Monthly Archives: August 2017

20th Annual Depot Days Music Festival

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

The 20th annual Depot Days music festival is set to take place September 29th-30th, 2017 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 of Newport… Read more »

“Trashiest Team” cleanup contest seeking local teams

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

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 Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.  Businesses,… Read more »

The 9th Annual Newport Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet

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

The 9th Annual Newport Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24 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.   John Robert Purdy,… Read more »