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  • Gravette School Millage Fails

    Gravette Superintendent Addresses What’s Next For District After Millage Fails

    GRAVETTE (KFSM) – Voters rejected a plan to increase property taxes Tuesday night (Sep. 17) that would have gone towards a new elementary school in Gravette. School superintendent Richard Page said he heard citizens’ concerns loud and clear, and said the district is now going back to the drawing board to figure out what is next for the school. “I don’t think we just turn right around and do it again, I mean it’s definitely¬† got some discussions that need […]

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    Questions Arise About Flu Shot Supply; Doctors Say Not To Worry

    ROGERS (KFSM) – With flu season kicking off in October, questions arise on if there will be a shortage of vaccinations this year. Mercy Doctor Dawn Hawkins said right now, people should be able to get flu shots all season long with no issue. “Nothing I’ve heard down the pipeline indicates that we would have a shortage,” Hawkins said. She said there has been five or six flu positive patients come into the emergency department in the last month. She […]

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    2-Car Crash Blocks Traffic In South Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Two people were hospitalized Tuesday night following a two-vehicle wreck that stopped traffic in south Fayetteville, according to medical crews. The crash blocked cars driving along Shiloh Drive near Redstone Drive around 4:30 p.m. The traffic jam was later alleviated after the scene was cleared and the patients were transported. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to emergency crews. The street runs along Interstate 49, between Wedington Drive and Martin Luther King […]

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    Mother Daughter Duo Creates Vintage Market Days Event For NWA

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A three day vintage market in Fayetteville wrapped up Sunday. The event boasted over 85 vendors for antique and thrift store enthusiasts to enjoy. Mother and daughter duo Tammy Edwards and Megan Enlow started Vintage Market Days in Northwest Arkansas in May of 2014. The two women were vendors in the Tulsa show and wanted to bring the event to Fayetteville so local businesses had a chance to sell. “We have vintage clothing, home decor, antiques, jewlery, […]

  • Squirrel Cookoff 2014

    Cooking Competition Features Squirrel, Not Burgers

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – The third annual World Championships Squirrel Cookoff happened in Bentonville Saturday. Thirty-eight cooking teams from 13 states came together to create unique dishes featuring squirrel. “We sometimes get a bad rap that we are just shooting stuff and putting antlers on the wall,” founder Joe Wilson said. Wilson said he created the event so people won’t lose their appreciation of hunting small wild game. “I want to make sure the heritage of eating squirrels sticks around,” he […]

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    Seventy-Four Year Old Woman Dead In Benton County House Fire

    LOWELL (KFSM) – Benton County fire crews battled a house fire Saturday (Sept. 13) morning that took the life of Carolyn Smallwood (74). Crews responded to the incident on Pleasant Heights Road near Hickory Creek around 3:45 a.m. Benton County Fire Marshall Mark Trollinger said the fire was so intense when his crews responded that they were not able to get into the burning home for ten minutes. According to a news release, Smallwood’s husband tried to rescue his wife […]

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    Concrete Barrier On I-49 To Be Demolished And Redone; Drivers Say They’re Frustrated

    LOWELL (KFSM) – A part of Interstate 49 from Wagon Wheel Road to AR-264 near Lowell that has been under construction since December will be demolished and redone. State Highway officials said the concrete barrier separating southbound and northbound lanes was not constructed properly and must be rebuilt. The $14.5 million project began in 2013, and Arkansas State Highway spokesperson Danny Straessle said when it is complete the interstate will be widened from four lanes to six. Straessle said a […]

  • Learning About The Terrorist Attacks On 9-11

    Springdale Students Narrate Notes From 9/11 Victims And Survivors

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Many junior high students weren’t born when 9/11 happened, so some teachers in Springdale used creative ways to teach them about the tragedy. Eighth and ninth grade students at Lakeside Junior High participated in an interactive presentation about 9/11. Theater teacher Van Stewman said it is important for those people who didn’t experience the attack via TV or reports to understand its impact. “We have an opportunity to try to help them feel what we felt when […]

  • Cory Lee Ryan

    Police Looking For Farmington Man In Connection To Deadly Stabbing

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fayetteville police are searching for Cory Lee Ryan for questioning after he was spotted at the hotel where a man was stabbed in the throat Saturday night. Police said the man was taken to Washington Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The name of the man has not been released, but his body was transported to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for positive identification. Ryan was last seen driving a dark passenger car […]

  • Cory Lee Ryan

    Man Wanted By Police For Questioning In Stabbing Has Several Past Arrests

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Cory Lee Ryan is wanted for questioning after he was seen leaving a hotel room Saturday night where a man was stabbed to death in the throat. Records show Ryan has been arrested several times in the past. Witnesses described the man leaving the crime scene as thin, wearing sunglasses and no shirt with multiple tattoos and driving a dark passenger vehicle. Police identified that man as the 24-year-old Ryan. According to court records, he was arrested […]

  • Erick Picker

    Second Man Wanted For Questioning As Witness To Fatal Stabbing

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fayetteville police said they are looking for Erick Picker as a possible eyewitness to the deadly stabbing at the Econo Lodge on Saturday night. Police said they pulled over a car he was a passenger in around 4 p.m. When Picker saw police they said he got out of the vehicle and ran to the nearby Sines Auto Body shop on Old Farmington Road. They said he was in the building refusing to come out. Arkansas State […]

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    Tailgaters Enjoy First Razorback Home Game

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The first home game of the season brought out thousands of fans from all over the country. Friends, families and students were seen throwing footballs, grilling out and watching the game on their own devices. “People even bring their TVs and satellite dishes, watching the game in the back of their trucks and everything, it’s a crazy experience,” Jason Richman said. Richman comes from Los Angeles every year for one Razorback game. He said the whole city […]


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