Monthly Archives: August 2016

2016 Depot Days Festival

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

The 19th annual Depot Days music festival is set to take place on September 23d and   24th, 2016 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… Read more »

Building for the Future and Impacting Lives’ Fundraising Banquet

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

NEWPORT, ARK — Arkansas Center for Independence (ACI) announced today that the non-profit organization will host ‘Building for the Future and Impacting Lives’ Fundraising Banquet, Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m. at the Newport County Club with special guest and keynote speaker, Charles Balentine. Balentine is a former Newport resident, a 2013 Inductee into the… Read more »

8th Annual Newport Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet

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

The 8th Annual Newport Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Newport Country Club. Hosted by the Newport Special School District Charitable Foundation, the event will honor the following outstanding graduates with induction into the Newport Alumni Hall of Fame. Wardell B. “Poppy” Pennington… Read more »