Ashley County Sheriff Tommy Sturgeon said his office has arrested one suspect and he expects others arrests will follow in connection with the death of a minor whose body was found on Ashley 16 Thursday morning.
A Crossett woman died following a car crash on Main Street in Crossett on Monday evening.
The old saying goes that there are no atheists in foxholes. For Misty Winters, that holds true for tornadoes.
Participants danced to music in downtown Crossett while waiting for the ball to drop ringing in 2020.
Confetti starts to fly as the ball reaches the bottom of the flag pole on Main Street in Crossett, marking midnight and taking those present into the New Year 2020. The ball drop was the first of its kind in Crossett. While watchers waited for Jan. 1 to arrive, they danced to the music provi…
The annual Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet is on the calendar and this year’s guest speaker is one organizers hope will be an inspiration to the community.
The Arkansas Highway Commission has set a regional meeting to solicit taxpayer input about road projects in the area and about future funding, including the possibility of making a state sales tax permanent.
The candidate list has been locked in and several races in upcoming elections are unopposed.
Crossett and Hamburg’s homecoming queens were invited to represent their communities at this season’s Liberty Bowl in Memphis.
Law enforcement officers are searching for a suspect after a convenience store in North Crossett was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.
A Hamburg attorney has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Ashley County Quorum Court.
The Crossest Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 600 block of Beech Street at approximately 5 a.m. Dec. 30. Fire Chief Bo Higginbotham said that crews had the blaze under control within approximately 30 minutes of their arrival. The fire caused significant damage…
Local law enforcement offices are teaming up to put an end to the trash problem in Ashley County.
It wasn’t quite 101 Dalmatians, but when a member of the Volunteers of the Crossett City Pound went looking for a lost puppy, she discovered a need to expand her mission.
The Hamburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s 59th annual banquet will be later this month and organizers say there are big surprises in store.
Saving money is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, and for some Arkansas taxpayers, today marks the day they are able to do so without making any changes.
As the new decade rolls in, city officials in both Crossett and Hamburg are trying to roll new things in with it.
An Ashley County farm led the state in soybean harvests as part of the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and Arkansas Soybean Association’s annual Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest.
An Ashley County organization recently donated $24,000 to a cancer research center, bringing its grand total in donations to $437,000 since 2005.
Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District Congressman cast a vote against impeaching President Donald Trump, calling the move a “serious and divisive” tool.
The City of Crossett will have it’s inaugural New Year’s Eve Ball Drop celebration to ring in 2020.
Local residents lined the streets for the annual Christmas parade Saturday, which was followed by the Christmas in Crossett festivities, ending with the lighting of the city Christmas tree.
The Kiwanis Club of Crossett collected more canned goods than they have in years during this years’ annual food drive.
Many people consider this time of year a season for giving as well as receiving, and one local donor has decided to donate $3,000 to families of the community.
An Ashley County jury sentenced a Eudora man to 50 years after finding him guilty of murder last week.
One Chicot County murder suspect is behind bars in Ashley County, while another case is under active investigation as a possible robbery gone wrong.
The Crossett City Council heard Monday updates about two economic development projects in the works for the city.
The Hamburg City Council heard Monday about the importance of recruiting census workers for the area.
Seasonal well-wishers gathered to celebrate the coming holiday season in Hamburg by gathering in the Square for the annual Hamburg Holidays festivities, which included a parade.
Come January, students at Hamburg High School are going to find themselves scheduled for an additional class period.
It may look like a mess right now, but the construction zone at Portland Elementary School is a signal for other improvements to come in the Hamburg School District.
The Ashley County Quorum Court approved the county’s 2020 budget even though two of the nine members disagreed with portions of it.
The Ashley County Quorm Court’s attorney told the Quorum Tuesday that after careful study of the issue, he believes a vote left hanging at last month’s meeting had passed after all.
Construction on the state’s largest utility-scale solar energy farm has begun in Southeast Arkansas.
The calendar pages have flipped from November into December, and with that the Christmas seasonal celebrations begin in full.
An Ashley County deputy seized more than 60 doses of suspected LSD during a routine traffic stop last week.
The season of giving has begun, and if you’re unsure of what cause you might want to support, why not look to a tree?
The Crossett Eagles knocked off the No. 1 team in the state to advance to Round 4 of the playoffs for the first time since 2003. The city is now preparing to host one of the semi-final matches.
An Ashley County School is one of six in the state to increase its overall school performance score and letter grade.
The Hamburg Holidays event is approaching and organizers have announced that this year they will be bringing back the Glow Run.
The Ashley County Quorum Court’s budget committee will recommend all county employees receive a three percent raise in the coming year.
Ashley County is 939 square miles in size, and that means the Ashley County Sheriff’s Department puts a lot of miles on its vehicles.
Residents of Ashley County are expressing concern about an accumulation of trash on the backroads of the area, and law enforcement officials are encouraging those who find it to report it.
Volunteers and city workers cleaned and decorated Centennial Park Tuesday in advance of Christmas in Crossett, which will be Dec. 14 at 2 p.m., following the 1 p.m. Christmas parade. Other activities are planned for throughout the day, including a citywide Christmas tree lighting at dusk. Th…
Fire crews from the Montrose and Portland fire departments helped fight a fire at Meme’s Pie Hole in Montrose Tuesday morning. First responders were dispatched to the scene at approximately 1:45 a.m. The structure was a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Judge Sandra Bradshaw said her goal is to be the same kind of judge as the one whose unexpired term she is filling.
The Ashley County Alzheimer’s awareness group will host its 8th annual walk event Saturday.
Christmas in Crossett is a little earlier this year than usual, but organizers said they have their reasons for getting an early start.
The upcoming census could have a significant impact on local cities, and Hamburg Mayor Dane Weindorf called Monday for community leaders to help find census workers for the area.
Crossett’s assistant Parks and Recreation Director spoke to the city council Monday about reviving the historic Yale Camp, but with one important change.
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…