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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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    Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Storm Spotter?

    FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM)- A storm spotter training class will be held Friday (March 27) in Franklin County. Rick Covert is a Franklin County storm spotter. Covert said The National Weather Service will be in Charleston to show soon-to-be-spotters what it takes. “Unfortunately a lot of people’s conception of what we do is based upon the movie “Twister” and that’s just not what we do,” Covert said. “It’s about two hours of boredom punctuated by three minutes of sheer terror.” Throughout […]

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    Emergency Manager Recommends Having Private Storm Shelter

    SALLISAW (KFSM)- As severe weather season begins, many are contemplating buying a storm shelter. American Storm Shelters Inc. in Sallisaw sells hundreds of shelters a year. They said buyers need to be mindful of who they are buying shelters from. “You just have that piece of mind,” Nicole Bennett, who owns American Storm Shelters, said. She said you have to buy a storm shelter from a company that’s certified through FEMA. “Right now, you have so many people out there […]

  • VIDEO: Muldrow Officer Flips Vehicle

    MULDROW (KFSM)- A Muldrow police officer was sent to the hospital Sunday (March 22) after pursuing a vehicle who was speeding, according to the department. According to the department Cpl. Brad Roberts flipped his vehicle while taking the Muldrow exit ramp along Interstate 40. “I met a vehicle that was traveling about 94 mph,” Roberts said. “Just thankful to to be here just short of a miracle.” The department said Roberts was not injured. Police said Dillon Holder was driving […]

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    How To Prepare Ahead Of Severe Weather

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- 5NEWS sat down with a local emergency management to find out how you should prepare for severe weather. Leflore County Emergency Management Director Michael Davidson said having a weather radio is essential. “The majority of people are not properly prepared,” Davidson said. “They wait until the storm is there and they just have minutes to react to it.” From snow storms to tornadoes he said you need a plan in advance. “One of the most important things […]

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    Roland Man Dies In Texas Crash

    TEXAS (KFSM)- According to the Texas Highway Patrol 30-year-old Jonathan Bryce Dalke died in a weather-related accident 3.7 miles south of Anderson on U. S. State Highway 90 in Grimes County. A dispatcher with the department said the crash occurred Saturday morning (March 21). The dispatcher said the roads were wet and Dalke hydroplaned. The man lost control while approaching a curve in the road, according to the department. According to the dispatcher, Dalke struck a tree and was pronounced […]

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    Fort Smith Library Hosting Spring Break Activities

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Public Library will host a week filled with free spring break activities. The activities kick off Monday (March 23). According to their website they will offer everything from free movie screenings, arts and crafts and games and music. For a complete schedule of events click here.

  • Fort Smith City Leaders To Vote In April On Sewage Rate Increase

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith city directors held a public meeting Tuesday (March 17) about increasing sewer rates and decided to vote on whether to put the plan in place in April. A crowd gathered at the Fort Smith School Service Center to give their input on a proposal that would triple sewer rates for Fort Smith residents. “This rate increase will wound the poor, discourage city industry and may keep prospective businesses out of Fort Smith,” one member […]

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    Hackett Organization Helps Heal Abused Horses

    HACKETT (KFSM)- Red Gate Rescue in Hackett is giving horses a second chance at life after they’ve been neglected and abused. Suzanne Neal said she started the organization in January 2011 to rescue as many horses as she and her volunteers could. “I like the ponies they are my size,” volunteer Nicki Parker said as she talks about Ms. Julie, one of the rescued horses. “Her feet were so overgrown she couldn’t walk. You could stick a garden house underneath […]

  • U.S. Marshals Museum Event Draws Hundreds

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- More than 700 people bought tickets to the U.S. Marshals Stampede: Kickin’ Up the Dust fundraiser for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith on Saturday (March 14). It was one of the biggest fundraisers so far this year to make the $50 million museum a reality. “It is the biggest fundraiser the museum has seen,” Alice Alt, one of the event organizers, said. “Really one of the biggest events that Fort Smith has done.” Alt said […]

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    Miss UAFS 2015 Crowned

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Joni Fields-Adams was crowned as the 2015 Miss University of Arkansas Fort Smith Saturday (March 14). She made her first public appearance with 5NEWS and described to us the winning moment. “Your mind is racing, your heart is racing once they called my name it still feels like a dream,” Adams said. “It really does but again I am so thankful to represent UAFS.” The pageant was held at The Fort Smith Convention Center, but her training […]

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    Logan County Hires Architecture Company For Jail Study

    LOGAN COUNTY (KFSM)- The Logan County Judge has hired an architecture firm to conduct a feasibility study on a new jail project to replace the existing detention center. “They’re going to take our crime rate, our population, take all these factors and give us an idea of what we need based on all that,” Judge Ray Gack said. Gack said the firm out of Kansas will determine everything from the new location to how much a new jail would cost. […]

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    Barling Police Arrest Suspected Peeping Tom

    BARLING (KFSM) – The Barling Police Department arrested a man who is accused of looking into a window of a woman’s home while she was showering and changing, detectives say. Miguel Cavero, 39, was taken into custody and faces misdemeanor charges of loitering and criminal trespass, police said. They also said he could face additional charges in addition to the two named above. According to the Barling Police Department, the incident occurred in the 2400 block of Ridgeway Lane just before […]

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