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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
  • Gov. Hutchinson Sworn Into Office

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – Arkansas now has a new governor; Asa Hutchinson was sworn in on Tuesday in Little Rock. Hutchinson said it was a new day for Arkansas. “My top priority as governor is to grow the economy of this state to create jobs,” he said. Hutchinson said he also has plans to lower taxes. Rep. Greg Leding, D-Fayetteville, said there are concerns among some legislators about where the money will come from to pay for the tax cuts. […]

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    Fire Engulfs House Of Cedarville Treasurer Accused Of Stealing City Money

    CEDARVILLE (KFSM) – A Friday morning fire destroyed the home of the former Cedarville treasurer accused of stealing $300,000 from the city. Firefighters responded around 9 a.m. to the house fire at 336 Arkansas 162 in Cedarville. That address is listed in property records as belonging to Alicson Reding, the former Cedarville official who an audit states issued $295,880 in authorized checks between 2008 and 2014. Cedarville Fire Department and several other area agencies responded to the scene and knocked […]

  • Physician Sees Spike In Patients During Winter Weather

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A lot of people end up at the doctor’s office this time of the year whether it’s from broken bones or the flu. According to Mercy Clinics officials in Fort Smith, doctors have seen a spike in patients since the cold weather set in. But one woman was not about to let the winter dampen her spirit. Erin Decker was performing as Lady Liberty on Rogers Avenue Thursday (Jan. 8) in Fort Smith. She said the cold […]

  • Outdoor Workers Depend On Layers To Brave Cold

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Not everyone can stay inside during sub-freezing temperatures, so people who work outdoors are taking extra time to bundle up. For construction worker Joseph Witherspoon, it was another Wednesday (Jan. 7) on the job. Dressed from head to toe in multiple layers, Witherspoon and his crew push through the cold work day. “Materials start to freeze,” Witherspoon said. “All the dirt, everything on the ground is frozen. Water is starting to freeze.” Arthur Moro was also braving […]

  • Protecting Property In Freezing Temperatures

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- People across the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas are preparing for temperatures to drop below freezing and stay there. Michelle Cernak works for Westark Plumbing in Fort Smith. “If you’re not home and you do have a leak you are going to have a water park in your house when you get home,” Cernak said. Cernak said she sees about 10 customers a week with frozen pipes when temperatures drop below freezing. “Some people are panicking a […]

  • Group Opposes Fort Smith Water/Sewer Rate Increases

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A Fort Smith woman says she is gathering protesters against the city’s bid to increase water and sewer rates to cover costs associated with bringing the city in line with federal clean water laws. Projections of a city plan show an increase from $40 to $80 for the average local household’s water and sewer bill by 2019. The plan shows that number then increasing to $120 by 2026. Constance Durkin is a Fort Smith taxpayer who […]

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    Football Brings Fort Smith Fans Together New Year’s Day

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – This New Year’s Day marks a first for college football, a playoff for the national championship. 5NEWS spoke to fans rooting on their favorite teams out and about in downtown Fort Smith. “It`s on fire here,” said Cindy Prange. Fans came together to watch the Oregon Ducks and the Florida State Seminoles duke it out at the Rose Bowl. The Alabama Crimson Tide faced off against the Ohio Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl Thursday night as […]

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    Meet Fort Smith’s First Baby Of 2015

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith’s first baby of the new year was born at 12:08 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center. “His name is Lochlyn Burton. He weighs seven pounds, eight ounces—20 inches long,” said the baby’s mother, Alicia Coker. “I didn`t expect a New Year’s baby.” Coker said her son wasn’t due for another three weeks. “It was at 12:08, and they called Sparks to see if they had delivered another baby before him and they hadn`t,” Coker said. […]

  • Catholic Schools Turn Snow Days Into Cyber Days

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Fort Smith Catholic schools are turning snow days into cyber days so they can cut down the number of days students have to stay in school during summer break to make up snow days. Ann Cannon, principal at Christ The King Catholic School, is one of the school leaders who helped develop cyber days. “They’re still doing the same amount of minutes that they will do in school, but they get to do it at home,” she […]

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    Texting Acronyms And Phrases Parents Should Know

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A lot of parents are considering buying their children cell phones this holiday season, but not every parent knows what they’ll be using it for. Experts say parents should be aware of the new acronyms teens are using, besides the standard OMG (Oh my god) and LOL (Laughing out loud), since many of them are graphic. Allen Lawson is looking to buy his oldest son an iPhone 6. 5NEWS asked Lawson if he knew what IWSN […]

  • Fort Smith Armed Robbery Caught On Camera, Suspect At Large

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Police Department is searching for a person who they said robbed a hotel at gunpoint on Tuesday (Dec. 9). The robbery happened at the Quality Inn on Burnham Road in Fort Smith, according to police. The hotel’s cameras captured the incident, which you can watch in the video above. “He came in and he just pointed the gun straight at [the employee’s] face,” said hotel manager Angie Cox. “[He] told him to give him […]

  • High Tech Gadgets Combat Holiday Thieves

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- It’s the season for giving. But law enforcement say crooks are ready to take advantage of those out shopping or celebrating the holidays. Verizon Wireless in Fort Smith showcased gadgets that allow consumers to turn electronics on and off through your smart phone to make it look like they are home. They even have light bulbs that can be turned on and off through a customer’s phone. “Also link into the Wi-Fi network and allow you to […]


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