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The Ashley County Retired Teachers’ Association recently awarded $750 scholarships to Crossett High School’s Donna Culpepper, third from left, and Hamburg High School’s Beth Gannaway, second from right. The scholarships are awarded to teachers who are working to further their education and w…

The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Rugged Redemption Resale’s grand opening Friday. The shop is located at 1001 W. First Ave., in Crossett.

The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Tru by Hilton on Unity Road in Crossett. Frank and Kim Patel own the 38,000-square foot, 82-room hotel. The hotel has had a soft opening, and has allowed the Crossett swim tean to practice in its pool unti…

The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce organized a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Ashley Family Clinic in Crossett recently. Family Nurse Practitioner is now seeing patients at the new clinic. Ashley Family Clinic is located at 124 Ray Lochala Road in Crossett on the backside of the ACMC Outr…

Is anyone else having a difficult time keeping up with how fast time is flying? I know it’s still mid-July, but back-to-school plans are already in motion. I forget every year how busy it gets and stays, until after the holidays. We have had a stellar summer and it’s not over yet! It’s hard …

Dedicated Logistics, LLC was awarded “National Carrier of the Year for Georgia Pacific” for the year of 2018 at the KBX Logistics Carrier Conference award banquet in Green Bay, on June 5.

A group of Hamburg youth recently went to the Crossett pound to volunteer their time last week. The group gave baths, cleaned out kennels, filled food and water bowls, gave treats, walked and played with the dogs. The parents of the children said the group did it just because they wanted to …

You know what’s the most amazing thing in the world? What makes me rich beyond my dreams? It’s sitting here on my porch, in my rocker, watching the babies run and play. I’m serious — if you’re down, discouraged and want to put everything in a basket and sink it in the river, just find some b…

Brian Ray Jr., center, graduated from the Arkansas Fire Training Academy Firefighter Standards Class on June 7. His father, Lt. Brian Ray with the Crossett Fire Deptpartment, left, and Crossett Fire Chief Bo Higginbotham, right, marked the occasion with him.

Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Ashley County quickly learned that they had to walk gingerly if they were going to transport their egg on a spoon during the club’s egg hunt and relay games April 18.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Crossett Fire Chief Bo Higginbotham to serve on Arkansas’ Fire Protection Services Board.

May 5, 1960, original cutline: Shown here are a few of the students who made Friday night's senior prom a success. On the ladders are Tommy Stephens and Mike Perritt. Below, from left, Glenda Rawls, Jane Regnier, Bill Johnson and John Toler. Other members of the decorating committee were Kay…

The Delta Xi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi hosted Crossett’s annual color run Saturday. The proceeds were used to benefit Hope at Home, a county-wide non-profit group dedicated to assisting and serving cancer patients in Ashley County.

Members of Cub Scout Troop 66 and American Legion Post 111 hosted a flag retirement ceremony Saturday. During the ceremony, American flags that had become tattered, worn or faded were unfolded and then respectfully burned.

Crossett Firefighter-Emergency Medical Technician Matt Gammel, second from left, recently completed the Arkansas Fire Training Academy. He is shown with, from left, FF-EMT Blake Finney, Chief Bo Higginbotham and FF-EMT Kodi Murphy.

The Hamburg Fire Department won the Firemen’s Cup contest hosted by Zac Dunlap Band for the second consecutive year. The winners were announced last Wednesday and the reward concert will be in Hamburg March 1. The Zac Dunlap Band is an Arkansas country music band most known for their hit sin…

Hamburg natives Judy Martin Hess, Joyce Martin Sanders and Jonathan Martin--collectively known as The Martins — recently garnered the 2019 nomination for Best Roots Gospel Album from the Recording Academy for their release of their latest studio recording “Still Standing”, released by Gaithe…

Holt Auto Group presented Crossett Superintendent of Schools Gary Williams with a donation of $1,400 from their Team Spirit Savings event, which was last fall. The dealership donated $100 per vehicle sold during the month of October to the school district of the customer’s choice.