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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 […]

  • U Of A Graduates Receive Diplomas

    Saturday was graduation day for many colleges and universities in the area. Thousands of students at the University of Arkansas walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. “It has not quite hit me yet that I’m done, but there’s a lot of relief that finals are over and I got through it,” said Jon […]

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    Grable Makes Razorback History With Title Wins

    Senior, Katherine Grable ends her gymnastics career on a high note, winning Arkansas' first national title.

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    Garrett’s Blog: Snow Chances Sunday

    A mostly rain dominate event will affect the area over this weekend with several inches of rain possible on Saturday night into Sunday morning. As the cold air arrives from the northwest it will mix briefly with the moisture causing some light snow to fall. Due to the snow occurring during the daylight hours and […]

  • Fear Of Freezing Roads Leads To River Valley School Closings

    With concerns of refreezing on the roadways, many school districts in the River Valley closed for Tuesday (March 4). One Van Buren mom said she did not mind her child being out of school on Monday (March 3) because the roads were bad. She said she did expect for the students to be able to […]

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    VIDEO: School Administrators Sing Closing Announcement To “Ice Ice Baby”

    Administrators got creative with a school closing announcement in North Carolina. Grade school principals dressed up and sang the closing announcement to the tune of Vanilla Ice’s, “Ice Ice Baby.” See the original story on our affiliate station’s website KTVI – Channel 2 by clicking here.  Video courtesy of YouTube user: DurhamAcademyComm

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    NWA’s 4 Largest School District To Continue Classes Thursday

    After three snow days, Northwest Arkansas’ four largest school districts announced they will hold classes Thursday. School districts in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers and Springdale announced Wednesday that road conditions had improved enough for administrators to approve a return to classes. The school districts, along with several smaller ones in the area, have canceled classes each […]

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    Local Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    School closings forced many local athletes to sign from home

  • Mom Ready to Have Children Back in Class

    Icy weather has led to wide spread school closings across the region. Many parents like Mariah Hall in Fort Smith said she is ready for her kids to be back in school. “I am definitely ready for my kids to go back to school,” said Hall. “I love them, but they need to be in […]