The Moffatt family was honored during Ashley County’s annual Veterans’ Day celebration. County Judge Jim Hudson said that many men in the Moffatt family have served in the armed services, and presented certificates to each one or their families. Members of the family who have served and sinc…
The Crossett School Board hosted a public hearing Monday night for those who wanted to question or comment on the Crossett School District’s facilities master plan.
The Ashley County Quorum Court reached a decision about abolishing the City of Hamburg’s dispatching debt, but they don’t know what that decision is.
Officials with RES Americas met Monday with members of the Crossett City Council to discuss the necessary steps needed to make an estimated $150 million, 800-acre solar farm south of Crossett happen.
An Ashley County man was appointed to the Arkansas Governor’s Commission on People with Disabilities.
Deputies from the Ashley County Sheriff’s office arrested a Greene County man after he attempted to hold a woman and her children hostage in Snyder.
When the President visited the region last week, a Crossett man worked to make sure everyone who wanted to hear him speak could.
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Crossett, Hamburg, Portland and Lake Village, among other cities in the region.
A Crossett woman was killed in a wreck near the state line outside of Hamburg on Sunday night.
As the Hamburg Water System approaches its expansion, those who are interested need to let the city know if they want a water hook up.
Arkansas saw a 22 percent increase in the number of high school students enrolled in computer science classes in a single year.
Representatives of the Friends of the Crossett Community said the inaugural Harvest Carnival went well.
The apparently accidental distribution of a poem with a strong expletive in it at the Crossett Middle School has resulted in a debate in the community about what is age appropriate for eighth grade students.
Crossett’s new assistant director of parks and recreation is working to change Crossett’s reputation as a “nothing-to-do town.”
After hearing from 13 speakers both for and against adding a new cell phone tower in a Hamburg neighborhood, the Hamburg City Council voted to deny the appeal to overturn the city Planning and Zoning Committee’s decision to approve it.
The Ashley County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant last week that led to the the largest methamphetamine bust in county history when they confiscated nearly a pound of suspected meth.
The Hamburg School District has a shortage of bus drivers even though a new Arkansas law passed this year made them eligible for benefits.
As the Halloween holiday approaches, ghosts and ghouls are planning to infiltrate Ashley County — or maybe just catch a carnival ride.
The Hamburg School District voted Monday to award two bids for its bond-backed construction projects.
Crossett hosted its first ever Veteran’s Parade last Saturday, and Mayor Scott McCormick said it was a big success.
The Crossett City Council approved a letter Monday that signaled its willingness to discuss economic development incentives with a company planning to locate in the area.
The 41st Annual Wiggins’ Cabin Festival was Saturday, and members of the community gathered for a 5K run and walk, the Miss Wiggins Pageant, games, food, fun and even horse rides. As the event began, the Boy Scouts led a flag raising ceremony. During the celebration, the Crossett Historical …
Need to borrow a phone to make a call? One man apparently needed to make lots of calls recently, stealing more than $29,915 in cellular devices from the Crossett Walmart.
The Crossett school board heard the building reports from the teachers during their monthly meeting on Tuesday.
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After decades in operation, some of the machines at the Georgia Pacific-Crossett facilities are falling silent, smokestacks are puffing no more, and those who operated the processes that fueled them are driving out the gates for the last times.
The Ashley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of forest fires in Ashley County as arson, including one that burned in the area of the Crossett Municipal Airport-Z.M. Jack Stell Field last week.
Though the Ashley County Quorum Court’s budget committee recommended that the county wipe Hamburg’s slate clean for the debt associated with dispatching services, the full court didn’t agree.
A student who brought a handgun to the Crossett High School campus last week did not pose a threat to the school but will still have to face legal consequences, Crossett Police Chief J.W. Cruce said Tuesday.
Crossett High School’s homecoming festivities included skydivers as part of the pre-game show Friday, a dance by school teachers and administrators, a skit in which football players and cheerleaders traded places, and the crowning of Rebekah Frisby as homecoming queen.
The Crossett Water Commission’s plant manager said he believes the commission can take on Georgia Pacific-Crossett as a customer without significant problems.
Comfort items can be difficult to come by when serving in the military overseas, but this year a regional non-profit is offering Crossett residents a chance to support one of their own by sending some G.R.I.T.S.
Law enforcement officials are investigating after a handgun was found on Crossett High School property.
An Ashley County jury ruled in favor of a gun manufacturer in a civil case that lasted all of last week. The case hinged on the plaintiff’s claim that he was injured when a gun misfired.
The Ashley County landfill got a facelift thanks to a grant from the Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District.
Though a decision that would allow the construction of a cell phone tower in Hamburg has been challenged by area residents, no formal appeals have been filed in the matter.
As its facility downsizes in other areas, Georgia Pacific-Crossett has asked to be placed on water service from the Crossett Water Commission.
The Hamburg City Council and those who attended its meeting at the city’s new fire station were treated to a tour of the facility Monday evening.
The 41st Annual Wiggins’ Cabin Arts and Crafts Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Wiggins’ Cabin pavilion in Crossett. This year’s event will feature a new Weenie Dog Race and display by the UAM forestry team.
The Hamburg City Council refused a second reading on one of the ordinances presented at its meeting Monday and tabled another ordinance involving sewer rates.
A regional organization dedicated to helping children in crisis is expanding to Ashley County.
Members of the Unity-Frost Prairie Fire Department hosted their annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at Walmart in Crossett Saturday by asking people to fill their boots with donations.
A bioenergy company is “completely committed” to building two plants in Crossett, Crossett Economic Development Director Mike Smith told the Crossett City Council Monday.
Though they did not come to an official decision about protocol Monday night, members of the Crossett City Council signaled their approval of continuing the project to clean up abandoned and derelict properties around the city.
The executive director of the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce said the job fair the Chamber hosted last week was a success
A new Crossett employee has been hired to “brighten up” the city in more ways than one.
A man from the Berlin community was killed in a four-wheeler incident last week.
The Crossett School Board approved an approximately $7.3 million operating budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
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.