January 23rd, 2006
Closing Delta Southern’s branch bank in Friars Point appears to be a done deal, but in doing so DSB may not be living up
to its mission.
Southern Bancorp, the parent organization of Delta Southern, formed a partnership to “bring economic opportunity to
those who need it most.”
January 1st, 2006
A newly minted highway sign will be unveiled today on U.S. 49 at the Arkansas Delta’s eastern edge, revealing the name “Helena-West Helena” and signaling a new start for a community beset by political infighting and saddled with a lifeless economy.
October 19th, 2005
The Tourism, Recreation and Quality of Life Committee met Monday night at the Delta Cultural Center Museum to discus the future of tourism, economic development and preserving the past.
October 17th, 2005
As emergency relief gives way to long-term rebuilding in areas hit hard by hurricane Katrina, those who send money now could in
certain cases get their money back and then some.
While the region aims to attract bullish investors, the situation raises ethical questions about how much profit is acceptable to reap from a disaster zone.
September 29th, 2005
The Diamond Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has distributed more than $200,000 in aid to persons displaced by hurricanes, provided casework to more than 400 families and fed more than 8,000 meals and snacks. The shelter at the Arkadelphia Recreation Center is still open, and took care of 37 people Wednesday night, according to Debra LeMay, director of the chapter.