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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of West Helena.

Our newspaper information for West Helena is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 8 papers that were published in the immediate area of West Helena. In addition, the list contains another 53 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded West Helena. In total, we've identified 61 papers within 17 miles [27.4 km] of West Helena.

This page contains two sections:

To keep this list from growing too long, not all of the papers have been listed. We have another list where all the papers have been listed in alphabetical order. The complete list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for West Helena.  

Newspapers Published In West Helena ...

We know of 8 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of West Helena:

  Evening Times  

Years of publication: 1957 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17375077

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Evening Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN88063014

 
  Many Voices  

Years of publication: 1971 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28824585

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Many Voices

Holdings for: LCCN SN93050567

 
  Phillips County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1917 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 26018073

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Phillips County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN92050105

 
  The Daily Sun  

Years of publication: 1956 to 1957

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20314325

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051360

 
  The Twin City Tribune  

Years of publication: 1969 to 1983

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 23298819

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Twin City Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN91050014

 
  Twin City News  

Years of publication: 1961 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 26018067

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Twin City News

Holdings for: LCCN SN92050103

 
  West Memphis Daily Sun  

Years of publication: 1955 to 1956

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20314335

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Memphis Daily Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051359

 
  West Memphis News  

Years of publication: 1936 to 1955

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21093024

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Memphis News

Holdings for: LCCN SN90050062

Newspapers Neighboring West Helena ...

The following newspapers were published within 17 miles [27.4 km] of West Helena.

The papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from West Helena.

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Published In Helena [Phillips County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast of West Helena)

We know of 36 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Helena. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Helena.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 17 miles [27.4 km] of West Helena. This extended list includes all the papers from Helena. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for West Helena.  

Published In Austin (MS) [Tunica County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of West Helena)

  The Austin Republican  

Years of publication: 1872 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12630474

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Austin Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034291

 
  The Cotton Plant  

Years of publication: 1869 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12630484

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cotton Plant

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034292


Published In Friars Point (MS) [Coahoma County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of West Helena)

 
  Friar's Point Coahomian  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1931

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15104271

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Friar's Point Coahomian

Holdings for: LCCN SN87065102

 
  Friar's Point Weekly Delta  

Years of publication: 1869 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2261353

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Friar's Point Weekly Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034372

 
  Friars Point Gazette  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1887

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18279591

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Friars Point Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN88067202

 
  The Coahomian  

Years of publication: 1865 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15104228

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Coahomian

Holdings for: LCCN SN87065101

 
  The Friar's Point Delta  

Published in 1869

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18340905

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Friar's Point Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN89065017

 
  The New Coahomian  

Years of publication: 1888 to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18338093

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The New Coahomian

Holdings for: LCCN SN89065018


Published In Marianna [Lee County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of West Helena)

 
  Marianna Index  

Years of publication: 1874 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10681729

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Marianna Index

Holdings for: LCCN SN84022979

 
  The Courier-Index  

Years of publication: 1917 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20371110

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Courier-Index

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051338

 
  The Daily Courier  

The first year of publication was in 189?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20371107

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051336

 
  The Lee County Courier  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20371100

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lee County Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN89051337


Published In Tunica (MS) [Tunica County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of West Helena)

 
  Delta Democrat  

Years of publication: 1895 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16401815

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Delta Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87065627

 
  The Tunica Independent  

Years of publication: 1888 to 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10226935

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tunica Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN83016936

 
  The Tunica Times-Democrat  

Years of publication: 1923 to 1993

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16505345

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tunica Times-Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87065628

 
  The Tunica Times  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1923

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17192177

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tunica Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN88067013

 
  Tunica Times  

Years of publication: 1993 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 53194714

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Tunica Times

Holdings for: LCCN 2003215047

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in West Helena. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Helena) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Helena. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Helena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Helena. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5507, Longitude: -90.6418     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Helena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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