ASP DL testing facilities now open. At each facility written exams are given from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the skills exam is by appointment times only. Here is a list of those testing sites and hours of operation.
Jasper – the 1st Tuesday of the month.
Marshall – the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Harrison – Monday, Tuesday (except the 1st Tuesdayof the month.), Wednesday, and Friday.
This information or to schedule a Skills exam can be found on the Arkansas State Police website.
CDL skills testing is available in Harrison for those drivers who are moving from Class D license to Class A, B, or C commercial driver’s license.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic regular monthly meeting schedules may be suspended.
Jasper Kiwanis Club meets 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Ozark Cafe.
Al-Anon Meeting, a support group for family and friends of alcoholics. We have resumed our meetings every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Methodist Fellowship Hall, 400 Clark St. in Jasper. Please wear a mask. You can also join us via Zoom. For more information, call 479-857-8281 or 712-898-8390.
Newton County Hometown Health Coalition meets the second Thursday of each month at the Newton County Special Services Learning Center on West Clark Street, at 10 a.m. The next meeting is May 13.
The Newton County Resource Council meets the second Thursday of each month, at 5 p.m., at Jasper City Hall. The next meeting is May 13.
The Newton County Extension Service is having a Pesticide Applicator Training course for those who need to apply or re-certify for their restricted use pesticide license. This training is mandatory prior to using restricted use pesticides in Arkansas. The cost of the training will be $20. The training will be held at the Newton County Extension office in Jasper on May 13, at 10 a.m. Social distancing will be practiced and masks will be required.
The Compton Volunteer Fire Department will host its 14th annual children's fishing derby from 9-11a.m. Saturday, May 15 at the pond behind its fire station on state Highway 43. Prizes will be awarded.
Jasper Board of Education meets the third Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jasper School Library. The next meeting will be Monday, May 17.
Campbell Edgmon Post 93 of the American Legion and the Women's Auxiliary meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is May 18, at 6 p.m., with a pot luck dinner before the meeting.
Newton County Chamber of Commerce's regular monthly meeting is on the third Thursday. The next meeting is at noon on Thursday, May 20, at The Ozark Cafe.
The Jasper City Council normally meets at City Hall on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting is May 20.
The monthly board meeting for Newton County Healthcare Association, Inc., meets the last Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 25, at 5 p.m., in the Conference Room of Newton County Nursing Home.
Newton County Historical Society meets the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bradley House Museum in Jasper. Public is invited. The next meeting is May 25.
The Western Grove City Council meets the first Tuesday of the month. The council meets at 7 p.m., at the Western Grove City Hall. The next meeting will be Tuesday, June 1.
The Newton County Cancer Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of the month, at the Senior Center in Jasper. Next meeting is June 2.
Newton County Single Parent Scholarship Board meets the first Monday of each month, at 3 p.m., at the Jasper Christian Church. Next meeting is June 7.
Jasper Community Garden members meet on the first Monday of each month at the Jasper United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. The next meeting will be June 7.
The Newton County Quorum Court meets the first Monday of each month at the courthouse beginning at 7 p.m., unless the first Monday is a holiday, then the quorum court meets on Tuesday night. The next meeting is June 7.