On December 1, 2013, at about 7:25 AM, Newport Police Department officers were dispatched to the Exxon Double Bís convenience store, located at 1600 Malcolm in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.....More
It pays to shop locally! The Retail Merchants Committee of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce has kicked off the 2013 "Shop Til You Drop" holiday promotion at 29 participating locations in Newport.....More
Dr. Allen Mooneyhan, Division Chair and Assistant Professor of Physical Education at Arkansas State University-Newport, was recently named Higher Educator of the Year by the Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance....More
Join several of your local merchants beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for a Holiday Open House! Extended shopping hours will be offered for the event with refreshments and special offers for one day only.....More
The Second Annual Festival of Trees will be held on Nov. 26 through Dec. 18 at the Newport Business Resource Center, 201 Hazel Street and is sponsored by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 4-H program.....More
Entries are now being accepted at the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce for floats, walking groups, antique vehicles, beauty queens, horseback riders, school organizations, etc.....More
Jackson County Courthouse lighting ceremony Dec. 6th time 6:00 P.M. to 8: 00 P.M.
The Jackson County Humane Society is in need of the following supplies: water buckets, dog houses, Clorox, laundry detergent, paper towels and blankets (without backing). Items can be dropped off at the Chamber office.
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