Newport


Shooter Arrested In Newport

On Wednesday September 2nd at about 3:40 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a shots fired call off of Highway 20…


Fire At Newport Pawn Shop

Newport Fire Department was dispatched to a building fire at 08:07 this morning. 911 callers and an arriving police unit in the area described black…




Replacing Big Creek Dam Will Be Costly

By Larry Coonrod http://lincolncountydispatch.com NEWPORT—The latest engineering report on the seismic stability of the Big Creek dams recommends taking out the lower dam completely and…





Newport Aquatic Center Already Overbudget

By Larry Coonrod http://www.lincolncountydispatch.com NEWPORT—Even before the groundbreaking takes place Newport’s new aquatic center is nearly half a million dollars over budget. Voters in November…