Crossett School District Superintendent Gary Williams gestures as he addresses an audience of about 40 during a Jan. 21 public hearing on a proposed bond issue to construct a new Crossett High School building. The bond issue is for $32,365,000. (Tom White/News Observer)
The audience was small for a Jan. 21 public meeting on the proposed four-mill tax levy increase for the Crossett School District. Jan 28, 2016, 14:36
Crossett Police Department Assistant Chief Jerry Bortell examines the area of the departmentís new building that is being remodeled to serve as a courtroom. Court clerk office space and a booking room have also been created by remodeling the bay area of the building. (Tom White/News Observer)
Work is ongoing to remodel the former National Guard armory building to serve as the new home of the Crossett Police Department.
Early voting set for Feb. 9 elections Early voting for the upcoming Feb. 9 special elections will begin Feb. 2, according to Ashley County election coordinator Wanda Rush. Jan 21, 2016, 15:33
Emergency services tax committee formed The Ashley County Quorum Court has sent a proposed sales tax for law enforcement to committee after justices rescinded their December vote to continue with an election. Jan 21, 2016, 15:31