The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
Updated at 5:15 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.

Updated at 3:44 PM

For a few hours this Sunday (October 11) Governor Asa Hutchinson will put politics and government aside to participate in an exhilarating 5-mile bike ride along the Delta Heritage Trail. The event is being billed as “Bicycle with the...

Updated at 3:40 PM

It pays – perhaps literally – to be very careful before tossing out the trash. Just ask Phillips County Sheriff Neal Byrd and his staff.

Updated at 3:33 PM

“Warm Up Wednesday” officially launched the 30th Annual King Biscuit Festival. Food and free musical entertainment, including Guitar McNally, (above) were part of the day's activities as a special thank you to local blues diehards.

Updated at 3:28 PM

Attendance at the North Helena Pool swelled this summer from past season averages of around 5,000 attendees to nearly 7,000 attendees, due to the Helena Health Foundation's continued commitment to provide funding to open the pool and offering...

Updated at 3:25 PM

The Barton High School Arkansas Scholars enjoyed a pizza lunch on September 22. Double Quick donated the pizza and local community member Julie Maloney helped serve the students. In addition to the pizza, juniors who still met the criteria were...

Updated at 3:21 PM

The Lower Mississippi River Conservation Committee is working to restore the side channel at the Buck Island Prairie Point Towhead near Helena West Helena. The purpose of the work is to restore flow and depth diversity to the side channel habitat.

Updated at 3:17 PM

Infused with the spirit of the season, Christmas Memories provides an opportunity for anyone to take part in an exciting holiday musical revue.

Updated at 3:14 PM

Teens from seven area high schools, their teachers and chaperones took part in hands-on learning activities and career exploration at the 14th annual Aquatic Sciences Day at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture Research Station

Updated at 3:09 PM

"It's a huge jump for some of them," commented councilman Christopher Franklin at Tuesday night's Helena-West Helena City Council meeting after reviewing the salary/wage gaps in the water departments in Helena and West Helena.

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