Monthly Archives: April 2016

Clinton School Students Aid in the Development of Creative Economy

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

LITTLE ROCK, AR—Plans are underway to construct a visual arts center in downtown Newport, Arkansas in an effort to enhance economic development. The proposed Blue Bridge Center for the Delta Arts will provide a unique space for patrons to refine their talents and create ample opportunities for art related education. The visual arts center project… Read more »

Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67

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

Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67 WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, included a provision in the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill that would put Arkansas on path to add another highway to our nation’s interstate system…. Read more »

New Vision Newport Class 13 Graduation

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

The public is cordially invited to a dinner honoring the 2015-2016 New Vision Newport graduates. The graduation ceremony and dinner will be held Tuesday, May 3 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Newport Country Club. Sponsors, past graduates and the general public are encouraged to attend to congratulate the following class members who have committed… Read more »

Jackson County Community Alumni Database

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

Members of New Vision Newport Class 13 are teaming up with the NEDC to spread the word about an exciting new project.  The Jackson County Community Alumni Database will connect former and current Jackson County residents with their hometown for myriad and varied purposes, from disseminating news to marketing economic opportunities and even mobilizing citizens… Read more »

Unity Health CAMP

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

Unity Health CAMP (Careers and Medical Professions) will be offered this summer at Harris Medical Center for grades 10-12.  This special summer program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare field and offers students opportunities to participate in medical-related activities such as first aid, CPR, healthy lifestyle education and… Read more »