2 Gunmen Killed At Prophet Muhammad Art Contest

    GARLAND, Texas (CBS NEWS) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said. The men drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in […]

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    Bobby Portis Named SEC Player Of The Year

    Portis joins Razorback legend Corliss Williamson (1994, 95) as the only two players in Arkansas history to earn SEC Player of the Year.

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    Click Here To View School Closings For Thursday, March 5

    Click here to view school closings for Thursday (March 5).

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    Click Here To View School Closings For Monday, March 2

    Click here to view school closings for Monday, March 2.

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    Garrett’s Blog: ‘This Weekend: Rain, Then Snow’

    After a chilly and raw day on Friday our attention turns to the weekend and the numerous disturbances and cold fronts that will be sweeping across the area. Rain with a few claps of thunder will be possible Friday night into Saturday morning with rainfall totals nearing 1/2″ to 1″ across much of the area. […]

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    Shoppers Prep For Winter Weather

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – With winter weather headed our way some shoppers are stocking up on groceries. Grocery stores prepped for crowds Sunday (Feb. 15) as we could be seeing icy roads, school closings and potential power outages. 5NEWS spoke with one shopper who remembers last year’s ice storm in the River Valley. He said […]

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    Bentonville Scores In Final Minute To Claim 7A Title

    Tigers cap nine game win steak with comeback win over rival Fayetteville in 7A championship

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    Bassham’s Grocery To Close After 62 Years

    MOUNTAINBURG (KFSM) — For 62 years, Bassham’s grocery has been the main source of food for the communities of Mountainburg and Chester. People like Deen Gattis have shopped there for years. “Whenever we buy meat, we buy a lot of it here at Bassham’s because they cut their own meat, and it’s reasonably priced,” Gattis […]

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    Centerton Parents Notified Of School Lockdown One Day Later

    CENTERTON (KFSM)- Parents whose children go to Gamble Elementary School in Centerton were notified on Friday (Nov. 14) about a school lockdown that happened on Thursday (Nov. 13). On Thursday morning, a school bus driver found a suspicious item on the bus after all students were dropped off at Gamble Elementary, according to Bentonville School […]

  • Washington County Judge Questions Road Department Budget Cuts Ahead Of Winter

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – After the 2013-2014 winter of icy roads and school closings, Washington County leaders are looking at Road Department funding ahead of the 2014-2015 winter season. On Election Day (Nov. 4), Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards spoke about her plans to improve Road Department response during winter. She said budget cuts in […]

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    Springdale Native Getting Pushed As Starting Center For Razorbacks

    Springdale native Mitch Smothers has seen his share of ups and downs during his three years with the Arkansas football team.

  • Wagon Wheel Overpass Lanes To Close During 3-Week Project Above I-49

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Springdale traffic may be slow in the coming weeks along the Wagon Wheel Road overpass over Interstate 49, as construction crews work over the next several weeks to rehabilitate the bridge. Crews on Thursday began closing one lane in each direction on the overpass, in a project that is expected to be […]