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Arkansas novelist Charles Portis, who best known for his second book, “True Grit” and who died on Monday at the age of 86 in Little Rock, had a connection to Ashley County.

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The Greater Crossett Area Food Pantry’s board hosted its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, which also houses the pantry. During the luncheon Director Pam Breeding, left,  recognized Donna Jones, right, as Volunteer of the Year. (VERSHAL HOGAN/News O…

The City of Crossett has taken the second step in the process to bring a massive solar farm — and with it, hundreds of construction jobs — to the area.

The 10th Judicial District Court has determined that there was probable cause to charge all three people arrested in connection the murder of a teenager earlier this month with first-degree murder, but no formal charges have been filed at this time.

Hamburg High School’s administration has decided the best way to help students following the series of tornadoes that swept through the area Jan. 11 would be to set up a non-perishable food pantry at the high school.

Georgia Pacific-Crossett plans to keep one of its lines previously scheduled to close running as long as demand for the product it produces remains.

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…

Crossett and Hamburg’s homecoming queens were invited to represent their communities at this season’s Liberty Bowl in Memphis.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.