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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
  • Voters Weigh In On UA Poll Showing Opposition To Statewide Alcohol Sales

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas on Thursday (Oct. 30) released its annual poll of likely voters, showing more of them were opposed to statewide alcohol sales than for them. The UA poll shows voters opposing 51 percent to 41 percent a measure that would allow the retail sale of alcohol in every Arkansas county. Shauna Johnson, who stocks the shelves at On The Border Wine And Spirits in Fort Smith, said she is encouraged by the poll results. […]

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    Fort Smith Gas Station Selling Illegal Contacts

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Halloween-themed contacts are a popular accessory, but doctors warn they could damage your eyes if they are not bought from an optometrist. Selling colored contacts is illegal, unless they are coming from a doctor, but they can be easy to find. 5NEWS found them at the Finish-Line gas station on Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith. According to optometrist, Stanley Cate of Cate Eye Care Associates, you should think twice before popping in Halloween contacts. “Anyone who […]

  • Smartphone App Completes Math Homework

    ALMA (KFSM) – A new smartphone application that gives kids instant answers to math problems is causing concern for parents and teachers. The app is called PhotoMath. “The app is pretty good,” said Alma math specialist Nancy Rhodes. “I think that would be the initial response ‘Oh boy I can get the answer I can get the right one and be done with this.”’ The app allows users to the scan the math problem with a phone to get an […]

  • Hartford Football Team Plays Final Home Game

    HARTFORD (KFSM)- A football team that was one of the first schools in Arkansas to play under electric lights prepared for its last home game ever Friday (Oct. 24). For the small town of Hartford, the football field is the heart beat of the town. The energy was electric at a school pep rally before the game. Hartford Principal David Lee said the lights, letterman sweaters and love for football date back to 1930. Coach Joe Hays said said the […]

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    Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old River Valley Girl

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith police are investigating the death of a two-year-old girl after she was admitted to a local hospital with “suspicious” injuries last week, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Family members held the funeral Thursday for Naomi Nichols, who died Oct. 15 after she was taken by emergency crews to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith with what police called “suspicious injuries.” Family members told 5NEWS the girl was injured after falling down […]

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    Governor’s Race Goes Viral Through Online Campaigning

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The two leading candidates for the top office in the state of Arkansas have taken to social media to reach voters ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. For Republican nominee Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross, social media is a way to get votes. “Facebook gets the most followers, without any question,” Hutchinson said. “It`s the ability for us to instantly communicate,” Ross said. From Facebook to Twitter and YouTube, voters can find these candidates and […]

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    Life-Long Friend Reacts To Pistorius’ 5-Year Prison Sentence

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday (Oct. 21) to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend in his South Africa home. The man who helped launch Pistorius’ career lives in the River Valley. Thousands of miles from South Africa, Francois Van Der Watt works in Fort Smith at Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics. “Oscar was my protégé,” Van Der Watt said. “It`s a shock, your friend is going to be in jail.” The two met […]

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    Police Investigate Facebook Page Asking For Kids’ Photos

    PARIS (KFSM)-Police in a Logan County town are investigating a Facebook page promising gift cards for kids as part of a photo contest. The page claimed to be associated with the town of Paris, but officials said they do not have anything to do with it. Ronna Anderson is a grandmother in Paris. “It’s eerie,” Anderson said. “My very first reaction was anger.” Anderson said she recently fell victim to the Facebook page. “It was asking you to put down […]

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    Both Sides Dig In As State Alcohol Vote Approaches

    BARLING (KFSM)- Voters will soon decide if every county in Arkansas will be able to sell alcohol, leaving advocates and detractors digging in over the next three weeks. Douglas Goss works in Barling at Bruce & Terri Drive-In and Catering. He wants his restaurant to serve alcohol. “It probably would bring a lot of profit in,” Goss said. Officials said the counties in Arkansas are split nearly down the middle, with 38 are wet and 37 dry. As the election […]

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    Senate Candidates Debate the Definition Of Middle CLass

    Fayetteville (KFSM)- It was a heated debate in Fayetteville Tuesday (Oct. 14) as U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton Republican candidate for U.S. Senate appeared on C-SPAN. The debate was held at the University of Arkansas. The two were asked about the 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith, along with where they stand with Interstate 49 construction. The two presented major differences on what classifies middle class and what’s next for the affordable care act. For […]

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    Severe Weather Slams Food Bank

    FORT SMITH  (KFSM)- A Fort Smith food bank is trying to figure out how they will pay for a new roof after severe weather damaged it. Ken Kupchick is with the River Valley Regional Food Bank. “We are now down to the bones,” Kupchick said. “The roof came crashing in with the rain. It took out some computers and some other office supplies, left us scrambling.” Storms earlier this week slammed the food bank with heavy rains and wind. “It`s […]

  • Sirens Sound In Pocola With No Tornado Warning

    POCOLA (KFSM)- Some locals are complaining a town’s sirens sound too much like a tornado siren, even when there is no tornado warning. John Limbocker, emergency management director in Pocola said the sirens going off are not tornado sirens. “They are actually outdoor warning devices,” Limbocker said. “A tornado is not the only thing you need to take shelter from.” When weather gets rough Limbocker flips the switch. “The criteria are 70 mph winds or greater, hail larger than 2 […]

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