A man from the Berlin community was killed in a four-wheeler incident last week.
The Ashley County Quorum Court heard a presentation from a representative of a solar energy company about a new law that could potentially save the county money in energy expenses.
The burn ban that Ashley County Judge Jim Hudson enacted last week remains in effect for Ashley County.
The permanent shutdowns that Georgia Pacific-Crossett announced in June are fast approaching, and last week the Crossett mill permanently shut down one of its board machines.
Former Miss Ashley County Anna Cate Toler passed on her tiara to McKenzie Rice as Rice was crowned Miss Ashley County at the Ashley County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Pageants for a number of younger age categories were hosted during the day.
Ashley County Judge Jim Hudson has enacted a burn ban for Ashley County.
An Ashley County attorney accused of mishandling $100,000 from a client went before a judge on Wednesday for a first appearance on other charges.
The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair open to the public next week.
The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Buddy Bass tournament will be this weekend at the Crossett Port with even more cash to give away than last year.
The Crossett Public Schools Education Alliance is preparing to host its second fundraiser banquet.
The Ashley County Fair will start this weekend, and though there won’t be a carnival, rodeo fans will get a chance to see the dust at the arena get kicked up.
A spokesperson for the Ashley County Sheriff’s department confirmed that an incarcerated minor died early Wednesday morning.
Why did the student cross the street? To get to the school on the other side.
The Hamburg mayor asked the council during Monday night’s meeting, to start discussing the limb and trash pickup with the citizens of Hamburg.
A rape case in Ashley County Circuit Court ended in mistrial Thursday after the judge said a crying child could sway the jury.
The Crossett City Council voted unanimously Monday to begin the process of hiring a bond attorney to take a sales tax vote for sewer upgrades to the residents.
An Ashley County jury found a Parkdale man guilty of first degree murder in the burning death of Jesse Burton, but ultimately hung on what sentence to hand down.
The Last Straw Initiative hosted a cleanup day in Crossett and has others planned for the future in Ashley County and surrounding areas.
There’s fresh blood at the table.
Georgia Pacific announced additional layoffs on Tuesday morning.
Representatives from Georgia Pacific went before the Ashley County Quorum Court on Tuesday to ask for clarification on their Act 9 Bonds for tax purposes.
The Crossett School District’s school board voted Monday to make the necessary administrative appointments to operate a new grant-funded program.
Two men accused of serious crimes in separate cases in Ashley County are set to appear before the court in coming months.
The skyline in Crossett could be changing in the next couple of years.
A two-vehicle collision outside Crossett resulted in one driver being airlifted and the other transported to El Dorado by ambulance. Ashley County Sheriff Tommy Sturgeon said the wreck happened at approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on Hancock Road. First responders said the wreck was a head-on …
The Hamburg School District received nearly $150,000 as a good faith deposit on the bonds that were recently sold to an investment firm.
As the weeks of summer vacation worked their way to an end, Crossett’s parents purchased school supplies and prepared to send their children back for another year’s education. That preparation ended with the first walk into the school building for the school year Tuesday, including goodbye h…
Deputies with the Ashley County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle collision on Fairview Road mid-morning Tuesday. The driver of a Jeep left the roadway and came to a hard stop when the vehicle entered a steep ditch. Deputies on the scene said the wreck did not result in any …
The Crossett City Pool will have its first public swim in three years this week, and the first 100 to attend will get in free of charge.
The CARTI cancer-treatment group has opened a new clinic in Crossett.
Crossett Elementary School was awarded approximately $660,000 to maintain an after school program for the next five years. CES Principal Veronica Robinson said that she wrote for the grant with the help of Assistant Principal Janet Ricks and Librarian Leslie Mansur, and Crossett was one of 1…
Sometimes, a brain needs a break.
The sale of Ashley County’s tax delinquent properties netted approximately $17,000 in proceeds for the county and state governments.
An Ashley County jury found a Hamburg man not guilty of first-degree battery when he went to trial on charges related to a shooting that happened last August.
An Ashley County jury sentenced a Crossett woman to 206 years for multiple charges — including fraudulent use of a credit or debit card, forgery, theft of property and computer fraud — earlier this month.
Crossett’s Public Works director says that the new leaf and limb pickup schedule has allowed the city to implement new programs.
All daily sportfish limits and length limits on Lake Monticello for all species of fish have been removed.
The new general surgeon at Ashley County Medical Center said one weekend at ACMC was what she needed to convince her to come to the area.
The City of Hamburg will close the Pine Street Park at 8 p.m. and have a police car on site in the evenings following a fatal stabbing there Sunday.
The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission announced July 18 that it had approved a loan of up to $7 million from the Arkansas Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Crossett.
Georgia Pacific hosted a job fair this week for its employees that will be losing their jobs at the GP Crossett mill in coming months.
An Ashley County jury convicted a Crossett man of aggravated robbery and theft of property for an incident in which he robbed a woman, threw her from a moving car, shot her and left her for dead.
The City of Hamburg was recently awarded a grant for $1.2 million to upgrade and refurbish the city’s water system.
A truck struck three pedestrians, killing one, in Bradley County near the Ashley County line.
The Crossett City Council has an opening following the resignation of a councilwoman Monday night.
Georgia Pacific officially notified three different union organizations last week of the planned Crossett mill closure dates, as required by law.
The Crossett City Council voted 5-0-1 to hire a general maintenance person for the city.
The Crossett City Pool is not yet ready to open, but the Crossett City Council decided Monday that when it does open, the public will be allowed temporary free use of the facility.
Is the dispatch service still active? It is? 10-4.
A Fountain Hill girl died in a house fire in North Crossett last week.
The Crossett School Board approved the purchase of new stadium lighting for two of Crossett’s athletic facilities at its Monday meeting.
Many of the Hamburg School District’s school improvement scores for the 2018-2019 school year were almost completely flat when compared to the previous year, though one building – Portland Elementary – exceeded national averages for their tests.