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Miss Crossett PRCA Rodeo 2020-2021 Ashley Hollis places a sash on the new Miss Crossett Rodeo, Addison Gray of Hamburg, during the rodeo queen crowning ceremony on Saturday, June 5.  Mabry Davis of Hamburg was crowned Teen Miss Crossett PRCA Rodeo Queen. (VERSHAL HOGAN/News Observer)

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9360 and American Legion Post 111 of Crossett escorted County Judge Jim Hudson as he laid a wreath at the Ashley County memorial for fallen veterans at the Ashley County Courthouse on Memorial Day. Members of local Girl Scout Troops led the Pledge…

Family, friends and well-wishers in the Hamburg School District gathered at Hamburg High School’s football field May 21 to send the graduating class of 2021 out of the halls and into the world with their high school diplomas. (WHITNEY WHITE/News Observer)

Crossett High School’s commencement exercises were at 7 p.m. May 21 on Yarbrough Field. Before the ceremonies began, the then-prospective graduates waited for the ceremony to begin in the CHS coliseum. (VERSHAL HOGAN/News Observer)

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Greater Crossett Area Food Pantry Director Pamela Breeding presents Norman Williams with a plaque recognizing him as Volunteer of the Year at the pantry’s board of directors’ annual volunteer appreciation luncheon. Breeding said that while the last year presented challenges, Williams never m…

A Union County man was arrested on a charge of capital murder following a chase that traveled through western Ashley County and ended in a wreck on Highway 52 Tuesday evening. 

Drivers are noticing higher prices at the pump thanks to weather-related production disruptions, according to an analysis published Friday by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

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The Salvation Army of Ashley County has a newly formed board, constituted of members from Crossett and Hamburg. “Our goal is to enhance the great things that were being done by the board before us,” President Georganna Cossey said. The organization plans to have a booth at the Armadillo Fest…

 The Crossett School Board hearing to determine what to do  about a board member who has not met certain state requirements that was set for Monday night was postponed because one of the school board members was unavailable.