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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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    Warning Issued Against Improper Contact Use

    Federal health officials issued a warning against the improper use of contact lenses, saying that it can lead to serious eye infections or even long-term damage. The CDC reported that nearly one in five contact lens-related eye infection over the last decade has resulted in eye damage, which includes having a scarred cornea, a reduction in vision or even the need for a cornea transplant. Health officials said sleeping in contact lenses, wearing them beyond the recommended use or while swimming […]

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    Flavors Of Summer: River City Bistro

    On this flavor of the week, meteorologist Melissa Hall headed to Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, right across from Mercy Hospital, to River City Bistro. This cozy spot got its start when mother and son transplants, who now call Fort Smith home, decided to pay tribute to the delicious deli style comfort foods they found in Pittsburg. You’ll find house-roasted and cured meats that pile high classic sandwiches such as  Reubens or rich and savory turkey Devonshires. But the longer River City […]

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    Marijuana Certification Request Rejected For Ambiguities

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — A marijuana amendment’s ballot title and popular name have been rejected again by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. The Arkansas Cannabis Amendment, requested by Mary Berry, was certified by Rutledge in April, but had parts of its text altered since then. It was rejected  August 1, and again on Monday (August 22). Rutledge cited ambiguities in the amendment as her reasoning for rejecting the proposal. “It is my opinion…that a number of additions or changes to […]

  • Crews are looking for this woman, Ginger, after she called 911 on Tuesday to say she drove into high water and was in trouble. (Photo courtesy of family)

    Body Of Arkansas Woman Missing In Missouri Flood Found

    BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) – The car and body of a woman missing in the flooding in Butler County, Missouri were found on Friday (August 19). Ginger Myers, 44, was from Concord, Ark. A search for Myers began Thursday when 911 dispatch received a call from a woman who was trapped in a car that was filling up with water. Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said the car was found submerged near Highway 53 on County Road 647 in Butler County near […]

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    Golden Living, Fort Smith

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    New Ways To Use Vines

    A vine-covered arch is a beautiful and traditional way to welcome visitors to a garden.  And flanking the front entrance with vines is a colorful way to lead visitors to your front door. To add to the appeal, try using the less common Betty Corning Clematis. Try incorporating vines into the garden at ground level.  In this Melinda’s Garden Moment you’ll see a climbing hydrangea ramble over a stone wall, combining nicely with ferns, ginger and other shade tolerant plants. […]

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    Dental Clinic Provides Care, Jobs For Veterans

    Dental care is something many take for granted, but some not everyone can afford the luxury — including those who protect and serve our country. However, there is a new effort to help fix that. It’s a modest dental clinic located on a downtown street in Tracy, California, but what they’ve proposed is groundbreaking. Air Force veteran and Congressman Jeff Denham are part of a group driven to set up a clinic providing free dental care to veterans who can’t afford […]

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    Kutest Kidz Photo Contest Winners

    After weeks of voting, we finally have our top five Kutest Kidz contest winners! Each of the winners will get a prize package from Bedford Camera and Video, along with training on how to use their new gear. The contest was put to vote, with viewers choosing the favorites out of 20 pictures. There were more than 15,000 votes to choose the Kutest Kid! Here are the winners: Fifth-place winner: Frankie Mae, Springdale Fourth-place winner: Hayes, Fort Smith Third-place winner: Addison, […]

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    Gerdau Macsteel – Day Of Caring Volunteers, Fort Smith

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