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PRC school system saves $67,000 on energy bill

School Superintendent Alan Lumpkin in September implemented an energy savings contest between Pearl River Central’s five schools, and he told the Pearl River County school board on Monday that final tabulations show the contest saved the school $67,000 on the overall...

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Super Chikan will be 'Live on the Levee'

Next Friday, June 8, is the date for the next Live on the Levee concert series in historic downtown Helena. The concert series is a partnership between King Biscuit Blues Festival, Sonny Boy Blues Society and the Delta Bridge Project. The concert features music by...

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Downtown Apts. Finally Under Way

After two years and some inevitable development hurdles, Greenbrier Partners LLC’s mixed-use development at 436 S. Front St. is quickly taking shape. Construction began recently on the more-than-a-century-old warehouse at the corner of South Front Street and East...

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Council OKs software for H-WHPD

Helena-West Helena Assistant Police Chief Ronald Scott reports that revisions need to be made to an ordinance establishing rank structure for the police and fire departments to determine the eligibility for testing for promotions of police and fire department...

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New Fort Curtis dedicated Friday

“Does the new Fort Curtis hold the same promise for us as it did for those slaves that were freed through the efforts of the original Fort Curtis some 150 years ago?” asked Federal Judge Brian Miller, who offered his reflections on Civil War Helena at the gala...

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Design a poster for King Biscuit Blues Festival

All you artistic types who are also fans of the King Biscuit Blues Festival might wanna get out the brushes and oil paints and pastels and crayons and colored pencils and laptops, or whatever it is people use to make art these days. Because the Arkansas Delta Arts...

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Fort Curtis to be dedicated Friday

The dedication today of Fort Curtis, a Union fort replica, will begin Helena’s Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration of a multi-faceted heritage that includes Federal occupation, seven Confederate generals, and an encampment of thousands of freed slaves. The...

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Hernando rolls out bike plan

Hernando, already on a roll with policies and programs to boost exercise and good health, is launching a partnership Saturday designed to get people on bicycles as a mode of transportation. "What's exciting about our 'Dust Off That Bicycle' training is that it's not...

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