An election night misunderstanding of a new law led officials to incorrectly — though unofficially — tell candidates that no runoff would be necessary in the Crossett mayoral race.
The National Commander of the American Legion visited the Crossett Post 111 Monday morning.
The general public got its first view of the new Crossett High School facilities Monday night.
In Ashley County elections Tuesday, the Democratic incumbent county clerk was able to hold off a bid from a Republican challenger, and a long-time tax collector’s office employee was elected to the head chair in the office.
The National Commander of the American Legion is coming to Crossett for breakfast next week.
The man who is accused of kidnapping and murdering a Crossett woman earlier this year was given a mental evaluation as part of his pre-trial process earlier this week.
In a reversal of the outcome of the 2014 campaign, Crossett Councilwoman Valerie Martin was elected that city’s mayor Tuesday.
A local woman was allegedly almost murdered after giving three people a ride from a store in North Crossett.
Nearly 12 percent of Ashley County’s registered voters have cast ballots in early voting leading up to the Nov. 6 election.
The seventh annual Ashley County Alzheimer’s Walk is only weeks away, and this year it will feature a cook-off and a bake-off with cash prize awards.
Christmas in Crossett planning is in the works, and this year the times and events will be moved around a little.
First responders were called to the scene of a wreck involving a logging truck and a GMC Sierra on Arkansas 133 South Monday afternoon. Officials with the Arkansas State Police said both vehicles were traveling down 133 when the pickup slowed to turn into private drive. The 18-wheeler was tr…
A member of the Air Evac helicopter team delivered the game ball to the Ashley Bowl game between Crossett and Hamburg high schools Friday. For coverage of the game, see the sports section.
An Ashley County attorney was arrested last week on charges he misappropriated $100,000 from a client.
Early voting for the Nov. 6 election opened across the state Monday.
The City of Fountain Hill has received a grant of $200,000 to improve its wastewater treatment plant and lift stations.
The ambulance committee appointed by Hamburg Mayor Dane Weindorf had its first meeting Monday night.
A major telephone service provider reportedly told a U.S. senator it can’t guarantee cellular service for Hamburg clients indoors.
Crossett-area residents showed up at the Wiggins Cabin Saturday for the annual Wiggins Cabin festival, which included — among other things — the Mr. and Miss Wiggins Cabin Pageant, games, pumpkin decorating, a 5K run, the Volunteers of the Crossett Pound dog show and musical performances.
A high speed chase that started in Crossett ended after the suspects crashed a stolen car in Union County, fled on foot and were apprehended heading back into Ashley County in a second vehicle.
A Crossett man was arrested and faces rape and child pornography charges after the Crossett Police Department received a report that an adult male had possibly solicited pornographic pictures from a 16 year old female.
It might have been a graveyard smash, but — at least this year — Lakewood won’t have a Monster Mash.
After four decades with the Crossett School District, Allen Jeter is hanging up his cap and heading out for the last time.
The Crossett School District’s finance director reported that a proposal about teacher salaries during the upcoming legislative session could affect smaller school districts, including Crossett.
A member of the Ashley County Quorum Court read a statement of support for the administration of Ashley County Medical Center and called on his fellow justices to avoid being “leaders in negative attitudes” at the Quorum’s meeting Tuesday.
Separate wrecks in Ashley County killed one out-of-state resident and seriously injured another in the last week.
The Crossett Public Schools Education Alliance hosted its inaugural fundraiser banquet last week and raised approximately $17,000 for its program.
The Crossett Water Commission has been approved for a loan financed through the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and will soon be purchasing new water meters.
The Ashley County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle collision in West Crossett last week.
The next phases of construction on U.S. 82 and U.S. 425 are set to start in the coming weeks.
Now that Hamburg’s voters have passed a sales tax to fund an ambulance service, Mayor Dane Weindorf says it is time to address how the city will use the money.
In some rooms, all that is needed is furniture.
Officials with Georgia Pacific are warning that work in the near future could create an odor that some residents find offensive.
The Hamburg City Council approved $8,000 in road repairs and up to $5,000 in additional expenses on new playground equipment Monday evening.
The Hamburg School District is considering what needs to be done to improve its facilities, and discussed a possible tax millage to fund those improvements.
The City of Crossett was approved for and received burn permits to dispose of debris from recent storm damage.
Crossett Middle School administrators said last week they wanted to congratulate the 2018 Duke TIP Talent Search students, who scored in the 95th percentile or above on last year’s ACT Aspire exam. The students will now have the opportunity to take the ACT test as a seventh grader and get a …
The past week has seen three fatal wrecks in southeast Arkansas, one of which claimed the life of a Crossett woman.
A Hamburg School District bus overturned with 22 students on board last week.
Ashley County residents flocked to the county fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual county fair last week, which included, among many other things, carnival and petting zoo offerings.
Emergency crews responded to a small fire at the new Crossett High School construction site last week.
Emergency and law enforcement officials responded to the scene of Fred's in North Crossett, where a driver had crashed into the front of the store, shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. Ashley County Sheriff Tommy Sturgeon said the driver, who he characterized as elderly, mistakenly applied the a…
The Crossett Police Department is urging residents to lock their cars after a string of car thefts in the last month.
After a discussion in which some justices said they do not believe taxpayer money is being well spent at Ashley County Medical Center, two members of the Ashley County Quorum Court voted against extending the lease of the county-owned facility to the foundation that operates it.
Voters in Hamburg — at least those who showed up — overwhelmingly passed a one-cent sales tax designated to fund ambulance service in the county.
Ashley County voters will no longer have to report to a specific precinct to cast ballots in future elections.
Students at Crossett Learning Center met with law enforcement officers and said the Pledge of Allegiance outside their school as part of a Patriot Day celebration this week.
Paige Thompson, right, won the title of queen at the 2018 Ashley County Horsemanship Pageant. Other winners included, from left, Princess Brianna Jerry, Sweetheart Braley Moffatt and Teen Miss ACH Taylor Blankenship.
A Crossett man will likely plead guilty in court this week for his alleged role in the death of a young woman in a vehicle crash, his attorney said.
A Bastrop man died following an apparent farming accident in Ashley County last week.
Members of the Crossett and Hamburg chapters of the Future Farmers of America worked last week to clean up the Ashley County fairgrounds in advance of the county fair, which starts Saturday.