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Central High School Cougars thump Earle 38 - 18 in season opener  Helena Daily World

HELENA-WEST HELENA- Helena-West Helena Central fell behind early but stormed back to defeat the Earle Bulldogs 38-18 at Cad Polk Stadium. Earle struck ...



Cougar Pride Robotics Team qualifies for State Competition  Helena Daily World

The Cougar Pride Robotics Team from Central High School competed against robotics teams from Missouri, Arkansas, and Tennessee at the Rover Ruckus, ...



Groundbreaking for new high school facility set for February 28  Helena Daily World

School Board President Andrew Bagley made the announcement saying, “With the demolition of the old buildings nearly complete, it is time to celebrate the ...



Seven inducted into Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame  Helena Daily World

Seven Central High School graduates were inducted into the school's newly established athletic Hall of Fame during a special ceremony at halftime of last ...



THINKING BIG: Helena-West School District to ask for millage increase for major construction project  Helena Daily World

Electing a brand new school board will not be the only issue Helena-West Helena School District patrons must address in the upcoming November general ...



School Board President Andrew Bagley Announces Bid For Reelection  Helena Daily World

HELENA-WEST HELENA- Andrew Bagley, President of the Helena-West Helena School District Board of Directors, announced his candidacy for reelection to ...



Working hard to make sure great things happen every day in HWHSD  Helena Daily World

Recently, the Helena-West Helena School District implemented a policy that will allow students at private schools and students that are home schooled to sign ...



Oh what a night for the Central seniors of 2017  Helena Daily World

Friday evening was graduation night for Central High School's Class of 2017. The weather cooperated as relatives and friends filed into Cad Polk Stadium for ...



REX NELSON: Helena's new mayor  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

As a native of Helena, Mayor Kevin Smith has always loved the Mississippi River. At age 22, he paddled down the river from Minnesota to New Orleans.



Mugridge takes reigns as CHS band director  Helena Daily World

The Helena-West Helena School District has named Patrick Mugridge, the director of music for Eliza Miller Elementary School for the past four years, as the new ...



Former State Senator Announces for Mayor  Helena Daily World

Kevin A. Smith, former state senator and a co-owner of Smith Insurance Agency, announced plans to run for Mayor of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas in the ...



Construction equipment used to steal ATM in Helena-West Helena  WREG NewsChannel 3

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly heading to the Mid-South after someone stole an ATM from a bank in ...



A changed Helena to lead schools  Arkansas Online

HELENA-WEST HELENA -- After Kelsey Riley taught her first year at Central High School, she looked forward to leaving the school and this Mississippi River ...



Unique Summer Experience for three local high school senior students  Helena Daily World

Three local high school seniors spent two weeks on the UAPB campus as part of the AgDiscovery residential career exploration program.



School millage passes - News  Helena Daily World

If you don't succeed, try, try again. That's exactly what the newly reinstated Helena-West Helena School Board did regarding a proposed millage increase to fund ...



Eliza Miller High School Class of '66 to observe 50th anniversary  Helena Daily World

One week from today – Friday, Sept 13 – a 3-day, 50th anniversary Eliza Miller High School Class of 1966 reunion will officially get underway in Helena.



New Eliza Miller Building dedicated  Helena Daily World

The HelenaWest Helena School District dedicated the new Eliza Miller Building on the J. F. Wahl Elementary Campus, marking the first time an entirely new ...



Kiwanis Club recognizes 2018 Honors Graduates at reception  Helena Daily World

Kiwanis Club president Lynn Chadwick welcomed everyone to the Kiwanis Honors Reception, expressing that this is a glorious event for the Kiwanis Club and ...



Valley Announces Candidacy for Prosecutor in the First Judicial District  Helena Daily World

HELENA-WEST HELENA- Phillips County Attorney James F. Valley, who has practiced law in Arkansas and Mississippi for over two decades, announced his ...



ATM stolen from Arkansas bank  FOX13 Memphis

The FBI is investigating after an ATM was stolen from a bank in Arkansas early Friday morning, police said.



Arkansas schools hire untrained teachers as people lose interest in the profession  The Hechinger Report

This story was produced by Arkansas Public Media and is reprinted with permission. Davida Walls never thought she would be teaching high school biology, ...



Second graduating class of Arkansas Scholars recognized at banquet  Helena Daily World

On May 4, 36 Phillips County seniors representing Barton, Central, and Marvell High Schools were recognized at the 2016 Arkansas Scholars Senior Banquet at ...



Best of Arkansas 2018  Arkansas Times

When you're blue, and that describes a lot of us both emotionally and politically, it helps to think of the good things we see around us, such as the people, places ...



Hows it growing?  Helena Daily World

In downtown Helena sits a plot of land a bit larger than half a city block, where dreams and vegetables are grown. The Helena Community Garden, first created ...



Substitute Teacher Fired Over Relationship With Student  WREG

(Helena-West Helena, AR) A substitute teacher is off the job after she's accused of being involved with a 15-year old student.The mother of the student went to ...



Helena native participating in upcoming Battle of Helena reenactment  Helena Daily World

Helena native Todd Phipps, a member of a Civil War Reenactment Unit in Central Arkansas, will be participating in the upcoming 155th Anniversary of the Battle ...



Preserve Arkansas lists 2018 Most Endangered Places  Arkansas Times

An African American cemetery, historic churches, an Italian prisoner-of-war camp, a neighborhood commercial building near Central High School, a railroad ...



Helena mayor makes change in police force; crime reduction lacking, he says after replacing chief  Arkansas Online

Helena-West Helena Police Chief Virgil Green was fired Monday after serving as the law enforcement leader of the Phillips County town for less than two years.



CHANGING OF THE GUARD: New chief ready to take on 'dream job'  Helena Daily World

At Monday's press conference announcing his hiring, newly-appointed Helena-West Helena Police Chief James Patrick Smith called this new assignment his ...



Cougars keep streak alive  Helena Daily World

The Central High School Cougars posted their 11th straight victory by defeating the Stuttgart Ricebirds here 73-45 Final. CHS is now 12-4 overall and 7-1 in the ...



Air Force sergeant visits Helena after completing assignment in Japan  Helena Daily World

Chief Master Sgt. Tramell D. Jackson is returning to the U.S. from an assignment in Japan. The 1992 graduate of Helena-West Helena Central High School is ...



Freeman Playground dedication set for Saturday  Helena Daily World

Music and love will fill the air this Saturday (April 22) as the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of the Freeman Playground takes place at 10:30 a.m. ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Students in 26 Arkansas Counties to Benefit from $2.4 Million Gift  University of Arkansas Newswire

A grant from the Walton Family Foundation will create a new program at the U of A to foster academic success and career readiness.



CHARLES W. TARDY  El Dorado News-Times

Charles William Tardy of El Dorado passed away peacefully on May 11, 2018 surrounded by many family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, ...



Central athletes, coaches recognized at board meeting  Helena Daily World

Several Central High School athletes were awarded for their stellar play on the court this season, as the Arkansas Activities Association honored them with ...



10 properties join state's at-risk list  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

A Gothic-style Baptist church that turns into a haunted cathedral each fall joined a wood-frame train depot, a commercial building central to the 1957 ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Signing Day Central 2016  KATV

Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...



Girl Raped In Dentist’s Office  wreg.com

Police say girl was attacked in back of dentist's office.



CHS inducts 38 into National Honor Society  Helena Daily World

On Friday, April 25, Central High School held its induction ceremony for the National Honor Society (NHS). Thirty-eight students (pictured above) were inducted ...



3 districts, 24 schools on distressed list  Arkansas Online

The state has labeled three school districts and 24 schools as academically distressed because of chronically low student test scores.



The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassman male athletes in every indoor event.



When Arkansas Was a Promised Land for Black People  OZY

For a brief moment, the state that calls itself the Land of Opportunity had the chance to be just that.



Three teen boys accused of raping teen girl at dental office  KATV

WEST MEMPHIS - Three teenagers are accused of raping a teenage girl while on a trip to the dentist's office in Phillips County.



Urban League Releases Report On Income, Poverty In 10 Arkansas Cities  KUAR

(from left) Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Mervin Jebaraj, assistant director of the Center for Business and Economic Research; Sherman Tate, state Urban League board ...



Passport Program Challenges Arkansans To Visit National Registered Sites Across The State  5newsonline.com

ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is sponsoring a passport program to raise awareness about the importance of National ...



A Bluff City Bicentennial: From comic to tragic, here are 200 pieces of Memphis' history  The Commercial Appeal

From the all-but-forgotten to the never-to-be-forgotten, here are 200 markers along Memphis' road of history that leads to present day.



Slideshow: Sister Rosetta Tharpe sign unveiled Friday  Arkansas Times

Eight miles southeast of Cotton Plant, where state Highway 17 meets Interstate 49, a new sign was unveiled Friday afternoon honoring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, ...



Thousands of Twin Cities students walk out for 17-minute gun violence protest  St. Paul Pioneer Press

At least 11,000 students in the east metro walked out of classes for 17 minutes Wednesday morning to advocate for gun control and to honor the 17 victims of the ...



University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018  Tuscaloosa News

A total of 12332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above ...



Best of Arkansas 2015 readers' poll  Arkansas Times

Shopping center. The Promenade at Chenal. Finalists: The Mall at Turtle Creek (Jonesboro), Midtowne, Park Plaza Mall, Pleasant Ridge Town Center. Grocery ...



Best of Arkansas 2016  Arkansas Times

The Arkansas Times presents its annual “Best of” issue, giving our readers the floor to present their nominees for the best candidates in clothes-shopping, ...



Family members question why their loved ones were targeted by possible East Feliciana serial killer  The Advocate

Family members of two of the shooting victims allegedly killed by Ryan Sharpe say they don't know why their loved ones would have been targeted. They have ...



Who Won The Nation This Week? Rachel McArthur Sharpens Up For Millrose At Armory Track Invite  MileSplit

In a tuneup meet prior to competing in the Millrose Games mile next weekend, Patriot (VA) senior Rachel McArthur pick up some great momentum into her next ...



The Advance-Monticellonian |  Mymonticellonews

John Gary Crain, 75, of Hamburg died Monday May 13, 2019. Mr. Crain was a native of Lacey and a resident of the Milo community, outside of Hamburg, for the ...



University of Alabama President's List and Dean's List fall 2017  Tuscaloosa News

A total of 12594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or ...



One Of Last Original Tuskegee Airmen Instructors Dies At 96  KUAR

Milton Pitts Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained many of the U.S. military's Tuskegee Airmen, has died in Georgia. He was 96. Crenchaw's daughter,



Vitals for the week of 6-15-16 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. June 1. Anthony J. Blauvelt ...



90% believe flexible working boosts employee morale  Employee Benefits

Nine out of ten (90%) respondents say that offering flexible working arrangements is an effective way of improving employee morale and helping staff to achieve ...



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