Bryan joined the 5NEWS team in January 2016. He comes to the Natural State after a stint with a television station in Maine.

Bryan is an Indiana native and an Indianapolis Colts fan. Also a graduate of Ball State University, Bryan holds a degree in Telecommunications and Journalism. He also has a passion for weather and holds a minor in meteorology and climatology.

When not on the job, you can find Bryan enjoying anything and everything Arkansas.

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Recent Articles
  • Benton County Road Crews Recognized For Work Following Severe Flooding

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Workers for the Benton County Road Department are getting recognition for their job after severe flooding ravaged many county roads and bridges. The University of Arkansas extension office in Benton County and county administrators, along with several local businesses and organizations hosted a lunch for road department employees. All roads throughout Benton County have reopened since the flooding on April 29. Benton County Judge Barry Moehring said at one point, nearly 90 percent of county roads […]

  • Fighting The Opioid Epidemic In Arkansas

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Prescription drug abuse affects millions of Americans across the country, and even thousands here in Arkansas. In 2012, Arkansas ranked 8th in the nation for prescriptions of opioid pain relievers, according to the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Opioids are often associated with codone; oxycodone, hydrocodone also includes drugs like morphine. All of which can be extremely addictive if improperly consumed. Raymon Carson, regional director at Decision Point, an addiction treatment facility located in Bentonville, has worked in […]

  • UPDATE: Man Captured After Escaping From Madison County Sheriff’s Office

    HUNTSVILLE (KFSM) — An escaped inmate was captured Monday night (May 8) after escaping from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office earlier that afternoon. Samuel Hicks, 60, was in jail for narcotics charges, possession of methamphetamine and parole violation. According to Madison County dispatchers, Hicks was headed south on Highway 23 in Madison County when he was apprehended by police.

  • New Rogers Sand Volleyball Court Dedicated To Late Elementary Teacher

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A new sand volleyball court dedicated to a former teacher was unveiled at Reagan Elementary School in Rogers on Friday (May 5). The Carolyn Adams Volleyball Court was named after late physical education teacher, Carolyn Adams. Adams retired from the district in 2015 after 26 years of service. She passed away in October 2016, but not before inspiring many of the students she once taught. Alexis Godsey, a senior at Rogers Heritage High School, was among them. It’s […]

  • End In Sight For Six-Lane Construction On Interstate 49 In Northwest Arkansas

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The chaos that is Interstate 49 construction rolls on in Northwest Arkansas. There does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel, as completion of the third lane is near. Between the miles of concrete barriers and endless orange traffic barrels, drivers heading along I-49 in Northwest Arkansas are faced with a white-knuckled trip to reach their destination. Larry Henry is a teacher at Haas Hall Academy in Bentonville. He is also a political contributor […]

  • Local Group To Build Home For One Lucky Veteran

    LOWELL (KFSM) — Project Red Friday, a group based in Lowell that raises awareness of military members and their service, has acquired a piece of land in Lowell and is expected to build a home for a veteran. It’s called New Homes For Heroes and is part of Project Red Friday (PRF). Michael Whitehead, president of Project Red Friday, started the company with his wife Annjanine Whitehead in February 2016. PRF is now asking veterans sign up to be selected to receive […]

  • Farmers Market Roundup In Northwest Arkansas And The River Valley

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — It’s the time of year when local farmers markets in both Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley begin setting up shop for customers to browse and buy produce grown in their communities. Here’s a list of locations and dates: Open Now Eureka Springs: open every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Pine Mountain Village parking lot Fort Smith: located along Garrison Avenue every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until noon Rogers: one of two farmers markets […]

  • Former Happy Hollow Elementary Gym Catches Fire

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A fire broke out at an old gymnasium on the grounds of Happy Hollow Elementary school on Wednesday (Mar. 22). Fayetteville firefighters were dispatched to the area along Ray Ave. in east Fayetteville around 7:20 p.m. When they arrived, smoke was seen billowing out of the building. The gym is detached from the main school building and is no longer in use. No one was inside the building at the time, according to Assistant Fire Chief Thomas Good. Fire […]

  • Gravette Starts Repairing Roads Damaged From Flooding

    GRAVETTE (KFSM) — More than a year after flood waters ravaged parts of Arkansas, some county roads that were heavily damaged in the Gravette area after finally getting the attention they so badly needed. Benton County was hit hard by rising flood waters in December 2015, which washed out local gravel roads and culverts. Gravette Mayor Kurt Maddox said the city has been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency since the early part of 2016 to clean up the […]

  • Kids Make Valentines For Seniors In Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — Kids in Prairie Grove spent part of their Monday (Feb. 6) making Valentine’s cards for seniors at the Prairie Grove Senior Center and a nursing home. Cutting, gluing and sticking, these kids are thinking about someone else for Valentine’s Day. “We just want to help them and make them feel better,” said Melinda Newman, who was busy creating handmade cards. She’s talking about residents at the prairie grove nursing home. The holiday of love is days away […]

  • Republicans Celebrate Annual Benton County Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — More than 300 republicans packed the Pea Ridge High School cafeteria on Wednesday night (Feb. 1) for the annual Benton County Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner. From sheriff and county judges to both former and current governors, it was a night of celebration for the local GOP. “We just had an incredible victory for the people of this country and our November election,” said Cindy Acree, 3rd Vice Chairman for the Republican Party of Benton County. “We’ve got […]

  • Fayetteville Council Provides Emergency Funding To 7hills Homeless Center

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Fayetteville City Council adopted an ordinance to provide emergency funding to 7hills Homeless Center during a special meeting on Tuesday (Jan. 31). Lynn Donald Carver, the board chair of the 7hills Homeless Center Board, said the organization went to Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan to discuss the need for temporary emergency funding to pay bills. In a unanimous vote, the council agreed to an ordinance that waived competitive bidding to enter into a two month purchase of services contract. The […]