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  1. Sheriff's office investigates theft of veteran's grave markerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - After a weekend honoring our nations veterans, families visited cemeteries to find grave markers missing. Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said they've only received one official report of a grave marker theft.


  2. DTF roundup nets 25 arrests in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... of a controlled substance including methamphetamine, cocaine, and pharmaceuticals. Many of the arrests were in Newport and Jackson County. The arrests, according to an email from Henry Boyce, prosecuting attorney for the Third Judicial District, ...


  3. Noranda Aluminum - Buyout CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Seeking Alpha

    ... and then onto rolling mills. The rolling mills are located in: Huntingdon, Tennessee, Salisbury, North Carolina and Newport, Arkansas. The company owns 49% of the mining operation in St. Ann, Jamaica. The Jamaican government owns the other 51% plus ...


  4. Park with entertainment venue, memorial to come to Region 8 townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A new park with an entertainment venue was announced for downtown Newport on Wednesday. According to the Downtown Revitalization and Improvement Volunteer Effort, they announced plans for a downtown music park and a veteran's memorial.


  5. Plans announced for new park in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - A press conference was held at the Newport Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning with some exciting information for the city. Plans for the new downtown park and veterans memorial were unveiled.


  6. Ob/gyn Becton sentenced in video voyeurism case.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Arkansas Times

    ... issued warrants for Becton's arrest. Stidham ordered a $500,000 bond after the doctor was discovered in a Newport, Arkansas hotel, approximately sixty-five miles from Paragould, on April 16, 2014 by Arkansas State Police investigators tracking his ...


  7. Former OB-GYN pleads guilty to video voyeurismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... practiced obstetrics and gynecological services in Arkansas for 30 years before his arrest last April at a motel in Newport. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved. 7 comments

  8. Newport police receive body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport Police Department recently received about 15 body cameras and plans to have them out with patrol officers soon. Police Chief Michael Scudder said he is very excited to have the new equipment in their possession.


  9. Officials still working on preparations for Portfest 1 month outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Portfest is only 1 month away but officials are still working to make sure the event is ready for its attendees. There are still more events to come before the main Portfest event begins.


  10. Demolition for Newport amphitheater park beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - Demolition for the new amphitheater and park in Newport began Saturday and will continue for 2 months. The Newport Economic Development Commission spent the past 2 years working on plans for this new park for the community.


  11. Norris and Heitz to wedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Jackie and Debbie Norris of Searcy. She is the granddaughter of Dale and the late Betty Shirley of Newport, Ark., and the late Jack and Jessie Norris of Green Forest, Ark.


  12. Golf tournament held to raise funds for PortfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - People were teeing off on the Golf Course at the Newport Country Club Friday. The Portfest Two Person Scramble was held to support this year's 34th annual Portfest.


  13. Newport City Council weighs Blue Bridge renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - Blue Bridge renovation talks picked up again in Newport. City leaders are analyzing a new feasibility study to see if they can afford the changes.


  14. Is Trader Joe's coming to another Palm Beach County town?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Palm Beach Post

    It isn't clear what businesses or restaurants will open up in the residential/retail development to be built on the former A.G. Holley State Hospital land in Lantana. Mayor David Stewart told The Palm Beach Post earlier this month that he told the project developer to look at the new Delray Place shopping center at Linton Boulevard and Federal Highway for inspiration.


  15. In next dry days, farmers rush to plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | NWAonline

    ... Tuesday along U.S. 412 west of Walnut Ridge to prepare for planting rice. Good weat... On Tuesday, Derek Haigwood of Newport, who farms 3,200 acres with his brother, was starting his soybeans and getting his fields prepped to start planting cotton. ...


  16. Jackson Co. Humane Society fights overpopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KAIT-TV

    ... society is running a concession stand at a local estate sale May 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2005 Eastern Avenue in Newport. The money raised will help fund the spay/neuter campaign. Smith said the Jackson County Humane Society is also in the midst ... 1 comment

  17. Event lineup for the 34th annual PortFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - One of Region 8's largest festivals is almost here: the 34th annual PortFest. This year's festival is June 5 and 6, but there is plenty of family fun leading up to that.


  18. Dog park to open in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    NEWPORT, AR - One of Newport's latest downtown projects has dogs barking with excitement. Jon Chadwell, the executive director of the Newport Economic Development Commission, said many people in the city and Jackson County expressed interest in a dog park so the city listened.


  19. Innovation Direct to Help Represent Moonruver Invention to Potential LicenseesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 |

    An innovative and useful new product designed to greatly simplify a variety of gardening tasks, the Moonruver, has been developed by inventor John Moore of Newport, Arkansas. The invention's unique design serves to greatly enhance the versatility and utility of a conventional riding mower.


  20. Woman diagnosed with brain tumor receives support from Newport communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - The Newport community rallied together on Thursday at the Unity Health Harris Medical Center to raise money for Ann Walls who was recently diagnosed with a glioblastoma brain tumor. Walls underwent surgery in February to have the tumor removed.


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