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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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    Man Gets Stabbed 10 Times Outside Club

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A man was taken to at a local hospital after getting stabbed 10 times early Sunday (April 26) morning, according to police. Sgt. Waymon Parker with the Fort Smith Police Department tells 5NEWS an unidentified 37-year-old suffered non-life threatening stab wounds following a fight at the parking lot of El Azteca. Police found out about the incident when the man showed up at Sparks Regional Medical Center at around 3:15 a.m. with multiple lacerations. The Spanish […]

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    Fort Smith Town Meeting Pushes For Economic Development

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Fort Smith residents gathered for a town hall meeting Thursday (April 23) to discuss bringing more jobs and economic development to the area. City leaders and small business owners met at the Fort Smith Library. Mercedes Lopez owns a small business. “It’s not hard, but it’s not easy,” Lopez said. “You have to love what you are doing, have passion.” Some Fort Smith residents said there needs to more activity downtown and would like to see more […]

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    Fort Smith Catholic Monastery To Relocate To New Building

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The St. Scholastica Monastery is planning to relocate to a new building. The monastery is nearly 100 years old and the sisters who live there say its time for them to move to a new home. “It’s a challenge for us,” Sister Maria Deangeli said. The monastery opened in 1924 and has been Deangeli’s home since 1949. She said the new building where the sisters will eventually live is still on monastery property. “The interim sisters will […]

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    Skilled Snipers From Around The World Compete At Fort Chaffee

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Some of the best snipers in the world are testing themselves and each other during five days of competition at Fort Chaffee. Sgt. Caleb Jernigan and Sgt. RJ Phelps are in the National Guard and they came to Fort Chaffee from Tennessee with a mission in mind. The two-man team wants to win the Winston P. Wilson Sniper Championship. “It’s exciting definitely an adrenaline rush,” Jernigan said. Jernigan and Phelps have worked together for three years. “We […]

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    Legendary Jockey, Raised In River Valley, Dies

    MANSFIELD (KFSM)- Jacky Martin was a legendary quarter horse jockey, who was raised in Mansfield. Eva Hubbard is his ex-wife and was with Martin for 16 years as he grew to become of the greats of the sport. “We were high school sweethearts,” Hubbard said. “We went from sleeping in the car to flying on a jet.” Hubbard said Martin set and broke records across the country. “It’s just unbelievable the talent, the natural ability that Jacky had,” she said. […]

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    ArcBest Breaks Ground On Multimillion Dollar Facility

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- ArcBest Corporation broke ground on its new Fort Smith headquarters Wednesday (April 15) afternoon. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson attended the ceremony. “Economic development is largely about momentum and this gives us momentum,” Hutchinson said about the new facility. The 200,000 square foot building will be located on 40 acres of land off McClure Drive at Chaffee Crossing. The facility will cost $30 million to construct and will employe 975 new workers by 2021. “It’s something that can […]

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    Pocola School Employee Resigns After Allegations, Superintendent Says

    POCOLA (KFSM)- The Pocola Police Department is investigating allegations made against a school employee, according to the school district superintendent. Superintendent Monty Guthrie said the first allegation against the employee was made Tuesday (April 14) afternoon and the employee resigned on Wednesday (April 15). Guthrie said he’s held meeting regarding the allegations and said he notified police immediately after being made aware of the allegations. Parents, like Mecca Crocket, said the investigation and the employee’s resignation have her concerned. She’s […]

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    Van Buren Teacher Accused Of Slapping Students Fired By School Board

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – A Van Buren teacher accused of slapping two students in the span of three months was terminated by the school board Tuesday (April 14) night following more than three hours of deliberation. Denan Cagle, a former science teacher at Northridge Middle School, was placed on administrative leave after she received a letter from Van Buren School District Superintendent Kerry Schneider on Feb. 2. In that letter, Schneider notified Cagle he was recommending to the school board that she […]

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    UAFS Cheerleaders Bring Home National Title

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas Fort Smith has one of the best cheerleading programs in the country following a big win at the National Cheerleaders Association National Competition in Daytona, Florida this past weekend. The team took first place in the Intermediate Coed II Division. “We all just stood up all at once and just started screaming,” team captain Andrea Wallace said. “It was honestly the most incredible experience ever.” They started as a team of 20, but […]

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    Role Of Reserve Deputies Explained Following Deadly Tulsa Shooting

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Questions have arisen about the role of reserve deputies after investigators say a 73-year-old reserve deputy in Oklahoma shot a suspect to death. The deadly shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma happened on April 2. Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office deputies said their video showed suspect Eric Harris selling a pistol to an undercover agent. When Harris ran, the deputies chased him. That’s when a body cam captured a gunshot coming from Reserve Deputy Robert Bates’ weapon, immediately followed by […]

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    Hillary Clinton Announces Presidential Run

    ARKANSAS (KFSM)- Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, according to reports from CBS. On Sunday (April 12) her campaign manager John Podesta emailed a statement saying “I wanted to make sure you heard it first from me – it’s official: Hillary’s running for president.” According to CBS News Clinton will hit the road next week to an early voting state. Clinton tweeted, “I’m running for president. Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.” […]

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    Disabled Fort Smith Man’s Caretaker Facing Murder Charge

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– The caretaker of a disabled Fort Smith man was arrested on suspicion of murder, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Shawn Edward Howard, of Pocola, Oklahoma, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder Wednesday (April 8), in connection with the death of Jimmy Don Abner, 57, of Fort Smith. The arrest warrant issued for Howard states he knowingly caused Abner’s death “under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.” Howard was Abner’s sole […]

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