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  • Gentry Man Dead After Rollover Crash

    OKLAHOMA (KFSM)– One person is dead after a rollover crash in Adair County, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol. According to a crash report, it happened on (Nov. 17) at approximately 10:34 p.m. Police say the driver was a 70-year-old man from Gentry, Arkansas. Police say he was driving in the left lane going southbound on US Highway 59. The driver went off the roadway, flipped his vehicle and was ejected 25 feet.  He was pronounced at the scene by Westville […]

  • Person Arrested After Firing Gunshots On Dickson Street

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– Police have arrested a suspect for firing gunshots on Dickson Street in Fayetteville (Nov. 18). According to police, the incident happened outside Smoke & Barrel shortly before 3 a.m.  Officers responded after receiving several phone calls from people who heard shots nearby. No injuries were reported and the suspect’s identity has not been released at this time. The shooter is being held at the Washington County Detention Center. Continue to stay with 5NEWS for the latest to this […]

  • United Way Of Fort Smith 2017 Holiday Giving Guide

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– United Way of Fort Smith wants resident to help them celebrate by starting a new tradition to help those in need. If you ever thought about buying someone a Christmas present that benefits a local non-profit, this is the perfect gift. 5NEWS anchor April Baker has more details on the gift giving guide. 

  • Fort Smith’s Shop Local Program

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– Shopping for the Christmas season is quickly approaching. The Fort Smith Regional  Chamber of Commerce wants residents to shop local and support their community. 5NEWS April Baker is joined by Tonya Rogers with more details..  

  • Boys & Girls Club Of The Alma Area

    CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM)– The Boys & Girls Club of the Alma Area’s mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential. The organization is now starting a  new program to help kids around the area. 5NEWS April Baker is joined by Elaina Demante with more details on the program.

  • 1st Annual Red Blue & You Event

    JOHNSON COUNTY (KFSM)– Red, Blue & You is a family-fun event that will be held on Saturday (Nov. 11). The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Clarksville at the Court Square. There will be a chili cookout, costume contest, face painting, cake walk and a four mile race.  There will also be a tailgating center featuring the Razorbacks playing live on a big screen. Half of the proceeds from this event will be donated to 3 nonprofit / charity Chamber […]

  • Arkansas River Holiday Market 2017

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– It’s a holiday shopping extravaganza. The Arkansas River Holiday shopping market will be held on Saturday (Nov. 4)  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on (Nov. 5) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The two day event will feature local vendors from across the region. tickets are $5 dollars at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Miss Arkansas River Scholarship Organization. For more information visit their website.

  • The Arc For The River Valley Preparing For Holiday Events

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– Preparations are underway for The Arc for the River Valley  holiday events. Several events will be held in the coming months to raise money and help provide programming for people with disabilities. Arc for the River Valley, a United Way agency, provides advocacy, education, and recreation for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb is joined by Micayla Cole to talk about the event.

  • Flight Attendant Injured On Plane Headed To XNA

    BENTONVILLE  (KFSM)– A female flight attendant was injured after a flight headed to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport experienced heavy turbulence Thursday night (Oct. 26). An American Airlines spokesman described the injury as minor and said Friday (Oct. 27) the woman had been released from a Bentonville hospital. According to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Police, crews responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. XNA Police tell 5NEWS they believe the flight attendant was in the bathroom when the plane hit turbulence. They […]

  • Community Dental Clinic Providing Services For Low-Income Families

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– Their goal is to make sure everyone has good dental health, no matter the economic status. The Community Dental  Clinic provides basic dental care to low-income families residing in the Crawford and Sebastian county area. 5NEWS April baker has more on how the clinic is helping the community.

  • Harbor House in Fort Smith Providing Substance Abuse Treatment

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)–  The Harbor House is dedicated to helping people down the road to recovery. The agency provides regional alcohol and drug services to those in need. Services includes residential, outpatient, prevention and awareness. The Harbor House is on a mission to provide a safe harbor of hope and healing for those men and women suffering from addiction.  5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb is joined by Tyler Limore with details on the program.  

  • Fort Smith’s Inaugural Food Truck Festival

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)–   It’s an event that’s completely new to the Fort Smith area. The Inaugural Street East Food Truck Festival will be held on Saturday (Oct. 14). The festival will feature the River Valley Artisan Market, Fort Smith Farmer’s Market, a few local mobile businesses, and around 10 food trucks of different varieties. The event will held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. along West End on Garrison Avenue to The Lot on North A Street.  Organizers expect a turnout […]