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Cobretti Brown and Essie Campbell, of Deer, announce the birth of their child, a son, Doltan Brown, born Jan. 14 (2018) at St. Mary's Regional Health System, Russellville.

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Jonathan and Jessica Powell of Marble Falls, announce the birth of a son, Elijah Powell. He was born Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the UAMS Family Medical Center in Little Rock.

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There will be a Wild Game Dinner at the Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper at 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19. Adults $15 per plate (Registered members $12) Children 10 and under $10 per plate. All take-outs $16.50 (includes tax). On the menu: Elk, deer  and catfish; salad b…

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The family of Larry “Pete” and Janet Lager wish to invite you to a drop-in celebration of Larry and Janet’s 50th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 21, from 2-4 p.m. at the Shiloh United Baptist Church. Larry Lager and Janet Gibbs were united in marriage in Springdale on Jan. 19, 1968. The …

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The Friends of the Newton County Library met Jan. 8, and made final plans for the winter book sale and discussed other upcoming events.

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The Newton County Nursing Home will host a National Pie Day Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m.

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Friends of the Newton County Library will be having a Soup, Bread and Book Sale at the library on Friday, Jan. 12, from noon until 4 p.m. Bread and soup will be available for a donation. Saturday, sale only, will be from 10 a.m. until noon.

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 The Jasper Lodge #21 Chaplin, Jimmie Don Beets, of the Free and Accepted Masons of Arkansas presented a check to Marsha Horton, Newton County Extension Office for $250 for the Newton County EHC Christmas Child Project. The Newton County Extension Homemakers Club members worked with 36 famil…

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The annual Kids, Cops and Christmas project was successful for the second straight season as the Jasper Police Department helped underprivileged children beat the Christmas blues by taking two students from each of the county's four schools on a holiday shopping spree.

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The children and grandchildren of Gerald and Velma Norton will be hosting a Retirement Reception in their honor on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 2-5 p.m. at Norton’s Country Store.

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The Jasper Lodge #21 Chaplin, Jimmie Don Beets, of the Free and Accepted Masons of Arkansas presented a check to Marsha Horton, Newton County Extension Office for $250 for the Newton County EHC Christmas Child Project. The Newton County Extension Homemakers Club members worked with 36 famili…

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Calendar of events at the Newton County Library for January

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The Jasper Lodge #21 Chaplin, Jimmie Don Beets, of the Free and Accepted Masons of Arkansas presented a check to Marsha Horton, Newton County Extension Office for $250.00 for the Newton County EHC Christmas Child Project.  The Newton County Extension Homemakers Club members worked with 36 fa…

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The Jasper Methodist Church will hold its candlelight service with carols and communion Sunday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Mill and Clark streets in Jasper. Everyone is invited to attend.

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The Newton County Friends of the Library elected officers at its Dec. 11 meeting.

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The Jasper Pioneers members and their spouses met at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the home of Linda and Marvin Fuson at Mt. Sherman.

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The Rhythm and Sole Cloggers have become the newest 4-H club in Newton County. Leader and instructor Shelly Tomlinson has teamed up with FCS-4H County Agent, Marsha Horton, to give the cloggers a chance to enhance their horizons as well of the others around them. The small group of cloggers …

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Newton County Library events for December - Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Newtonians Book Club; Dec. 11, noon, Friends of the Library; Dec. 13, 4 p.m. Cookie Swap; Dec. 14, 4:15 p.m., Tai Chi with Lori Terry.

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Eight members of the Jasper High School’s Food and Nutrition Class recently had the opportunity to receive training from the National Certified ServSafe program for Food Service.  As part of the school’s efforts to bring special training into the school during the Flex Scheduled program, Mar…

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The Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club was reminded of the county EHC Christmas party at 10:30 a.m.l on Friday, Dec. 1.

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The Historic Ponca Church will hold an old-time country worship service at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the music and worship together.

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Jasper FFA chili supper and auction

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Hasty Volunteer Fire Department held a chili supper and auction Oct. 28. During the event, Robert Roberson, board president, gave years of service awards to, from left,  Keith Wheeler, first responder and firefighter, 10 years; Debbie Wheeler, Women's Auxiliary member, first responder and fi…

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Robert Roberson, Navy Veteran of the Hasty area, due to personal reason, resigned his position as post chaplain of the Campbell-Edgmon American Legion Post 93, Jasper, Sept. 17, 2017.

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Miss Holiday Spirit Pageant 2017 will be held at the Valley Springs Cafetorium on Saturday, Nov. 11, beginning at 2 p.m. Applications and information at area dress shops, facebook.com/vscheerleading, Valley Springs School offices, or by contacting Coach Estes at 870-688-6612 ckestes@valley.k…

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James and Ellen Martin own Massage for Health Clinic in Jasper and have great success with Acuscope-Myopulse therapy — even helping some patients with opiate addiction.

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Community Meal at Mt. Sherman

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LITTLE ROCK (Oct. 22, 2017) — Arts & Crafts winners were announced in the Art Senior Youth Divisions at the Arkansas State Fair. The Arkansas State Fair concluded Sunday, Oct. 22 at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. PENCIL: Landscape – Shawnee Morris, Jasper; CHARCOAL: Landscape – Sh…

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Zac and Chloë (Robinson) Davis of Bentonville, would like to announce the arrival of their baby girl. Noë Faye Davis was born Oct. 18 (2017). She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18.75 inches long. Chloë is the daughter of Tammy Casey and grand daughter of Newton County Times correspond…

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There will be a Walk for God on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. The walk will begin at the Log Hall Church on state Highway 374 and proceed to the Vendor Assembly of God and back. Everyone is welcome to come worship and share in fellowship.

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Keith and Marla Ricketts of Jasper, AR are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Katelynn Amber Ricketts, to Matthew William Leon Murphy, son of Leslie and Sheila Murphy of Jasper, AR. The ceremony will be held at Parthenon Full Gospel Church on Satur…

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The Compton Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Chili Super on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the historic Compton School Cafeteria.