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  • Judge: Cave Springs Can’t Collect 2017 Property Taxes

    CAVE SPRINGS (KFSM) — Benton County Judge Barry Moehring on Monday (Aug. 7) ruled that Cave Springs can’t collect property taxes for 2017, potentially eliminating $400,000 from the city’s budget, according to a letter sent to attorneys for Cave Springs and the county. “Cave Springs failed to meet the requirement to make out and certify the city’s millage rate for 2017,” Moehring said in the letter. “There was no clarity of the intention of the Cave Springs City Council during […]

  • Kutest Kidz Photo Contest 2017 – Vote On The Top 20 Now!

    The top 20 photos have been selected, now it's your turn to vote on your favorite pictures!

  • 70-Year-Old Rogers Woman Drowns In Florida

    OKALOOSA COUNTY (KFSM) – A Rogers woman died on Monday (Aug. 8) while swimming in Destin, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office said Nori Bracho, 70, was swimming with her family in the Gulf at Henderson Beach State Recreation Area. Bystanders pulled the woman to the shore at about 12:30 p.m. after she had gone into an area where she could not touch and began to panic. The bystanders started CPR until first responders arrived on scene. […]

  • Musician Glen Campbell Dead at 81

    KFSM – Legendary singer and guitarist Glen Campbell has died, according to his offiical website. A post made on the site reads, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.” Campbell rose to fame in the late 1960s and 1970s with hits such as, “Galveston”, “Wichita Lineman”, “Rhinestone Cowboy” […]

  • Two Arrested After Hit-And-Run Involving Pregnant Woman

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Two women are facing charges following a hit and run accident in Fort Smith involving a pregnant woman. On Aug. 4, officers responded to a reported hit and run accident near N. 18th and M Street, according to an incident report. The driver, a minor, said she was taking the passenger, who is several months pregnant, to the hospital because she was having stomach and back pains. On the way there, the women said they pulled […]

  • Poteau City Council Votes To Keep Agreement With Country Club

    POTEAU (KFSM) – The Poteau city council voted Monday (Aug. 8) evening to keep their agreement with Wolf Ridge Country Club. Mayor Jeff Shockley had to break the tie vote. “It’s maybe not the perfect arrangement, but it’s the arrangement we got and the contract we signed. I just think people ought to stand behind their contract a little longer than 48 days,” said Mayor Shockley, “Let’s give this thing a chance.” Moving forward Wolf Ridge Country Club will continue […]

  • Siloam Springs Police Investigating Possible Sex Trafficking Incident In City Park

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — Officers with the Siloam Springs Police Department are investigating a possible sex trafficking incident in one of the city’s public parks, according to a press release from Lt. Derek Spicer. Police said they reached out to the alleged victim and requested she contact a detective with the criminal investigations division, so that they may further investigate. A woman posted on Facebook about a recent possible sex trafficking incident in Siloam Springs. That post has been shared […]

  • Poteau National Guard Armory Holds Closing Ceremony

    POTEAU(KFSM) – The 180th Calvary Regiment Armory held an official closing ceremony on Sunday (Aug. 6) in Poteau. The facility opened in 1955, according to Capt. Roy Newnam. The troop has been deployed “many times” throughout World War II and the Korean War. In recent times the troop has been deployed to places such as Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq. “We are going to spring our unit up in McAlister,” said Newnam, “We are in preparation for our next mobilization.” At […]

  • Fayetteville Police Investigating After Body Found At Southmont Apartments

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police are investigating after a body was found in Fayetteville on Friday (Aug. 4), Sgt. Anthony Murphy said. The discovery was made at the Southmont Apartments at the 1100 block of Curtis Ave. Family members of missing teenager Kaiden Fritch confirm to 5NEWS that it is Kaiden. Kaiden had been missing since July 30. Investigators have not confirmed the nature of cause of death, but said the body was badly decomposed. There were no signs of physical […]

  • Arkansas State Police Identifies Woman Killed In Lowell Accident

    LOWELL (KFSM) —  A woman was struck by a car, and later died, as she tried to cross Interstate 49 near Exit 78/Highway 264 Friday (August 4) night, according to a preliminary report by Arkansas State Police (ASP). ASP’s report states that at 9:48 p.m. Heather Ann Byars, 45, from Rogers, got out of her car and crossed both northbound lanes of traffic.  Byars was struck by another vehicle. Medical personnel arrived on scene and transported Byars to Northwest Medical […]

  • Man Wanted In Oklahoma Arrested In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Two people were arrested in Fayetteville on Friday (Aug. 4) after police were told the man was wanted in Oklahoma, according to a preliminary arrest report. Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were told by Oklahoma law enforcement to be on the lookout for Jeremy Pogue. Officers were told that Pogue was wanted in Oklahoma for multiple felonies. Officers tracked a Chevrolet Cruz with an Oklahoma license plate to the Value Place at the 2000 block of […]

  • Children Recovered Safely In Texas After Amber Alert Issued Saturday

    NORMAN, Okla.  (News9) – The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office have canceled an Amber Alert after 1-year-old Bracie Schivers was found in safe condition with Bryant Schivers, Jr. and Tara Springfield in Converse, Texas. A  Cleveland County judge revoked parental rights of Schivers, Jr., and Springfield over Bracie Friday evening due to evidence of child endangerment. When authorities arrived at the house to take custody of Bracie, no one was found. An arrest warrant on a charge of kidnapping was issued for Bryant. Authorities said they believed three other children, 12-year-old Bryant Jr., 9-year-old Bailey, and 8-year-old […]