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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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    Greenwood Voters Approve Millage For New Freshman Center

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) – Voters on Tuesday night approved a millage increase to build a new freshman center for the Greenwood School District. The 1.9 mill increase amounts to about $37 more in property taxes per year for a $100,000 home. The building will cost about $12 million, with $2.3 million already secured from the state, said Greenwood School District Supt. John Ciesla. Voters approved of the proposal 933 votes (54 percent) to 785 (46 percent), according to county election commission […]

  • Man Carrying Drugs Arrested After Fleeing Police Into UAFS Campus

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A man was arrested after leading police on a foot chase through the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (UAFS) campus while carrying drugs on Tuesday (Sept. 16), authorities say. Authorities said after a car accident they chased the man identified as Briceon Buker, 29, carrying a suitcase and backpack onto the UAFS campus, under the bell tower and around Sebastian Commons. The man fought with officers before being arrested. The suspect is facing multiple charges, including assaulting an officer […]

  • Greenwood Voters To Decide On Property Tax Hike

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) — Greenwood voters are preparing to hit the polls to decide whether or not a new multimillion dollar facility will come to town through a property tax increase. Greenwood school officials are hoping voters will approve a $1.9 million increase. It will bring a new freshman center to the campus. Greenwood Superintendent John Ciesla said they’re at capacity. “It’s a use it or lose it opportunity,” Ciesla said. “For somebody with a $100,000 home the equivalent would be […]

  • Fall Allergies Expected To Be In Full Force

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Flowers are no longer blooming, but that doesn’t mean allergies aren’t still in the air. If you’re sneezing more, a fall allergy might be triggering your problem. Mariah Harrison lives in Fort Smith and suffers from allergies. “I have to get a lot of tissue and blow my nose every five minutes,” Harrison said. Harrison said her allergies are so bad she’s even seen doctors for them. “I have to get allergy shots,” Harrison said. For those who […]

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    Football League Will Not Let Alma Girl Play Football

    ALMA (KFSM)- A local child is trying to figure out what’s next after being told little league football is not an option. That’s because the hopeful player is a girl. 9-year-old Trinity Transue said she is determined to play football. “My parents made me wait two years until I could play football,” Transue said. Her parents said when league directors called last week her dream to play took a turn. Her parents said directors informed them that she was ineligible […]

  • Local Center Offers Free Safe Spot For Abused

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A violent scene of domestic abuse is dominating national headlines. It has many wondering why a woman would stay in a dangerous relationship. Running back Ray Rice was terminated from the Baltimore Ravens and suspended from the NFL after a video surfaced of him punching his then fiancé unconscious. The Donald W. Reynolds Crisis Intervention Center in Fort Smith is a safe shelter for women and their children. The center provides rooms, meals and police on site. […]

  • Some Fort Smith Students Get Laptops To Take Home

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Students in Fort Smith are at home with fewer textbooks. That’s because the school district is letting some students take laptops home. Kobe Godwin is a freshman at Ramsey Junior High. “I’m on my computer doing homework, and I am studying for prepositions for my English class,” Godwin said. Godwin said everything from textbooks to homework can be found on the laptop. He has been trained on how to keep the device safe. “Don’t drop it,” Godwin […]

  • 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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