Newport Independent - Newport, AR

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Updated May 26, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Fire last Saturday claimed three houses

Updated May 12, 2016 at 2:07 PM

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has executed a search warrant and as of now 2 arrests have been made! Property from several thefts from the north end of Jackson County has been recovered along with property from Independence Co,...

Updated May 3, 2016 at 10:22 AM

Swifton has requested state aid in investigating a rash of fires this year

Updated Apr 20, 2016 at 3:21 PM

Eric Dinwiddie of Newport is currently being held in the Jackson County Detention Center

Updated Apr 19, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Vanessa Thomas, 30, was a victim of a shooting in the Hout Circle area

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 10:42 AM

A parolee was taken into custody after a high speed chase in Newport last week.

Posted Apr 7, 2016 at 12:01 AM

Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced today that he has amended the charging information for Jason Charles Bloomfield, 35, of Maynard, a Level 4 sex offender.  Level 4 sex offenders are assigned this...

Updated Apr 5, 2016 at 8:06 AM

A $50,000 bond was issued for a Newport Drug Court client last month after a traffic stop resulted in a drug arrest.

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