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

    Carnival Worker Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape Near Tontitown Grape Festival

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) — Tontitown Police arrested a carnival worker Friday (August 8) on suspicion of a rape that happened near the Tontitown Grape Festival, according to the interim police chief. Interim Police Chief Joey McCormick said Joshua Ferguson, 36, raped a woman in a trailer near festival grounds, but the incident happened after hours and no guests or security were around at the time. He said the department has increased their patrols near the trailers. McCormick said during the investigation […]


    Children Removed From Fort Smith Boys’ Shelter

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A local boys’ shelter has been empty for the past two months after every child was removed. Bryan Merry, the Fort Smith Boys’ Shelter board president, said the children were moved from the home after a child called the Department of Human Services hotline and made allegations against the shelter. “I do not know what the allegations were, I just know that they were bad enough to have all the children removed,” Merry said. “I do […]

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    Southside High’s Dixie And Rebel Mascot Ban Impacts Local Businesses

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Southside High School Rebel mascot and “Dixie” fight song will be changed by the 2016-2017 school year, and the students and employees are not the only ones feeling the impact. Local businesses are also responding to the Fort Smith School Board’s unanimous vote Monday (July 27) to change Johnny Reb to a different mascot. The mascot is one of the first things customers see when they walk into Razorback Pizza in Fort Smith. “It is a […]


    New Law To Help Domestic Violence Victims Goes Into Effect In Arkansas

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A new law aimed at protecting domestic violence victims who are at risk of being seriously injured or killed by a partner went into effect Wednesday (July 22). Laura’s Law is named after Laura Webb who pushed for the measure after she became a victim of domestic violence. “When I saw the truck coming at me, it was rather stunning to think the person who promised to love, honor and cherish me was attempting to kill me,” […]

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    Local Humane Society Warns Owners About Walking Dogs On Hot Pavement

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- With near-triple digit heat, the Sebastian County Humane Society is warning dog owners about walking their pets on sidewalks and streets. Humane Society Director Joann Barton said even 80 degrees is too hot for a dog to be walked on pavement. Ariel Soukkaseum was out with her dogs Thursday (July 16) in Fort Smith. Soukkaseum said she will place the back of her hand on the pavement and if it is too hot for her, it is […]

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    Passion For Sport Drives Fort Smith Cheerleaders To Beat The Heat

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Temperatures felt like they were in the triple digits in Fort Smith on Wednesday (July 15), but that did not keep one cheerleading team from practicing despite not having air conditions at their gym. According to the squad, they beat the heat because they are passionate about the sport. Hadley Vaughn is on the senior level 4 team at Arkansas Cheer Unlimited. “Sometimes I’m like I need a gallon of water,” Vaughn said. Coaches make sure members […]

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    Attorney Says School Board Didn’t Follow Law When Banning “Dixie” And Rebel Mascot

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- According to a Fort Smith attorney, the Fort Smith School Board did not follow the law when it passed a motion to ban Southside High Schools’ fight song “Dixie” and rebel mascot. “I want my heritage preserved,” attorney Joey McCutchen said. “I am a southerner. I went to Southside High School.” McCutchen claims the school board violated the law by not giving the public advance notice about wanting to do away with the song and mascot. The […]

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    FEMA Teams In Sebastian, Crawford Counties To Assist With Flood Damage

    CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM)- Federal Emergency Management Agency teams were in Crawford and Sebastian Counties Thursday (July 9) after several rounds of flooding caused wide-spread damage in parts of the River Valley. Crawford County Judge John Hall said his county needs help from the government to make repairs. “We estimate the overall county damage to be probably $1.5 million,” Hall said. “The most expensive we had was road slides. We’ve had three major road slides. They are so big we can`t […]

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    Fort Smith Walmart Refuses To Sell Class Ring Featuring Confederate Flag

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-  A Fort Smith woman has to make other plans for her nephew’s gift after she said Walmart refused to sell her the class ring she ordered because it had a the Confederate flag on it. Elaine Glidewell said the store called her to come pick it up, but when she got there she was told they could not sell her the ring. “I wanted to cry,” she said. “I stood there with tears in my eyes.” Glidewell […]

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    Poteau Fireworks Stand Raises Money For Special Olympics Team

    POTEAU (KFSM)- Team Poteau has set up a fireworks stand in the Walls Bargain Center parking lot to raise money for Special Olympics games this summer and winter. “It’s take a lot of blood, sweat and tears,” Director Barbara Leonard said. “I know some of us already have over 200 hours in the past two-and-a-half weeks invested in this stand.” The team needs $3,000 to take them across Oklahoma later this year and Leonard said support from the community has […]


    City of Cedarville Hires New Mayor

    CEDARVILLE(KFSM)- The town of Cedarville has a new mayor but not a police chief. Mayor Mark Isenhower was appointed mayor on June 16th. “The community needed a mayor,” Isenhower said. “What drew me to the position was I retired from the Air National Guard. I wanted to get involved in the community.” Isenhower said his primary goal is to hire a police chief because the position has been open for two months. “Sheriff Ron Brown has been gracious enough to have […]

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    Local Group Selling Confederate Flags

    VAN BUREN (KFSM)- A local group sold Confederate flags at the Clover Leaf Plaza parking lot in Van Buren (June 27) despite some places banning flag sales. The group, Dixie Customs, said they sold more than 100 flags and will continue selling the flags until they sell out. The group said they don’t believe the flag is a symbol of racism, but rather a symbol of southern heritage. The group had a Southern Pride cruise along Garrison Avenue in Fort […]


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