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  • 9-Year-Old Boy Missing In Madison County

    CLIFTY (KFSM) — Arkansas State Police and Madison County officials are searching for a 9-year-old boy with Autism who has been missing since Thursday (Sept. 21) afternoon, according to Rick Evans, Madison County Sheriff. Dillon Lewis is described as weighing about 60 pounds and tall for his age. Evans said Lewis was last seen wearing blue pants, a blue shirt and black shoes. He was carrying a soccer ball. Evans said Lewis wandered away from his home near Arkansas 23 […]

  • School Bus Involved In Accident In Sequoyah County

    SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) — A school bus was involved in a wreck Thursday afternoon (Sept. 21) four miles east of Sallisaw. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, it happened shortly before 4 p.m. on U.S. 64 and Central High Road. Police said a Chevy driven by a 17-year-old white male from Muldrow was driving east bound on U.S. 64 behind the school bus. When the bus attempted to turn north onto Central High Road, the teen rear-ended the bus. No injuries […]

  • 18th Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rolls Into Town

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — It’s time for the 18th Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ. The event will kickoff Wednesday (Sept. 20) in Fayetteville and continue through Saturday (Sept. 23). Factory demo rides will be held throughout the week at Baum Stadium and Arvest Ballpark from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concerts will be held every night on the main stage on Dickson Street. Concerts begin at 4 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and after midnight on […]

  • Veteran Honored With Plaque At Bentonville Library

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A former Bentonville Rotarian and decorated Navy veteran received a posthumous plaque Wednesday (Sept. 20) at the Bentonville Public Library. Frank Butler’s plaque is dedicated to his life and achievements, which included decades of community and military service. Butler, who died in 2016, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1963. He later served three tours in Southeast Asia, flying more than 650 missions with Helicopter Attack Squadron Three. His service earned him the Distinguished Flying Cross, […]

  • North Carolina Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident In Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY (KFSM) — A motorcyclist was killed in Madison County on Thursday (Sept. 21), according to an Arkansas State Police report. Randall Howe, 65, of Charlotte, North Carolina was driving at about 1:30 p.m. on Arkansas Highway 23 at the intersection of Highway 74 near Huntsville. The report states Howe was negotiating a left curve and overcorrected, going off the right side of the highway. It has not been confirmed if Howe was attending the Bikes, Blues & BBQ […]

  • UA Student Bags Giant Alligator In SE Arkansas

    DUMAS (KFSM) — A University of Arkansas student killed a mammoth alligator last week in the marshes of southeast Arkansas. Martin Lee Walt captured an 11-foot, 516-pound alligator on Sept. 15 in Dumas, which is near the Arkansas-Mississippi state line. “We went to a place where we knew there were a bunch of big alligators we didn’t really know quite the size of how big some of the biggest ones were.” said Lee. In the video posted above you see […]

  • Vian School Bus Driver Under Investigation For Picking Up Hitchhiker

    VIAN, Okla. (KFSM)– UPDATE: A Vian school bus driver accused of giving a hitchhiker and a dog a ride on a school bus while students were on board said she received a letter from the superintended recommending that she be fired from her position. Katie Chapman said the letter said she does have the right to a hearing, and she has ten days to officially request a hearing with the board of education. Chapman has not been terminated as of […]

  • Over 4,000 People Without Power In Springdale

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Over 4,000 people are without power in Springdale, SWEPCO spokesperson Peter Main said. As of 3:30 p.m., 4,201 customers are without power. Main said the cause of the outage is unknown at this time, but crews are working to restore power in the area. Springdale High School was without power for an hour and half, Rick Schaeffer with Springdale Public Schools said. Students were able to leave if they had parental permission, but Schaeffer said only 20 […]

  • Del Monte Closing Siloam Springs Plant

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — After two years of production, Del Monte Foods will close its plant in Siloam Springs immediately, affecting more than 200 employees, according to a news release. The Siloam Springs plant closed as a result of Del Monte Foods selling its Sager Creek vegetable business to McCall Farms, Inc. A company official said some employees will stay on to help with the transition after the sale. There won’t be any severance pay, but former employees will be […]

  • Fort Smith MovieLounge Closing In October

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — After five years of dinner and a movie, MovieLounge will shut its doors for the last time on Oct. 1, according to a news release. “I’ve enjoyed building the concept and it really has been fun. I sincerely thank the community for their support and patronage, as well as the great MovieLounge team,” said MovieLounge owner Dwight Curry. “We’ve been privileged to be a part of so many special life occasions, and to have nurtured so […]

  • Little Rock Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) — Two Little Rock police officers are on administrative leave after shooting a man who may have been involved in a rape and possible stabbing. According to our Little Rock sister station THV 11, police were called around 12:15 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 21) to the at the Stone Ridge Apartments on  Geyer Springs Road. After talking to witnesses, they developed two suspects. One of the suspects was immediately taken into custody and the other suspect was found […]

  • Man Facing Charges In Christian Mayberry ATV Crash Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) — A man facing conspiracy charges for his alleged involvement in an ATV crash that left another man with brain damage was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. Joey Gray was taken into the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office at about 8:24 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 16) and is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit a chemical test. According to the Greenwood Police report Gray hit […]