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Depot Days bring Rock n' Roll to downtown Newport

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With the weather turning somewhat cooler, its the time of year when a lot of local communities are having festivals. One of those that's been going on for many years is Depot Days in Newport. It's Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24.

KASU's Marty Scarborough sits down with Julie Allen, the Executive Director for the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, to learn about the events and acts that will be performing at this year's Depot Days.

Marty Scarbrough has worked at KASU since 1992, and he serves as program director, overseeing the station’s content. Marty is a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, and he has produced and hosted programs of classical music, jazz, bluegrass, and blues music. He also oversees KASU’s Bluegrass Monday concert series. When not at work, Marty loves spending time with his wife and his three sons, and he enjoys attending concerts of many different styles of music.
A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.