The biodiesel group interested in locating a facility in Crossett is working with financiers to get their project to the next stage.
Ashley County has cast fewer than 630 ballots in early voting in the Presidential primary. The local ballot also includes judicial elections and a Republican primary for Senate District 26.
Several Hamburg apartment units in the 200 area of North Bartlett Street were destroyed following a fire Friday morning.
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.
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…
A discount variety store is considering adding a second location to the Crossett area.
The Hamburg City Council approved last week the purchase of an emergency generator during a special-called meeting.
Early voting for the Presidential primary is under way. In Ashley County, the election could also determine who will fill two judicial benches in the 10th Judicial District.
The teenage suspect currently awaiting formal murder charges in a Jan. 16 shooting has been charged in an unrelated armed robbery.
Crossett Police collect more than 45 grams of cocaine — approximately $4,400 worth — during a traffic stop last week.
Both of Arkansas’ senators voted against allowing testimony from witnesses at President Donald Trump’s trial before the U.S. Senate.
Department of Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst presented Fountain Hill Mayor Ulrica Trotter with a check for Hill $50,000 Jan. 31 to install new play equipment and improve accessibility in John Boyd Park. Arkansas State Parks offer two grant programs, Matching Grant…
The former Crossland Zoo property will once again be vacant in a few months.
The Crossest Walmart was briefly evacuated after someone called in a bomb threat Tuesday morning.
Hamburg officials said the recent tornadoes that struck the city helped them identify areas that could be improved for better response in the future.
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.
Students on the Crossett and Hamburg robotics teams face off at a tournament in Monticello Saturday.
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.
An Ashley County teenager is dead and another faces a minimum of 40 years in prison for murder for his alleged part in the death.
The Crossett City Council voted Tuesday night to send a special tax election for sewer improvements to the voters.
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.
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.
The Ashley County Quorum Court heard an update from the jail committee during the quorum’s regular meeting.
The Crossett School District board voted Monday to renew Superintendent of Schools Gary Williams’s contract.
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.