Monthly Archives: August 2019

Vendors, BBQ Teams sought for Depot Days Festival

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

The Depot Days committee of the Chamber is currently seeking teams to enter the annual Jackson County’s Best Backyard BBQ Contest, sponsored by Greenway Equipment, Inc.  The event will be held in conjunction with the Depot Days Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28 on Front Street in downtown Newport.  Entry fee is $50 per team that… 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… Read more »