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  • Gentry Police Investigating After Child Left In Car

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Gentry police are investigating a father for leaving his 4-year-old son in a car Monday (July 24) while he went to work, according to chief Keith Smith. An employee at McKee Foods found the boy about 6:20 p.m. Monday and took him to be treated by an on-site nurse, Smith said. The boy appeared to have suffered some heat-related issues but wasn’t taken to a hospital, Smith said. The boy’s father started work about 5:45 p.m., so […]

  • Lin’s Garden Chinese Restaurant To Close Its Doors In Fort Smith

    KFSM (FORT SMITH) – Lin’s Garden Chinese Restaurant will close the doors at its Fort Smith location on August 20, according to the restaurant. The popular chinese buffet has been operating in Fort Smith for 30 years, the restaurant said. As a reason for the closure, the restaurant said its owners want to focus on a better family connection. The restaurant will still keep their Bentonville location open.

  • Police: Two Arrested After Fayetteville E-Z Mart Robbery

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police have arrested two men linked to Sunday’s (July 23) robbery of the E-Z Mart on Wedington Drive, according to preliminary arrest reports. Zackary Howard, 30, was arrested Sunday in connection with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and fleeing. Police arrested Kellie Landrio, 44, on Monday (July 24) in connection with aggravated robbery and filing a false police report. Both men also face misdemeanor charges of theft of property. Police went to the store at 4026 W. Wedington […]

  • Fort Smith Police Ask For Help Identifying Check Forgery Suspect

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Officers with the Fort Smith Police Department are attempting to identify a man accused of check forgery and stealing a credit card, according to a release from the department. A Fort Smith resident reported that someone had stolen checks and a bank card from his mailbox in the 5000 block of Allison Lane. Police said he discovered the theft after he had noticed several fraudulent transactions on his stolen bank card and forged check to local […]

  • 2017-2018 School Supply Lists

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Students will be heading back to school next month, but first they have to prepare for it. Here’s where to find the school supply lists for your kids. Remember, Arkansas’ tax free weekend is coming up on Aug. 5-6. If your school is not listed, check school supply stores in your area, like Walmart, Target or Staples. Several schools that we reached out to said their lists were available there. Here’s what your child needs to head […]

  • Rogers Man Appointed As Benton County Justice Of The Peace

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Governor Asa Hutchinson appointed a Rogers man to serve as a Benton County Justice of the Peace. Mike Jeffcoat will fill the vacant position for District 5 of the Benton County Quorum Court. Jeffcoat served on the Rogers City Council from 1980 to 1990 and has been a member of the Rogers Lions club since 1974. He has lived in Northwest Arkansas since 1969. He said this will be another opportunity for him to engage with […]

  • Police Search For Suspect In Hit-And-Run That Killed Mom On Her Way To Work

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police are searching for a driver who left the scene of an accident on Friday (July 21) that killed a Prairie Grove woman who was riding a scooter. Tara Elizabeth Pritchett, 24, was struck by an unknown vehicle about 4:38 a.m. near Persimmon Street and Salem Road,  said Sgt. Anthony Murphy. Pritchett, who was the mother of a 4-year old son, was riding her scooter to work when the accident happened. “She was beautiful. She was my mini-me. She […]

  • Two Arrested In Connection To Fort Smith Kidnapping

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Two people have been arrested in connection to a kidnapping in Fort Smith, Sgt. Daniel Grubbs said. Police were contacted by an anonymous source who wanted to give information about a kidnapping that happened on July 17. The arrest report states that the caller wanted to remain anonymous and that a man he knew had been kidnapped by seven or eight people near a gas station near the 5000 block of Grand Avenue. The source was […]

  • Person Self-Extricates & Leaves Scene Before Emergency Crews Can Respond After Car Flips At Inspiration Point

    INSPIRATION POINT (KFSM) — The Inspiration Point Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident near the Leatherwood curves early Monday morning (July 24), the fire department said. The call came in at about 2 a.m. for a vehicle laying on its top in one of the ravines half way between Angler’s Grill and the bridge. The department said at some point the vehicle exited the highway on the south side and plunged down the steep slope, flipping over and landing […]

  • Fort Smith Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed Flash Market On Hwy. 71 South

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after a local convenience store was held up Sunday afternoon (July 16). According to police, the robbery happened at the Flash Market located at 8100 Highway 71 at approximately 1:40 p.m. when an unknown white man entered the store with a firearm. Police said the suspect demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of money. Police described the suspect as a white male, 40 to […]

  • Fill The Bus School Supply Drive Coming Soon!

    Help Fill the Bus with school supplies for community children in need!

  • Rogers Eagle Scout Named VFW Scout Of The Year

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Rogers Eagle Scout was selected as the 2017 Arkansas VFW Scout of the Year and received $200 in scholarship funds. Nick Pund, of Troop 226 at VFW Post 3031, also had his application submitted to the National VFW Scout of the Year competition. Pund received $100 from Post 3031 and its honor guard. Pund’s Eagle Scout project was the beautification of the Rogers Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Rogers Municipal Airport. Pund is the son of Jeff […]