Tagged: doug friedlander

Meet the Neighbors: Doug Friedlander of Helena-West Helena

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

New York native Doug Friedlander got his first taste of the Arkansas Delta in 2004 when Teach For America assigned him to a school in Helena-West Helena. His girlfriend Anna, originally from Illinois, was also assigned to the town.

Meet the Neighbors: Six Arkansans Share Why They're Here and Secrets They've Learned

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

Where to eat? Where to take a day trip? And most importantly, why is this home? Here are six people who choose to make Arkansas their home.

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.