Right now, hunters are stalking bears in the streets of Crossett.
Spring Break came to an end on Monday, but because returning to the actual school building is not an option since the state closure of school buildings, students, educators and parents entered their second week of virtual learning.
A vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a housing structure on 10th Avenue in Crossett on March 25.
Ashley County has a confirmed case of COVID-19 and Ashley County Medical Center’s doctors and staff are asking the public to stay updated and remain calm.
The Ashley County Judge's Office announced on a social media post Sunday morning that the Arkansas Department of Health had contacted the county judge to notify his office of a positive case of COVID-19 in Ashley County, the first confirmed for the county. "Please remember to practice social…
Though the process of the Census may be disrupted by the national COVID-19 outbreak, local officials are encouraging Ashley County citizens to complete their census forms.
Arkansas saw its first two COVID-19 related deaths Tuesday, and state officials warned that more COVID-related cases were expected.
A recent study by the Manufacturing Institute showed that nationally 80 percent of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled and highly skilled production positions.
The Hamburg Area Chamber of Commerce has decided to postpone the 50th annual World Famous Armadillo Contest.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday that the closure of Arkansas schools in response to the COVID-19 outbreak would be expanded until April 17. The case of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state grew from 33 to 62 from Wednesday to Thursday. As of 2:31 p.m. Thursday, the Arkansas Departmen…
Though Tuesday was the first day since the presence of COVID-19 was confirmed in the state of Arkansas that saw no new cases, state officials said they expect to see the total rise from 22 lab-confirmed cases in coming days.
The Crossett and Hamburg school districts will continue to provide lunch to children under the age of 18 even though school will not be in session.
A local nursing home evacuated patients on Tuesday after a central heating unit caught on fire.
Though a teenager was charged with capital murder in connection to the case, two adults who were arrested as part of a January murder investigation were not formally charged with murder.
As the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 infection makes its way across the globe, people in Ashley County are starting to feel the pinch of pandemic containment.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Sunday that all schools in the state would be closed for the week starting Tuesday in response to continued confirmation of additional cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas. Crossett and Hamburg school district officials said their schools would be closed starting Monda…
University of Arkansas—Monticello officials have moved all instruction to off-campus, online virtual classrooms until March 30 after a student there had direct contact with a patient who was confirmed to have presumptive COVID-19, or coronavirus. An additional 32 other UAM students and four …
The first Arkansas case of COVID-19, commonly called the coronavirus, has been confirmed in the southeast part of the state.
The 16-year-old suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of another teen in January has been formally charged with capital murder.
Following a conference championship season, Crossett High School football coach and athletic director William “Sonny” Nason has resigned.
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A Hamburg man was badly burned while starting a small fire in his yard over the weekend and had to be transported by helicopter for medical treatment.
Workers who were affected by the layoffs at Georgia Pacific-Crossett last year are now eligible for possible retraining assistance.
Arkansas Department of Health officials report that as of Tuesday the state still has no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus, which is commonly referred to as coronavirus.
The time for homeowners and renters in Ashley County who affected by the severe storms and tornadoes Jan. 10 and 11 to apply for assistance through the state of Arkansas is drawing to a close.
Hamburg’s mayor asked last week if there was a way to keep the political season out of sight — even if it wasn’t out of mind — for a little while this year.
While the nation watched for Super Tuesday results to see who won additional delegates for the Democratic Presidential nomination, in southeastern Arkansas one judicial candidate was able to go to bed after apparently winning the campaign for the District 2 seat in the 10th Judicial District.
The biodiesel group interested in locating a facility in Crossett is working with financiers to get their project to the next stage.
Ashley County has cast fewer than 630 ballots in early voting in the Presidential primary. The local ballot also includes judicial elections and a Republican primary for Senate District 26.
Crossett city officials said this week that the former city zoo is too beautiful a property to let fall into disrepair.
Several Hamburg apartment units in the 200 area of North Bartlett Street were destroyed following a fire Friday morning.
Arkansas novelist Charles Portis, who best known for his second book, “True Grit” and who died on Monday at the age of 86 in Little Rock, had a connection to Ashley County.
The Greater Crossett Area Food Pantry’s board hosted its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, which also houses the pantry. During the luncheon Director Pam Breeding, left, recognized Donna Jones, right, as Volunteer of the Year. (VERSHAL HOGAN/News O…
A discount variety store is considering adding a second location to the Crossett area.
The Hamburg City Council approved last week the purchase of an emergency generator during a special-called meeting.
Early voting for the Presidential primary is under way. In Ashley County, the election could also determine who will fill two judicial benches in the 10th Judicial District.
The teenage suspect currently awaiting formal murder charges in a Jan. 16 shooting has been charged in an unrelated armed robbery.
Crossett Police collect more than 45 grams of cocaine — approximately $4,400 worth — during a traffic stop last week.
Both of Arkansas’ senators voted against allowing testimony from witnesses at President Donald Trump’s trial before the U.S. Senate.
Department of Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst presented Fountain Hill Mayor Ulrica Trotter with a check for Hill $50,000 Jan. 31 to install new play equipment and improve accessibility in John Boyd Park. Arkansas State Parks offer two grant programs, Matching Grant…
The former Crossland Zoo property will once again be vacant in a few months.
The Crossest Walmart was briefly evacuated after someone called in a bomb threat Tuesday morning.
Hamburg officials said the recent tornadoes that struck the city helped them identify areas that could be improved for better response in the future.
The City of Crossett has taken the second step in the process to bring a massive solar farm — and with it, hundreds of construction jobs — to the area.
The 10th Judicial District Court has determined that there was probable cause to charge all three people arrested in connection the murder of a teenager earlier this month with first-degree murder, but no formal charges have been filed at this time.
Students on the Crossett and Hamburg robotics teams face off at a tournament in Monticello Saturday.
Hamburg High School’s administration has decided the best way to help students following the series of tornadoes that swept through the area Jan. 11 would be to set up a non-perishable food pantry at the high school.