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

    Yesterday | 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 ...

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  2. Leave the butter cow alooooooneRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | 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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  3. Hazel Clarice HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Breeze Courier

    ... heavenly home on Sunday August 10, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born October 20, 1946 in West Helena, AR to Carl Leo and Beatrice (McClain) Bershers. She married John Allen Holmes, Sr. on March 21, 1963 in Arkansas and was ...

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  4. Good drainage, new technology helping Bowers Farms continue to move aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Deltafarmpress

    ... unusual geological formation that runs from southeast Missouri down through Clay County to the Mississippi River at Helena, Ark. Much of the area was not cleared and made accessible to farmers until drainage districts were created beginning around ...

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  5. Across the Great Divide: The Band, "Share Your Love [With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... album's original fold-out poster , a saloon setting from Edward Kasper that combines Helm's old stomping grounds of Helena, Ark., with Robbie Robertson's Cabbagetown, and I can't take my eyes off Manuel. He's apart, the only one lost in thought. ...

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  6. 'I came to the Delta to be a heroine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Joannejacobs.com

    When she came to Helena, Arkansas as a Teach for America recruit, April Bo Wang quickly learned her students' poverty wasn't romantic or literary , she writes in The Atlantic .

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  7. Arkansas Civil War 150 Years Ago celebration events in June 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Stand or Fall Alone," an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will conclude its run at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena on June 30; call 870-338-3450 or email info@delaculturalcenter.com for more information.

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  8. When Teachers Romanticize Their Students' PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... there's nothing glamorous about everyday struggles in the Mississippi Delta. It's one of those summer afternoons in Helena, Arkansas, where the sun is bright enough to wipe everything out in a glare of white. Even the breeze feels like a hairdryer ...

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  9. Arkansas Civil War 150 Years Ago celebration events in June 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Stand or Fall Alone," an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will conclude its run at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena on June 30; call 870-338-3450 or email info@delaculturalcenter.com for more information.

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  10. Jacksonville Civil War 150 Historical Marker approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Daily Record

    ... preserving the state's cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic ...

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  11. Tunica Farm Supply celebrates 40 years in businessRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Tunica Times

    David Klimek, a native of Helena, Arkansas, came to Tunica Farm Supply in 1976, fresh out of the service, and never left.

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  12. Catfishing on 'The Father of Waters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    ... for sure. But even bigger cats have been caught in the Arkansas portion of the river, including a 116-pounder at Helena and a 116-pound, 12-ounce former world-record cat at West Memphis. The river is also a motherload of huge flatheads and channel ...

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  13. Dorothy SlesinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... children. The daughter of the late Robert and Nellie Kent Schieffler, she was born on December 28, 1922 in West Helena, Arkansas and raised there, graduating from the former Woodruff High School. She continued her education at the Bayonne General ...

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  14. Arkansas Civil War 150 Years Ago celebration events in June 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Stand or Fall Alone," an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will conclude its run at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena on June 30; call 870-338-3450 or email info@delaculturalcenter.com for more information.

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  15. Arkansas Civil War 150 Years Ago celebration events in June 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Stand or Fall Alone," an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will conclude its run at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena on June 30; call 870-338-3450 or email info@delaculturalcenter.com for more information.

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  16. Delta Center to hold CD release party for Little Boys BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... news release added that Little Boys Blue has played major blues festivals, including King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Ark., and the Exit 56 Blues Fest in Brownsville. Outlaw-Clark said the CD includes nine original songs, with two additional ...

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  17. Edwin F. ThomasRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... was born September 27, 1920 to a military family in Clinton County, NY. His father was Cpl. Edwin Francis Thomas of Helena, Arkansas (son of Major John Dillon Thomas, CSA, Helena, Arkansas), and his mother was Myra Doody of Ellenburg, NY. Edwin ...

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  18. Arkansas Civil War 150 Years Ago celebration events in June 2014Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Stand or Fall Alone," an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will conclude its run at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena on June 30; call 870-338-3450 or email info@delaculturalcenter.com for more information.

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  19. Sax Great Red Holloway Dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... at the age of 84, following complications from a stroke and kidney failure. Born James Holloway on May 31, 1927, in Helena, Ark., the musician who would be known as Red throughout his career started out playing banjo and harmonica. Around the age of ...

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  20. Sax Great Red Holloway Dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... at the age of 84, following complications from a stroke and kidney failure. Born James Holloway on May 31, 1927, in Helena, Ark., the musician who would be known as Red throughout his career started out playing banjo and harmonica. Around the age of ...

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