The Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet next week with World Champion bull rider Chase Outlaw as one of the night’s special guests.
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.
A jury trial has been set for the man charged in the January 2018 murder of a Crossett woman.
The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District is working to find funding for a major railroad upgrade project.
Crossett High School’s homecoming queen represented Arkansas at the Liberty Bowl Celebration of Queens in Memphis last month.
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.
A Parkdale man has been arrested for an alleged New Year’s Eve murder.
The Crossett City Council voted Friday to adopt an approximately $5 million budget for fiscal year 2019 that includes funds for new police cars, improvements to the Crossett Youth Center and equipment for the city’s drainage department.
Deputies with the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Thursday for allegedly Internet stalking and attempting to meet up with a juvenile.
Desks taken from the former Crossett High School building line the ground outside the new CHS campus, which is adjacent to the former school building. Demolition work began on the old CHS building last week.
A Crossett man died after a shooting in the early morning hours of Christmas Day.
A local man plans to start the new year by working on a new project to honor veterans in Ashley County.
A fire in the evening hours of Dec. 18 damaged more than 50 percent of an unoccupied house on Oak Street.
The Arkansas Supreme Court said this month that an Ashley County man previously sentenced to life in prison must receive a new sentence after the state Supreme Court ruled he should be re-sentenced under a new state law.
Hamburg’s firefighters will be getting new equipment soon.
Georgia-Pacific Crossett reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency last week for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act that followed a 2015 inspection.
The Hamburg City Council voted Monday to start advertising for bids for ambulance service.
A Crossett man arrested in connection with a California man’s death in Ashley County was convicted and sentenced to prison last week.
Two Hamburg students were arrested Thursday after the school administration received an anonymous tip that there was a gun on the Hamburg High School campus.
In planning for the 2019 budget year, the Crossett City Council voted Monday to give city employees a raise and to restructure some city departments.
After an initial announcement that it would be cancelled altogether, Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce Officials have announced that Christmas in Crossett will be this weekend.
The beginning of the end of the former Crossett High School building should come before the New Year.
Hamburg residents were gathering around the city square for the annual Christmas parade Thursday when a driver ran his SUV into a building on the edge of the square.
The Hamburg School District’s superintendent made the case to the public for improvements she said are needed at the schools.
The Ashley County Historical Society and The Crossett High School East Lab joined together last week to unveil a project they’ve been working on for years.
With the votes counted following Tuesday’s runoff election, unofficial results show that Crossett Mayor Scott McCormick will keep his position and Dale Martinie join the Crossett City Council.
Students may have needed maps to help them find their classes, but officials said the first day in the new Crossett High School facility went overall smoothly as they occupied the campus for the first time Monday.
Centennial Park has not been decorated in years, but this year twreaths and a large Christmas tree will once again be displayed in the city’s central green space for the holiday season.
Drivers and residents in Hamburg may soon want to think twice before blasting their musical selections so that all may hear.
With the open of the polls for early voting Tuesday, the clock is ticking down for Crossett voters to decide on the mayoral race and city council runoff.
Next week will be the last tome that Crossett High School students attend classes in the nearly 60 year old CHS building set for demolition soon.
Students at Hamburg Middle School were allowed a few minutes to go out and play in the snow that fell last week. Weather officials said the light dusting — approximately one inch — was the earliest recorded snowfall in the area since 1957. It also made for the snowiest November on record for…
Early voting in the Crossett runoff elections will begin Tuesday.
A local business is attempting to promote unity and pride with a Christmas wreath program.
A Cooter-area man accused of murder is scheduled to go to state hospital for mental evaluation next week.
The Crossett Swim Again Program has received a $100,000 grant to repair and improve the Crossett City Pool.
The Crossett City Council approved an ambulance policy and waiver at its meeting Monday.
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.
If it feels like Christmas is creeping closer, look out — the season starts Tuesday in Crossett.
Ashley County Sheriff’s Office investigators said a man’s arrest late last month led to his wife’s firing as a parole officer.
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.