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  1. Arkansas man arrested for aggravated robbery, stealing pistolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - New information was released by Jonesboro police Monday about the arrest of a Helena-West Helena man charged with aggravated robbery. According to Jonesboro police, Marlon Braggs Junior, 27, of Helena-West Helena was arrested Sunday for aggravated robbery out of Phillips County.


  2. Armed man wanted for aggravated robbery arrested in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... who was wanted for aggravated robbery in Arkansas. In a news release, Lt. Roy Coleman said Marlon Braggs Jr., 27, of Helena-West Helena, was believed to be in Jonesboro on Friday. Braggs had a warrant for his arrest out of Phillips County. Shortly ...


  3. Charter Authorizing Panel approves applications for four new charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... operate within the state and are now looking to expand into new towns. KIPP Delta , which now runs charter schools in Helena and Blytheville, is attempting to open a school in Forrest City; Haas Hall Academy , which runs a school in Fayetteville, ...


  4. American Queen coming to GreenvilleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... passengers - will be stopping in Greenville for the 2015 season rather than its previous regular daylong stopover in Helena, Arkansas.


  5. Sonny Boy Williamson getting Mississippi Blues Trail markerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Sonny Boy Williamson, a blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter from Mississippi, will be recognized with a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail tomorrow at 5 p.m. The unveiling will take place at 324 Phillips in Helena, Arkansas, a city in which Williamson lived and performed.


  6. Turner Grain Executive Claims $5.5M in Debts, $2M in AssetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Dale Bartlett of Marvell, president of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley, on Monday filed a more detailed bankruptcy filing, listing about $5.5 million in debts and $2 million in assets.


  7. iDefine TV Snags Exclusive Media Project With The Delta Cultural CenterRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | PR Log

    Delta Cultural Center to Capture Legendary Blues Artists & Live Performances During The King Biscuit Music Festival October 9th -11th, 2014 PRLog - Oct. 6, 2014 - ATLANTA -- Is it true that the blues never sleeps? We can definitely say that it never sleeps once a year in early October. In the heart of the historic downtown Helena, Arkansas is where thousands of blues lovers travel from all four corners of the country to attend the King Biscuit Blues Festival.


  8. Town hoping pop-ups draw in restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Arkansas Online

    Trips across the Mississippi River are a common occurrence for Helena-West Helena residents looking for retail options, especially food and drink.


  9. KIPP: Delta receives $500,000 from Walton Foundation for public/charter partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Arkansas Times

    KIPP Delta , the charter school system based out of Helena, has received a $500,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation to execute a two-year pilot program that will partner KIPP with with two traditional public school districts in the Arkansas Delta. The "KIPP Through College" program places college counselors in Helena-West Helena's Central High School as well as Marianna High School in nearby Lee County.


  10. Touring Historic Helena ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Examiner.com

    Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover Buffalo River Park in Arkansas, one of few remaining unpolluted rivers in the US, where you can go canoeing, kayaking or fishing. For a glimpse at the grandeur of the South before the Civil War you can travel to Helena, Arkansas and step back in time to view one of the state's oldest cities that was occupied during the Civil War by 20,000 Union soldiers and lays claim to being the home of seven Confederate generals.


  11. 'And then, I ... ' went to Helena: Satterfield's first installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Arkansas Times

    Barbara Satterfield's interactive ceramic sculpture tour, "And then, I ...," grouped clay figures of women in conversation that she hopes will spark feedback on the project's webpage on art and "pivotal moments" in women's lives, has opened in Helena, the first stop on the tour.


  12. Time to get up and GogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Prince George Citizen

    ... reading live ads. It felt surreal." (Sunshine Sonny Payne has hosted the King Biscuit Time blues show on KFFA in Helena, Arkansas since 1942.) It triggered the writing and interpretation process for his latest album Come On Down which is an equal ...


  13. 10/8 6pm - 10/11 10:30pm King Biscuit Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... ens of thousands of blues enthusiasts, as well as historians, from all over the world converge upon Historic Downtown Helena, Arkansas to hear stirring and uplifting performances of this American art form.


  14. American Queen coming to GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Examiner

    ... of the steamboat's five ports of call next year on cruises between New Orleans and Memphis. Greenville is replacing Helena, Arkansas. Mayor John Cox tells the Delta Democrat Times (http://bit.ly/1pqrmst) the Nov. 2 "test docking" will gauge local ...


  15. Top-10 gambling endurance adventuresRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | RGT Online

    ... miles to a summer teaching job over the course of six days, rather than driving; and I once drove all the way from Helena, Ark., to Rochester, N.Y., without stopping except to put gas in the car. (The last one wasn't too wise; I finally stopped to ...


  16. Riverboat will dock in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... (http://bit.ly/1rB0ze9 ) that American Queen Steamboat Co. informed him of the decision to substitute Greenville for Helena, Arkansas. The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about ...


  17. Painted Axe Completes King Biscuit TrifectaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Even though the official end to a sweltering summer was Labor Day, the Blues is just starting to heat up, Painted Axe is ecstatic to announce the completion of three commissions for the King Biscuit Blues Festival, Oct. 8-11 in Helena, Ark.


  18. Sarah Elizabeth Leonard EnglishRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Murfreesboro Post

    Sarah Elizabeth Leonard English, age 74 of Milton, TN, passed away Friday August 29, 2014. A native of West Helena, AR, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Virgie Icevene Pyron Leonard. She was also preceded in death by her husband ...


  19. National Democrats Hit Tom Cotton on Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... environment for his party. The ad targets the freshman congressman on Social Security. It features Brett Smith of Helena, Ark., vocalizing his concern for his retirement. "I can see my retirement from here, but every time I see Tom Cotton I feel it ...


  20. Leave the butter cow alooooooneRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... a banquet centerpiece) can be traced to the 1876 Centennial Exhibition where Caroline Shawk Brooks, a farm woman from Helena, Arkansas, displayed her Dreaming Iolanthe, a basrelief bust of a woman modeled in butter. It was kept cold with a system of ...


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