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The permanent shutdowns that Georgia Pacific-Crossett announced in June are fast approaching, and last week the Crossett mill permanently shut down one of its board machines.

Former Miss Ashley County Anna Cate Toler passed on her tiara to McKenzie Rice as Rice was crowned Miss Ashley County at the Ashley County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Pageants for a number of younger age categories were hosted during the day.

Why did the student cross the street? To get to the school on the other side.

The Hamburg mayor asked the council during Monday night’s meeting, to start discussing the limb and trash pickup with the citizens of Hamburg.

The Crossett School District’s school board voted Monday to make the necessary administrative appointments to operate a new grant-funded program.

A two-vehicle collision outside Crossett resulted in one driver being airlifted and the other transported to El Dorado by ambulance. Ashley County Sheriff Tommy Sturgeon said the wreck happened at approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Hancock Road. First responders said the wreck was a head-on …

As the weeks of summer vacation worked their way to an end, Crossett’s parents purchased school supplies and prepared to send their children back for another year’s education. That preparation ended with the first walk into the school building for the school year Tuesday, including goodbye h…

Deputies with the Ashley County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle collision on Fairview Road mid-morning Tuesday. The driver of a Jeep left the roadway and came to a hard stop when the vehicle entered a steep ditch. Deputies on the scene said the wreck did not result in any …

Crossett Elementary School was awarded approximately $660,000 to maintain an after school program for the next five years. CES Principal Veronica Robinson said that she wrote for the grant with the help of Assistant Principal Janet Ricks and Librarian Leslie Mansur, and Crossett was one of 1…

An Ashley County jury found a Hamburg man not guilty of first-degree battery when he went to trial on charges related to a shooting that happened last August.

An Ashley County jury sentenced a Crossett woman to 206 years for multiple charges — including fraudulent use of a credit or debit card, forgery, theft of property and computer fraud — earlier this month.

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission announced July 18 that it had approved a loan of up to $7 million from the Arkansas Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Crossett.

An Ashley County jury convicted a Crossett man of aggravated robbery and theft of property for an incident in which he robbed a woman, threw her from a moving car, shot her and left her for dead.

The Crossett City Pool is not yet ready to open, but the Crossett City Council decided Monday that when it does open, the public will be allowed temporary free use of the facility.

Many of the Hamburg School District’s school improvement scores for the 2018-2019 school year were almost completely flat when compared to the previous year, though one building – Portland Elementary – exceeded national averages for their tests.