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Ashley News Observer- Top Story

Train wrecks plague area

One driver in an Ashley County train-truck wreck about 9 a.m. Monday, July 18 avoided injury by leaving the vehicle before the accident, according to chief deputy Johnny Oliver.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:35


Crossett council addresses variety of issues
The zoo lease, fencing, city sewer, and property tax resolutions were before the Crossett city council Monday night, July 18, in the library meeting room.
Claude Spainhour informs Crossett city council of the need for over $6 million in sewer system improvements. Council members Candace Jeffress and Robert Freeman listen in the background.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:34


Area goes dark after winds hit
Entergy crews worked three days to restore power to 3,847 customers after straight line winds that moved through the county Thursday night resulted in several broken poles and downed electric lines, according to Tandee White, customer service manager for Entergy Arkansas.
A tree limb as large as a tree blocks both westbound lanes of First Avenue during Thursday evening’s windstorm. Fire and police vehicles divert traffic as it is quickly removed by people with a chain saw. Several trees were downed in town and power outages continued into the next day.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:33




Sunday’s rain falls on these gentlemen as they observe the damage caused by a two-vehicle accident late that afternoon.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:43


Two charged with murder in Crossett home invasion
A woman is dead and her granddaughter injured following forcible entry into their home in the 500 block of West Eight Avenue in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday morning, July 10.
Jul 15, 2016, 11:41




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