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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



FBI investigates ATM theft in region  KAIT

A federal law enforcement agency is wanting to know more about the theft of an ATM machine at a bank in Helena-West Helena, according to a Memphis ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



School millage passes  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.



25 Arkansas state schools in academic distress  KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Arkansas Board of Education classifies 25 schools as being in academic distress in 2016. On Thursday, Helena-West Helena ...



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 ...



Best of Arkansas 2018 | Cover Stories  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 ...



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 ...



Students face consequences after walking out of school  wreg.com

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. -- Cell phone video shows the moment around 150 students walked out of class at Central High School in Helena-West Helena ...



Preserve Arkansas lists 2018 Most Endangered Places | Rock Candy  Arkansas Times

Preserve Arkansas has announced the 2018 Most Endangered Places in Arkansas.



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 ...



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, ...



As teacher shortage looms, legislators want to make firing educators easier  Arkansas Times

In a press release today, the state Education Department promotes the "Arkansas Teacher Cadets Program," which encourages high school juniors and seniors ...



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, ...



On this Day in AR History: September 7  KARK

On this day in 1541, Hernando de Soto and his crew traveled through the Benton area.



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 ...



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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Girl Raped In Dentist’s Office  wreg.com

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



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.



George Banks Obituary  Helena Daily World

Funeral services for George Jamall Banks will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, December 5 at New Haven M.B. Church.



Ken Hatfield: coach | Top Stories | Arkansas news, politics, opinion, restaurants, music, movies and art  Arkansas Times

When Ken Hatfield moved into the house where he and his brother would grow up, he was captivated by the balcony on the second floor. At the first opportunity, ...



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.



Best of Arkansas 2017 | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

The best, the greatest, nonpareil, primo, boss, a perfect 10. The Colosseum and the Louvre Museum. The tops! That's how Arkansas Times readers judge the ...



The 1,000 Best Eighth-Grade Girls Coming Into 2018  MileSplit

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The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

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



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 ...



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, ...



Best of Arkansas 2016 | Cover Stories  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 | Cover Stories  Arkansas Times

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



Middle School Girls Rankings: Kennedi Sanders Is The Next Big Sprinter  MileSplit

Kennedi Sanders has the fastest middle school times in both the 100m and 200m dash. In the 100m she has run 11.62 (-0.1) and in the 200 she has run 24.51 ...



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



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 ...



Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Outdoor Track & Field  milesplit.com

Check out the nation's top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the outdoor track season. California state champ sprinter Lauren Rain Williams still ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.



US Top 50 Sophomore Boys Indoor Returnees By Event  milesplit.com

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2019 (sophomore) for the upcoming indoor season.



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,



The Advance-Monticellonian |  Mymonticellonews

There is an old expression that “the wheels of justice move slowly.” Because Tenth Judicial Circuit Judge Sam Pope recused himself from her case, Stephanie ...



Top 50 Freshmen Boys National Indoor Rankings: Garrett Suhr Runs 4:25 1600 For County Title!  MileSplit

Richard Montgomery freshmen Garrett Suhr won the Montgomery County Championships 1600 last week with an incredible close to win in a personal best time ...



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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