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Delta Bridge Project

Bridge to Somewhere: Families in this Arkansas town are offered another option for their children’s education

August 15th, 2011

…After decades of a dwindling population and an ailing economy, Helena-West Helena, a Mississippi River town of around 15,000, has experienced a renewal. Perhaps no one is more responsible for this renaissance than Joe Black, the president of Southern Bancorp Capital Partners. His organization is a nonprofit subsidiary of Southern Bancorp, the country’s largest rural [...]

Bridge to Somewhere: Eastern Arkansas town plots a path to prosperity

August 14th, 2011

Sporting an emerald polo shirt and a sable mustache, the bank executive reclines in his desk chair until it creaks. His right leg, bent at a 90-degree angle, rests on his left. His head is cocked back, supported by interlocked palms. Joe Black is relaxing, and rightfully so. Over the past few years, he has [...]

Walton Family Foundation takes city tour

August 11th, 2011

Local leaders, developers and representatives from Southern Bancorp all gathered at the Greyhound Bus Station Tuesday afternoon to welcome a handful of guests from the Walton Family Foundation to Clarksdale and to take them on a tour of recently developed new businesses, future projects and local landmarks. The Walton Family Foundation has already invested in [...]

Outdoor nature exhibit to officially open in River Park Aug. 16

August 8th, 2011

“We have so much to offer here in Helena-West Helena,” commented Julia Nordsieck, Community Development Officer for Southern Bancorp last year as she described the River Park improvements that were discussed at a Rotary appearance.  Twenty-one interpretative panels, a kiosk with mapped highlights of the downtown attractions, and a gateway sign can now been seen [...]

Civil War Initiative beginning to take shape

August 4th, 2011

The Civil War Helena Communication Committee met Thursday afternoon in the Delta Cultural Center’s conference room to discuss the latest developments in the Helena Civil War initative.  Cathy Cunningham, of Southern Bancorp Community Development program and Chris Allen, chairman of the CWHCC plus a number of committee members gathered to discuss the Arkansas Sesquicentennial Civil [...]

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