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Helena Harbor Receives $180K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2017 3:18 pm

The Helena-West Helena/Phillips County Port Authority (Helena Harbor) announced Friday that it has been awarded a $180,000 Arkansas Waterways Commission grant to improve water supply lines at the site in anticipation of a new water tower.

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.

Duncan Baird Named Co-Leader of Joint Budget Committee

by Associated Press 1/14/2013 11:27 am

Republican Rep. Duncan Baird of Lowell has been named the House co-chairman of the Legislature's Joint Budget Committee.

Billy Roy Wilson Has a Flair for Being a Federal Judge

by Jason Wiest 8/1/2011 12:00 am

Federal Judge Billy Roy Wilson’s a bit of a renegade. Exhibit A: He’s been known to buck sentencing guidelines to give counterfeiters more than the recommended prison term and non-violent young drug offenders less.

Central Arkansas Christian Looks to Return to Prominence

by Mark Carter 8/23/2010 12:00 am

The Mustangs return to War Memorial Stadium on Monday, Aug. 30, to face none other than old-time rival PA, with whom they have maintained an annual rivalry.