The first high school football game of the season is a welcome escape from a troubled economy here.
Helena is hurting; the town needs jobs. Arkansas has lost another 6,000 manufacturing jobs, just this year.
Darius West is Helena's biggest star -- the top high school football player in the state.
Darius just announced he's staying in town to play football for the University of Arkansas. It's a shining moment for a challenged city.
Darius's mom, Debra West, said some people in Helena have to...Full Story