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  1. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NWAonline

    ... cost. The grant runs out in October, she said. a Just days after the Arkansas Department of Education sent a team to Helena to help school administrators craft a plan to get the Helena-West Helena School District out of fiscal distress, some ...

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  2. Markup: the following bills and other legislative business:General...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The United States House of Representatives

    The Committee is scheduled to consider the following measures: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program Resolutions H.R. 2954 - To designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court House S. 261 - A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse H.R. XXXX - To provide funds to the Army Corps of Engineers to hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist the Corps with curation and historic preservation activities, and for other purposes U.S. House of Representatives 2251 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Phone: 225-9446 Fax: 225-6782

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  3. Kid-filled car used as ram, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    ... nty jail on charges of capital murder and theft of property. His bail is set at $2,500. 100 years ago, July 20, 1915: HELENA -- The Mississippi river at this point is again rising rapidly and a stage of 40 feet has been predicted for Helena. Read>>

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  4. Markup: the following bills and other legislative business:General...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | The United States House of Representatives

    Markup of the following bills and other legislative business: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program Resolutions H.R. 2954 - To designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the "Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court House" S. 261 - A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse H.R. XXXX - To provide funds to the Army Corps of Engineers to hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist the Corps with curation and historic preservation activities, and for other purposes Other matters cleared for consideration.

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  5. Sweet Dreamzzz will find their way to Arkansas in the fallRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | PR Log

    ... is continuing its expansion by bringing Sweet Dreamzzz to other states across the country. KIPP Delta Preschool (Helena, Arkansas) will be receiving Sweet Dreamzzz Early Childhood Sleep Education Programa (ECSEP) in the fall of 2015. This program ...

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  6. Push on to name building for Helena judge of 1900sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | NWAonline

    ... congressional delegation sponsored legislation to honor the judge by naming the federal complex at 617 Walnut St. in Helena-West Helena as the Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court House. "As a whole ... ...

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  7. Teach for America announces new Jacksonville executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... llie first joined TFA in 2002 as a Mississippi-Delta corps member, when he taught at Beech Crest Elementary School in Helena, Ark., for three years. He joined the Jacksonville TFA team in 2011.

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  8. Rising Mississippi River to impact farmland behind the levee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... t expected to be dry until mid-July or even later." The river is expected to crest in Memphis on July 8 at 30.5 feet. Helena, Ark., is forecast to crest on July 10 at 39 feet. Greenville, Miss., will see the crest on July 13 at 48.5 feet.

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  9. Rising Mississippi River could put riverside crops underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... expected to be dry until mid-July or even later." The river is expected to crest in Memphis on July 8 at 30.5 feet. Helena, Ark., is forecast to crest on July 10 at 39 feet. Greenville, Miss., will see the crest on July 13 at 48.5 feet. The rise is ...

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  10. West Memphis Chamber distributing petition to keep the Old Bridge openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... just for West Memphis, but for Eastern Arkansas as a whole." A possible logical alternative route would be through Helena, "burdening them with a portion of the 60,000 18 wheelers per day that cross that I-55 bridge," but the city is not prepared ...

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  11. Yo-yo fishing worth the extra troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Courier

    ... and blues; up to 10-15 pounders at times. For catching sheer numbers of catfish, you can't beat Old Town Lake near Helena. When the channel catfish are spawning and most active, fishing can be hot even during the day at Old Town. It can be a ...

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  12. Clarksville Pastor Frank E. Washington, Sr. releases his first book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... his gift of pen and poetry that will inspire people from every walk in life. Pastor Frank Washington was born in West Helena, Arkansas. He is a Veteran of the U.S. Army and has served his country for more than 21 years. In 1975, he accepted his ...

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  13. Created to Serve: After 37 years, Dorothy Davis retires from DHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... to offer outside of work." Davis began working at a post office in California and then spent five years at a plant in Helena, Arkansas. She served as a teacher's assistant in Helena/West Helena for three years before joining DHS as a clerk typist ...

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  14. CeDell Davis Plays Slide with a Butter Knife | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Guitar Player

    ... necessity. At the age of 10, Davis was stricken with polio, leaving him with minimal use of his hands. Growing up in Helena, Arkansas, in the Thirties, he was steeped in the Delta blues. He had already begun playing guitar before his polio, and ...

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  15. Bluesman CeDell Davis and His Butter Knife Guitar Style Has Legions of Famous Local FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    He can't shred like Eddie Van Halen or fingerpick like Chet Atkins, but Delta bluesman CeDell Davis' guitar technique is just as pioneering. Determined to play after his right hand was stricken with polio as a 10-year-old living in Helena, Ark., Davis bought a right-handed guitar and flipped it, the way Jimi Hendrix later made famous.

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  16. A Bridge Too FarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... melt down. To cross the Mississippi River, you'd have to funnel hundreds of thousands of vehicles to Dyersburg or Helena, Arkansas, a night-marish scenario. (Not to mention the difficulty of getting over to Pancho's for happy hour and cheese dip.) ...

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  17. Long looks at the Delta by Norwood Creech, Tim JacobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    Norwood Creech of Lepanto and Tim Jacob of Little Rock both love to paint the Delta, and they do so in long, narrow sweeps that capture the topography and agricultural nature of the area. You can see their work in "The Arkansas Delta Duo: The Art of Tim Jacob and the Art of Norwood Creech" at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena/West Helena.

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  18. Catfish crooks, timber thieves and truffle rustlersRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Deltafarmpress

    ... bed and then keep driving to the processor. The accomplice took the pilfered catfish to sell across the bridge in Helena, Ark. The pair was eventually busted. Years later, another type of thievery was even more surprising to me. Older folks, ...

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  19. Della BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    She was preceded in death by her two sons, James and Rickey Blue; and a stepson, Eddie Lee Blue, all from Helena, Ark.; one brother, Roosevelt Anderson, of Columbus, Ga.; and one sister, Angelean Fuller of Lansing, Mich. She is survived by two daughters, Angela Blue and Carla Blue; one son, Timothy Blue, all of Conway; three stepdaughters, Sandra Tyler of Conway, Debbie Smith and Gail Haynes , both of Helena-West Helena, Ark.; two brothers, Jimmie Lee Anderson of Boston, Mass.

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  20. Blues legend King dies in Vegas at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... In November 1941 came a revelation: King Biscuit Time went on the air, broadcasting on KFFA, a radio station in Helena, Ark. It was the first radio show to feature the Mississippi Delta blues, and young Riley King heard it on his lunch break at the ...

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