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Soil CSI coming to Newport

Special to the Independent
NEWPORT — A new technology is being unveiled to agronomists and farmers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Jacksonport State Park, 111 Avenue St.
ProAg Services and Trace Genomics will host . . . more »


Gerry Moss to perform Tuesday

Gerry Moss and the Arkansas All-Stars will perform a concert of blues and rock music at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the outdoor Terry Scoggins Memorial Stage on Front Street in downtown Newport. The show is part of the . . . more »


Newport High School recognized as a Heart Safe School by hospital

Newport High School was recently recognized as a Heart Safe School by Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
Project ADAM affiliates strive to assist schools and communities in establishing an emergency plan to place into action in . . . more »


ASU-Newport names new dean of NursingĀ and Health Professions


Special to the Independent
NEWPORT — Arkansas State University-Newport has announced that Dr. Typhanie Myers is the new dean of Nursing and Health Professions. Myers has been with ASU-Newport since 2016, serving as . . . more »


Expectant mothers, new moms invited to classes

Special to the Newport Independent
BATESVILLE — White River Health System wants to ensure that new moms and soon-to-be moms are receiving the support they need. Childbirth Education Classes are available to expecting . . . more »