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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.


Recent Articles
  • Woman Sexually Harassed On Hospital Phone After Giving Birth In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A local woman says she was sexually harassed on the phone in a Fort Smith hospital after giving birth to her son. Police are investigating the situation, but no suspect has been found. The woman said someone called on her hospital room phone and asked several personal questions while making sexual comments. Curtis Palmer said his wife got a call after she delivered their first-born son Hunter on her hospital room’s phone Sunday. “It was crazy,” […]

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    Hutchinson, Ross In Favor Of Higher Minimum Wage

    Voters this fall are going to decide whether they raise the minimum wage in Arkansas. Both candidates for governor say they support it. “I`ve always been in favor of raising the minimum wage,” said Asa Hutchinson, Republican Candidate for Governor. The minimum wage in Arkansas right now is $6.25 an hour. “Because people are struggling,” Hutchinson said. Mike Ross, Democratic Candidate for Governor, says he’s consistently voted to raise the minimum wage while serving in congress and supports raising the state’s […]

  • New Medical School Keeps It Local

    Ground will soon be broken on a medical school in the River Valley. The school is being built by local contractors. It’s a multimillion dollar construction project to build the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine with Beshears Construction and Nabholz Construction. “The fact that they kept it local just really shows the commitment of the college,” said Travis Beshears with Beshears Construction. “Real exciting for us to have such a presence on a job in the Fort Smith area,” said […]

  • Details Released On Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend, Unborn Baby

    Prosecutors on Wednesday released new documents detailing the stabbing death of a Fort Smith woman and her unborn baby from July. The court documents state Briana Butler was stabbed 11 times by her boyfriend Douglas True. Her wounds were extensive and graphic, the documents state. “We talked on a daily basis there`s not many days where we didn`t talk,” said Butler’s mother Rhonda Carter. “I`d just give her a big hug and a kiss and tell her I love her […]

  • New Fort Smith Sign Ordinance Goes Into Effect

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A new ordinance kicked off (Sept. 4) telling residents where they can and can’t post temporary signs in Fort Smith. The purpose is to do away with any signs that could distract drivers. Wayne Pogue with Graphic Services in Fort Smith makes thousands of signs every year. “We just about print anything,” Pogue said. The city says signs cannot be placed in the right of way on roads. Examples include the area between the sidewalk and street, […]

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    Two People To Provide Fire Protection At Fort Smith Airport

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Only two people will be on duty providing fire protection at the Fort Smith Airport for a while. Airport director John Parker said starting (Oct. 1) one fire fighter and one supervisor from Pro-Tec Fire Services will be in charge of keeping flyers safe in case of an emergency. “That contract will cover 18 hours per day of our coverage here at the Fort Smith Regional Airport every day of the year,” Parker said. The contract was […]

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    Rabies-Infected Bat Found In Leflore County

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- A Leflore County man said he was scratched by a bat this week. A veterinarian confirms the bat had rabies. Paul Langwell said he met a bat face-to-face in his Cameron, Oklahoma backyard Monday (Aug. 21). “It just kept hitting me,” Langwell said. “I kept trying to knock it off and I finally got a hold of him and threw him down. It scratched me trying to hang on to me.” Langwell said he was able to […]

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    Sebastian County EMS Fee Increase

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – Plans are in the works to raise EMS fees in Sebastian County. County Judge David Hudson said the annual fee could spike from $18 to around $65 dollars a year. Hudson said it would impact nine cities in Sebastian County excluding Barling and Fort Smith. Hudson said Sebastian County EMS operates on a 1.3 million dollar budget and the fee hasn’t gone up in 28 years. The funding if approved would help maintain the budget as […]

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    Snakes Found In Clarksville High School Gym

    A handful of snakes have gotten into the Clarksville High School gym according to school officials. The school district phoned an exterminator to take care of the problem. “They got 12 out of there one day and I know yesterday they had a copperhead in there,” said Christie Peterson. Peterson has three children at the Clarksville school district. “My daughter got bit by a copperhead a couple summers ago,” Peterson said. “It’s a scary thing.” Clarksville assistant superintendent Toby Cook […]

  • Severe Weather Slams River Valley

    RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) – Severe weather slammed the River Valley causing power outages and delays for parents picking up kids from school. Heavy rain, lightning, and thunder tore through Monday (Aug. 18). Carpool lines were backed up causing concern for Muldrow parents. The power at Moffett Public Schools went out as well from the weather. A principal at the Moffett school district told 5NEWS he hopes to have the power back up and running soon at school. Trees were also […]

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    Driver Arrested After Flipping Car

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) -Fort Smith Police were on the scene of a single car accident Friday (Aug. 15). Authorities said the accident occurred near the intersection of Valley and Berry Hill Rd. According to officials on scene the driver swerved off the road into a ditch, flipping his vehicle. He was later arrested but authorities would not say why or release his name.        

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    Man Pronounced Dead After Stepfather Shot Him, Police Say

    LEFLORE COUNTY  (KFSM) – A LeFlore County, Oklahoma, man who investigators said was shot by his stepfather has been pronounced dead. Family members said 21-year-old Doug Byrd got into an argument with his stepfather Sunday night (Aug. 10). That argument led to his death, according to his mother Diana Wiles. “I don’t know whether to be mad at God for taking him away from me, or be mad at him for leaving me, or to bottle up and just die […]

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