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  1. 1 Killed, 5 Injured in Phillips County Traffic AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | FOX16

    The Arkansas State Police accident report identifies the victim as Iva J. Walker, 66, of West Helena, a passenger in a 2002 Ford Taurus. The report states the driver of the Taurus was headed north and trying to make a left turn onto Phillips County Road 319 when her car was hit by a 2007 Dodge Magnum headed south.

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  2. One killed, 5 hurt in Phillips County collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    One person was killed and five others, including three minors, were hurt Thursday in a collision near Helena-West Helena in Phillips County, authorities said.

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  3. Committee amends measure aimed at killing student examRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... hool administrators and school boards opposed the bill, but the committee was moved by the refusal of the Helena-West Helena School District to allow access to an abandoned

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  4. Will the Arkansas Supreme Court get into middle of school hearing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... of the state Board of Education. /more/ Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, has a ...

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  5. Four Startups Named Winners at Helena Startup ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Four Helena-West Helena startups were named winners and split $80,000 in prize money at Southern Bancorp's Helena Startup Challenge.

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  6. West Helena Man Killed When Vehicle Rolls into LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | FOX16

    Mitchell was driving a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer headed west when he lost control and drove off the left side of the highway. His vehicle then rolled over into a ditch and ended up in a lake.

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  7. Vehicle still sought after hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... s pronounced dead at 5:55 a.m. His body is being held at the state Crime Laboratory, the report states. A Helena-West Helena man was killed early Sunday when his SUV rolled off the highway and into a lake, Arkansas State Police reported. Read>>

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  8. Helena man killed in rollover wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Helena-West Helena man was killed early Sunday when his SUV rolled off the highway and into a lake, Arkansas State Police reported. According to a preliminary accident report, Ronnie Mitchell, 35, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer west when he lost control and drove off the south side of the highway.

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  9. House approves bill to give regular school districts same waivers charters getRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The House toay voted 58-18 to approve HB 1377 by Rep. Reginald Murdock to allow a school district to get the same waivers of law that open-enrollment charter schools receive when they draw students from a school district. Murdock is from Marianna in the Delta and he had support from Helena-West Helena residents who have chafed at the expansion of open enrollment KIPP schools that don't have to meet the same rules on teacher certification and many other requirements that they must meet.

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  10. State tries again to get Judge Griffen off Little Rock school takeover caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... as discrimination against gay people. /more/ Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, ...

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  11. Schools in Lee County district to return to local supervisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... board also indicated its intent to enter a fifth year of state control of the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts. The board also received a report on the Little Rock School District that was taken over by the state Jan. ...

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  12. Wendell Griffen declines to get off Little Rock school takeover lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... as discrimination against gay people. /more/ Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, ...

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  13. Patent owner hopes - House Arrest' iPhone app replaces ankle braceletsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... I should get more tests,'" he said. He's also running a pilot test with juveniles on probation in the Helena-West Helena area. Jarvis Smith, chief probation officer for juveniles in Phillips, Lee and Monroe Counties, said that, "The process is ...

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  14. State Board of Education keeps Pulaski County in fiscal distress statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... leave Pulaski County without an elected school board. A citizens advisory board will remain in place. The Helena-West Helena School District also was retained in the fiscal distress category, though its advisory board had contended the district's ...

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  15. The New Orleans charter school 'miracle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... an expansion plan in Maryland. /more/ Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, has a ...

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  16. Police: No charges in death of infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    There will be no charges filed in the October death of a 5-month-old Phillips County infant after an autopsy found no signs of foul play, according to the criminal investigation division of the Helena-West Helena Police Department.

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  17. Legislative mischief - from U.S. history to daylight savings timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... female genital mutilation a felony. /more/ Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, ...

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  18. Helena-West Helena seeks to regain control of school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    Andrew Bagley, president of the advisory board appointed for Helena-West Helena schools after they were taken over by the state for financial problems, says the district has regain its financial footing, has a substantial fund balance and should be allowed to resume governance. The district will be before the state Board of Education Thursday.

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  19. Education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... academic distress. Also on the agenda are decisions on whether to retain the Pulaski County Special and Helena-West Helena school districts under state control for a fifth year. The Education Board Special Committee on Academic Distress will meet ...

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  20. Helena's renewal becomes tangible after years of workRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... at the Helena Harbor. "That's contagious." Work is nearing an end on the largest construction project in Helena-West Helena in more than 40 years. Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. of Modesto, California, is building an $8 million, ... 1 comment

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