Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0010 (June 2002)
FCC 323
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20060201AUU
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
Mailing Address
P. O. BOX 989
City
BLYTHEVILLE
State or Country (if foreign address)
AR
ZIP Code
72316 - 0989
Telephone Number (include area code)
8707622093
E-Mail Address (if available) 
RHILL@ARKANSAS.NET
FCC Registration Number:
0001732056
Call Sign 
KOSE
Facility ID Number 
48740
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
GARY S. SMITHWICK, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
SMITHWICK & BELENDIUK, P.C.
Telephone Number (include area code)
2023634560
E-Mail Address (if available)
GSMITHWICK@FCCWORLD.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)
4. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Fee-exempt Report Other
N/A (Fee Required)



Section II - Ownership Information

5.

a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KOSE 52902 WILSON AR AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KNBY 48750 NEWPORT AR AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KOKR 48743 NEWPORT AR AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KTPA 48745 PRESCOTT AR AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KHPA 48740 HOPE AR FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KXAR 33763 HOPE AR AM



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 01/30/2006 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(a), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 5(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
6.
Respondent is:
Sole proprietorship Not-for-profit corporation Limited partnership
For-profit corporation General partnership Other
If "Other", describe nature of the respondent in an Exhibit.
[Exhibit 1]
7.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
ON FILE


8. Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Capitalization Information]


Capitalization


Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise excercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

Class of stock (preferred, common or other)
Voting or Non-voting
Number of Shares
Authorized
Issued and Outstanding
Treasury
Unissued
COMMON
V
1000
1000
0
0


9.
(a.) List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information

List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
1. Name and address of respondent and each party to the respondent holding an attributable interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the stock or holding the attributable interest). List the respondent first, officers next, then directors and, thereafter, remaining stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, and partners.
2. Gender (male or female).
3. Ethnicity (check one).
4. Race (select one or more).
5. Citizenship.
6. Positional interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, investor/creditor attributable under the Commission's equity/debt plus standard, etc.
7. Percentage of votes.
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus).

1. Name and Address HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR. , 2109 GLENDALE, TEXARKANA, AR 71854
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest PRESIDENT; DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 73.30
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 73.30

1. Name and Address LYDIA S. LANGSTON 1210 N. SIXTH STREET, BLYTHEVILLE, AR 72315
2. Gender (male or female) Female
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SECRETARY, TREASURER, DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 15.20
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 15.20

1. Name and Address LANEAL S. SALTER 2498 CEDAR DALE GERMANTOWN, TN 38139
2. Gender (male or female) Female
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 11.50
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 11.50

1. Name and Address ROBERT H. HILL, 1600 SOUTH ELM ST., HOPE, AR 71801
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00


(b) Respondent certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth in response to Question 9(a) are non-attributable. Yes No

N/A

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

(c) Is the respondent or any party holding an attributable interest in the respondent also the holder of an attributable interest in any other broadcast station or in any cable or newspaper entities in the same market or with overlapping signals in the same broadcast service, as described in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3555 and 76.501? Yes No
If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying the holder of that other attributable interest, listing the call signs, locations and facilities identifiers of such other broadcast stations, and describing the nature and size of the ownership interest and the positions held in the other broadcast, cable or newspaper entities. [Exhibit 3]
(d) Are any of the individuals listed in response to Question 9(a) related as parent-child, husband-wife, brothers and sisters?

Yes No

 

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit setting forth full information as to the family relationship

[Exhibit 4]

(e) Is respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties unrelated to the licensee or permittee?

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying that individual by name and title, fully describing that individual's duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

Yes No

[Exhibit 5]



SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am PRESIDENT

(Official Title)


of NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 5, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR.
Date
02/01/2006
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 8707622093

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits
Exhibit 3
Description:
OTHER INTERESTS

NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR., AND LYDIA S. LANGSTON HAVE THE FOLLOWING INTERESTS IN NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY:
HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR.,--PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR AND 73.3% SHAREHOLDER (57.8% HELD AS ADMINISTRATOR W/WILL ANNEXED OF THE ESTATE OF HAROLD L. SUDBURY, SR.);
LYDIA S. LANGSTON -- SECRETARY/TREASURER, DIRECTOR AND 15.2% SHAREHOLDER.
LANEAL S. SALTER -- DIRECTOR AND 11.5% SHAREHOLDER

NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY IS THE LICENSEE OF KOSE(AM), WILSON, AR; KNBY(AM)/KOKR(FM), NEWPORT, AR; KTPA(AM)/KHPA(FM), PRESCOTT/HOPE, AR AND KXAR(AM), HOPE, AR.


PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.
HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR., IS THE CHAIRMAN, CEO, DIRECTOR, AND 95% SHAREHOLDER IN PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC., LICENSEE OF STATIONS KQDD(FM), OSCEOLA, AR AND KAMJ(FM), GOSNELL, AR.

SUDBURY AFFILIATES, LLC HOLDS A 50% INTEREST IN ARKLATEX, LLC. HAROLD SUDBURY, JR. IS THE SOLE MEMBER OF SUDBURY AFFILIATES, LLC.
ARKLATEX, LLC, IS THE LICENSEE OF THE FOLLOWING STATIONS:

KCMC(AM)       33729 TEXARKANA, TEXAS
KJMY(FM)       33762 HOPE, ARKANSAS
KFYX(FM)       33541 TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS
KTFS(AM)       33542 TEXARKANA, TEXAS

HAROLD L. SUDBURY HAS ATTRIBUTABLE INTERESTS, THROUGH VARIOUS LICENSEES, IN THE FOLLOWING STATIONS:

KHLS(FM)     63607 BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS     SUDBURY SERVICES
KLCN(AM)     63606 BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS     SUDBURY SERVICES
KHPA(FM)     48740 HOPE, ARKANSAS            NEWPORT BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.
KNBY(AM)     48750 NEWPORT, ARKANSAS         NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
KOKR(FM)     48743 NEWPORT, ARKANSAS         NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
KOSE(AM)     52902 WILSON, ARKANSAS         NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
KQDD(FM)     52904 OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS         PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.
KAMJ(FM)     24666 GOSNELL, ARKANSAS         PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.
KTPA(AM)     48745 PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS        NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY
KXAR(AM)     33763 HOPE, ARKANSAS            NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY


BLYTHEVILLE TV CABLE COMPANY
HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR., IS PRESIDENT AND 25% SHAREHOLDER OF BLYTHEVILLE TV CABLE COMPANY, LYDIA S. LANGSTON IS SECRETARY/TREASURER AND 20% SHAREHOLDER OF BLYTHEVILLE TV CABLE COMPANY. BLYTHEVILLE TV CABLE COMPANY SERVICE THE CITIES OF BLYTHEVILLE AND DELL, AR AND PORTIONS OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR.



Attachment 3


Exhibit 4
Description:
FAMILY RELATIONSHIP

HAROLD L. SUDBURY, JR., AND LYDIA S. LANGSTON AND LANEAL S. SALTER ARE SIBLINGS.

Attachment 4