Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Updated at 12:56 PM

The "hold the door" joke is officially over, because nobody's going to top this one.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 12:11 PM

Everyone's freaking out over Bran's (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) ability to time-travel on

Posted at 11:00 AM

The Post survey indicated that 90 percent of Native Americans are not bothered by the team name. Even more surprising was that a big majority of the Native Americans surveyed (73 percent) did not find the term "redskin" disrespectful.

Updated at 10:50 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on people battling mosquitoes and the Zika virus.

Updated at 10:50 AM

Roderick Robinson with SkyCap Solutions and Latasha Wakefield-Robinson with All That I Am Books are pictured with their new street sign, located at Newport Lake and Farmers Market.  The Robinsons were the winning bidders during...

Updated at 10:47 AM

Fire last Saturday claimed three houses

Posted at 10:45 AM

"Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin. An official says he violated the terms of his parole.

Updated at 10:44 AM

I was born and raised in Newport and have lived here most of my life. I’ve seen people come and go, roots become established and witnessed investors thrive in our little community. I’ve worked in a variety of locations and have loved...

Posted at 10:30 AM

Although U.S. officials have repeatedly stressed that Team USA's athletes face a low risk of infection, the measures taken by the Olympic staff highlight how seriously officials are taking the Zika threat.

Updated at 10:23 AM

Gary Johnson burst onto the national political scene as the two-term governor of New Mexico, when as a member of the Republican Party he governed with the sort of socially progressive and economically conservative agenda that has made the...

Posted at 10:15 AM

After four seasons, the country drama says goodbye to fans (who are ardently trying to get the show saved on another network) with a final hour of drama and good jams.

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