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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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    Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old River Valley Girl

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith police are investigating the death of a two-year-old girl after she was admitted to a local hospital with “suspicious” injuries last week, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Family members held the funeral Thursday for Naomi Nichols, who died Oct. 15 after she was taken by emergency crews to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith with what police called “suspicious injuries.” Family members told 5NEWS the girl was injured after falling down […]

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    Governor’s Race Goes Viral Through Online Campaigning

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The two leading candidates for the top office in the state of Arkansas have taken to social media to reach voters ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. For Republican nominee Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross, social media is a way to get votes. “Facebook gets the most followers, without any question,” Hutchinson said. “It`s the ability for us to instantly communicate,” Ross said. From Facebook to Twitter and YouTube, voters can find these candidates and […]

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    Life-Long Friend Reacts To Pistorius’ 5-Year Prison Sentence

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday (Oct. 21) to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend in his South Africa home. The man who helped launch Pistorius’ career lives in the River Valley. Thousands of miles from South Africa, Francois Van Der Watt works in Fort Smith at Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics. “Oscar was my protégé,” Van Der Watt said. “It`s a shock, your friend is going to be in jail.” The two met […]

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    Police Investigate Facebook Page Asking For Kids’ Photos

    PARIS (KFSM)-Police in a Logan County town are investigating a Facebook page promising gift cards for kids as part of a photo contest. The page claimed to be associated with the town of Paris, but officials said they do not have anything to do with it. Ronna Anderson is a grandmother in Paris. “It’s eerie,” Anderson said. “My very first reaction was anger.” Anderson said she recently fell victim to the Facebook page. “It was asking you to put down […]

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    Both Sides Dig In As State Alcohol Vote Approaches

    BARLING (KFSM)- Voters will soon decide if every county in Arkansas will be able to sell alcohol, leaving advocates and detractors digging in over the next three weeks. Douglas Goss works in Barling at Bruce & Terri Drive-In and Catering. He wants his restaurant to serve alcohol. “It probably would bring a lot of profit in,” Goss said. Officials said the counties in Arkansas are split nearly down the middle, with 38 are wet and 37 dry. As the election […]

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    Senate Candidates Debate the Definition Of Middle CLass

    Fayetteville (KFSM)- It was a heated debate in Fayetteville Tuesday (Oct. 14) as U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton Republican candidate for U.S. Senate appeared on C-SPAN. The debate was held at the University of Arkansas. The two were asked about the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith, along with where they stand with Interstate 49 construction. The two presented major differences on what classifies middle class and what’s next for the affordable care act. For […]


    Severe Weather Slams Food Bank

    FORT SMITH  (KFSM)- A Fort Smith food bank is trying to figure out how they will pay for a new roof after severe weather damaged it. Ken Kupchick is with the River Valley Regional Food Bank. “We are now down to the bones,” Kupchick said. “The roof came crashing in with the rain. It took out some computers and some other office supplies, left us scrambling.” Storms earlier this week slammed the food bank with heavy rains and wind. “It`s […]

  • Sirens Sound In Pocola With No Tornado Warning

    POCOLA (KFSM)- Some locals are complaining a town’s sirens sound too much like a tornado siren, even when there is no tornado warning. John Limbocker, emergency management director in Pocola said the sirens going off are not tornado sirens. “They are actually outdoor warning devices,” Limbocker said. “A tornado is not the only thing you need to take shelter from.” When weather gets rough Limbocker flips the switch. “The criteria are 70 mph winds or greater, hail larger than 2 […]


    Man Arrested After Barricading Himself Inside Fort Smith Home, Police Say

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A man was arrested after he barricaded himself inside a Fort Smith home Wednesday(Oct. 8) night with a woman for almost two hours before surrendering, police say. Fort Smith officers and a SWAT team responded to the home on the 1900 block of South 71st Street just before 10 p.m. Police said a man and a woman were inside the house. Knight was arrested around 11:30 p.m. after surrendering to officers, police said. He was booked […]

  • Diver Finds Evidence Showing Giants Lived In Arkansas

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A local diver will appear on national television after he was asked to help the History Channel. The program will present evidence from a dive showing giants once lived in Arkansas. It was a two day, 40-foot adventure in July on Beaver Lake for Mike Young from Fort Smith. “Being the explorer, I had to go look at it,” Young said. Young said he was looking for giants. “They were between eight to 10 feet long,” Young […]

  • Lawmakers Meet To Help Veterans With Brain Damage

    SALLISAW (KFSM)- Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Arkansas met Wednesday (Oct. 8) on how they can help veterans recover from traumatic brain injuries. They met in Sallisaw brainstorming how hyperbaric oxygen treatment can help veterans with brain trauma. Jim Hale said he suffers from brain trauma. “It’s hardly a day that goes by I don’t break down into tears,” Hale said. “I woke up this morning crying. If this will help me I’m all for it.” Hale served in Vietnam back […]

  • Signs and Sounds of D68 Virus

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) -The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working to manage a deadly virus that’s surging through the U.S. It’s called enterovirus D68, a severe respiratory illness. Doctors say it impacts mostly kids, especially those with a history of breathing problems or asthma. “The real problem with this disease is that it triggers an asthma reaction or an asthma-like reaction in people who already have an underlying lung disease,” Dr. Lawrence Robey said. Doctors say those reactions […]


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