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Police department overhaul coming to Helena-West-Helena

There's a police department overhaul in the works for a part of Arkansas long known for corruption. The police chief in Helena-West-Helena announced some major improvement plans for the force during a press conference Tuesday. They are aimed at better tracking crime...

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Haven UMC MLK Park donation

Haven United Methodist Church members and VBS participants are pictured inside of the Greyhound Bus Station presenting a check to Clarksdale Revitalization Inc., Director Mac Crank in support of the new KaBOOM!! Playground that will soon be installed in Martin Luther...

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Plenty of green in new bank

A local building is the first bank branch in Mississippi to become LEED certified. Shortly after the opening of the Southern Bancorp Hernando Branch in summer 2011, the bank applied for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The United...

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Southern Bancorp branch earns LEED certification

Shortly after the opening of the Southern Bancorp Hernando Branch in summer 2011, Southern applied for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has now awarded the Hernando Branch its LEED...

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$15,000 donated for Hoops conversion project

Southern Bancorp recently presented Main Street Blytheville with a $15,000 donation to be used for the demolition and construction of the old Hoops Drive-In lot. The lot, located next to the Greyhound Bus Station, is being turned into a landscaped parking lot....

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Southern Bancorp Adds Five New Directors

Shareholders of Southern Bancorp Inc. of Arkadelphia, the holding company for Southern Bancorp Bank and the nonprofit Southern Bancorp Community Partners, have elected five additional members to the board of directors. The new directors announced Wednesday are: •John...

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Danny Robbins celebrates 30 years on the job

Danny Robbins, president of Southern Bancorp of Manila, has been on the job at the bank, serving the community, for three decades. Robbins hit the 30 year mark May 31. He said he enjoys coming to work as much today as he did in the early years. He feels fortunate to...

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