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Updated Sep 3, 2015 at 2:37 PM

Tuesday's shooting incident involving local police could have resulted in a lot worse scenario. Right now, we should get down on our knees and thank God Almighty that no children or innocent bystanders were hurt or killed as the result of yet another incident of senseless violence.

Updated Sep 3, 2015 at 2:34 PM

Not ANOTHER shooting in Helena! This was my first reaction to the news of the recent shooting on the north side of town involving a police officer. When I saw the news helicopters circling like a pack of sharks trying to get their big scoop on a...

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 3:32 PM

What we need to get this country to turn itself around politically and economically is to get back to God. However, based on previous elections, it seems as thought the priority of most American families is to put more money in the bank account.What...

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Mark Twain once said, "Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it a thousand times."

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Well, another school year has rolled around. I think it is number 35 for Joyce as a teacher. After spending a perfectly wonderful weekend with three of my grandchildren this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I seem to be having a little more...

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:48 AM

There is a lot of talk about improvements to the community. Tuesday night's city council meeting was packed full of visible progress both in the realm of community planning as well as a general overall air of cooperation between city council members...

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:31 AM

During this hectic back-to-school time of the year, our thoughts often naturally turn to education. The late and great Delta Blues musician BB King spoke of education saying, "The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from...

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 3:15 PM

There are a lot of things that you shouldn't do when you are angry. Probably writing about road rage would be listed among them. However, I have discovered that if I wait until I am in the proper frame of mind I would never broach the subject,...

Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 3:15 PM

Tuesday afternoon I received a phone call from the newsroom noting that a healthcare facility called and said they were advised by Entergy that the power would be shut off from 9 p.m. until 1a.m. Wednesday morning. After confirming this with...

Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 3:11 PM

In his "Mayor's Message" last week, Mayor Jay Hollowell quoted Mark Twain saying, "Over 130 years ago in 'Life on the Mississippi' Mark Twain wrote, "Helena occupies one of the prettiest situations on the Mississippi River". Indeed, Helena does...

Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 3:06 PM

One of the items that has really been unnecessarily depleting our budget in Helena - West Helena is the repeated and costly repairs to our aged sanitation trucks, as well as our worn and diminished fleet of police cars. The city has had no vehicle...

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