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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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  • Winter Weather Causes Headache For Drivers

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The rain eventually turned to snow in Fort Smith Wednesday (March 4). The Fort Smith Police Department worked several accidents. Sand trucks were seen throughout the day across town. Fort Smith police said they were under an inclement weather policy regarding motor vehicle accidents. They said they are only dispatching an officer to an accident if one or more of the vehicles is disabled or if there are any injuries in an accident.  

  • Parents Prep For Snow

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Parents in the area said they’re getting ready for the winter storm that’s expected to hit our area. From ice, sleet and snow parents in the Fort Smith said they are ready. The Fort Smith School District said they will monitor the weather and adjust their schedule as necessary. Click the above video for more.

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    Mother Prepares To Meet Man Who Received Son’s Heart

    OZARK (KFSM)- A local mother is preparing to meet the man who now has her son’s heart after he was killed in a motorcycle wreck. Kevin Keech’s mother, Kelli Cox, said he died after running into another vehicle at an intersection on March 1, 2014 in Franklin County. “He had a huge heart,” Cox said. “He always said he wanted to help people.” Cox said emergency crews took the 19-year-old by ambulance to a Fayetteville hospital. “They took us to […]

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    People Make It To Sunday Church Despite Slick Roads

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-The winter weather didn’t stop some from making it to church Sunday (March 1) morning. Immaculate Conception Catholic church near downtown Fort Smith was open bright and early for their 10 a.m. mass. 5NEWS spoke with one man who braved the elements and made it just in time for the service. “Well I’m from Cedarville,” said Kendall Myers. “We left about 10 minutes early because we didn’t know what we would run  into. The roads are fine, they […]

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    Sparks Health System Heart Expo

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The snow didn’t stop crowds from packing out the Fort Smith Convention Center for a free health screening Saturday (Feb. 28). People from all over made their way out to the Sparks Heart Expo, all in an effort to live a healthier lifestyle. Event directors said the event was held since February is heart month. Sparks employees offered cholesterol, body mass index and blood pressure screenings free of charge. Directors said the patients will get results and […]

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    Arkansas Attorney General Offers Scam Protection

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A scam targeting the elderly has appeared in the River Valley. The phone calls are made by a company that claims to be Life Alert, which is an alert system meant to protect seniors during a home emergency. To read the original story, click here. Since 5NEWS aired the Life Alert scam story on Tuesday (Feb. 24), many have been wondering what they can do after they’ve been targeted. Those who’ve received phone calls from the scammers […]

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    Son Arrested After Former Mountainburg Mayor Beaten With Ax Handle

    MOUNTAINBURG (KFSM) – Former Mountainburg Mayor Ralph Bryant remained in critical condition Wednesday, a day after police say his teenage son beat him with an ax handle. Mountainburg emergency crews responded Tuesday to the 900 block of Cedar Street in reference to an injury. Bryant, former mayor and police chief for the city, was flown to Washington Regional Medical Center in serious condition, with multiple lacerations and a broken eye socket, a family member told 5NEWS. Police on Wednesday said […]

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    Life Alert Phone Scam Targets Elderly In River Valley

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A phone scam targeting the elderly has cropped up in the River Valley. Gwen Allen said she got a call from a company posing as Life Alert, which is an alert system meant to protect seniors during a home emergency. “I cried the other night because I got so upset with them,” Allen said. Allen said she received 20 phone calls in February alone from the bogus company and each time the caller asked her for money. […]

  • Fort Smith Catholic School Students Turn Snow Day Into Cyber Day

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The snow and ice cancelled school Tuesday (Feb. 24) for thousands of students in the River Valley, but it didn’t stop some of them from going to class. Many Catholic schools in Fort Smith have what’s known as cyber day in the event a regular school day has to be cancelled. Sam Keaton goes to Trinity Junior High School. He spent his Tuesday researching European countries and doing an assignment for his science class. “For science I […]

  • Snow Forces Early Dismissal At Fort Smith Schools Monday

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The winter weather that moved in Monday (Feb. 23) morning forced several school districts in the River Valley to call early dismissals, including the Fort Smith School District. Darby Junior High was one of the schools that let students out at 2:15 p.m. “Yay! Very excited,” said Jayte Alston when asked how he felt about the early dismissal. Alston’s dad said he was notified about the schedule change by phone. “You never know about this weather these […]

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    Fort Smith Dentist Provides Free Services For Children

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Children from all over the River Valley received free dental work on Sunday (Feb.22). Kool Smiles, located at 5111 Rogers Ave. hosted the inaugural ‘Sharing Smiles’ Free Care Day. It’s all in recognition of Children’s Dental Health Month. Laine Stegner is one parent who took advantage of the free service. “Everybody has been so friendly to me,” she said. “It’s really been an answered prayer because when he had a bad tooth, it really scared me.” “We are […]


    Rogers Fire Department Battles Early Morning Fire

    AVOCA (KFSM)- The Rogers Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday (Feb 21). According to the department’s Facebook page, the fire was located on 4400 Hudson Rd in Avoca. Rogers firefighters assisted the Avoca Fire Department. No injuries were reported.


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