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

    10 hrs ago | 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.

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

    18 hrs ago | 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.

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. Top-10 gambling endurance adventuresRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 2 | 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.

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  10. Sarah Elizabeth Leonard EnglishRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | 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 ...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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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  13. Hazel Clarice HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | 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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  14. Good drainage, new technology helping Bowers Farms continue to move aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. '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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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