September 19th, 2007
Delta Regional Authority Chairman Pete Johnson of Clarksdale, Miss. was in Helena Monday to present a check totaling $534,128.54 to the Delta Area Health Center.
September 13th, 2007
Photo: Dr. Steven Murray, (second from the left) chairman of the Delta Bridge Project Steering Committee, announced a $30,000 grant for Helena-West Helena to upgrade the city’s accounting and financial systems. Lynn Boone (far left) and Mayor James Valley (center) along with City Clerk Sandi Ramsey (second from the right) and City Treasurer Michael Boone (far right) were on hand to accept the grant.
August 4th, 2007
A walking tour of this Mississippi River town’s past, present and future could start at Bubba’s Blues Corner at the south end of Cherry Street, a whisky bottle’s throw from the Mighty River. Bubba Sullivan has a little of everything in his shop, including a healthy dose of Helena blues history (free of charge) and old 45 rpm records (25 cents each).
June 13th, 2007
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rual Business Cooperative Programs closed a $750,000 loan with Southern Financial Partners (SFP) on Aug.8.
April 16th, 2007
The Delta Bridge Project announced today $400,000 in grants for KIPP Delta College Preparatory School in Helena-West Helena. These funds will provide space to accommodate classes for the next two years while KIPP Delta expands its program to serve students in grades 5 through 12.