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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Portia.

Our newspaper information for Portia is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Portia. In addition, the list contains another 24 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Portia. In total, we've identified 25 papers within 18 miles [29 km] of Portia.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Portia ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Portia area:

  Portia Free Press  

Years of publication: 1886 to 1888

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28814782

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portia Free Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN93050645

Newspapers Neighboring Portia ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km] of Portia.

The papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from Portia.

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  • Powhatan - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west
  • Walnut Ridge - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east
  • Imboden - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest
  • Pocahontas - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast
  • Ravenden - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest
  • Ravenden Springs - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest
  • Swifton - 18 miles [29 km] to the south

Published In Powhatan [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west of Portia)

  The Powhatan Weekly Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1857 to 1858

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28814767

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Powhatan Weekly Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN93050643


Published In Walnut Ridge [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Portia)

 
  Daily Telephone  

Years of publication: 1895 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8807242

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Daily Telephone

Holdings for: LCCN SN82015010

 
  The Blade  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 1929

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 22153538

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blade

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050252

 
  The Times Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1910 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8776992

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Times Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN82014205


Published In Imboden [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Portia)

 
  The Imboden Journal  

Years of publication: 1915 to 1971

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20650275

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Imboden Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051417

 
  The Ozark Journal  

Years of publication: 1971 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20650285

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ozark Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051416

 
  The Spring River News  

Years of publication: 189? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28814775

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Spring River News

Holdings for: LCCN SN93050644


Published In Pocahontas [Randolph County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Portia)

 
  Pocahontas Star Herald  

Years of publication: 1907 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19684357

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pocahontas Star Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051210

 
  Randolph County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1932 to 1937

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21111058

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Randolph County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050068

 
  Randolph Herald-Index  

Years of publication: 188? to 1884

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19684379

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Randolph Herald-Index

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051207

 
  Randolph Herald  

Years of publication: 1884 to 1903

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19684374

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Randolph Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051208

 
  Randolph Scalpel  

Years of publication: 1877 to 1882

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19680768

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Randolph Scalpel

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051203

 
  The Camp Buzzer  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21348072

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Camp Buzzer

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050136

 
  The News-Herald  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1907

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19684366

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The News-Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051209

 
  The Pocahontas Times  

Years of publication: 191? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21111034

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pocahontas Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050070

 
  The Pocahontas Weekly Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1858 to 1860

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21111070

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pocahontas Weekly Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050067

 
  The Randolph County Clipper  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 26033845

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Randolph County Clipper

Holdings for: LCCN SN92050118

 
  The Randolph County Courier  

Years of publication: 1870 to 1872

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12389290

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Randolph County Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85038379

 
  The Weekly Observer  

Years of publication: 1873 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21111051

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050069


Published In Ravenden [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Portia)

 
  Ravenden Hustler  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 25169709

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Ravenden Hustler

Holdings for: LCCN SN92050017


Published In Ravenden Springs [Randolph County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Portia)

 
  Eye-Opener  

Years of publication: 1899 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21098381

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eye-Opener

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050056

 
  The Owl  

Years of publication: 191? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24904397

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Owl

Holdings for: LCCN SN91050210

 
  The Weekly News  

Years of publication: 1907 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24904392

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly News

Holdings for: LCCN SN91050209


Published In Swifton [Jackson County]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Portia)

 
  The Swifton Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1910 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21569259

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Swifton Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050188

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Lawrence County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Portia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Portia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Portia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Portia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0849, Longitude: -91.0711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Portia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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