Monthly Archives: September 2015

Local Teams Participate in Clean Up

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport

Local Teams Participate in Clean Up   Fifty volunteers participated in this year’s Great Arkansas Clean Up during the Trashiest Team Contest hosted by the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce.  Local teams collected a total of 87 bags of trash along 13 miles of roadways, parks and lake banks in the Newport and Diaz area.  … Read more »

Newport Welcomes Clinton School Team

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport

The Newport Economic Development Commission (NEDC) and Newport’s Downtown Revitalization and Improvement Volunteer Effort (DRIVE) are excited to again be working with a Practicum Team from the Clinton School of Public Service.   The team is comprised of Stacy Cox from Little Rock, Arkansas; Zachary Glembin from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Beau Papan from Little Rock, Arkansas; and… Read more »

“Trashiest Team” Cleanup Contest Seeking Local Teams

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport

“Trashiest Team” cleanup contest seeking local teams  The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is currently recruiting teams to participate in the “Trashiest Team” contest during the Great Arkansas Clean-Up, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB), a state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc. and a division of the… Read more »

Depot Days Festival Coming to Downtown Newport

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport

The 18th annual Depot Days music festival is set to take place on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 on historic Front Street in downtown Newport, Arkansas.  The festival is a showcase of local, regional, and national talent paying tribute to the early history of Rock and Roll.  Old U.S. Highway 67, which runs through the heart… Read more »