October 29th, 2007
A plan to revitalize Clark County written by 500 residents of the southwestern Arkansas county over the past year and a half was hailed Monday by Gov. Mike Beebe as a model for community development statewide.
Beebe joined community leaders for the unveiling of the county’s strategic plan, modeled after the Delta Bridge Project in Phillips County, spearheaded by Arkadelphia-based Southern Bancorp.
October 25th, 2007
…Brian Miller loved the place. And it showed. He didn’t run away. Not even after he got his law degree from Vanderbilt and had the world to conquer/save. Even when he worked as a lawyer for a big firm in Memphis, young Miller commuted back and forth…
October 23rd, 2007
Turning the community of Helena-West Helena around is a “multi-stepped” process. According to Ben Steinberg, the president of Bancorp South and head of the Delta Bridge Project, there are many steps that must be taken to ensure job growth will succeed and, in turn, revitalization of the town also succeeds.
October 17th, 2007
Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Michael Boone of Helena-West Helena to the Board of Review. Boone replaces Norith Eillison.
His appointment expires Jan. 14, 2011.
October 4th, 2007
Southern Bancorp of Arkadelphia is among 10 community development financial institutions that are semifinalists for $8.25 million in grants and awards under a program offered by the Opportunity Finance Network.