Katie Bruhl of the architectural firm of Allison and Partners of Little Rock was in Hope Friday to bring some preliminary drawings of the new courthouse downtown. Here Bruhl shows them to County Judge Haskell Morse.  There was also a group of engineers working on the project in town FridayContinue Reading

Lillie Mae Collier Erwin died Wednesday, November 14, 2018, in Little Rock, Arkansas, with all her children present. She was born on March 19, 1924, in Hope, Arkansas, to Jesse Aubrey Collier and Lillie Eudora Henry Collier. On July 1, 1944, Lillie Mae married the man she would love theContinue Reading

What could be better on a cold night than a beautiful burrito at Amigo Juan’s???   By the way, now is the time to book your holiday parties in Juan’s banquet room…jus j phone 777-0006!

Terrie James if the Cooperative Extension Service in Hope visited KXAR on Monday November 12th.  She gave an update on the recent Ag Science Day at the Southwest Research and Extension Center for 4th graders from Hope and Garrett Memorial.  She noted their Private Pesticide Applicator training will be NovemberContinue Reading

The results have been gathered and the Hempstead County election results were all in by 10:10pm election night.  In the county judge’s race,  Republican Jerry Crane polled 3,582 votes compared to 1,375 for Democrat Allen Flowers.  Crane will be sworn in as judge in January.  There were two contested cityContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday November 6th for their first meeting of November.  Reginald Easter, Dr .Trevor Coffee, and Don Hall were absent. Hope Mayor Steve Montgomery welcomed members of the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class. The board considered and approved three resolutions.  The first authorized the city toContinue Reading

The city of Hope held a public hearing to gather information on obtaining a ComminCom Development Block Grant.  Blake Harrell of Southwest Arkansas Development District conducted the hearing.  CDBG funds are meant for job creation and housing.  Those were the issues identified in the hearing.  Hopefully the city will applyContinue Reading