Car Struck by Train at Jackson County Crossing
On Monday, March 2, 2015, at approximately 3:22 A.M. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies responded to an accident involving a southbound Amtrak train and a 2015 Ford Mustang....More

New Exhibit Opens at Jacksonport State Park
On March 7, 2015, Jacksonport State Park will host an exciting new program in its courthouse.  The event will feature unique aspects of Jackson County history, each driven by the power of steam engines....More

Circus Coming to Town
The Circus is coming to Newport! The Kelly Miller Circus will be coming to Newport for one day and one day only on March 30th....More

Guilty Plea in Jackson County Murder and Robbery
Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced today the guilty plea entered by Christopher Lee, 22, of Jonesboro, to Aggravated Robbery.....More 

Don't Miss "The Rhodes Show" at ASU-Newport!
The Arkansas State University-Newport Concert/Lecture Series will wrap up the 2014-15 season Tuesday, March 3 when The Rhodes Show visits the ASUN Center for the Arts in Newport......More

ACI announces 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge
The Arkansas Center for Independence (ACI), formerly known as the 'Jackson County Learning Center' is hosting their '3rd Annual - Polar Bear Plunge' fundraiser, Saturday, March 7th.....More

"Becky's Closet" Help ASUN Students with Job Interviews
“Becky’s Closet” is a resource now available to ASU-Newport students who are soon to be entering the workforce.
The closet, named in memory of long-time ASU-Newport Business Instructor Becky Landreth, supplies business attire, shoes and other clothing to students who have job interviews.....More

Newport Receives Housing Funds from HUD
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $16,306,977 million to public housing authorities in Arkansas including The Newport Housing Authority.....More
























































































































Announcements

The Newport Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a Pancake Day on Friday, March 6 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  Tickets are $6 each and can be purchased from any Kiwanis Club member or stop by the Newport Business Resource Center. Children 6 and under eat free.
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