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New high school will not be ready for Fall semester  KARK

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Where students will be, is where construction work remains unfinished. The deadline was the first day of school: August 12.



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 16, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/9-9/15)



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, ...



Celebrations: Lowell High School class of 1959 celebrates reunion  nwitimes.com

The Times wants to celebrate your milestones — everything from births, birthdays, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and more.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Best of Arkansas 2019  Arkansas Times

Maybe you asked. If you did, our readers answered. Where do I go to get rid of waterbugs? Bug Masters killed it, and we scratched out a note here on its ...



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 ...



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 ...



Responses to the Elaine memorial, with an update  Arkansas Times

The fact that the Elaine Massacre Memorial is being built in Helena-West Helena rather than Elaine has been a point of contention with some residents of Elaine.



At the center of Arkansas Delta's fight against poverty and division: an 85-year-old swimming pool  Baptist News Global

North Helena Park is deserted, save for a midday chorus of cicadas and one lone pickup truck parked outside the pool house. A stone's throw east, the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Free Things to Do in Manhattan This Week - September 1-September 8  City Guide NY

City Guide's calendar of free things to do in Manhattan shows off all the incredible things New York offers at no expense. Museums, parks, concerts, and popups ...



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

Arkansas teaching jobs: Because of a drop in the number of teacher candidates, with a waiver, anyone with a bachelor's degree can now become a teacher.



Central High Senior Boys earn 4A-2 Conference Track Championship  Helena Daily World

The Senior High Boys Track Team won the 4A-2 Conference Track Meet at Heber Springs High School on Wednesday, April 25th. The Cougars won by the ...



Fifth medical marijuana dispensary given ok to open  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Arkansas Beverage Control Board approved Native Green Wellness Center in Hensley to open for business. Officials say the approval ...



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.



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.



Michael Corbin Obituary - News  Helena Daily World

Funeral services for Michael Corbin will be held Saturday, August 22 at New Haven Missionary Baptist Church in Helena-West Helena.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Chancellor’s Gala for the Arts honors five  Pine Bluff Commercial

For more than 30 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has held elaborate event to raise scholarship funds for its students. The Chancellor's annual ...



Anger Over Earlier Police Shooting May Have Helped Fuel Violence In Memphis  KFSM 5Newsonline

(CNN) -- Simmering tensions over a deadly police-involved shooting last year may have sent emotions boiling over this week in Memphis, fueling Wednesday ...



Girl Raped In Dentist’s Office  wreg.com

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



A grave situation: Little Rock's historic, once-neglected Haven of Rest Cemetery gets help from its 'Friends'  Arkansas Online

Very close to the center of Haven of Rest Cemetery in Little Rock is a boulder with a plaque commemorating the 21 boys who perished in the March 5, 1959, fire ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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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, ...



The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

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



Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



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 ...



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.



Catholic schools molded generations of black Arkansans  Arkansas Catholic

On Sept. 4, 1957, as nine black students walked past crowds of hostile white protesters to try and enter Central High School in Little Rock, students in black ...



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

Poverty rates increased for African Americans in Little Rock from 2010-13 while median incomes for all races dropped in Fort Smith over that time period,



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



Suspect turns himself in, charged in LR teen's murder  KATV

Little Rock police say a man has turned himself in for the November murder of a teenager inside a convenience store.Calvin Christerfer Stephens, 23, of Little ...



Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...



Election Day 2018: Here are the races to watch as campaign heads to homestretch  USA TODAY

After months of political ads, campaign rallies and candidate promises, it's time for voters to deliver their verdict in the midterm elections.



Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?



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

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University of Alabama Presidents List and Deans List Spring 2018  Tuscaloosa News

A total of 11347 students enrolled during the 2018 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's list with an academic record of 3.5 or ...



University of Alabama Presidents List and Deans 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.



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 ...



How Mississippi student Jaelyn Young started fantasizing about joining ISIS  Daily Mail

Jaelyn Young, 20, grew up the daughter of a school administrator and a cop in Mississippi, becoming a cheerleader and honor student, but became radicalized ...



Nicola Furlong murder: Richard Hinds, 19, arrested as he confesses to strangling Irish student  Daily Mail

Japanese police arrested Richard Hinds, from Memphis, on Thursday on suspicion of murdering Nicola Furlong, 21, in a hotel room on May 24.



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