The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
Posted at 4:24 PM

WEEK IN RELIGIONA judge in London ruled earlier this month that a young boy with severe burns can be given a blood transfusion, despite the objections of his parents, who are Jehovah’s Witnesses.In his ruling, Judge Andrew Moylan said that while he had no doubt the boy’s parents love their child, that the transfusion is in his best interest, and that he hoped the parents would be understanding as to why he had made the decision.

Posted at 4:05 PM

Five years ago, when Mike Robin and I were still doing The Closer, I was contacted by the Emmy Academy asking if someone from their intern program could join the writer's room. I said yes, because we can always use an extra pair of...

Updated at 3:15 PM

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has announced that The Helena World has been named a finalist for the Media Support Award in the Henry Awards ceremony to be held at the 41st annual Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism. The...

Updated at 3:05 PM

On Jan. 1, all 50 states are offering First Day Hikes in state parks across the country as a way to promote healthy lifestyles and year round recreation at America's State Parks. Delta Heritage Trail Park and the Mississippi River State Park will...

Posted at 3:00 PM

During his six-month "Blue Dot" mission on the International Space Station, German astronaut Alexander Gerst would often leave his camera running while he worked and did experiments. He shared many of the resulting images during his journey, which...

Updated at 2:51 PM

The Helena-West Helena Police Department collaborated with Eliza Miller Elementary School again this year for the annual Christmas toy drive. According to Interim Police Chief Ronald Scott, the toy drive "is part of our community policing operation...

Updated at 2:45 PM

Post Offices in Arkansas will be open Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and New Year's Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 31 according to a press release issued by the U.S. Postal Service. Most Post Offices will shorten retail lobby hours and close early on these...

Posted at 2:30 PM

South Korea is investigating the online leak of partial blueprints and operating manuals for some of its nuclear reactors, as the perpetrator threatens to continue publishing data unless three facilities are shut by Christmas.

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