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Newport Council Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The city council Monday evening unanimously approved a bylaw change to prohibit a medical marijuana dispensary in their community.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

The Express Celebrates 1960s With Commemorative Book

April 8, 2014

The Sixties Generation: peace, love, and rock-n-roll. Sometimes referred to as the Swinging Sixties, this decade conjures up images of wild and rebellious times. But the sixties were much more than that. It was a defining chapter in history. It was a time of profound social and political change, and a time of very significant historical events in the U.S. and around the world.
The Newport Daily Express is publishing a book highlighting the era. Individuals will be able to read the firsthand accounts of what was happening throughout the entire decade.

LR Students Propose Mentoring Program For Freshmen

April 8, 2014

BARTON - Lake Region Union High School students Sydney Whipple, Emily Millar, and Kayla Poginy outlined a program to the school board Monday night that would match freshmen with seniors to help them acclimate to the school environment.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

West Charleston Man Held On Bail After Denying Charge He Drugged, Sexually Assaulted School Girl

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A West Charleston man was held at the Northern State Correctional Facility on $500,000 bail Tuesday after pleading not guilty to felony charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, and sexual assault using drugs to impair.
If Michael McFarland, 30, makes bail he must stay at least 300 feet away from his alleged victim, her family, her home, her vehicle, and her school, and he may not initiate or maintain contact with any female under 18 unless otherwise approved by the court.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

 

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