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High Water Closes Barge Traffic on Parts of Arkansas River

by Associated Press 5/14/2015 6:46 am

Portions of the Arkansas River flooded onto park land Wednesday after weekend storms caused high water levels, and officials said closures on the waterway could last through the Memorial Day holiday.

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

by Luke Jones 4/29/2013 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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