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The Crossett City Council is faced with the decision of repairing or replacing an oft-used recreational structure damaged by a falling tree during Hurricane Laura.

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Shortly after Hamburg School District Superintendent Tracy Streeter told the school board that, “COVID has not been our friend,” the board adopted a budget for the fiscal year that projects $8,397,469 in operating costs.

The search of Wonder Woman backpack and a can of salt reportedly revealed more than their labels told for Ashley County deputies in two separate instances last week. The searches allegedly rendered several thousands of dollars worth of drugs.

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Two structure fires lit up the western end of Ashley County over the weekend, placing one person in the hospital. One fire claimed a residence on Walnut Street in Crossett and another damaged an apartment building in North Crossett.

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Internet service in Crossett should significantly improve if everything goes according to plan now that the city has received a $2 million Arkansas Rural Connect (ARC) broadband grant.

There was a two-vehicle accident on the corner of Oak and Third on Tuesday morning. The report was not available at press time, but officers said on scene that they didn’t believe that anyone received fatal injuries. Chief JW Cruce verified that a woman was trapped in the tan SUV involved, b…

Crime in Crossett was addressed at Monday night’s council meeting and Chief JW Cruce gave a presentation regarding the crime right in the city.

Crystal Marshall is sworn in as Crossett’s mayor Monday morning by Circuit Judge Sandra Bradshaw while a crowd of spectators works to stay socially distant outside of city hall.

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Even though they’d had to wait longer than they had expected to receive their diplomas after COVID-19 disrupted their senior year, Crossett High School’s Class of 2020 marked their day with celebration July 25.

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 …

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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 …