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    Huffington Post Names Fayetteville One Of 12 “Cutest” Small Towns In U.S.

    FAYETTEVILLE (HUFFINGTON POST) – Fayetteville was named one of the “12 Cutest Small Towns in America” by Huffington Post on Wednesday (July 24). When talking about the home of the Razorbacks, the article mentions Fayetteville’s giant puppet parade on New Year’s Eve, as well as the Hog Drop. Other towns that made the list include Charlottesville, Virginia, Sevierville, Tennessee and more. To see the full list of small towns, click here.

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    Fayetteville Crews Repair Broken Water Main

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A water main burst on Joyce Boulevard on Friday afternoon (July 24), officials say. The pipe burst after 1 p.m., and it took Fayetteville utility crews 30  minutes to shut the water off, according to Tim Nyander, Fayetteville utilities director. The broken water main caused water to spill over the road behind Applebees and Chick-fil-A near the Northwest Arkansas Mall, Nyander said. By 3:30 p.m., the pipe was repaired, and the street was cleared of excess water, according […]

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    32nd Annual Altus Grape Festival Kicks Off

    ALTUS (KFSM) — If you’re looking for terrific food and a great time, you’re in luck! The 32nd Annual Altus Grape Festival is happening this weekend. The two-day festival celebrates the rich history of grape growing right in the middle of the wine capital of Arkansas. Mount Bethel, Post Family Winery, Chateau aux Arc and Wiederkehr’s Winery will all take part in tours and tastings. There are also plenty of things to do for those who are not old enough […]

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    Human Remains Found In Newton County

    NEWTON COUNTY (HARRISON DAILY TIMES) – Human remains were found in Newton County on Saturday (July 18)  near Lurton, the Harrison Daily Times reported. Deputies said that the Arkansas State Crime Lab is working to identify the remains which were found on land adjoining property owned by Dennis Zent, 57, who was reported missing in December 2014, according to the Harrison Daily Times. “Until we have confirmation from the Arkansas State Crime lab of the identity we are not releasing […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Janet Huckabee Nature Center

    It’s always fun to have an adventure that will help you beat the heat, without breaking the bank. In this week’s Adventure Arkansas, we take you to the Janet Huckabee River Valley Nature Center. 

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    Inmate Escapes From LeFlore County Correctional Facility

    HODGEN (KFSM)- An inmate escaped from the Jim Hamilton Correctional Facility in Hodgen in LeFlore County on Thursday (July 23), according to a post on the LeFlore County Emergency Management Facebook page. The inmate, Bobby Lee Murphy, 31, is considered armed and dangerous, according to the post. Murphy is white, 6’1″, 150 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He also has numerous tattoos on his abdomen, back, arms and legs, the post states.

  • High Five: Fort Smith Officials Participate In Guns And Hoses Blood Drive

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith firefighters and police officers competed in the guns and hoses blood drive. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment? We want to hear about it. Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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    Interactive Adventure Arkansas Map

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

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    Massive Swarm Of Grasshoppers & Beetles Picked Up By Radar, Headed To Oklahoma

    QUANAH, Tex. (KFOR) — A massive swarm of grasshoppers and beetles is making its way toward Oklahoma. Park rangers from Copper Breaks State Park in Quanah, Texas say the mob is so huge that its movement is being picked up on radar. They are reportedly headed northeast towards Oklahoma. We don’t know if they will reach us, but they are making impressive time.

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    Toddler Reunited With Mother After Being Abandoned In Street

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — A toddler was found abandoned in the street Wednesday afternoon. Oklahoma City Police say a woman called around noon saying she found a little boy in her apartment complex in the 4000 block of N. Drexel Blvd., near 36th and May. The woman claims she saw a man in a white pickup truck take a young child out of the truck, leave the child sitting in the middle of the complex, and drive away. Police say […]

  • High Five: Florist Participates In “Make Someone Smile” Week

    (KFSM) – A local florist participated in “Make Someone Smile” week. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment? We want to hear about it. Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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    Walmart Foundation Donates $60,000 To Fayetteville Nonprofit

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Walmart Foundation donated $60,000 to a Fayetteville nonprofit this week. The donation was given to LifeSource International in support of its food pantry program. The program distributes up to 18,000 pounds of food each month to more than 3,200 people in Northwest Arkansas. “As part of its local giving strategy in Northwest Arkansas, the Walmart Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life in our community by increasing access to healthy food for those most in […]

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