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  1. Alex Johnson dies at 72; former American League batting championRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... "The game has no meaning for me anymore. I loved it. But I found out that the game is a fantasy." Johnson was born in Helena, Ark., on Dec. 7, 1942. He signed with the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1961 before making his major ...

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  2. Farmland Investor LandFund Partners Launches Second FundRead the original story

    Monday | Agri Marketing

    ... in preliminary commitments for LandFund Partners II. Based in Nashville, TN, with offices in Lexington, KY and Helena, AR, the partnership acquires row crop farmland in Arkansas and Mississippi. LandFund Partners II recently signed a contract to ...

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  3. LandFund Partners launches Fund IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PE Hub

    ... in preliminary commitments for LandFund Partners II. Based in Nashville, TN, with offices in Lexington, KY and Helena, AR, the partnership acquires row crop farmland in Arkansas andMississippi. LandFund Partners II recently signed a contract to ...

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  4. Girl with guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... by artists like R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough. It began with an appearance at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Arkansas, and grew from there. "I started hearing all these cool lower tones and deep bass grooves; I started out as a ...

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  5. Kathleen GravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Kathleen Graves age 63 of Tonasket died on January 28, 2015 with her family by her side. She was born to the late Joanne and Glenn Mitchell on October 1, 1951 in Helena, Arkansas.

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  6. Arkansas Crappie Forecast for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | California Game and Fish

    ... That includes this lineup of lakes, where you'll find hot action throughout 2015. Old Town Lake, southwest of West Helena, isn't as well known as many of Arkansas' top crappie lakes, but those who fish this big Mississippi River oxbow at Lakeview ...

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  7. Brass quintet to play, teach; Met audition winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | NWAonline

    ... cess is included with certain print subscriptions. Click here to see rates and register. The Delta Cultural Center in Helena shows the heritage of a 27-county region known as the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, or Arkansas Delta. Read>>

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  8. Exhibit is right at home at Delta Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Arkansas Online

    The Delta Cultural Center in Helena shows the heritage of a 27-county region known as the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, or Arkansas Delta.

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  9. Perkinston woman seeks to reunite mystery documents with ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Twine. The stack also included an old picture of a toddler and an article about a Roy Price who suffered an injury in Helena, Arkansas. Twine wants to solve the mystery of the documents. But more than that, she wants to get them back to their ...

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  10. Listen: Bluesman CeDell Davis' 'Catfish & Cornbread'Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and a couple that Bobby Blue Bland made famous, "Turn On Your Light" and "Further On Up the Road." Davis, born in Helena, Ark., is a quintessential survivor, emerging damaged but unbowed from childhood bouts with yellow fever and polio that required ...

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  11. 'Last Man Standing' finds CeDell Davis growling his finest Delta bluesRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... juke joint. Man, he could play some blues for sure. I really liked how Muddy Waters sang it too." Davis, born in Helena, Ark., is a quintessential survivor, emerging damaged but unbowed from childhood bouts with yellow fever and polio that required ...

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  12. Alonzo Ford drawings in Pine BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    Alonzo Ford is an Arkansas talent whose work, which focuses on Arkansas's rural past, deserves wide recognition. Fortunately, thanks in part to exhibits at Hearne Fine Art and now at the Arts and Science Center of Southeast Arkansas, the Helena-area artist is becoming better known to those of us in Central Arkansas.

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  13. An East Tenn. man's search for family comes toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the family of his mother, Carol Ann Hopton. Hopton's grandmother, Gladys Crenshaw, gave birth to Carol Ann in 1943 in Helena, Ark., and put her up for adoption. Maryville resident Ron Hopton's search for a long-lost family took him to Memphis, and ...

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  14. Pecans and oyster loavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    We stood atop Battery C on a cold, gray afternoon last week. This hill on Crowley's Ridge was part of the Civil War Battle of Helena on July 4, 1863.

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  15. Finalists named for Arkansas Parks and Tourism Henry Awards programRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | The City Wire

    ... and/or support of Arkansas's tourism industry through the use of media. a Gospel Station Network, Ada, Oklahoma a The Helena World, Helena-West Helena a Jay Lindly (KDQN), De Queen The Bootstrap Award, which is presented annually to an individual, ...

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  16. North Shore Obituary: Harry Smith, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    Harry Smith,76, born in Helena, Arkansas, to parents Henry Smith, Sr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi and Alberta Smith of Vidalia, Louisiana. Harry taught physical education in the Evanston School District #65 from 1968 - 1994, first at Kingsley School until it closed, and then at Willard School.

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  17. Brice IrvingRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Pike Press

    ... college football. Brice loved blues music and traveled yearly, with Susan, to the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Ark.. In addition to his wife, Brice is survived by his mother, Margaret Mary 'Mike' Irving of Pittsfield; two daughters, Morgan ...

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  18. Bobby Harrison: a long-ago story continues in Paul Thorn's music careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... We saw Paul Thorn in concert in a packed and enthusiastic Jackson venue. We had seen him before in Jill's hometown of Helena, Arkansas, where he plays regularly at the blues festival. Jill and her sister-in-law even stood in line to get one of his ...

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  19. Barges running half-day behind on Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... the vessels are through this section of the river." The work is at a large turn in the river about 30 miles south of Helena, Arkansas, which was damaged during the 2011 flood. The Corps says that the work must be done now while water levels are low ...

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  20. Corps: Dialogue helping move lower MIss. River traffic alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... According to the Corps, this is between River miles 632 - 635, near Fair Landing, Arkansas - and 30 miles south of Helena, Arkansas. A news release says the Corps and Coast Guard imposed river restrictions during daylight hours along this narrow ...

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