Newport’s Population 1,883
From an undated newspaper article (1990?)
census report figures give Newport a total population of 1,883 consisting of
1,015 in Upper Newport and 868 in Lower Newport.
show there are a total of 630 housing units. Of this number 370 are in
Upper Newport with 260 in Lower Newport.
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 No. 9.
Final Day of School
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.
services will be at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Frontier High School auditorium.
Fire Department Reports
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
Soft Ball Tourney
ball tournament is now underway. Newport plays Plauche Insurance in the
finals Saturday, May 30, at noon, on Hadley Field at the fairgrounds.
Amici Class Meets
Class of the Newport United Methodist Church met Thursday evening at the home
of Mrs. Rhoda Hendricks.
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.
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?].
Elsie Mullens, Adrian, W. Va. and Mrs. Ruby Scott, of Marietta, were Wednesday
visitors at the home of Mr. And Mrs. Pat Brake.