The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR

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Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 3:05 PM

With so few people living in Helena, the violent crime rate is through the proverbial roof. As random shootings begin to take place in the community, the police have a very tough job ahead of them.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 3:02 PM

Of all the sporting events that Americans get so enthused about none receives more media hype than the Super Bowl. Even the commercials have become the center of attention.

Updated Jan 28, 2016 at 11:12 AM

For well over 30 years I have sat down at a keyboard (typewriter or computer) and composed this column pretty much on a weekly basis. I have used the space to try right wrongs, encourage those wanting to make a difference and on more than a few...

Updated Jan 21, 2016 at 12:58 PM

No, I never stood on a corner in Winslow, Arizona to see the Eagles. And I never checked into the Hotel California. Nevertheless I was and still am a big Eagles fan.

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 2:59 PM

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the dumbest of them all?

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 2:56 PM

I am constantly finding out about really nice things we have here in Helena. Aside from the new businesses on Cherry Street, the Community Garden is ramping up their outreach in a new column in the Helena World, a column in which I learn a lot of...

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 1:21 PM

Soon after Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign with a promise to build a wall on the southern border to keep illegal immigrants out, Latin American workers building Trumpís new hotel steps from the White House groused about his insults...

Updated Dec 30, 2015 at 12:08 PM

Optimists look at a half glass of water and state that it is half full. On the other hand a pessimist may look at that same glass of water and determine that it is half empty.

Updated Dec 30, 2015 at 12:05 PM

As a former paramedic, I can say that we owe everything to our emergency crews. While listening to the city council Tuesday night respectfully agree with each other that we need to get our police department the best equipment for our new fleet of...

Updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:40 PM

“All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.”

Updated Dec 23, 2015 at 3:33 PM

As I reflect back on 2015 I think of all the progress our city has made. Despite the front-page crime and my usual rants on the broken political machine in this community, this town proves resilient. Despite the fact that just a year ago Cherry...

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