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

Hempstead County Agent Stacey Stone visited KXAR on Monday November 5th.  He talked about Brucellosis vaccination day November 16th. If you want your cattle vaccinated phone Stone at 777-5771.  He talked about forage trials at the SWREC. Stone also reminded cattle producers to be wary of prussic acid poisoning afterContinue Reading

A wreck early Friday at the 63 mile marker on Interstate 30 near Gurdon killed a Texarkana woman. According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, a 1997 Lincoln was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway on the right shoulder, traveling into a ditch and striking multipleContinue Reading