May 5th, 2005
First Bank, N.A.’s student advisory board, along with all of the students in Phillips County, recently granted a wish for Madelyn, a six-year-old first grader from Stutgart, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
March 29th, 2005
Martin Chaffin, executive director of the Philips County Port Authority, told members at their meeting Monday night that he had advertised for bids for insurance to cover the crane and equipment being erected at the slack water harbor.
Dan Robinson, of Dan Robinson and Associates Inc., who are planning the marketing strategy for the harbor were guests at the meeting and presented a purchase agreement between the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and the Port Authority, which they signed.
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.