August 9th, 2005
In five short years, Phillips County “will be a model community for the Delta” – one of the most depressed regions in the nation.
That ambitious goal is the result of 10 months of planning by more than 300 residents and was announced Monday to a gathering that packed the Malco Theater.
March 24th, 2005
One of the Delta Bridge Project’s plans is to tear down abandoned residential properties to help Helena’s beautification program. So far, 31 properties have been torn down, which exceeded the initial goal of 25, according to Southern Development Bancorp Community Development representative Michael Boone.
March 18th, 2005
Phillips County native Paula Oliver is the new Main Street Helena director. She took over the post on Feb. 21. Oliver previously served as tourism coordinator for the Delta Rivers Regional Tourism Council.