into executive session at 7:02pm. The meeting reconvened at 7:11pm. Mayor Montgomery says the executive session was to discuss the city manager’s upcoming performance review. No action was taken. The boardContinue Reading

The Hope School Board met Monday August 19th for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order by Willie Buck. Under the Superintendent’s Report, Dr. Bobby Hart said enrollment is 2,322 and this is about 100 more than this time last year. Dr.Hart says that number could dropContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday for their first meeting of August. First up, Jim Hunter of the Klipsch Museum offered a proposal for the Klipsch Museum to lease and revitalize the Paul Klipsch Auditorium that occupies the second and third floor of City Hall. Hunter proposed that the cityContinue Reading