Mental Exam Rescinded in Infant Murder Case
The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that a Jackson County man accused of killing a one year child will not have to undergo a mental examination, as ordered by the Jackson County Circuit Court.....More

Facebook Investigation Leads to Jackson County Arrest
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Corporal Justin Collom with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division conducted an online investigation.....More

Newport Christmas Parade is December 11
The Newport Christmas parade will be held Thursday, Dec. 11 beginning at 6 p.m....More

Annual Holiday Gala Ball – Jacksonport State Park
It’s time to begin celebrating the upcoming holidays and what better way to do this than attend the Annual Holiday Gala Ball at Jacksonport State Park!......More

Corporate Housing Needed in Newport
Here is an opportunity for anyone with a four bedroom 2 bath house they are willing to rent.....More

Local Students to be Featured in ASUN Patron Series 'A Christmas Carol' Musical
Approximately 40 students from Newport Special School District and Jackson County School District will be featured in choir scenes when the Arkansas State University-Newport Patron Series brings "A Christmas Carol" to the ASUN Center for the Arts Dec. 9.....More

ICBA Announces Jim Gowen, Sr., as Central Regional Winner for
Community Banker of the Year
The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced that Jim Gowen, Sr., chairman of Merchants & Planters Bank in Newport, Ark.,  is the central regional winner for the association's national Community Banker of the Year award...More

Join The Holiday "Festival of Trees"
The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 4-H program is sponsoring   "Festival of Trees" November 25-December 18 at the Newport Business Resource Center.....More

ASUN's Mooneyhan Elected President of ArkAHPERD
Arkansas State University-Newport  Dean of Distance Learning Allen Mooneyhan was recently elected as President of Arkansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance......More























































































































Announcements

The Newport Public Works Department will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday.
Garbage pick up will be Monday and Tuesday, back on regular schedule the following Monday.
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The Jackson County Courthouse will have a Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Courthouse Lighting Ceremony will be held that night beginning at 6 p.m.  Both events include refreshments and entertainment.  Santa will be at the Courthouse that evening.
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Merchants & Planters Bank will host a Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 5 in downtown Newport from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Enjoy refreshments and live entertainment.
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Swifton Christmas Parade will be held December 13 @ 2:00 p.m.  Tuckerman Christmas Parade will be held also on December 13 @ 4:00 p.m.. 
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Newport Head Start is currently conducting open enrollment. Give your 3-5 year old child a Head Start by enrolling them in our school readiness program. The agency provides quality education, comprehensive services, nutritious meals, and parent partnership. Children with disabilities are welcome.  Additional information contact 870-931-1172  Central office located @ 2200 E. Matthews or visit our website,www.arearlylearning.org
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NEED PRAYER"- Hot-Line 870-503-1482 / Available 24/7
Mountain Top Believers Church
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