Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

by Luke Jones  on Monday, Apr. 29, 2013 12:00 am  

In 1993, Helena's slackwater harbor was completed and county officials promised it would attract manufacturing jobs to the crumbling, poverty-ridden Mississippi Delta region. But it's taken 20 years for that promise to ring true: Last year, the harbor welcomed its first-ever industrial client.

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