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  • Ozark Guidance Receives $10,000 Grant For Holiday Program

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Ozark Guidance has received a $10,000 grant for its Children’s Holiday Program from the Northwest Medical Center Auxiliary, according to a news release. The funds will benefit 150 low-income children in Northwest Arkansas during the winter holidays. Children from 3 to 17 years old in Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties are eligible. “This gift is so important in helping us achieve our mission of saving and changing lives,” said Dr. Laura H. Tyler, chief executive officer at […]

  • Poteau Councilman Accused Of Stealing Petitions

    POTEAU (KFSM) — A Poteau city councilman was charged with three counts of petit larceny on Tuesday (Sept. 19), according to court records. LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seal said Winford Webb was booked and bonded out Tuesday afternoon on a larceny warrant. Webb is accused of stealing petitions from local store counters in Poteau after city council members approved $3,000 a month for the Wolf Ridge Country Club to provide a discounted golf program for kids. Residents voiced their concerns about […]

  • School Board Election Results For Washington And Benton Counties

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The polls were open Tuesday (Sept. 19) for area school board elections in Washington and Benton Counties. Benton County results:  Bentonville school board zone 2: Brent Leas – 510 Amy Gillespie – 200 Decatur school board zone 2: Amy Brooks – 16 Decatur school board zone 4 Darleen Holly – 8 Decatur School District millage vote For – 43 Against – 4 Gentry School District millage vote For – 6 Against – 0 Gravette school board position […]

  • Pea Ridge Man Facing Charges After Police Find 7.1 Grams In His Backpack

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — A man is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver after being stopped by police on Monday (Sept. 18), according to Pea Ridge police. Officers with the Pea Ridge Police Department found Hunter Jones, 27, walking near Slack Street, according to the arrest report. The report states he had been walking on the side of the road, but had completely turned his body to watch an officer as they drove by […]

  • Annual School Elections Underway, Voter ID Required

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The polls are open Tuesday (Sept. 19) for area school board elections in Washington and Benton Counties. Voters will be required to show an approved ID when they cast their ballot. If a voter is unable to show an approved photo ID, they can vote using a provisional ballot. Information on candidates and sample ballots can be found here. Voting in Benton County runs until 7:30 p.m. at the following locations: Bella Vista Baptist Church at 50 E. Lancashire Drive, Bella Vista […]

  • George Strait Heading To Tulsa For One Of Two Arena Shows In 2018

    TULSA (KFSM) — Country music legend George Strait will take the stage at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The concert will be on June 2 next year for the “Strait Down Route 66” tour, News On 6 reports.  Tickets will go on sale Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. and will be available on or the BOK’s website. “Strait Down Route 66” will be one of Strait’s rare live performances, and one of just two arena shows planned. Strait shocked […]

  • Pea Ridge Police Attend Police-Themed Birthday Party 

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — A little girl in Pea Ridge had some special visitors attend her birthday party on Sunday (Sept. 17). Officers at the Pea Ridge Police Department heard about Brylee’s police-themed birthday party, and said in a Facebook post that they sure didn’t want to miss out. Captain Olson, Lieutenant Lyle and Detective Davis said they appreciated getting to meet Brylee. Several kids also took time to check out a couple of the police vehicles.

  • Five Teens Killed After Truck Drives Off Bridge In Cherokee County

    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Oklahoma (KFSM) — Five teenagers died in a wreck on Sunday night (Sept. 17) in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, including an 18-year-old girl from Gentry, Arkansas. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a pickup truck crashed through a guardrail and drove off of Welling Bridge in Cherokee County, our CBS affiliate News On 6 reports. Welling is about four miles south of Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Troopers said the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup was traveling south on Welling Road after 10:30 p.m. when […]

  • Springdale Police Investigating Unattended Death At Northwest Medical Center

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Springdale police are investigating an unattended death after a woman was found in her car Wednesday (Sept. 13) morning at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, according to Lt. Jeff Taylor. Police found the woman about 11:10 a.m. in a black Mazda 6 in the southwest parking lot, Taylor said. She was in the driver’s seat and her seat belt was still buckled. He said there were no obvious signs of trauma. The woman’s identity has not been […]

  • Heavy Rain In NWA Early Sunday Afternoon

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Lightning and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Sunday (Sept. 17) afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The storm is moving from west to east.  Today’s high will get to about 84 degrees and an overnight low of 68, with a slight chance of thunder storms continuing. The short-term forecast by the NWS reports that a  deep subtropical moisture remains in place from southwest Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas Sunday afternoon.  Scattered thunderstorms will continue to […]

  • Collier Drug Store Celebrates 100 Years Of Business

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  Collier Drug  Store hosted a 100 year celebration event Saturday (Sept. 16) at the Dickson Street location.  The event was open to the public so that the company could celebrate with all of their customers.   An old fashioned soda fountain was created for the event and served coke and root beer floats.  Other treats included cotton candy and snow cones. There were carnival games, an inflatable obstacle course, live music from Rachel B Table of Three, […]

  • Walmart Announces Plans For a New Headquarters in Bentonville

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Walmart has announced plans for a new headquarters in Bentonville, according to Arkansas Talk Business and Politics. Walmart corporate spokesman Randy Hargrove said associates were made aware of the plans Friday (Sept. 15) morning in an announcement from CEO Doug McMillon. The project will be built in phases, and Hargrove said the company anticipates construction will take between 5 to 7 years. He said there are no immediate plans for a groundbreaking. “This is something that has […]