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…

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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.

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.

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 …