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    Bicycles, Skateboards Not Allowed In Area Of Arkansas Campus

    A new rule called Walk, Don’t Ride begins on the University of Arkansas campus Monday. Cyclists will have to get off their bikes and walk them through a heavy pedestrian area. “I don’t see it being a big deal about getting to class on time or missing classes or anything else, but it’s going to be a shock…it’s not going to be a detrimental shock but it is going to catch people by surprise,” Senior Josh Vines said. The walk […]

  • Washington County Fair Setup

    Washington County Fair Comes To Town Tuesday

    Rides, concession stands and entertainment booths were all being setup Sunday afternoon. The Washington County fair began in 1857, some people at the fairgrounds said that tradition of fun lives on. “There’s a bunch of food, a bunch of rides,” Cassidy Reed said, “it’s cool to just come out with friends and hang out.” Highlights of this year’s fair include livestock judging, bull-riding, a beauty pageant and racing pigs. A complete schedule of events can be found here. “We’re going […]

  • Famous Comedian Duo Come To The Amp

    Performers Cheech & Chong Bring Laughs To AMP Saturday Night

    Around two thousand people came out to enjoy the Up In Smoke North American Tour along with the band WAR. The gates opened at 6 p.m. for the show and the music started at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show ranged from $49 to $69. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong have nine comedy albums and eight feature films they wrote and starred in. The band WAR is most known for their song, “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” The show wrapped […]

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    Car Show Brings Out Corvette Owners From All Over United States

    The 18th annual Summer’s End Corvette Show brought out nearly 150 old and new cars to the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. Despite an almost 100 degree day, organizer Richard Peak said there was a lot of foot traffic through the mall looking at the cars. “This morning during late registration cars just kept flying in, one after another after another, so it didn’t affect anyone that wanted to be at the show,” Peak said. Peak is the co-chairman of […]

  • Judge

    Benton County Judge Cited On Suspicion Of Public Intoxication

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Benton County Judge Bob Clinard was cited Friday (Aug. 22) on suspicion of public intoxication, officials said Saturday (Aug. 23). Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Frisco Festival in Rogers. He said two deputies were alerted by citizens at the festival of a male who was “very drunk and falling down.” Deputies found Clinard leaning against a car, trying to use his cellphone, Cradduck said. Clinard […]

  • Pomfret Hall Renovation

    HGTV Design Team Makes Over Dorm Lobby At U of A

    Pomfret Hall on the University of Arkansas campus had a common space redone by famous HGTV duo Cortney and Robert Novogratz. The couple flew in from Los Angeles Thursday and spent a few hours walking around the campus to get inspiration for the space. On Friday, the lobby was transformed. “Before was definitely pretty generic, and now the fact that we have candy, it’s inviting…there’s throw pillows where you can just kind of chill and hang out,” Cortney Novogratz said, […]

  • Speed Limit Increases In Parts Of Johnson

    Speed Limit In Parts Of Johnson Will Increase With New Road

    JOHNSON [KFSM] – Johnson Mill Boulevard opened to travelers last week after two years of construction. Mayor Buddy Curry said once the crews lay the final layer of asphalt and paint new stripes, the speed limit will increase from 25 miles-per-hour to 40. He said he expects the finishing touches to be done in the next week. The mayor said the new road brings new opportunities for Johnson. “I can already see that the traffic flow is so much better […]

  • Ace The Horse Gets Second Chance

    Ace The Horse Gets Tattoo To Save Sunburned Eye

    A five-year-old Missouri Foxtrotter horse got a tattoo on Monday (Aug. 11), but it wasn’t cosmetic—it was to save his right eye. Ace’s owner Beverly Bundren said she knew when she bought him two years ago that the ulcerations around his eye may turn into cancer one day. She said the connection between her and Ace was undeniable, and she bought him and immediately started treatment. Bundren said Ace’s right eye has too little pigmentation, so every time he is […]

  • Back to School Routines

    Parents Say First Day Of School Means New Routines At Home

    Parents all over Arkansas are packing lunches, filling backpacks and getting ready to send their kids on the bus to school. Pediatrician Susan Averitt said going back to school is an adjustment for both parents and kids. She said the biggest change is in eating and sleeping habits for children. “Most children need about 8-10 hours of sleep every night, so I recommend you determine what time your child needs to get up in the morning and then go back […]

  • Wreck On Wedington In Fayetteville

    Two Vehicle Accident Causes Delays On Wedington Drive

    According to Fayetteville Police dispatch, a white pickup and a possibly black pickup collided on Wedington Drive around 12:20 Sunday afternoon. Police said the road was blocked going east towards I-49 for about 20 to 30 minutes. They said it was unclear how many people were in the two vehicles, but they said no injuries were reported. As of 1:15 p.m., the vehicles were moved off the roadway, but officers on the scene were parked near Wedington motioning for drivers […]

  • People Rally Against Ordinance 119

    Protesters Gather On Square To Rally Against Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

    The Fayetteville square was busy Saturday evening with people gathering to protest ordinance 119. The ordinance is being voted on Tuesday by the city council to create a civil rights administrator for the city. The rally was sparked by a heated city council meeting on August 5. The council heard from concerned citizens about the ordinance, and some people felt their basic rights were being violated. City council member Sarah Marsh said ordinance 119 is meant to create a feeling […]

  • U of A Football Free Scrimmage

    Fans Get First Look Of Razorback Football At Open Scrimmage

    The University of Arkansas Razorback football team treated the fans to a free public scrimmage Saturday afternoon. Gate 1 opened at 2 p.m. and the players were on the field by 2:25 p.m. University officials allowed fans to bring their own food and drink, but bottled beverages were available in the stadium. Fans were only able to sit on the west side of the stadium because of construction on some portions of the east bleachers. Around 2,000 people came out […]

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