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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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    Holiday Inn In Downtown Fort Smith Sold, Will Undergo Renovation

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A property development group based in Mississippi has bought the Fort Smith Holiday Inn City Center and expects to renovate it into a new hotel, according to the group’s president. Arkansas Hospitality Group, LLC finalized the sale of the hotel Friday (Nov. 21). President Ike Thrash said the group plans to renovate and re-brand the Holiday Inn into a different independent hotel, similar to what the company did with The Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville. Thrash said […]

  • Recent Death Sentences In Sebastian County

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM)- A Sebastian County jury passed on charging Gregory Kinsey with capital murder after he hacked two men to death with a machete. Instead, they convicted him of first-degree and second-degree murder and gave him a total of 70 years in prison. A Sebastian County jury hasn’t sentenced anyone to death on capital murder since Thomas Springs, who was convicted and sentenced. On Jan. 21, 2005, Springs rammed into his wife Christina Springs with his car at the […]

  • The Road To Nationals For Alma Dance

    ALMA (KFSM)- The Alma High School dancers are three time state champs. They’ve got the rings and trophy to show for it. But right know the team says it’s all about nationals where they will show their moves in front of thousands in Orlando, Florida. “It’s the best teams from across the nation,” coach Brooke Brewer said. Brewer said she aims to produce college dancers. “When we are in summer we practice 20 hours a week,” Brewer said. And it’s […]

  • Weapons Expert Defines Meaning Of ‘Assault Weapon’

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- Assault weapon is a term that many say has divided our nation. Because the term means different things to different people, 5NEWS spoke to a weapons expert to get a more concrete definition. Steve Sturm, who owns an indoor shooting rage in Springdale, said an assault weapon “is anything somebody is coming at you with.” “To me it could be a baseball bat, a frying pan, a hammer, even bare fists,” Sturm said. However, the term “assault rifle” […]

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    Greenwood School District Bans Anonymous Smartphone App

    GREENWOOD (KFSM)- The Greenwood School District has banned a new smartphone application called Yik Yak and the Greenwood Police Department has been taking it just as seriously. The social media app was created in February 2014 by a U.S. company. “It’s kind gone from there,” said Greenwood Police Department Lieutenant Nicholas Driscoll. “Kids are using it [in] more of a bullying-style situation and they say derogatory things.” Police believe children are more inclined to use the app as a bullying […]

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    Northside Football Team Stays Warm During Playoffs

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- High school playoff season is underway, just in time for some of the coldest weather this fall, but athletic department officials at Northside High School in Fort Smith have a strategy in place to stay warm Friday (Nov. 14) night. Athletic Trainer Sherry Riggins, who has worked for the school for 20 years, said the weather is not usually this cold during playoffs. The Northside Grizzlies took on Little Rock Catholic High School at 7 p.m. when […]

  • Thousands Of Women Packing Heat In Arkansas

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- According to Arkansas State Police, there are more than 171,000 concealed carry license holder in the state. Of that, more than 48,600 are women. One of those women is Carla Wells, who is certified to teach concealed carry classes, which she gears toward women. “I have had people who got their license and needed it within six months,” Wells said. “You never know.” Wells shops at Fort Chaffee Outfitters where their biggest sellers for women are guns. […]

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    Hunting Goes Digital With New Gadgets

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Modern gun season opened Nov. 8 and hunters across the state are finding new and improved ways to pursue deer. The Tackle Box in Fort Smith has some of the newest and hottest gadgets. The store’s owner, Jerry Knittig, has been hunting for more than 50 years. “With the computers, the callers, the attractants, with the feeders, I mean it’s taking it to the next level,” Knittig said. Some of his favorite new gadgets include the Fox […]

  • Tips To Keep Kids Warm When It Gets Cold

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Parents in the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas are digging out the winter coats as an Arctic cold front moves in Monday (Nov. 10) into Wednesday causing a drop in temperatures for the next two weeks. Jana Leeper, a Fort Smith mom, said before her children head outside they are prepared with a lot of layers. “[There are] wool pants that we use inside and outside,” Leeper said. “[They] are really great because it is a natural fiber […]

  • High School Football Rivalry In Fort Smith Dates Back Decades

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- One of the biggest games in local high school football happened in Fort Smith Friday night (Nov. 7). The rivalry between the Southside Rebels and the Northside Grizzlies is a tradition dating back decades. Fort Smith Schools Athletic Director Jim Rowland said he expects 9,000 people to attend the highly-anticipated match up. “The atmosphere is just electric,” said Southside High School band director Sean Carrier. There is a lot of history behind the rivalry. School officials said […]

  • Family Loans Trailer To Museum After Veterans Day Float Is Stolen

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Museum of History will be participating in Saturday’s (Nov. 8) Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing thanks to a local family, who is loaning the museum a trailer for a float after theirs was stolen last week. Jim Peoples is one of the veterans who will be riding on the float. He served as a sergeant in the army during World War II. “I was angry,” Peoples said, after finding out the trailer for […]

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    Veteran: ‘Bring It Back’ To Whoever Stole Veterans Day Parade Float

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Museum of History will still be participating in this year’s Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing on Nov. 8, despite having its parade float was stolen last week, according to a press release from the museum. Jim Peoples is one of the veterans who had been planning to ride on the float just like he did in 2013. Peoples went into the army in the 1940’s, when he was just 19, and was a […]

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