Each week in the month of July, Crossett’s mayoral candidates will each answer a question about an issue that has been posed by one of the other candidates. By participating in the print forum, the candidates get a chance to discuss issues that they think should be a priority while giving th…
The City of Crossett and the Crossett Public Library are hosting a U.S. Census drive and giving away prizes to encourage citizens to fill out their 2020 census.
While there isn’t a planned fireworks display to celebrate the nation’s independence this July 4, the City of Crossett is still planning to host a party to celebrate America’s birthday.
State health officials encouraged Tuesday wearing masks at some Fourth of July gatherings, and said the discussion of whether children will have to wear masks at school is ongoing.
Editor’s Note: Each week in the month of July, Crossett’s mayoral candidates will each answer a question about an issue that has been posed by one of the other candidates. By participating in the print forum, the candidates get a chance to discuss issues that they think should be a priority …
Gov. Asa Hutchinson warned Tuesday that if the current rate of COVID-19 infection continues unabated, the state could see more than 133,000 people infected by the end of September.
The Hamburg City Council voted to set aside money for the Hamburg pound every month and to help with the expense of rescuing city dogs.
As the Crossett Riding Club’s PRCA Rodeo rolls into town, it will bring in different contestants each night — but there are a few faces who will remain consistent, and entertaining, all week.
In Crossett this year, opening the chute is more than just what happens before you bust a bronc.
The Hamburg City Council discussed but ultimately tabled the discussion about filing lawsuits against local properties in violation of the Arkansas Highway Beautification Act.
The Juneteenth holiday has its roots in the freeing of the slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865. The day became an annual day of thanksgiving, and since then Arkansas has joined in with other states in memorializing emancipation by setting the third Saturday in June as Juneteenth Independence Da…
The City of Crossett’s financial situation in the face of the COVID-19 economic fallout may not be as dire as first projected.
The Crossett City Council swore in a new Ward 2 representative during Monday night’s meeting.
Members of the Hamburg-area community gathered on the Town Square June 11 for a unity event on the theme of “Come in Peace...Share the Peace.”
Ingevity announced plans to temporarily furlough 34 workers in Crossett in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Crossett School District Superintendent Gary Williams said that Crossett schools have been preparing for blended learning in August while keeping watch on the state health guidelines in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crossett Riding Club officials said they are expecting to have a historic number of contestants show up for the 72nd annual CRC PRCA Rodeo.
The Ashley County Quorum Court adopted a resolution granting a new Crossett business a tax break opportunity.
A Hamburg teenager was airlifted after a one vehicle accident on Friday night.
Members of the Crossett community, including elected officials and law enforcement, gathered at the Crossett Police Department June 5 for a memorial for George Floyd — the man who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and whose death was followed by widespread demonstrations cross the c…
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When Hope Wall was a young girl, she got a chance to travel the country one postcard at a time.
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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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