BY VAL GAUGHT
BY VAL GAUGHT
The federal government has given the green light to expand Felsenhal National Wildlife Refuge by approximately 10,000 acres.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the state could be experiencing a “second peak” in the number of COVID-19 infections during a week when officials recorded a 25 percent surge in newly reported infections.
The Hamburg City Council approved a $2 garbage rate increase on Tuesday night.
The City of Crossett is set to partner with the Ashley County Juvenile Center in the creation of a new program that has the aim of helping youth improve their chances of a happy tomorrow.
Multiple free community-wide COVID-19 tests will be offered in Ashley County locations starting Thursday.
A group of Hamburg residents dedicated to moving the city forward has begun painting a mural in the downtown area.
The City of Crossett is projected to have a $300,000 shortfall in the budget as a result of COVID-19’s impact on the economy.
State health officials are encouraging Arkansans who need to seek medical treatment not to hesitate going to the doctor or hospital.
A former Crossett teacher was arrested May 14 and charged with sexual assault.
The Crossett Sports Complex will be getting a new sign bearing a new name in the coming months.
Crossett Mayor Crystal Marshall — who was sworn in to fill the vacancy left by late mayor Scott McCormick’s death last month — officially resigned her position on the Crossett City Council Monday.
The closure of the schools and quarantine that followed the spring COVID-19 outbreak significantly altered the senior year for the class of 2020. While they weren’t able to participate in many traditional rites of passage related to their upcoming graduation, the City of Crossett and the Cro…
Five candidates have stepped forward asking voters to consider them to be Crossett’s next elected mayor.
The half-cent sales tax to fund the East Crossett Sewer Project passed with 72 percent of the vote.
The Crossett Riding Club’s PRCA Rodeo has not been canceled, but a club spokesman said it has been postponed until the club can make sure they are following the guidelines for public events in the era of COVID-19.
The Ashley County Quorum Court’s budget committee is expecting to see a 35 percent dip in funds that had previously been budgeted to run the county.
Ashley County’s high school seniors will celebrate their graduations in non-traditional ways over the coming weeks, but there will be traditional ceremonies later in the summer for Crossett and Hamburg schools.
The cities of Crossett and Hamburg plan to reopen their parks Saturday.
Gov Asa. Hutchinson announced Monday that churches can begin meeting in person again, though he said they should follow social distancing guidelines and continue offering online services for those who don’t feel safe to attend.
Gov Asa. Hutchinson announced Wednesday that in-person dining in restaurants can resume in Arkansas May 14.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that starting May 1 state parks would be reopened in a limited capacity for state residents.
The Crossett Eagles will fly under a new coach this season.
The Crossett City Council set the special election to fill the remainder of late Mayor Scott McCormick’s term for Aug. 11 during a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The Crossett Parks and Recreation Department is asking residents to join with them on projects such as the new community garden and the Revitalize Main Street and Beyond project.
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Georgia Pacific-Crossett announced Thursday that it would be restarting Tissue Machine No. 5 in Crossett and would recall some former employees.
A trailer manufacturing company announced Thursday that it will build a new facility in Crossett and hire 70 workers in the next 24 months.
A crash that left a vehicle completely submerged in the Ouachita River’s floodwaters in Union County claimed the life of a Crossett woman last week.
Long-time Crossett Mayor Scott McCormick was buried in a private ceremony Monday after his body was given a final drive through the city he’d led since 1999.
Crossett Interim Mayor Crystal Marshall was sworn into office Tuesday.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has set May 4 as the date he would like to see Arkansas begin start relaxing some quarantine rules related to COVID-19.
The Crossett City Council met Friday to discuss electing a new mayor and to appoint an interim following Mayor Scott McCormick’s Thursday death.
Long-time Crossett Mayor Scott McCormick has died.
The Crossett Municipal Airport at Z.M. Jack Stell Field is set to receive a grant as part of the federal government’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Crossett School Board approved the purchase of 315 Dell Chromebooks.
A former Crossett school teacher has been charged with two counts of battery against a child and will appear in court in June.
A Crossett sewer commissioner says it’s important that residents understand what’s on the upcoming ballot in order to prevent sewer rates from going up.
Two serious vehicle wrecks happened within an hour of each other in Ashley County on Friday.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that Arkansas schools would be closed through the remainder of the school year.
A Crossett doctor will host a COVID-19 community testing site April 13.
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Right now, hunters are stalking bears in the streets of Crossett.
Former Georgia Pacific workers will have an opportunity to learn more about Trade Adjustment Assistance in the coming weeks.