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  1. Newport community in need of wellness centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport Special School District has entered into a contract with the White River Area Agency on Aging to convert the old Castleberry Kindergarten building into a senior citizen center. According to Director of Senior Center Services in Batesville Machelle Mitchell and Mayor David Stewart, the city of Newport is in need of a wellness center.

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  2. Former Jackson County Sheriff diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Former Jackson County Sheriff Jim Bishop was remembered Thursday as a man who served his county and state. According to a post on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Bishop has passed away.

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  3. Jackson Co. justices approve application request for women's shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Jackson County Quorum Court voted Thursday to support a plan to renovate the former county jail in Newport into a women's shelter. Jackson County Judge Jeff Phillips said justices approved a resolution to authorize the White River Planning and Development District to apply for Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program funding for the project.

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  4. Horoscope: February 08, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Contra Costa Times

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Mary Steenburgen was born in Newport, Ark., on this date in 1953. This birthday gal won a 1980 Oscar for her performance in "Melvin and Howard."

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  5. Newport Special School District keeping an eye on flu virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A southeast Missouri school closed today because several students had the flu. And schools all over Region 8 are taking notice.

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  6. Old Jackson County jail remodeled into women's shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - The old Jackson County Jail in Newport is being remodeled into the White River Women's Shelter. The old jail house has served the entire county for years. 1 comment

  7. Names released in Newport shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - 3 p.m., Feb. 1 UPDATE: Authorities have released the names of two men arrested Tuesday in connection with a shooting of two people in Newport. According to Lt.

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  8. Brothers charged in Newport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - 5:32 p.m., Feb. 1 UPDATE: The two men arrested in connection with a shooting Tuesday in Newport appeared in court this afternoon for a probable cause hearing. A $250,000 bond was set for Henry Peel, while a $200,000 bond was set for Tevin Peel, Newport police Lt.

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  9. Two shot in Newport, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - 5:39 p.m. UPDATE: According to Newport police, two men have been detained in connection with the shooting on Hout Circle. Police got a call about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday about the shooting.

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  10. Two injured, two detained in Newport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Newport police are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release, officers were called to the area of Hout Circle around 3:21 p.m. in reference to someone shooting a rifle.

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  11. New truck center coming to NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - A new business will soon make it's way to Newport. The Scott Wood Ram Truck Center is set to come to town.

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  12. Newport School District plans for new renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport School Board conducted a meeting on Tuesday to discuss their plan for facilities over the next year or so. According to Superintendent Larry Bennett, the district has plans to do new renovations in various areas on campus.

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  13. Jackson County authorities look to crack down on delinquent finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - If you owe felony fines in Jackson County, officials want to have a talk with you. Jackson County Circuit Clerk Stacie Sullivan said Tuesday that a new policy has been created to allow her office to seek arrest warrants for people who owe money from felony fines and court costs.

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  14. Blytheville PD investigating burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... a rock at the building, Adams said. Soon after, the suspect reportedly went into the store and put 20 cartons of Newport 100's and six cartons of Newport short cigarettes into a black bag. Anyone with information on the burglary can call Blytheville ... 1 comment

  15. MalachiRaw Shares New Mixtape '#MalachiRaw'; Now StreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 10. Let It Go 11. Right Back At It 12. The Last Song 13. Killby Killz 14. Reflections 15. Triphekta 16. Ballad Of Newport 17. Back 2 The Beginning MalachiRaw, of Newport, Arkansas, was born and raised in the heart of Jackson County, Arkansas. His ...

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  16. White River Health opens Newport facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    White River Health System is celebrating its expansion in Jackson County.

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  17. Region 8 city looks to bring major industry to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A Region 8 city is working on a plan to bring industry to their town with the hope of a major project. According to a report from Talk Business and Politics, Newport has a 100-acre site already available and is working to get a 3,200-acre site certified by the state next year.

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  18. Ribbon cuttings held in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Two ribbon cuttings were held in Newport on Friday. According to the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, ribbon cuttings were held at the Attention Medical Supply and the White River Medical Center Complex.

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  19. True story behind 1st Walmart?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Fox News

    The first store opened by Walmart's founder is getting the Julia Child kitchen treatment -at least a symbolic part of it. The iconic American brand has announced it will be donating the doors from Sam Walton's first Arkansas outpost to Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Sam Walton opened his first Ben Franklin variety store in Newport, Ark.

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  20. 2 doors of Wal-Mart founder's first store donated to museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The China Post

    BENTONVILLE, Ark.- Two doors from the first store owned by Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton have been donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington and The Walmart Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. The doors from Walton's first shop, opened in 1945 in Newport, Arkansas, were stored for years by Ivy Brother Construction co-owner Gene Ivy, who renovated the store in the 1960s, according to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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