Crossett Elementary School was awarded approximately $660,000 to maintain an afterschool program for the next five years. Principal Veronica Robinson said that she wrote for the grant with the help of Assistant Principal Janet Ricks and librarian Leslie Mansur and that Crossett was one of 15…

Many of the Hamburg School District’s school improvement scores for the 2018-2019 school year were almost completely flat when compared to the previous year, though one building – Portland Elementary – exceeded national averages for their tests.

Commissioner of State Lands Tommy Land announced that his office will auction tax-delinquent land in Ashley County on Tuesday, July 23, at 1 p.m. The auction will be held at the Hamburg city hall with registration beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 85th Convention, held June 12-14 in Little Rock, honored Portland with the Four Star Municipality Award. The award is presented annually to municipalities that have demonstrated excellence in loss control as it relates to employee safety, wellness, vehicl…

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked Lake Georgia Pacific with catfish from state hatcheries last weekend for the annual Lake GP Fishing Derby. Organizer Cindy Howie said that more than 130 kids and their families showed up to fish the event. In addition to fishing, the kids were also a…

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Days before Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) urged the FBI to reach out to a witness who had key information about alleged misconduct by the nominee while at Yale, according to a letter obtained by CNN.