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  1. Della BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Log Cabin Democrat

    She was preceded in death by her two sons, James and Rickey Blue; and a stepson, Eddie Lee Blue, all from Helena, Ark.; one brother, Roosevelt Anderson, of Columbus, Ga.; and one sister, Angelean Fuller of Lansing, Mich. She is survived by two daughters, Angela Blue and Carla Blue; one son, Timothy Blue, all of Conway; three stepdaughters, Sandra Tyler of Conway, Debbie Smith and Gail Haynes , both of Helena-West Helena, Ark.; two brothers, Jimmie Lee Anderson of Boston, Mass.

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  2. Blues legend King dies in Vegas at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | NWAonline

    ... In November 1941 came a revelation: King Biscuit Time went on the air, broadcasting on KFFA, a radio station in Helena, Ark. It was the first radio show to feature the Mississippi Delta blues, and young Riley King heard it on his lunch break at the ...

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  3. Elvis Presley, Tina Tuner & More Southern Legends Take Shape on Americana Music TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Billboard

    Every afternoon at 12:15 p.m., "Sunshine" Sonny Payne signs onto his legendary radio show, King Biscuit Time , the same way he has since 1951. Listeners around the world tune in to hear the legendary blues sounds that originate from the Delta Cultural Center on KFFA-AM in Helena, Arkansas.

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  4. Celebrating our heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Arkansas Online

    ... ge,' a nod to the Delta region in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Delta Cultural Center in Helena.

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  5. May 8-14, 2015: This week in Memphis historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Daily News

    ... of the Mississippi River, capsizes south of the city. Tom Lee, a laborer who has just dropped off two passengers at Helena, Ark., in his small boat Zev, sees the Norman capsize behind him. He turns around the Zev and begins methodically pulling ...

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  6. EXCLUSIVE: Fire Tower In Helena, Wildfire HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KFBB

    Well, in recognition of May being Wildfire Awareness Month, ABC FOX Montana's Amanda Roley took an exclusive tour of the Helena fire tower. Here is her story: "It was a mining town, and consequently buildings were built very close together and very early on there were made of wood and quite often fire erupted," Helena Fire Chief Sean Logan said.

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  7. Retrospect, May 6, 2015: Fraternal organizations disapper from landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sussex Sun

    ... Volunteer infantry Regiment, which fought in the Trans Mississippi theater (Mississippi River, Vicksburg and Helena, Arkansas). Not a soldier, he was a civilian harness and saddle maker, and a teamster for this regiment. In a letter to his wife in ...

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  8. At Civil Wars end a steamboat disaster with more deaths than the Titanic but forgotten by historyRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... 26, 1865 file photo, provided by the Library of Congress, the steamboat Sultana is docked on the Mississippi River at Helena, Ark. About 1,800 people died when the boat exploded the following night near Marion, Ark.

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  9. Helena Regional Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Quality OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PRWeb

    B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief quality officer recruitment for Helena Regional Medical Center in Helena, Ark. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations.

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  10. Daybreak Beach BoundRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Rock School District Civic Advisory Committee - a committee formed in the wake of the state takeover of the district. HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near ...

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  11. Montana Finally Joins 49 Other States as Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill into LawRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Towleroad

    ... forbid it under the general bullying ban. Bullock signed the Bully Free Montana Act at Jefferson Elementary School in Helena flanked by Rep. Kim Dudik, Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, students and their families. Montana was the ...

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  12. Gov. Steve Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Education Week

    It took more than 10 years, several proposals and countless stories from young people who have suffered, but on Tuesday, Montana joined every other state in the nation with an anti-bullying law. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed the Bully Free Montana Act at Jefferson Elementary School in Helena.

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  13. Caribbean Island takes top honor from TripAdvisor as World's BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... 7. Key Largo, Florida 8. Chincoteague Island, Virginia 9. San Juan Island, Washington 10. Mackinac Island, Michigan HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near Helena-West ...

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  14. ADE Director Johnny Key speaks out about Dr. Suggs resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... is working hard to return the district to local control, but many on the committee appeared wary of that promise. HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near Helena-West ...

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  15. Congress members concerned about ISIS strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... military objectives but we have to follow it up with these other efforts or we'll be right back," Rep. Russell said. HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near Helena-West ...

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  16. Little Rock Police investigating late night murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... p.m. The name of the victim has not been released. Police do have a suspect but have not said who it is at this time. HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near ...

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  17. Gov. Steve Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into lawRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | KRON 4

    It took more than 10 years, several proposals and countless stories from young people who have suffered, but on Tuesday, Montana joined every other state in the nation with an anti-bullying law. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed the Bully Free Montana Act at Jefferson Elementary School in Helena.

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  18. Gov. Steve Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock signs the Bully Free Montana Act Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Jefferson Elementary in Helena, Mont., while bill sponsor Rep. Kim Dudik, left, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau look on. Lawmakers have been trying to pass some form of the measure since 2003 with opponents saying it would infringe on school districts' ability to enact local rules.

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  19. Little Rock officials unveil Creative Corridor logo, social media sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... cash prize. The deadline for submissions is noon on May 18, 2015. For more information on how to submit a design, HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near Helena-West ...

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  20. Riceland Foods VP talks Cuba trade at U.S. Senate hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    ... proposal to loosen travel restrictions to Cuba and remove restrictions on banking transactions incidental to travel. HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) - Phillips County sheriff's deputies have recovered a body from the Mississippi River near Helena-West ...

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