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

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Arkansas Online

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

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

    Monday Nov 17 | 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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  3. Children's sculpture workshop plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  4. Newport man dead after one-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 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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  5. Entrepreneurs get business advice from technology development centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  6. Identity theft workshop held in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  7. Region 8 church needs help keeping children warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  8. Today's the day: Will Lantana mayor lose fundraising bet...and his hair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | 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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  9. RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | 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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  10. Man with brain cancer offers message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | 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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  11. Man with brain cancer offers message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | KAIT-TV

    NEWPORT, AR - A terminally ill woman chose to end her life in Oregon following the "Death with Dignity Act" after finding out she had a progressive brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme?. She passed away this weekend after expressing her desire to end her life in peaceful manner.

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  12. Newport principal aims high to reach goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Arkansas Online

    NEWPORT - Kenny Black, a 1972 graduate of Newport High School, is living his lifelong dream.

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

    Friday Oct 24 | 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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  14. Roads open, repairs underway after gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | 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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  15. 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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  16. Plans for new jail in Jackson Co. delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | 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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  17. First medical clinic opens in TuckermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | 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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  18. Pioneers escape with 21-14 win over RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | 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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  19. Crash in Independence County leaves one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | 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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  20. Newport Man Dies in Accident Friday in Independence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | 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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