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A Van Buren native and a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Amanda Hale began her career as an evening newscast producer with KFSM in 2009.

She is currently an executive producer.


Recent Articles
  • easter

    VIDEO: Easter Egg Hunts Across The River Valley

    Saturday the Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt was held at Tilles Park in Fort Smith. The event was put on by Grand Avenue Baptist Church.

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    Burned Human Remains Found In Gans Home Identified

    Charred remains found in a Gans, Oklahoma home have been identified as Nathan Welsh, according to Gans Police Chief Thell Riddle.

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    I-40 Westbound Near Clarksville Back Open

    The westbound lanes of Interstate 40, west of Clarksville are back open, according to Arkansas State Police. At about 10:00 p.m. an 18-wheeler jack-knifed, blocking the lanes. Officers diverted traffic off the interstate at mile marker 55. A dispatcher with State Police said no injuries were reported.  

  • Booneville

    Woman Found Dead Near Booneville Apartment Complex

    A woman’s body was discovered near an apartment complex in Booneville, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office.

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    Bomb Squad Called To Hickory St. In Paris

    The Fort Smith Bomb Squad responds to a call in Paris Monday night (Feb. 24).

  • fire on catcher rd.

    Van Buren Man Hospitalized In Shop Fire

    Firefighters are working to put out a structure fire and grass fire on Catcher Rd. in Van Buren.

  • Huerta

    Greenwood Teacher Resigns Amid Investigation

    Police are investigating a teacher from the Greenwood School District, although Police Chief Will Dawson says he cannot release much information about the case.

  • act testing

    Winter Storm Cancels ACT Testing

    Several River Valley schools are canceling their ACT testing for Saturday (Feb. 8).

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    Search For Missing Forestry Pilot Ongoing During Winter Weather

    Several state and local agencies are involved in a search for a missing Arkansas Forestry Commission pilot.

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    Man Found Dead In LeFlore County Pond Identified

    LeFlore County, Okla., authorities confirmed Wednesday a body found in a pond west of Talihina is that of a missing 19-year-old man. Sheriff Rob Seale says the body of Joshua Teves was discovered Monday. He was reported missing last week. Tuesday the Sheriff’s Office announced the death was being investigated as a homicide. “I didn’t believe it, thought it was a nightmare,” said Teves’ brother Isaac Oxly. “It was the body of a white male dressed in jeans, a t-shirt and […]

  • FHS Police

    Fayetteville High Students Return Day After Bomb Threat

    A bomb threat was found on the wall of a girl’s bathroom at Fayetteville High School Monday (Jan. 20), according to Fayetteville Public Schools Spokesman Alan Wilbourn.

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    Bomb Scare Forces Store Evacuation

    The Big Lots store in Fort Smith was evacuated Friday night (Jan. 17) due to a bomb scare. The Fort Smith Bomb Squad was called to the store on Rogers Ave. by the manager on a report of a suspicious bag left inside. Officers X-rayed the bag and did not find an explosive. Investigators said the items inside the bag maybe stolen.

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