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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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  • 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 […]


    Million Dollar Developments In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- More luxury apartments and businesses are going up in Fort Smith. This is all part of an extensive revamping of downtown. Wally Bailey, Fort Smith director of development services estimates around $9 million going into downtown projects from private developers. Rick Griffin is developing luxury apartments and shops on Garrison Avenue. “We are going to spend about two and a half three million dollars on the building itself,” Griffin said. Bailey said he welcomes business owners in […]

  • Realtor To Pursue Concealed Carry License After Carter Death

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- After Beverly Carter’s body was found, a local gun instructor is holding a class for female realtors on how to protect themselves in a dangerous situation. Carter was a central Arkansas realtor who went missing after showing a home Thursday (Sept. 25). Charlotte King is a River Valley realtor with seven years of experience and has enrolled in a class to obtain a concealed carry license. “I had been thinking about it for a long time before […]

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    Fewer Firefighters At Fort Smith Airport

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Fort Smith flyers are about to see a slash in fire protection at the Fort Smith regional airport. Just two people will now provide fire protection at the airport according to airport officials. This comes after a mission change with the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith. It was Chris Anders last day to suit up in Fort Smith for the airport fire crew of the 188th Fighter Wing Tuesday (Sept. 30) . “I`ve been here since 03,” […]


    Realtor Pushes For Mandatory Safety Requirements

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- As the search for missing realtor Beverly Carter has made national headlines. 5NEWS spoke to two licensed realtors and asked what are the mandatory safety measures when showing homes to strangers. They tell 5NEWS there aren’t any. Monica Ibison is a licensed realtor in Fort Smith. “It`s not something you can always say meet me at the office,” Ibison said. Ibison has nine years of real estate experience. “There`s no policy in place,” Ibison said. Ibison’s company […]

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    Friday Night Fun At The Fair

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair was in full force Friday (Sept. 26). The event is Held at Kay Rodgers Park in Fort Smith. Large crowds enjoyed everything from thrill rides to fried jello. Tickets for admission to the fair are $7 for adults. Children ages (3-11) are $4. Children that are less than two years of age are free. The fair comes to an end on Saturday (Sept. 27) For additional information on the fair click here.

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    Northside Football Back On Track

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-The number three Northside Grizzlies are taking on the number one Fayetteville Bulldogs Friday (Sept. 26). It has been a journey for Northside High School. After a few disappointing seasons the team is back and ready to win. Step by step the grizzlies loaded their buses in Fort Smith before the game. “It’s definitely a big game this is our first conference game against the number one team in the state of Arkansas,” Northside coach Mike Falleur said. […]

  • Siloam Springs Teen Takes The Field After Life-Threatening Crash

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM)- A Siloam Springs football player is back at home and still recovering from a brain injury caused by a horrific car crash months ago that nearly killed him. Clayton Walker, 14, took the Siloam Springs football field Thursday (Sept 25) for the first time since before that March wreck in Florida. “Just watching him, you know, doing everything we were told he wasn’t going to do,” Walker’s mother Taissia Holmes said. As Walker took the field, he […]

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    Fort Smith Schools Using Tighter Tactics To Combat Bomb Threats

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- After four threats this school year, Fort Smith school officials say they are using new tactics to keep bomb threats out of classrooms. Two of the threats occurred at Darby Junior High, one at Northside High School and another at Southside High School. Fort Smith police said they have a lead that a Twitter account using graphic language and imagery is behind Southside’s threat. Detectives are investigating the account. “The most important thing probably is, we are […]

  • U.S. Marshals Museum Relying On Fundraising

    Crews are preparing to break ground on a U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, but its future is uncertain. Museum CEO Jim Dunn said they still need to raise around $30 million to pay for it. Dunn said they have about $19 and a half million raised. “We still need to raise probably in the vicinity between $25 to $35 million,” Dunn said. The museum’s price tag comes in at around about $50 million, according to Dunn. Dunn said a […]

  • Ammo Shortage Causing Shooters To Bite The Bullet

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- As the weather cools down and hunters across the area are preparing to load up, many are wondering where all the ammo has gone. .22 ammunition can be hard to find for many gun enthusiasts. “For several years it’s become hard to get for four five six years probably,” Jerry Knittig said, “They want to buy it all.” Jerry Knittig owns The Tackle Box in Fort Smith. Knittig said school shootings like Sandy Hook caused a surge […]

  • State Representative Says Islam Is Cancer

    SALLISAW (KFSM)- Rep. John Bennett (R-Sallisaw) is a local state representative. He said he’s been asked to resign and even received death threats. This after the representative described Islam as a cancer and made other controversial remarks. “‘They accuse me of being what they truly are,” said Bennett. “They accuse me of me being a racist. They themselves are racists. Islam is all about racism. Islam is full of hatred.” Bennett served overseas. “It may have had something to do […]


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