Ashley News Observer- Top Story All three issues approved in Ashley County elections Ashley County voters showed their support for Ashley County Medical Center, and voters in Crossett approved a renewal of a sales tax for the economic development foundation while Crossett School District voters approved a bond issue which includes construction of a new high school. Feb 9, 2016, 21:46
Crossett School District Superintendent Gary Williams gestures as he addresses an audience of about 40 during a Jan. 21 public hearing on a proposed bond issue to construct a new Crossett High School building. The bond issue is for $32,365,000. (Tom White/News Observer)
The audience was small for a Jan. 21 public meeting on the proposed four-mill tax levy increase for the Crossett School District. Jan 28, 2016, 14:36
Crossett Police Department Assistant Chief Jerry Bortell examines the area of the departmentís new building that is being remodeled to serve as a courtroom. Court clerk office space and a booking room have also been created by remodeling the bay area of the building. (Tom White/News Observer)
Work is ongoing to remodel the former National Guard armory building to serve as the new home of the Crossett Police Department.