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Aubry Killion comes to the River Valley all the way from New Orleans. The friendliness of Arkansans and the southern charm of the area make him feel at home. He is looking forward to exploring downtown Fort Smith and historic Van Buren, as well as venturing to the Sooner State.

Aubry is a graduate of the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media. While Aubry was at Ole Miss, he worked as a reporter and correspondent for the campus TV station and interned with FOX 8 WVUE in New Orleans and CBS 3 WREG in Memphis.

While Aubry wasn’t reporting, he served as a member of the Ole Miss Cheerleading team competing in national competitions covered by ESPN.

Aubry’s hobbies outside of journalism include hiking and following SEC football.

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    Paralympian Medalist Prepares In Fort Smith For World Championship

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The top Paralympic sprinter in the world was in Fort Smith Monday (Aug. 31). Jerome Singleton worked with Francois Van Der Watt with Total Rehabilitation, Inc. to make sure his prosthetic leg is in perfect condition. “I had tibiahememelia, so my tibia didn`t grow all the way and I didn`t have an inner ankle bone,” said Singleton, who was born with the birth defect.  “So they amputated my leg when I was one and a half. I kind of […]


    New Orleans Natives Remember Katrina 10 Years Later

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Patricia Porter and Wilfred Jackson moved to Fort Smith after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans on August 29, 2005. The two did not evacuate before the storm devastated the city. “It was a hard situation,” Porter said. “We were homeless, we had nowhere to go.” Their homes and city were unrecognizable after the hurricane passed. “It is a traumatic situation,” Porter said. “We were left there for five days without any food or water, we […]


    Ozark Lightning Strike Causes False Tornado Alarm

    OZARK (KFSM) — A lightning strike in Ozark caused tornado sirens to go off Saturday (Aug. 22), according to Rick Covert with Franklin County Emergency Management. Covert said a lightning strike caused a power surge and no lines are down. There was no tornado in the area and the public should not be concerned. He said there are several other ways to stay weather aware aside from depending on the siren. “We urge folks to have all the above: NOAA […]

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    Mulberry Man Bonds Out After Arrest On Suspicion Of Raping A Juvenile

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) — A Mulberry man has bonded out Friday (August 21) after he was arrested on suspicion of raping a juvenile. Gerald Lee Graham, 44, was arrested Thursday evening (August 20) and bonded out at $60,000. His arraignment hearing has been scheduled for Sept. 2, 2015, according to the Crawford County Detention Center. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office stated Graham is facing charges of rape and child pornography. Graham was having sexual relations with a juvenile female for quite some […]

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    Adultery Is A Felony, Oklahoma Law States

    OKLAHOMA (KFSM)– Are you thinking about cheating on your husband or wife? Well, think again, because according to Oklahoma law it’s a felony. The cheating website Ashley Madison was recently hacked and it’s users were exposed. The law states in part adultery is the unlawful voluntary sexual intercourse of a married person with one of the opposite sex; and when the crime is between persons, only one of whom is married, both are guilty of adultery. According to the Oklahoma […]


    Fort Smith Transit System Loses Savings To Budget Cuts

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The Fort Smith city director’s voted Tuesday (August 18) to cut hundreds of thousands of dollars from some several city departments to fund police and fire department pensions. Most of those cuts were made in the public transit department. “Sad. Anytime you have to cut your budget and stuff it takes away from what you are doing helping people,” transit employee Mike Irwin said. Irwin has been with Fort Smith transit for 15 years. “We provide […]

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    Booneville Pastor And Stem Cell Donor Fighting For His Own Life

    BOONEVILLE (KFSM) — A Booneville man, who donated stem cells to save a leukemia patient, is now fighting for his own life. John Taylor is a youth pastor at Free Will Baptist in Booneville. “It is kind of a roller coaster ride,” Taylor said. In February of 2012, Taylor was told he was a stem cell match for a leukemia patient in Europe and made the decision to make a donation to a stranger. “It felt like I had a […]

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    Full-Time Narcotics Deputy Coming To Logan County

    LOGAN COUNTY (KFSM) –The Logan County Quorum Court voted Monday (August 10) to hire a new, full-time narcotic deputy. Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks said the Quorum Court approved the position unanimously. There have been 95 people booked into the jail on drug-related charges so far this year, according to the sheriff. “We just do not have the manpower to even respond or deal with a lot of the information we get and that is of course one reason we […]

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    Logan County Sheriff Looks To Hire Full Time Narcotics Deputy

    LOGAN COUNTY (KFSM)- The Logan County Sheriff said he wants to hire a full time narcotics deputy to cut down on drug trafficking. Sheriff Boyd Hicks is asking the public to come to a Quorum Court meeting on Monday, August 10 to support the potential position. The meeting will be held at the Booneville Court House at 7p.m.


    Carnival Worker Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape Near Tontitown Grape Festival

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) — Tontitown Police arrested a carnival worker Friday (August 8) on suspicion of a rape that happened near the Tontitown Grape Festival, according to the interim police chief. Interim Police Chief Joey McCormick said Joshua Ferguson, 36, raped a woman in a trailer near festival grounds, but the incident happened after hours and no guests or security were around at the time. He said the department has increased their patrols near the trailers. McCormick said during the investigation […]


    Children Removed From Fort Smith Boys’ Shelter

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A local boys’ shelter has been empty for the past two months after every child was removed. Bryan Merry, the Fort Smith Boys’ Shelter board president, said the children were moved from the home after a child called the Department of Human Services hotline and made allegations against the shelter. “I do not know what the allegations were, I just know that they were bad enough to have all the children removed,” Merry said. “I do […]

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    Southside High’s Dixie And Rebel Mascot Ban Impacts Local Businesses

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Southside High School Rebel mascot and “Dixie” fight song will be changed by the 2016-2017 school year, and the students and employees are not the only ones feeling the impact. Local businesses are also responding to the Fort Smith School Board’s unanimous vote Monday (July 27) to change Johnny Reb to a different mascot. The mascot is one of the first things customers see when they walk into Razorback Pizza in Fort Smith. “It is a […]


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