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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.