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The Newport Historical Preservation Committee announces the opening of an Art and Artist display in the large Exhibit Room. The exhibit features artwork by Newport residents William Earle and Greydon Piper and other local artists. Stop in to see the artwork and learn more about the artist. If you missed the raffle display at the Newport Riverwalk Festival, the Greydon Piper painting will be on display at the Newport Cultural Center until Saturday, August 11th. Raffle tickets will be on sale, 1 for $5 or 5 for $20, until the drawing at 10 AM on Saturday, August 11th. You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds from the raffle will be used to support future historical displays and to purchase materials needed to preserve Newport’s vast collection. If you have any questions about the raffle or the Historical Preservation Committee, contact Sylvia at 217-8615 or email
The Corinna Historical Society will be open on Saturday, August 11th from 12 to 5 PM to welcome all Corinna Union Academy graduates. All are encouraged and welcome to come and reminisce. Light refreshments will be served.