The Baxter Bulletin
Lakes easily hold back Saturday deluge
More than 9 inches of rain swamped city streets in the Springfield, Mo., area Saturday, but will be "no problem" for Table Rock Lake.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Jackson Co. names new circuit clerk
JACKSON COUNTY, AR - The Jackson County Quorum Court has named a Newport native as the county's new circuit clerk.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Matt and Tabitha Griggry of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of a son, born on June 3, 2013, at St. Bernard's Birthcare Center in Jonesboro.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Legendary band still alive and well in Arkansas
Arkansas is the home of a few musical legends, but one group of musicians is still having a good time and bringing the Natural State that old fifties sound.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Arkansas treasurer indicted on extortion charge
Martha Shoffner LITTLE ROCK, AR - A federal grand jury has indicted former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner on charges that she accepted more than $36,000 cash from a bond broker to whom she steered a large portion of the state's investment business.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Locals, vistors set to converge for 32nd annual Portfest Festival
Each year from spring to fall, Arkansas communities from the Ozarks to the Delta show off the highlights of their hometowns with festivals.
Wed May 29, 2013
Jackson Co. justices to meet over circuit clerk's office
NEWPORT, AR - The Jackson County Quorum Court will have a special meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the courthouse.
Tue May 28, 2013
The City Wire
Notes from the - pie box' fiasco
Editor's note: Maylon Rice is a former newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several newspapers over the past 40 years.
Thu May 23, 2013
ASU trustees to decide on tuition rates
NEWPORT, AR - Arkansas State University trustees are to decide on tuition and fees for the coming academic year.
Wed May 22, 2013
Newport Man Slips, Drowns While Cleaning Farm Drain
A Newport man found dead late Monday night is believed to have slipped and drowned while cleaning a drainage tile on his farm land.
Tue May 21, 2013
AR Treasurer Resigns Amid Extortion Allegations
Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner has resigned. Shoffner, 68, was arrested at her home in Newport on Saturday by the FBI on extortion charges.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gov. Beebe says Arkansas treasurer should resign
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Gov. Mike Beebe says Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner ought to resign after she allegedly took cash from a broker who managed state funds.