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Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 11:21 AM

Lots of folks seem to live from one King Biscuit Blues Festival to the next. For some, this marks their 30th pilgrimage to this tiny Arkansas Delta hamlet to soak up some of the finest Blues music this side of the Mighty Mississippi River.

Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 11:17 AM

I remember my first King Biscuit experience. I had been playing bass with the John Craig house band at the weekly Juanita's Blues jam every Tuesday night for almost a year and I heard about the upcoming biscuit in 2000. It was raining that year and...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 3:49 PM

I never played what is commonly defined as organized football – that is junior high, high school or even Pee Wee league for that matter. However, there weren't too many afternoons after school when fall finally rolled around that my friends...

Updated Sep 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM

For the first time in the past five or six years I finally got my eyes examined. And it was also the first opportunity I had to sit down and have a conversation with local optometrist and the always community involved Dr. Leslie Chin in quite some...

Updated Sep 17, 2015 at 10:56 AM

“You are a gentleman, a scholar and a ballroom dancer.”

Updated Sep 10, 2015 at 2:39 PM

Last week was a particularly rough week for the residents of Helena-West Helena and the law enforcement officers that try their best to keep the peace in this crime-riddled Delta community. First, a police officer was forced to shoot a suspect...

Updated Sep 10, 2015 at 2:35 PM

With Labor Day behind us and the first day of fall rapidly approaching, many people's thoughts naturally turn to securing things for the coming season: taking stock, fixing up, and cleaning up. We are in this process at city hall.

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...

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."

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