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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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    Life Alert Phone Scam Targets Elderly In River Valley

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A phone scam targeting the elderly has cropped up in the River Valley. Gwen Allen said she got a call from a company posing as Life Alert, which is an alert system meant to protect seniors during a home emergency. “I cried the other night because I got so upset with them,” Allen said. Allen said she received 20 phone calls in February alone from the bogus company and each time the caller asked her for money. […]

  • Fort Smith Catholic School Students Turn Snow Day Into Cyber Day

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The snow and ice cancelled school Tuesday (Feb. 24) for thousands of students in the River Valley, but it didn’t stop some of them from going to class. Many Catholic schools in Fort Smith have what’s known as cyber day in the event a regular school day has to be cancelled. Sam Keaton goes to Trinity Junior High School. He spent his Tuesday researching European countries and doing an assignment for his science class. “For science I […]

  • Snow Forces Early Dismissal At Fort Smith Schools Monday

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The winter weather that moved in Monday (Feb. 23) morning forced several school districts in the River Valley to call early dismissals, including the Fort Smith School District. Darby Junior High was one of the schools that let students out at 2:15 p.m. “Yay! Very excited,” said Jayte Alston when asked how he felt about the early dismissal. Alston’s dad said he was notified about the schedule change by phone. “You never know about this weather these […]

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    Fort Smith Dentist Provides Free Services For Children

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Children from all over the River Valley received free dental work on Sunday (Feb.22). Kool Smiles, located at 5111 Rogers Ave. hosted the inaugural ‘Sharing Smiles’ Free Care Day. It’s all in recognition of Children’s Dental Health Month. Laine Stegner is one parent who took advantage of the free service. “Everybody has been so friendly to me,” she said. “It’s really been an answered prayer because when he had a bad tooth, it really scared me.” “We are […]

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    Rogers Fire Department Battles Early Morning Fire

    AVOCA (KFSM)- The Rogers Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday (Feb 21). According to the department’s Facebook page, the fire was located on 4400 Hudson Rd in Avoca. Rogers firefighters assisted the Avoca Fire Department. No injuries were reported.

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    Fort Smith Collision Forces Car Off Road

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Fort Smith police worked a two-vehicle accident Saturday (Feb. 21) at the intersection of Rogers Ave. and Old Greenwood Rd. According to police, a driver turning right onto Rogers Ave. failed to yield at a red stop light on Free Ferry Road and slammed into a black Lincoln. Police said the car that was hit had a green arrow to turn left from Old Greenwood Road onto Rogers Ave. and was pushed onto a local business’ property. […]

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    Fort Smith Triathlon Raises Thousands For Charity

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Athletes from all over the region participated in an indoor triathlon Saturday (Feb. 21). Runners, swimmers and bikers packed out the Marvin Altman Fitness Center in Fort Smith. Participants took part in a 500 yard swim, eight mile bike and three mile run. This was the 14th time the event has been held. Event director Bob Harper said the turnout gives the River Valley economy a big boost. “We have people spending the night in hotels,” Harper […]

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    Snow-Covered Windshields Could Land Drivers With $140 Fine

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Drivers who leave their windshields even partially covered by snow or ice could face hefty fines, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. As winter weather hit Arkansas and Oklahoma this week, police said drivers should know they need to clear their windshields and car windows of all obstructions, otherwise they could face a $140 fine. 5NEWS spoke with Jeremy Fowler, who manages Ace Hardware in Fort Smith. From de-icing agents to shovels and scrapers, his […]

  • Fort Smith Father On Journey Of Justice After Daughter’s 1985 Killing

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A Fort Smith father wants to know who killed his young daughter 30 years ago. Leslie Haag was 14 years old when she disappeared after going out on a walk in Fort Smith. Fred Haag, Leslie’s father, says his life since his daughter’s death has been a journey of justice. “They cheated me out of so much,” he said. “It’s pitiful. [I] didn’t get to see her graduate, didn’t see her married. No grandkids, no nothing. Every […]

  • Clean Line Energy Transmission Line Public Comment Period Coming To End

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Hundreds of people came to the Fort Smith Convention Center Wednesday (Feb. 18) for one of the final public hearings in Arkansas regarding the Clean Line Energy transmission line project. The $2 billion, 700-mile long transmission line would stretch from northwest Oklahoma to western Tennessee through the entire state of Arkansas. The route of the line has not been finalized, but in a proposed plan, it would go through Sequoyah County in Oklahoma and Crawford, Franklin and […]

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    Police Chase Man Suspected of Stealing Gas

    GORE (KFSM)- A Sequoyah County man was arrested after he stole gas and led police on a chase, according to the Gore Police Department. Authorities said on Sunday morning (Feb. 15) a man stole gas from Dave’s Bait & Tackle in Gore, Okla. According to the department the suspect led them on a chase on Highway 100. Police said he crashed his car into a ditch near the Sequoyah-Muskogee County line. Authorities said no injuries were reported and the chase […]

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    Shoppers Prep For Winter Weather

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – With winter weather headed our way some shoppers are stocking up on groceries. Grocery stores prepped for crowds Sunday (Feb. 15) as we could be seeing icy roads, school closings and potential power outages. 5NEWS spoke with one shopper who remembers last year’s ice storm in the River Valley. He said he’s not taking any chances this year. “Well, they will probably fill up on everything,” Chris Day said. “I know I went to the supermarket […]

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