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  1. Civil War group to fund field tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NWAonline

    ... exhibit at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, and Freedom Park and the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena. The commission "is focusing on the passage of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawed slavery, ...

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  2. Police identify Helena-West Helena shooting victims, seek two suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    The Helena-West Helena Police Department is seeking the public's help to find two men wanted in connection with a shooting at a motel that sent two men to area hospitals. Police say both Corddero Carter, 22, and Tevin Randle, 22, should be considered armed and dangerous, and are wanted for questioning for their alleged involvement in the shooting at Sand's Motel Tuesday night.

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  3. West Helena Police Investigate after Two Men Found Shot in Motel RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | FOX16

    West Helena police are investigating after two men were found shot multiple times in a motel room on Tuesday, authorities say. On Tuesday, police were called to the Sands Motel on U.S. 49 in response to shots that were fired, according to a news release. 7 comments

  4. A visit to Arkansas CityRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 9 | The City Wire

    ... levee road into a biking and walking trail. When completed, the 84-mile trail will follow the Mississippi River from Helena to Arkansas City. Along the route is the site of the Elaine Race Riot, the White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Rohwer ...

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  5. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Wednesday, August 5, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Library of Congress

    ... discharged from further consideration of S. 1707 , 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'', and the bill ...

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  6. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | 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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  7. Markup: the following bills and other legislative business:General...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | 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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  8. Kid-filled car used as ram, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | 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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  9. Markup: the following bills and other legislative business:General...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | 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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  10. Sweet Dreamzzz will find their way to Arkansas in the fallRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | 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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  11. Push on to name building for Helena judge of 1900sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | 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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  12. Teach for America announces new Jacksonville executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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