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  1. Of Bill Clinton, Bagels and 9 Other Things About (Jewish) ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forward

    4) In the early 1880's, a group of Jewish pioneers from New York founded the Am Olam settlement near Newport, Arkansas. 6) The Coen Brothers' "True Grit" was based on the novel of the same title by Charles Portis who was born in El Dorado and ...

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  2. Dump truck driver sentenced to 40 years in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A Newport man has been sentenced to 40 years in person after the deaths of 3 people, including an unborn child, nearly 3 years ago. In a news release, Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce stated Kevin Thomas Long, 37, entered a guilty plea Tuesday to 3 counts of negligent homicide and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. 1 comment

  3. Chicago Bears Continue to Build Coaching StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | BearGoggleson

    ... years NFL coaching experience including four as a quarterbacks coach and two seasons as offensive coordinator. The Newport, Ark. native was a four-year letterman as a quarterback and holder at the University of Arkansas, where he appeared in 50 ...

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  4. Gary L. HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bay Area Observer

    Gary L. Howard, 62, died in Beaumont Texas Jan. 14, 2015. Born to Robert Howard and Marie West Howard in Newport Arkansas July 22, 1953.

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  5. Newport to look at new taxi service at city council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The city of Newport will be looking into a new taxi service Tuesday night during the city council meeting. A taxi service is not anything new to the city.

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  6. Newport man arrested in murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - A Newport man is in jail following an investigation into the death of another man. Lt. Patrick Weatherford with Newport police states in news release officers were called Sunday afternoon to the home of Ronald Everett, 50, at 418 Newport Avenue in regards to a shooting.

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  7. Toddy, James LeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Lakeland Ledger

    JAMES LEO TODDY, 71 LAKELAND - James Leo Toddy, age 71, passed away January 12, 2015, at L.R.M.C. of heart failure. Mr. Toddy was born in Newport, AR, on October 11, 1943.

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  8. Toddy, James LeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Lakeland Ledger

    JAMES LEO TODDY, 71 LAKELAND - James Leo Toddy, age 71, passed away January 12, 2015, at L.R.M.C. of heart failure. Mr. Toddy was born in Newport, AR, on October 11, 1943.

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  9. Man sentenced to 47 years after guilty plea in 2013 slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Courier

    ... for parole for at least 25 years. Chamblis was charged in the August 2013 death of 66-year-old Harold Hagar of Newport. Hagar's body was left on a rural Jackson County road. After the crime, prosecutors said Chamblis used Hagar's car to flee to ...

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  10. Jonesboro man pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to 47 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A Jonesboro man has pleaded guilty in the death of a man from nearly 2 years ago. Garrett Allen Chamblis, 21, entered the guilty plea on a first degree murder charge and was sentenced to 37 years prison, according to a news release by Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce.

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  11. Areas lose power TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... the life and legacy of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. When Independence County Sheriff's Officer Franklin Edwards asked a Newport woman if she knew who the current president was, her Several towns lost power on Tuesday afternoon for several minutes and the ...

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  12. Jackson Co. leaders sign deal to build new jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The contract to begin construction on the new Jackson County jail was signed on Monday. Jackson County Judge Jeff Phillips said the biggest reason for the new jail is overcrowding.

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  13. Arkansas State's Artez Brown eager to play GoDaddy Bowl with healthier Red Wolves' lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2013 | Alabama Live

    ... we'll be a better team than we've been in the past (portion of the season).'' Brown, a 6-foot-0, 180-pounder from Newport, Ark., saw said he's thrilled to get the chance to play in a fourth consecutive GoDaddy Bowl. There were times during the year, ...

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  14. Newport officers investigate weekend shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport Police Department is investigating the Sunday morning shooting of a local man, according to a news release. Police said Richard "Bruce" Childress, 28, of Newport was shot multiple times near an apartment at Harmony Homes Apartments, 1110 N. Pecan St. When officers arrived on scene, they found Childress suffering from several gunshot wounds. 7 comments

  15. Newport Makes it Easy to Recycle Extra Holiday WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    If all that holiday-related recycling won't fit in your recycling bin, don't panic. And Newport's Public Services Department is asking Newporters: please don't stuff it in the trash bin! It's called The Maximum Holiday Recycling Program and it allows residents to easily recycle extra recyclables from the holidays.

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  16. Newport prison inmate dies of suicide attempt injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died two days after a suicide attempt. Department of Correction spokeswoman Dina Tyler says 29-year-old Jesse James of Conway died Wednesday night at a hospital where he was taken after being found hanging from a bedsheet in his cell at the Grimes Unit in Newport.

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  17. Region 8 church hosts black out serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Chosen Generation Ministries in Newport is one of many African-American churches across the country that hosted a black out service on Sunday. The peaceful demonstrations are in response to recent police shootings and violence that has gained national attention.

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  18. White County Medical Center to Buy Newport HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, said Thursday that it will sell its 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy.

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  19. CHS sells another hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    Franklin-based Community Health Systems plans to sell Harris Hospital, a 133-bed facility in Newport, Ark., to White County Medical Center of Searcy, Ark., the company announced today.

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  20. Community Health Systems to Divest Newport HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, said Thursday that it will sell its 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy.

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