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Future Business Leaders attend conference


Pictured are 2019 NHS graduate Nathan May, NHS Junior Lexi Bradley, 2019 NHS graduate Brett Bennett and 2019 NHS graduate Jade Plummer.

By Amanda Reynolds - Newport Independent
Newport High School’s Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) attended the 2019 National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas from June 28-July 3. The guest speaker for the event was Coach Sherry

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Lady Hounds attend team camp


The Independent
Lady Hounds Basketball played in the Northeast Arkansas team camp at Nettleton High School in Jonesboro last week. The team won two games and lost two games.
During the first day of team camp, the team beat Cross County 34-15, but. . . more »

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Apollo 11 at 50

Cal Thomas
p>You had to be there 50 years ago, and I was. As a young reporter for a local TV station in Houston, I frequently visited NASA (“the space base,” we dubbed it), met many of the astronauts and reported on their exploits.
Along. . .