Monthly Archives: May 2018

SafeSitter

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

Designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.  The instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises.  Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue!  Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9:00 am -2:00 pm.  Location: White River… Read more »

Goodwill Hiring Event for ADC

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

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas will be hosting a hiring event for Arkansas Department of Corrections.  This will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.  The address for this location is 2500 Malcolm Avenue  Newport, AR 72112.  Must be 18 years old, pass a background check, drug screen, and have a valid driver’s… Read more »

Shearer’s Snacks Needs 40 Seasonal Employees

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

Published by Jon Chadwell · May 17 at 3:21pm · SHEARER’S NEEDS 40 SEASONAL EMPLOYEES Shearer’s Snacks is gearing up for a busy summer! They are looking to fill 40 seasonal positions. This is a great money-making opportunity for students before school starts again (must be 18 to apply). Many of the roles can be converted to full-time jobs… Read more »

Major Street Repaving Project in Newport this Summer

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

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) will be repaving Third Street, Malcolm Avenue and Hwy 367 from the foot of the Blue Bridge through Newport and Diaz. This project will go beyond just an ordinary repaving project and will include a significant amount of base work, especially on the outside lanes. The outside lanes nearest… Read more »

ASU-Newport will present Toy Story

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

ASU-Newport will present Toy Story this Saturday for Movies in the Park! The movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) in downtown Newport. FREE admission for all. Check out the complete schedule, we’ll see you there!

Gränges to expand Newport Operations

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

Gränges to expand Newport operations THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018 · 10:36 AM Company to invest $26 million, create 100 new, full-time jobs over two years Gränges today announced that it will invest $26 million to expand its Newport, Ark., operations where it manufactures aluminum for various light gauge foil applications (i.e. food-grade packaging). The expansion will create an additional… Read more »