A truck struck three pedestrians, killing one, in Bradley County near the Ashley County line.
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.
The Crossett School Board and Crossett Superintendent of Schools Gary Williams presented James Stinson with an honorary diploma on Monday night. Stinson was unable to receive his diploma with the rest of his class because he was serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Stinson’s childre…
The stars will share the sky with phosphorescent explosions of light as residents of Crossett celebrate a star-spangled holiday with a citywide fireworks show July 4.
Representatives from Georgia Pacific are working with the City of Crossett to find a place to relocate radio antennas that the Crossett School District and other entities in Crossett use.
Georgia Pacific has lined up 40 companies to come to a job fair later this month.
Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and Fourth District U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman visited Crossett this week to meet with residents about the recent announcements of planed layoffs at Georgia Pacific.
Fred’s, Inc., announced its plans to close the North Crossett and Hamburg stores Friday.
The Crossett City Council voted Tuesday to accept the recommendation of a loan for the city’s planned sewer upgrades.
Hamburg Mayor Dane Weindorf said that Ashley County areas outside the city limits will have an ambulance service even though the county government has said it will not help fund the effort.
A highway construction worker was killed Friday morning in a road construction incident south of Hamburg.
The Arkansas State Police are investigating a Hamburg house fire after finding evidence that the fire may have been intentionally set.
When Scotty Wayne Penninginton looked at his depth viewfinder while he was fishing on the Ouachita River last week, he saw something that was way too big to be a fish.
Barring additional weather delays or unforeseen circumstances, the Crossett City Pool could open before the Fourth of July holiday.
Officials said the suspect who was fatally shot by a police officer in Central Arkansas last week was the same man who was arrested for an alleged bank robbery in Hamburg last month.
A joint investigation involiving the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office, Chicot County Sheriff’s Office and Portland Police Department resulted in an arrest of a suspect who was allegedly impersonating police officers.
Ashley County investigators reported that seven people were arrested for alleged drug activity at a hotel in Crossett last week.
Two people were arrested on methamphetamine distribution charges after an investigator with the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant last week.
Crossett has two designated Opportunity Zones and the city council members said they are hopeful the zones will bring in industry.
The Crossett School District’s board of trustees voted Monday to place the former North Crossett Primary Building up for auction.
Members of the Crossett community gathered Saturday in the E.C. Crossett Youth Center Park to mark Juneteenth, the celebration of the announcement of the abolition of slavery, with a cookout, prize giveaway and other festivities. The holiday is celebrated as Juneteenth Independence Day on th…
Crossett Mayor Scott McCormick said he’s asked city department heads to freeze their spending in light of the announcement that 530 Georgia Pacific workers were losing their jobs at the Crossett mill.
The Ashley County Quroum Court members decided Tuesday to give the City of Hamburg one more notice before shutting off the dispatch services for the Hamburg City Police Department.
New industry projects are in the works for Crossett and local business owners say they are committed to staying positive in light of recent developments.
The City of Crossett carried approximately $700,000 over from its 2018 budget year, and officials said the city is on track to do so again this year.
The Crossett Fire Department is offering a community outreach class on water safety free to the public.
Saying that the projected long-term costs of keeping its mills in Crossett were “not economically viable,” Georgia Pacific announced a significant round of layoffs Tuesday.
Layoffs are not greater than God.
The Hamburg City Council declined to approve a dispatcher services contract from the county government at the council’s meeting last week.
The Crossett Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the Memorial Day weekend shooting.
The new Crossett city pool manager says life guards are trained and the pool will open mid-June, but the pool project as whole is not complete and may require more funding.
The Hamburg City Council voted last week the move of $49,305 from the city’s capital improvement monies to supplement the funding for construction of Norman Park, but the mayor said future funds will be needed.
Georgia Pacific Crossett announced a round of significant layoffs Tuesday following the decision to permanently shutter its bleached board operations at the Crossett mill.
An Ashley County man was arrested and charged with first-degree rape in Louisiana last week.
Law enforcement officials are investigating two Memorial Day weekend shootings in Ashley County, one of which was fatal.
The Ashley County Quorum Court did not approve the City of Hamburg’s request for an ambulance subsidy to help cover the cost of ambulance service outside the city limits.
Law enforcement officials in Ashley County are investigating a reported bank robbery in Hamburg.
The Crossett Riding Club’s 71st Annual PRCA Rodeo will be in town a few months earlier this year, and events planned for this weekend will kick it off.
The City of Crossett could soon be seeking a person to help complete jobs around the city if the city council approves the details.
A log truck ran off of the highway on Tuesday afternoon, and though it took longer than usual to clear the scene of the wreck, no one was hurt or injured.
Approximately 60 percent of voters in the Hamburg School District voted to approve a 4-mill ad valorem increase for up to $7.8 million in school improvements.
A Crossett man crashed his plane on the Jack Stell Field Airport runway Monday.
The Ashley County Quorum Court’s justices contended Tuesday that they couldn’t approve an ambulance proposal from the City of Hamburg without more information.
The Crossett School Board approved Monday the bid proposal for construction of the parking lot, ticket booth and sidewalk at Yarborough Field, and the contractor said it would be finished before next season.
Early voting for the Hamburg School District’s proposal to increase its millage rate from 35.5 mills to 39.5 mills opened Tuesday.
A Bastrop woman hydroplaned and landed underwater in a ditch south of Crossett last Thursday morning.