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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  2. Newport prison inmate dies of suicide attempt injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  3. Region 8 church hosts black out serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  4. White County Medical Center to Buy Newport HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  5. CHS sells another hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  6. Community Health Systems to Divest Newport HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  7. Noranda Aluminum to layoff 40% of Newport workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Some families in Jackson County will be looking for a new job ahead of the holidays after Noranda Aluminum laid off nearly 40 people. Noranda Vice President of Communications and Investor Relations John Parker said 38 people will be laid off by Monday, Dec. 8. Parker said Noranda is trying to "match production with demand at the Newport facility for the coming year".

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  8. Several local businesses fined for selling to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KAIT-TV

    ... selling alcoholic beverages to minors. Of those, 4 were located in Jackson County. Bo Bailey's, 815 Hwy. 67 North in Newport, was fined $300 and placed on 90 days probation for furnishing alcohol to a minor. Doublebee's #127, located at 1600 Malcolm ...

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  9. Harris Hospital CEO, auxiliary win awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Arkansas Online

    NEWPORT - Staff and volunteers of Harris Hospital in Newport recently received several awards at the Arkansas Hospital Association annual meeting held last month in Little Rock.

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  10. Mail Fraud Charges Dropped Against ShoffnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | FOX16

    ... reads. A judge has not yet set a date for sentencing. Shoffner resigned in May 2013 after being arrested at her Newport home by FBI agents. In a release Tuesday afternoon, Thyer said pursuing a trial would not change the sentencing range Shoffner ...

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  11. Felon sells gun to officer, Jackson County sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    NEWPORT - Arkansas authorities have arrested a felon who they say was selling guns on Facebook.

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  12. Here is the latest Arkansas newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... could file legislation ahead of next year's session. Only two bills had been filed by late yesterday afternoon. NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas authorities have arrested a felon they say was selling guns on Facebook. Jackson County deputies arrested ...

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  13. Children's sculpture workshop plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... going to jail. Previously, officers made an effort to not strain the overly-crowded jail with some misdemeanors, but NEWPORT - A Newport man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 17 just east of Highway Friday a a ...

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  14. Newport man dead after one-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    JACKSON COUNTY, AR - A Jackson County man is dead following a crash where the driver left the road and hit a tree. James Durham, 64, of Newport was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to Arkansas State Police.

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  15. Entrepreneurs get business advice from technology development centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Entrepreneurs received some advice about business on Wednesday. Arkansas State University's Small Business Technology Development Center held a special workshop in Newport.

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  16. Identity theft workshop held in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    JACKSON COUNTY, AR - Residents in Jackson County learned about identity theft Wednesday afternoon. The Center on Aging for Northeast Arkansas partnered with the Arkansas Attorney General's Office and ASU-Newport campus to host an identity theft workshop.

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  17. Region 8 church needs help keeping children warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Members of a Newport church are asking you to help them keep children warm this winter. A coat drive is underway at the New Life Church of God.

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  18. Today's the day: Will Lantana mayor lose fundraising bet...and his hair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    Today's the day Lantana Mayor David Stewart will decide if he is going to shave his hair and beard. The community has had about four months to raise $20,000 for the Lake Worth-based Forgotten Soldiers Outreach.

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  19. RecordsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    Lee Watson and Heather McQuay, both of Walnut Ridge, have announced the birth of a daughter, born Oct. 28, 2014, at Harris Hospital in Newport. The baby weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces, and has been named Ellaina Nicole Watson.

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  20. Man with brain cancer offers message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    NEWPORT, AR - A terminally ill woman from Oregon chose to end her life following the "Death with Dignity Act" after finding out she had a progressive brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme. Brittany Maynard died this weekend after expressing her desire to end her life on her own terms.

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