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…
After decades of wondering if he had been lost at sea or buried anonymously, the family of a U.S. serviceman — including his relatives in Crossett — finally have an answer.
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.
Rep. LeAnne Burch, left, presented Mary Williams of Hamburg Helping Hands, center, with a check in the amount of $500 from the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance mini-grant. Burch participated in a fundraiser where legislators volunteered to help serve tables to raise money for their local foo…
Members of the Crossett community celebrated the life and work of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday by marching down the street that bears his name and attending a program at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church that had the theme of #Unity.
Korey Kay’Ceon Atkins was Ashley County Medical Center’s New Year Baby. He arrived at 3:45 p.m. Jan. 1, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces. His mother, Lasonya Taylor, and father, Keoddrick Atkins, welcomed him. those who joined the family in celebrating the birth include pediatrician Dr. Henry Gom…
Woodrow Wilson was president when Margaret Hill Smith was born in Crossett on Dec. 23, 1913. Since then, she’s seen 17 other Presidents take office, two world wars, the space age, the fall of Communism and a whole lot more — and as a life-long resident of Crossett, she also saw the city shif…
The Arkansas Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Ashley County Veteran’s Affair’s office hosted a banquet last week to honor Ashley County’s Vietnam Veterans.
When Centennial Park played host to a fashion show last weekend, it wasn’t about the clothes, though they played a central role. It was about promoting local business.
Kenny Laughlin, right, was named Firefighter of the Year at the Hamburg Fire Department’s annual Christmas party. Fire Chief Tim Hollis, left, presented Laughlin with a plaque noting the honor.
A Crossett girl decided that she wanted to donate her birthday to the Crossett City Pound.
An Ashley County bull rider is getting national attention after making what some are calling a historic comeback in his Professional Bull Riding career.
After four years of hard work, a new exhibit will be unveiled at the end of this month that explores the history of the area now known as Felsenthal Wildlife Refuge.
Last week, the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome “Off the Hook” restaurant, owned by Dee Wisecarver, as a new business and a new chamber member.
Rachel Langley and Kacee Jo Leonard, both of Crossett, have been named to the University of Arkansas—Monticello Homecoming Court. Langley, second from left on the second row, is a junior political science major and the daughter of Jeff and Melissa Langley. She is a Student Ambassador team le…
The American Legion Post 111 hosted a ceremony Sept. 11 to honor both the memory of 911 and the late Don Greene of Crossett. The Legion placed a plaque on its flag pole to recognize Greene’s years of commitment to the American Legion and to recognize the work he did while he was a member of …
A group of girls were recently given lessons on beauty inside and out.
There are no rules when making a bucket list, and the possibilities are endless. If you look around, you might find an interesting spot that you didn’t know you were looking for.
An Ashley County woman will participate in the Miss Arkansas pageant this weekend.
Last Saturday, guests from Mississippi to Maryland traveled to Crossett to attend a book release event for Shanae Govan of Crossett.
A Crossett student won first place and best of show in the 2018 Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Contest Awards.