[Although no date is given, this piece dates sometime after 1970 as Frontier High School is mentioned.]
Newport’s Population 1,883 Census Shows
From an undated
Newport—Preliminary census report figures
give Newport a
total population of 1,883 consisting of 1,015 in Upper
Newport and 868 in Lower Newport.
Figures show there are a total of
630 housing units. Of this number 370
are in Upper Newport with 260 in Lower Newport.
includes the territory between Newell’s Run (right side) to Davis Run. Lower Newport
includes the territory between Newell’s Run (left side) to Hensler’s Market and
Final Day of
Wednesday was the final day or
school for seniors of Frontier
High School. This morning the seniors met at the school
gymnasium for graduation practice and taking of pictures for the yearbook.
Baccalaureate services will be at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Frontier High School auditorium.
An important meeting of the
Volunteer Firemen will be held on Tuesday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fire Department Hall. All members are requested to be present.
The soft ball tournament is now
underway. Newport plays Plauche Insurance in the finals
Saturday, May 30, at noon,
on Hadley Field at the fairgrounds.
The Amici Class of the Newport United Methodist
Church met Thursday evening
at the home of Mrs. Rhoda Hendricks.
Present were Mrs. Mary Hughes, Mrs.
Effie Edgar, Mrs. Edith Sillaman, Mrs. Mary Leister, Mrs. Hilda Heeter, Mrs.
Pearl Hendricks, Mrs. Neva Nash, Miss Freda Hendricks, Mrs. Francis Dimit, Miss
Mary Heeter, Mrs. Hazel Greenwood, Mrs. Marian Dougherty, Mrs. Lorraine
Stephens, Mrs. Hazel Hoff, Mrs. Cora Whaley, Mrs. Ruth Hoff, Mrs. Anna O’Neil,
Mrs. Wanda Brake, Mrs. Lucy Brown, Mrs. Beulah Lauer, Mrs. Emma Eddy, Mrs.
Altha Haynes, and Mrs. Rhoda Hendricks.
Miss Freda Hendricks and Mr. and
Mrs. David Edgar of Newport
and Mr. and Mrs. John Hendricks of Marietta
were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Snow and daughter Susan in Eatlake [Eastlake?].
Mrs. Elsie Mullens, Adrian, W. Va. and Mrs. Ruby Scott, of Marietta, were Wednesday visitors at the home
of Mr. And Mrs. Pat Brake.