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Ashley County Quorum Court has amended its lease of the county-owned hospital facility to Crossett Health Foundation to operate Ashley County Medical Center.

As spring rolls toward Arkansas and growers begin to approach their planting dates, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is encouraging growers throughout the state to make use a new program designed to help them identify herbicide-sensitive crops, and adjust their spray…

Construction of phase one of the Crossett City Pool’s improvements toward eventual reopening began last week, and pool committee members said that the pool could be open by summer.

The Ashley County Quorum Court voted Tuesday to amend its lease of the county-owned hospital facility to Crossett Health Foundation to operate Ashley County Medical Center.

Hamburg students returned to school Monday after an emergency closure because of excessive flu cases last week, but the superintendent said the schools could possibly close again.

The Crossett City Council decided to put its proposed leaf ordinance on hold Monday after negative feedback from the public and a possible billing issue dominated conversation about the issue.

The Volunteers of the Crossett Pound raised approximately $7,000 during their first ever banquet fundraiser Saturday, where the attendees were visited by a surprise guest.

Arkansas legislators voted last week to lower taxes for individual filers in the highest tax bracket, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the bill into law Tuesday.

The Crossett City Council has approved a $30,000 project for the Crossett Sports Complex and hopes to have construction completed by late March.

Fifty-eight Crossett residents attended a public meeting at the Crossett Economic Development building Monday night to hear from the city council about what the council characterizes as the current dilemma with leaf, limb and trash pickup.

The Hamburg City Council unanimously voted Monday to contract the city’s medical emergency response services with ProMed Ambulance of El Dorado.

Schools in both Ashley County school districts were forced to evacuate because of smoke incidents last week.

The entrance to the new Crossett High School building can be seen framed by the remaining standing walls of the western side of the former CHS building. Built in the 1950s, the building is in the process of being demolished. Students made the transition to the new school building in December.

The majority of a divided Hamburg School Board voted Monday to send a four-mill tax increase for district improvements to the voters.

New Fountain Hill Mayor Ulrica Trotter was among the Ashley County officials who gathered at the county courthouse Jan. 1 to take their oaths of office for their terms that started that day.

The Ashley County Quorum Court postponed hiring a new attorney after a justice of the peace suggested that it was illegal for the Quorum to hire employees.

When Ashley County Judge Jim Hudson presented the Quorum Court with the idea of changing its monthly meeting times, the Quorum would not budge.