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  • Two Golf Balls On Moon Bear Daisy Logo

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A discovery was unveiled at the Daisy Airgun Museum Monday (Oct. 5), as company officials announced the two golf balls hit by astronaut Alan Shepherd on the Apollo 14 mission bore the Daisy logo. The mission took place February 6, 1971, but the secret of the golf balls wasn’t discovered until this summer in Fort Smith. Daisy President Ray Hobbs said he attended an auction that had several Daisy artifacts belonging to Jack Powers, a public relations executive […]

  • Teal Pumpkin Project Makes Halloween Safer For Kids With Food Allergies

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A national group is making trick-or-treating safer this Halloween for kids with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project began in 2014. People who are willing to buy non-food items like pencils, stickers and toys instead of candy, can paint a pumpkin teal and leave it on their front porch. The teal pumpkin lets parents who have children with food allergies, diabetes and other conditions know they can get safe treats at that house. Rebecca Cross is […]

  • Silent Auction Benefits Local Humane Society

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A silent auction was held Saturday (Oct. 3) at the Core Public Brewing Company to benefit the Sebastian County Humane Society. The auction featured local artists’ work. All the productions were donated, with the proceeds going to the shelter. “It’s really amazing when people like this do something for the shelter that benefits the animals,” Shelter director Bekah Trotter said. She said the money raised will go towards vet bills for the animals, as well as everyday […]

  • Paint The Park Pink Attracts Thousands

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Around 1500 people attended the Paint The Park Pink breast cancer awareness event Saturday (Oct. 3) at the UA Fort Smith campus. “It’s just so inspiring to see them, to see what we’re doing that all of this is for,” Director Lauren Marquette said. The day started with a breakfast for survivors, then a one-mile walk for both survivors and supporters. There was also a fun zone for kids and live music throughout the event. CB […]

  • Economics Expert: Walmart Layoffs Likely Won’t Affect Local Economy

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Hundreds of local, higher-level Walmart associates lost their jobs Friday (Oct. 2) as executives announced they are restructuring the home office. Kathy Deck is the director for the Center of Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas. She said while the layoffs are difficult for the families affected, they shouldn’t have an impact on the local economy. “It’s something that the economy can handle, there will be a bump no doubt but it really […]

  • Thieves Steal Props, Tools From Local Haunted House 

    HUNTSVILLE (KFSM)- A local haunted house nearly had to close its doors, after thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of supplies.  The Expelled is a haunted house just north of Huntsville on Highway 23. Owner Brandi Soloranzo said they realized they had been burglarized when they opened up their building on June 1.  “When someone came and robbed us they took a piece of our joy, we love doing this, we love putting it on, they took a piece of […]

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    Fayetteville Police Respond To Robbery At BancorpSouth

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police are responding to an armed robbery at BancorpSouth Branch bank on Futrall Drive in Fayetteville on Thursday afternoon. Police are searching for the suspect, who is pictured. 5NEWS is sending crews to the scene and will update you as the story develops.

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    Springdale Woman Arrested After Deadly Hit-And-Run

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- A man is dead and a woman is injured after being hit by a car while attempting to cross the street Saturday morning (Sept. 26), according to police. Police said 47-year-old Hector Regalado Sandoval was pronounced dead at the scene. They said the woman with him, Emma Rivera, was injured and taken to a local hospital. They said the incident happened at Robinson and Thompson around 12:30 a.m. Police said the person driving the car left the scene […]

  • Local Students Attend Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)- It’s a phenomenon that hasn’t happened since 1982. Sunday night (Sept 27), people in our area could see both a supermoon and total lunar eclipse. NWAAC instructor Katherine Auld said a total lunar eclipse happens when the moon gets in the shadow of the earth. She said Sunday night, a supermoon also took place. “It’s not a huge difference, but it’s enough to go outside and say ‘wow the moon looks really big tonight,'” Auld said. Auld said […]

  • Hundreds Clean Up Trash After Bikes, Blues & BBQ

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Bikes, Blues & BBQ ended late Saturday night (Sept. 27), and crews spent all of Sunday (Sept. 28) working to clean up the trash and debris left behind. “When we leave this place it will look like nothing had ever happened here,” Organizer Joe Giles said. Giles said they don’t know the exact number of people that attended the motorcycle rally, but he said they do have a unique way of estimating. “We figure out the […]

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    Hazmat Team Responds To Fuel Spill On Sunset Avenue

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A  Springdale Hazmat team responded to a fuel spill on Sunset Avenue around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday (September 27). Fire officials said a semi began leaking diesel fuel after a piece of debris punctured the fuel tank. They said it happened in front of the Western Sizzlin on the 3500 block of Sunset Avenue. They estimated 25 to 30 gallons were spilled. One lane was closed while crews worked to clean up the spill. Fire officials said […]

  • Bikes, Blues & BBQ Wraps Up With Parade Down Dickson

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- After four days of motorcycle mania, the annual rally Bikes, Blues & Barbeque has come to a close. Pat Haley and his girlfriend Cindy rode several hours to get to the rally, but they said it’s something they wouldn’t miss.  “We like the rides, it’s a lot of fun, there’s a lot of good rides up here, we like spending time with the entertainment down in the beer gardens, all the blues bands, and the rides in Arkansas […]


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