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  • United Way Of Northwest Arkansas Holds Golf Tournament

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– The United Way of Northwest Arkansas is calling all golfers for an upcoming golf tournament. 5News Anchor Bryan Shawver has more on how people can get involved while benefiting United Way of Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about the event just visit the United Way’s website.

  • River Valley Regional Food Bank Has A New Leader

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– There is a new face at the helm of the River Valley Regional Food Bank in Fort Smith. The food bank has added a new location as well.  5News this Morning Anchor April Baker sits down to learn more. To donate or volunteer at the food bank give them a call at 479-785-0582. Ask for Tracy Engel, the volunteer coordinator.  

  • Body Cam Footage Released Of Controversial Arrest By Vian Officer

    VIAN (KFSM) — The city is investigating a Vian police chief and an officer for potential wrongdoing after both submitted letters of resignation this week. Chief Ted Johnson announced his resignation on Wednesday (May 10), but he said he will work through Monday (May 15). Johnson submitted his resignation in support of one of his officers, Lindsey Green, who also stepped down following an incident in which she arrested a councilman’s son. Both said small-town politics are to blame for their […]

  • Fayetteville PD Searching For Man Wanted For Alleged Theft Of Property

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department are searching for a man wanted for an alleged theft of property. The department said Jonathan Terry is wanted for forgery and theft of property in an incident involving the City of Springdale Chamber of Commerce. If you have know of his whereabouts, contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (479) 587-3555.

  • Sharum’s Garden Center – Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Underused Annuals

    Happy Mother’s Day from Sharum’s Garden Center. In honor of the holiday, Sharum’s is having a big sale for perfect gifts for Mom all weekend long! This week’s tip is about annuals that provide beautiful foliage and blooms all summer long. Sun Coleus and Angelonia do great in the heat, won’t rot from too much rain, and stay hearty all summer long. These plants pair well together to bring brightness to your garden, and full blooms throughout the season. Check […]

  • Bella Vista Man Sentenced For Child Porn

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Bella Vista man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Friday (May 12) for possession of child pornography, according to the U.S. attorney’s office for the Western District of Arkansas. Anthony Allen Jean, 45, also faces 15 years of supervised release after leaving prison, the office said in a press release. Jean will have to register as a sex offender. A federal grand jury indicted Jean in December 2015, and he pleaded guilty the following […]

  • Oklahoma Renaissance Festival – Ticket Sweepstakes

    Enter for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets!

  • Child, Bus Driver Injured After Missouri School Bus Slides Off Interstate

    LINDBERGH, Mo. (KFSM) — Several children were injured on Thursday (May 11) when a Missouri school bus went over a guardrail and then into a ravine. Nine ambulances were called to the scene, and nearby hospitals were put on standby, according to our affiliates at KTVI. The bus was driving along I-44 near Lindbergh just before 8 a.m. when the accident occurred. A witness said two other vehicles got in an accident, and then the bus ran into one of those stopped […]

  • Walmart Shows Appreciation To Moms With Walmart Beauty Boxes

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Walmart will be recognizing moms with a little something extra, along with extra time to enjoy it. The company will giving free Walmart Beauty Boxes to all women who pick up their online grocery orders on Mother’s Day, according to a press release. Customers will place their order online and then trained associates will do the shopping. The online grocery pickup is a free option for Walmart customers. To learn more about online grocery pickup, click here.

  • Water Main Break Shuts Down Siloam Springs Road

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — A water main break in Siloam Springs shut down a city road on Monday (May 8). University Street is shut down from Garrett Street to Dogwood Street after a water main broke on Monday morning. Crews are still working to fix the leak, said Holland Hayden, city communication manager. In the meantime about 12 residences are without water. A boil water order has not been issued. Hayden said the water main break is likely due to the ground shifting […]

  • Sinclair Broadcast Group To Buy Tribune Media Company, Including 5NEWS, For $3.9 Billion

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Company announced they have reached an agreement in which Sinclair will purchase the entirety of Tribune’s shares for about $3.9 billion. Additionally, Sinclair will assume about $2.7 billion worth of Tribune debt, making the deal worth about $6.6 billion. The deal has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. Tribune owns or operates 42 television stations […]

  • Children’s Emergency Shelter Raises Money With Cuban Style

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) —  The Children’s Emergency Shelter is putting on Cuba themed night. 5NEWS Anchor Charlie Hanemma sits down to learn more about Havana Nights. To learn more about Havana Nights or the Children’s Emergency Shelter just click on over to their website.