Alex joined the 5NEWS team as a reporter in August of 2016. She grew up in Hope, Arkansas and is a proud alumna of Henderson State University and Alpha Sigma Alpha. Alex holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Mass Media with a minor in Communication.

Alex is an avid whistler and loves to read. She’s excited to explore all things Northwest Arkansas and would love to know what should be first on her bucket list.

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Recent Articles
  • Humane Society Of The Ozarks Hosts Garage Sale To Help Fund Programs

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Humane Society of the Ozarks (HSO) is a foster home based rescue in Fayetteville hoping to continue helping animals and their pet owners. HSO is having a garage sale Friday (May 11) and Saturday (May 12) from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be an assortment of clothes, electronics and household items. All proceeds will benefit HSO and its programs.  HSO is located at 1020 South One Mile Road in Fayetteville. Humane Society of the Ozarks […]

  • Rogers Celebrates 137th Anniversary With Historic Rail Car Tours

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The City of Rogers is celebrating its 137-year anniversary Thursday (May 10).  This marks the first date the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, known as the “Frisco” line, first stopped a locomotive here. To celebrate, the 100-year-old A&M train commuter car #104 “Biloxi Blues” will be on the track by the Downtown Rogers Farmers Market and will have free tours. The Downtown Rogers Farmers Market is also hosting the Community Engagement Kickoff for the redesign of Frisco Park.  […]

  • Springdale School District Celebrates National Walk And Bike To School Day

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Children and adults are choosing to walk or ride their bicycles to school Wednesday (May 9th).  It’s National Walk and Bike to School Day, and students at Walker Elementary are taking full advantage. Mary Miller, the District Coordinator of School Health, said riding bikes and walking to school is good for the body, mind and environment. “We feel like they get to school happy, healthy and ready to learn,” Miller said. Many schools in Springdale are surrounded […]

  • Vintage Market Days Weekend Kicks Off In Northwest Arkansas

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Vintage Market Days is described as an upscale vintage-inspired market.  It’s in town Friday (April 6) through Sunday (April 8). Country Living Magazine names Vintage Market Days one of it’s “Flea Markets & Barn Sales You Won’t Want To Miss”. Vendors from across the country set up at the Benton County Fairgrounds, showcasing original art, antiques, clothing and jewelry. Vintage Market Days is open rain or shine.  There are vendors set up outside, but 90 percent are […]

  • Pinwheel Rally Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention Month

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Pinwheels will be placed Monday (April 2) in locations across Benton County  to represent the number of confirmed child abuse cases. The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) puts on the Cherishing Children Pinwheel Rally to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels will be placed at CAC partnering agencies starting at 1 p.m. Participating businesses and agencies will be placing 380 pinwheels in representation of the confirmed Benton County child abuse cases in 2017. The rally will be […]

  • Sam Walton Centennial Celebration

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Walmart Museum is hosting a full day of family fun, highlighted by a short program to recognize what would have been Sam Walton’s 100th birthday. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. Thursday (March 29) on the Bentonville Square.  The community is invited to come out and enjoy free ice cream and cupcakes, community art projects, family friendly games, and to enjoy music by Walmart Radio DJs. At 2 p.m. there is a short program and proclamation […]

  • Spring Organizing Tips From Professionals

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Spring is officially here and many people take this time to clean out cluttered areas in their home. The Organizer Chicks are a group of professionals in Northwest Arkansas trained to arrange and organize items in your house. Owner and Founder of The Organizer Chicks, Amber Taggard, said she read a staggering statistic from Brown University. “The average person spends 17 minutes each day looking for things they’ve misplaced,” Taggard said. “That’s nearly two hours each […]

  • 112 Drive-In Movie Theater Opens For 2018 Season

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Warmer weather and drive-in movies are back.  The 112 Drive-In movie theater in Fayetteville is open for the 2018 season. Friday (March 23) the theater is showing Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time, one ticket allowing you to watch a double feature. Coming up, the theater is planning to show Peter Rabbit and Jumanji. The box office opens each evening at 6:45 p.m., the first movie starts at 7:45 p.m., the second movie at 10:15 p.m. […]

  • Samaritan Community Center Offering Free Snack Packs For Kids During Spring Break

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Samaritan Community Center (SCC) in Northwest Arkansas works to make sure people don’t go hungry. Students are on Spring Break and many count on the meals they get at school.  SCC is passing out snack packs Thursday (March 22) so kids have food to get them through the weekend. The snack packs have eight nutritious snacks and are free to any child that needs one. SCC will be handing out snack packs in Rogers and Springdale during […]

  • School Administrators Work From Roof To Celebrate Students’ Fundraising Success

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Vandergriff Elementary School administrators are working from the roof of the school Friday (March 16) after students raised more than $13,800 through the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart Program. Principal Andrea Sego and Assistant Principal Jay Mirus said they’re up there as a fun reward for their students’ fundraising efforts, which set a record for the school. Jump Rope for Heart events engage elementary students with jumping rope and empower them to improve their own health […]

  • Springdale’s Jones Center Receives $600,000 Grant From Walmart Foundation

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — The Walmart Foundation is presenting a $600,000 grant to The Jones Center in Springdale Tuesday (March 6) at 9 a.m. The grant will help The Jones Center continue to offer important programs and services to the Northwest Arkansas region. “The Jones Center provides a safe, fun and welcoming environment for youth and families in our area, whether it’s recreation venues or the after-school programs,” said Erin Hogue, Walmart Foundation. “We’re proud to support the Center as they […]

  • Springdale Police Host Public Active Shooter Training Class

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Springdale police are conducting training called, “Civilian Response to Violent Intruder/Active Shooter” for anyone interested. The class is offered Monday (March 5) between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 201 Spring Street in Springdale. Police said it will provide individuals with the mental and physical tactics needed to increase their chances of surviving a violent incident at a workplace, school or public institution setting. They also said many topics will be discussed such […]