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Martin Chaffin

The bridge crane at Helena Harbor is used for loading and unloading barges, said spokesman John Edwards. 
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Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

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. read more >