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  1. Helena Harbor gets back on trackRead the original story

    9 min ago | The Daily Advance

    A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.' s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor on March 31, 2015, attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

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  2. 3 dogs dead after shelter break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The director of the Humane Society of the Delta said three of the shelter's dogs died after a break-in Wednesday night. Beth Florek said staff members found one dog dead and two others injured in an outdoor pen when they arrived at the Helena-West Helena shelter Thursday morning.

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  3. 3 dogs dead after break-in at Arkansas animal shelter, director saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    The director of the Humane Society of the Delta said three of the shelter's dogs died after a break-in Wednesday night. Beth Florek said her staff members found one dog dead and two others injured in an outdoor pen when they arrived at the Helena-West Helena shelter Thursday morning.

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  4. The centenarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | NWAonline

    They came from across the Delta on a hot, humid Saturday earlier this month to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Helena attorney David Solomon. Some came from even farther away.

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  5. Sex offender accused of rape; girl, 15, has 3 kids, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | NWAonline

    A Helena-West Helena man who did repair work at a home where a 15-year-old girl lived faces a rape charge and is accused of fathering at least one of her three children, authorities said. William Maylona Watson Jr., 44, was arrested Sunday after a three-month investigation that began when police found the teen pregnant with her third child, said Helena-West Helena Police Chief Virgil Green.

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  6. Police: Helena-West Helena man arrested on rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KAIT-TV

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR - Helena-West Helena police have arrested a man suspected of raping a 15-year-old. According to the police department's Facebook page, 44-year-old William Watson of Helena-West Helena allegedly raped the teenager, who has three children.

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  7. Current Racial Tensions Bring to Light a Black Screenwriters First...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Digital Post Production

    ... violent history of racism in America and the murders committed in Arkansas are definitely relevant. Manuel grew up in Helena, Arkansas, just a short distance from Elaine, where the murders took place. Black farmers wanting equal pay for their crops ... 2 comments

  8. Helena Harbor Gets Back On TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    John Edwards, economic development director of the Helena Harbor: "We've overcome what I call the most serious infrastructure challenges that we've faced."

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  9. Black Lives Matter T-shirts no longer for sale at Mosaic Templars Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... But should you be so lucky, also ask her about the sacking of the popular director of the Delta Cultural Center in Helena and what Republican foot soldier she's picked for the job. At least the Delta Center is not being closed, as was rumored early ...

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  10. Kudzu bugs move toward Arkansas soybeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Deltafarmpress

    ... said that only within recent weeks had the pest been discovered in large numbers in a commercial soybean field near Helena, Ark. "It's an unusually high amount," Goodson said. "We've never had these numbers in the state of Arkansas before. We found ...

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  11. Soy-damaging kudzu bug gaining foothold, agent saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NWAonline

    So named because it survives winters by snuggling in kudzu, the pest also has a hankering for soybeans -- a $2 billion crop here. "We do have them in a couple of fields," Robert Goodson, an agricultural agent in Helena-West Helena for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said Tuesday.

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  12. King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75th anniversaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... milestone - 75 years of King Biscuit Time. Since the start, the show has been broadcast live on 1360 KFFA-AM in Helena. In 1992, the show moved to broadcasting from the Depot on Missouri Street, and then moved again in 2000 to its current home ...

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  13. King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... milestone - 75 years of King Biscuit Time. Since the start, the show has been broadcast live on 1360 KFFA-AM in Helena. In 1992, the show moved to broadcasting from the Depot on Missouri Street, and then moved again in 2000 to its current home ...

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  14. Another departure from Heritage DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Arkansas Times

    Several sources have informed the Arkansas Times that Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst traveled to Helena yesterday to fire Katie Harrington , the director and long-time employee of the Delta Cultural Center. A request to DAH to confirm has not been answered.

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  15. THURSDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Jackson and Vicksburg,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2012 | PR Newswire

    ... livers its services to people throughout Preview: UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY: Obama Cabinet Member to visit Memphis, Tenn., Helena, Ark., and Clarksdale, Miss., as part of Main Street Road Tour

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  16. Arkansas city limits tobacco sales to people over age 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. - A city in eastern Arkansas is raising the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, with council members saying they're alarmed by poor health in the community. 5 comments

  17. Dorothy ChampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Mound Grove Garden of Memory in Kankakee. Dorothy, known by many as "Pudden" or "Granny," was born Nov. 5, 1940, in Helena, Ark., the daughter of Charlie Jones and Eathel Williams. She was married to George Robert Champ Jr. on July 20, 1972, in ...

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  18. Retrospect, June 22, 2016: Weaver spent much of war in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sussex Sun

    ... door of Vicksburg, but this was failure to take Vicksburg from the rear (Feb. 26-April 6, 1863). Now, it was back to Helena, Arkansas, and garrison duty, and also to see that arms, ammunition, food and men were fed down the Mississippi to Gen. U.S. ...

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  19. Jacob Trieber's justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Last month the federal courthouse in Helena was named in honor of U.S. District Judge Jacob Trieber.

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  20. No smokes, Helena tells those under 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NWAonline

    Helena-West Helena aldermen, upset over information about failing health in Phillips County, passed an ordinance this week that prohibits the sale of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to anyone younger than 21. The Phillips County municipality will be the first in Arkansas and in the southern United States to enact such legislation, which goes into effect Sept. 1, said Helena-West Helena Mayor Jay Hollowell.

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