The Hamburg Lions travel to Dermott for basketball games during the Thanksgiving break. The Lady Lions lost to the Dermott Rams 51-41 and are now 5-0 for the season. The boys lost 66-65 and are now 3-0 for the season. Nigel Lewis is currently leading the Lions offensively and has scored 37 p…

The Hamburg Lions won the Ashley Bowl for the ninth year in a row Friday night when they hosted the Crossett Eagles in the long standing Ashley County Rivalry. The game was close a one until the fourth quarter when the Lions sealed their 21-6 victory. The rules of the Ashley County Rivalry s…

Olivia Tarver (4) takes a shot over two Fordyce defenders. The Hamburg Lady Lions refused to quit despite falling behind in the first quarter of a 46-31 loss at home against the Fordyce Ladybugs. The Lions (9-11) struggled in the first and third quarters and allowed the Ladybugs to build an …

The Lions played Parkers Chapel last Thursday at their first game in the Hamburg Classic Tournament that Hamburg hosted last weekend. The Lions won 58 to 50, but complete results were not available at press time. See next week’s edition for complete Hamburg Lion Classic results.

County Judge Jim Hudson has lifted the burn ban he issued Nov. 27 citing the dry conditions at that time which imposed an extreme fire hazard. Ashley County was one of the 60 Arkansas counties to issue bans and now is one of 30 without a ban, according to Arkansas Agriculture Department’s Fo…