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    Ozark Regional Transit Reestablishes Bentonville Route 11 Monday

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) is getting their buses back on track after a fire destroyed 20 of them last Tuesday (Jan. 10). On Monday (Jan. 16), the public transit service will be reestablished in Bentonville. Route 11 will run its normal route. Also on Monday (Jan. 16), ORT staff will travel to Kansas City, to pick up two motorcoaches. The agency received eight buses from Wichita Transit on Friday (Jan. 13). In a press release, the agency […]

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    Arkansas Tries To Strip Gen. Lee From Martin Luther King Day

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) — The debate over separating the federal Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday from the Arkansas state holiday honoring Gen. Robert E. Lee has flared up again ahead of the holiday on Monday (Jan. 16). Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Now Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is reviving an effort […]

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    Group Holds Vigil & March To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A vigil to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held at the University of Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom at 12 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 16). Various speakers will be on-hand to talk about Dr. King’s legacy and the Inspirational Chorale will perform. Prior to the vigil there will be a freedom march.  It begins at 11:15 a.m. at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Razorback Road and will end at the University of […]

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    UPDATE: Fort Smith Police Make Multiple Arrests In Shooting Death

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Five arrests have been made in  connection to Saturday (Jan. 14) night’s shooting death of Justin Lopez, according to Fort Smith police. Ryan Oxford, 19,  and Alberto Chavez, 18, were taken into custody earlier after being interviewed as persons of interest. At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Sunday (Jan 15), patrol and members of SWAT arrested Bryan Porras, 19, during a traffic stop, moments after leaving his apartment on May Avenue. Soon after, a 16-year-old Hispanic male […]

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    Sebastian County Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic Battery

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – A deputy has been suspended after being arrested on suspicion of domestic battery on Saturday (Jan. 14), according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. Capt. Philip Pevehouse said the Barling Police Department arrested Michael Grosskreuz, a detention deputy with the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office, on suspicion of domestic battery in the third degree. Grosskreuz has been suspended with pay per county policy, said Pevehouse. The sheriff’s office has launched an internal investigation into the matter.  

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    Fort Smith High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash

    FORT SMITH(KFSM) — One person was hospitalized after crashing during a high-speed chase through Fort Smith Thursday night (Jan. 12), according to police. Just before 5:00 p.m., police received a call about a reckless driver going over the Garrison Bridge. Officers spotted the car on Zero Street, but when they tried to stop the vehicle, the driver took off, according to Sgt. Daniel Grubbs. The suspect crashed the car at Towson Avenue and South U Street, colliding with another car and […]

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    Jerry Pop Williams Elementary, Farmington – Mrs. Kristin Macedo – 1st Grade

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    Adventure Arkansas- National Eagle Week

    In this week’s Adventure Arkansas, we are recognizing National Eagle Weekend January 14th and 15th. We have seen these majestic creatures up close and personal recently as they have hatched, repopulating the once scarce species.

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    Oklahoma Man Ordered To Pay Child Support Despite Not Being Father

    TULSA (KFSM) — A man in Oklahoma is hoping to change the law after he has to continue to pay child support for a baby that is not his, according to our affiliate KOTV.  When Thomas’ high school girlfriend got pregnant, he married her. Five months later she had a little boy and he believed he had a son, but their marriage fell apart. Thomas decided to take a paternity test when the boy was three years old. “It comes […]

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    Unnecessary Breast Cancer Treatment

    HEALTHWATCH – There’s now a new debate on early breast cancer detection and on how to treat it.

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    Woman Dead After Being Hit By Vehicle In Van Buren

    VAN BUREN(KFSM) – One woman was killed following a pedestrian accident Wednesday(Jan. 11) night, according to Lieutenant Steven Weaver with the Van Buren Police Department. The accident happened on Alma Highway in front of Clover Leaf Plaza, Lt. Weaver said. The  woman was crossing the street while pushing a walker when she was hit by a Jeep, according to Lt. Weaver. Her name and age have not been released yet.    

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    East Hills Middle School, Greenwood – Mrs. Staed – 6th Grade