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  1. Lantana mayor: If you raise $20,000 for soldiers I will shave my hair and beardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    If the community donates $20,000 to Lake Worth-based Forgotten Soldiers Outreach by Nov. 9, Lantana Mayor David Stewart will shave his hair and beard. The challenge happened about four months ago at a Lantana Chamber of Commerce event at a hair place.

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  2. Roads open, repairs underway after gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said no criminal charges will be filed against the construction company who struck a large natural gas line Wednesday afternoon. According to Lucas, construction crews called Arkansas One Call before they started digging south of Newport.

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  3. Evacuations ordered near gas leak in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a gas leak south of the Newport city limits. According to Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas, construction workers struck a natural gas line and broke it.

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  4. Plans for new jail in Jackson Co. delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Plans to build a new Jackson County jail are taking longer than expected. The county took bids last month to secure funding for the new jail but they are now over budget.

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  5. First medical clinic opens in TuckermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | KAIT-TV

    ... out for," Blanchard said. Before the Tuckerman Medical Clinic opened, residents would have to drive to Swifton, Newport, even Jonesboro to see a doctor. Tuckerman Mayor Larry Bowen said he did not want his residents driving that far for health care. ...

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  6. Pioneers escape with 21-14 win over RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... last If you're driving around in the middle of the night with drugs in your car, you really should have tail A Newport man, identified as 57-year-old Steven K. Burris, was killed when he lost control of his 1988 Toyota around SEARCY (AP) - A ...

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  7. Crash in Independence County leaves one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | KAIT-TV

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police said a man was killed in a deadly crash in Independence County Friday afternoon. In a crash summary, police said 57-year-old Steven Burris of Newport was driving southbound on Highway 69 near Newark when he lost control of his vehicle and went off the highway, struck a culvert and overturned.

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  8. Newport Man Dies in Accident Friday in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | FOX16

    A Newport man is dead after a wreck in Independence County. 57-year-old Steven Burris died in the accident.

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  9. Early leaf spot confirmed in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Arkansas researchers say a disease that can cut peanut yields by half if left unchecked has been discovered in a plot near Newport. Early leaf spot is a fungal disease that affects the leaves of peanut plants.

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  10. Mental Health First Aid class begins in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Arkansas State University-Newport will host a Mental Health First Aid class Tuesday and Wednesday on the Newport campus. The class is interactive and designed to teach important skills in helping someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

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  11. Sun Belt Weekly Conference Honors for A-State's Lee, BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | FOX16

    Arkansas State senior linebacker Qushaun Lee (Prattville, Ala.) and senior cornerback Artez Brown (Newport, Ark.) have been named the Sun Belt Conference's Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, for their performance during ...

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  12. Jackson Co. enters state prison raceRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Jackson County has thrown their hat in the ring to for the new maximum security state prison. The Jackson County Quorum Court will approve a resolution on Thursday in support of having the new state prison built in Jackson County. 2 comments

  13. Newport Retailer Jamie Darling Takes to the Road In AirstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... The Delta Darling is a 28-foot-long trailer from 1975 (the same year as the founding of Darling's Fine Things of Newport) and features a carefully selected array of the retailer's options. Sterling silver jewelry is the business' staple item, but it ...

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  14. Jim WaltonRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Investopedia

    Born in 1948 in Newport, Arkansas, Jim Walton is the third and youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.

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  15. 1 dead in weekend crash involving motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... nto his path while attempting to make a left turn into a private drive. The driver of the vehicle, Lane Eddington of Newport, was listed as being injured. No word on the severity of his injuries. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  16. Kenneth Ray Cheshier, 75, of SumnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... at Ray Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sumner Cemetery. Mr. Kenneth Ray Cheshier was born June 6, 1939, in Newport, Ark., to Andrew Buddy Cheshier and Audrey Annie Lawrence. On April 1, 1961, he married the love of his life, Bonnie Sue ...

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  17. Obituaries for Friday, August 15thRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | EParis Extra

    ... at the funeral home, but friends may come by and sign the register Monday. Orvel was born August 12, 1929 near Newport, Arkansas. He was married to Eleanor Bittle, his "sweetheart" for over fifty years. Orvel worked as a public works director in ...

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  18. Travis, Roger MartinoRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | The Marion Star

    Roger Martino Travis NEWPORT, AR: Mr. Roger Martino Travis, age 78, of Newport, Arkansas passed away at his home on August 3, 2014 after a long, hard battle with Parkinson's.

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  19. Newport City Council approves measure to improve airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport City Council approved a funding measure to help pay for improvements to the city's airport.

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  20. Ag partnerships to grow under new conservation titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Deltafarmpress

    ... rice industry to tell, Owen said. He's been working on the task force and with its chairwoman, Jennifer James, of Newport, Ark. "That has been a fascinating committee. In the beginning, we really didn't know how to define sustainability. We were ...

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