Fun had by the slice at the Hope Watermelon Festival
Aiden Braze plays in one of many puddles formed after it rained Saturday afternoon at the Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope, Ark.
Juvenile arrested on aggravated robbery charges
A 14-year-old suspect was arrested late Wednesday on aggravated robbery charges after allegedly shooting a store clerk at 13 Hermanos Carniceria on New Boston Road, a police official said.
'The laughing philospher'
COURTESY OF PAUL JERMYNPictured circa 1950, the Rev. Rene Joseph Sorin came from Chatelais, France, and became a naturalized United States citizen in 1911.
Homegrown 1: Hope offers its annual respite from the August heat at the Hope Watermelon Festival, Aug. 7-9, with most activities on Aug. 9. As usual, the festival will include a fishing derby, arts and crafts, car show, 5K and lots and lots of watermelon.