July 2nd, 2008
The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is experiencing growing pains. On Monday, the national organization, based in San Francisco, announced some changes and additions to help with that growth.
June 26th, 2008
U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and Representative Marion Berry announced Wednesday that Southern Financial Partners in Arkadelphia will receive a $150,000 USDA Rural Development Grant to create a revolving loan fund to support the redevelopment of downtown Helena-West Helena. The money will help businesses that relocate or establish themselves in the downtown area.
June 19th, 2008
Arkansas Delta Yams, which experienced a bumper crop in its first year of operation in 2007, has been awarded $1 million in state-federal funding, Phillips County Judge Don Gentry announced Wednesday.
May 22nd, 2008
…”Helena has it all,” said Ruskey as he prepares to open the second outlet of Quapaw Canoe Co. on Cherry Street. The grand opening celebration is scheduled for June 27 and Ruskey seems excited to make Helena the canoe capital of the lower Mississippi River.
April 25th, 2008
The formation of a Boys and Girls Club in Arkadelphia is in its first stages thanks to the leadership subcommittee of the Clark County Strategic Planning Committee. The subcommittee and other interested persons met Thursday afternoon with Ben Steinberg and Tim Schuringa of Southern Financial Partners. Schuringa was one of the founding board members of the Boys and Girls Club in Helena.