We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • Updated

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 …

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.