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    Sonora Elementary – Springdale, Mrs.Sullivan & Ms. Bennett – Fourth Grade

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    Interactive Adventure Arkansas Map

    Click here to view a map of places our 5NEWS Meteorologist have been with Adventure Arkansas. See below for the latest Adventure Arkansas segments, brought to you by Adventure Subaru!

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    Bella Vista Police Search For Indecent Exposure Suspect

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) — Police are searching for a man who was reported as exposing himself to a female victim on Thursday morning (August 25) at the Tanyard Creek Nature Trail. According to Bella Vista Police, the suspect is described as being in his early 30s, a short and well-groomed beard and having a scorpion tattoo on his upper arm and shoulder area. He was also said to be wearing black shorts, a black tank top and walking sandals. Anyone […]

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    Toddler Who Died After Wandering Off In Madison County Identified

    MADISON COUNTY (KFSM) — The family of a two-year-old boy whose body was found Wednesday (Aug. 24) after he wandered away from a home in Madison County identified him on a Go Fund Me page set up to cover his funeral expenses. Search crews found the toddler’s body in an exposed septic tank in a field next to the family’s home near Hindsville, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. The child wandered away from the home around 8 p.m. […]

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    Breeden Dodge In Support Of Police

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    Court Of Appeals Overturns Whistleblower Case Decision, Reinstates Case

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A lawsuit filed in 2014, in which three Fort Smith police officers claimed they were unjustly disciplined in an Arkansas whistleblower act, will go before a judge and jury. The Arkansas Court of Appeals overturned a circuit court decision to dismiss the case. The three officers at the time, Don Paul Bales, Rick Entmeier and Wendall Sampson, Jr. claimed the evidence in the lawsuit was never heard. The lawsuit was filed against the City of Fort […]

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    Standing Desks Help Children Lower BMIs

    Children who use standing desks in the classroom are more likely to be at a healthy weight compared to children who sit at traditional desks during the school day. Texas researchers followed about 200 third and fourth grade students, and they found those who stood for both years averaged a three percent decrease in their body mass index, compared to those who sat. The kids who sat at traditional desks during those two years recorded about a two percent increase […]

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    Boyscouts, Troop 95 – West Fork

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    Panel To Discuss Ten Commandments, Satan Monuments At Arkansas Capitol

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – A grounds commission will begin its review of proposals to set up monuments near the state Capitol. The proposed monuments are of the Ten Commandments and Satan, according to KTHV. Secretary of State Mark Martin has set the meeting in September with the Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission. The Ten Commandments monument would be privately funded. The Satanic Temple has asked the commission to approve its proposed Baphomet statue, which it has asked the state to […]

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    Morning Exercise, Yoga Helps Children Focus In School

    A little bit of exercise before the morning bell at school could help your children do better in class. Researchers at Arizona State University observed third and fourth graders who took part in a morning exercise club twice a week. They told the Wall Street Journal they found that on days when students were in the club, they were able to focus much better on their classroom tasks. Additionally, yoga has also been found to help children stay focused in […]

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    Lincoln Childcare Center – Fort Smith, Ms. Rudder – Preschool

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    Two Suspects In Franklin County Sex Ring Arrested Again

    FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) — Two suspects charged with sexual indecency with a child and transportation of minors for prohibited sexual conduct have been arrested on warrants for violating the conditions of their release. John Larry “Dalton” Davis, 20, and Dillion Harrison, 19, were taken back into custody on suspicion of reaching out to a victim from the case in which they were previously arrested, according to court records. Both had been released from the Franklin County Jail on $30,000 bonds, […]


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