The Hope City Board met Tuesday May 7th. The meeting began with a report from Steve Harris of the Hempstead County Economic Development Corporation. He noted the EDC recently had a request for information on a rail related project. He noted the city recently held a grant-signing for a grantContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday April 16th. The board first looked at a proposed rental policy for the downtown pavilion. The Tourism Commission has worked with the city on the proposal. The proposal calls for “Park Pavilion” to be be provided to the Farmers Market free Tuesdays from 7amContinue Reading

The Hope School Board met Monday April 15th at the Hope School Administration Building. Linda Haynes presided over the meeting. Under the Superintendent’s Report, Dr. Bobby Hart noted enrollment is 2,225. He noted the band program will host several regional competitions in the coming year. This includes the ASBOA regionalContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met in regular session Tuesday April 2nd. The board made a change to the previous meeting’s minutes to reflect that Mark Ross had led the prayer at the previous meeting. Mayor Steve Montgomery voiced his support of adding Greg Bobo to the Airport Advisory Committee. HeContinue Reading

The Hempstead County Quorum Court met Thursday March 28th. The meeting opened with prayer for former Judge Haskell Morse. The JP’s then looked at and approved a federal audit for federal grant funds the county has received. McCaskill Mayor Marion Hoosier addressed the Quorum Court. He noted the town ofContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met Tuesday March 19th. First up the board heard from Jackie Harris of Walker Realty. She had presented a petition for rezoning of some property on North Hazel from C-2 Highway Commercial and R-2 Medium Density Residential to C-2 Highway Commercial to allow the storage ofContinue Reading

The Hope Tourism Commission met Thursday March 14th in the McLarty Room of the Hope Visitors Information Center. The meeting opened with a look at finances. The commission noted the 2% tax on prepared food and lodging showed receipts of $46,961.87 in January and $41,036.12 in February. Both of theseContinue Reading

The Hope City Board met for their first meeting of March on Tuesday. The meeting opened with Dr. Larry Silvey addressing the board. Dr. Silvey lives adjacent to the Hope Country Club. Fourteen months ago Dr. Silvey’s driveway was damaged by a fire engine which drove into his yard toContinue Reading