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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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  • CLINTON

    Hillary Clinton Announces Presidential Run

    ARKANSAS (KFSM)- Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, according to reports from CBS. On Sunday (April 12) her campaign manager John Podesta emailed a statement saying “I wanted to make sure you heard it first from me – it’s official: Hillary’s running for president.” According to CBS News Clinton will hit the road next week to an early voting state. Clinton tweeted, “I’m running for president. Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.” […]

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    Disabled Fort Smith Man’s Caretaker Facing Murder Charge

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– The caretaker of a disabled Fort Smith man was arrested on suspicion of murder, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Shawn Edward Howard, of Pocola, Oklahoma, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder Wednesday (April 8), in connection with the death of Jimmy Don Abner, 57, of Fort Smith. The arrest warrant issued for Howard states he knowingly caused Abner’s death “under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.” Howard was Abner’s sole […]

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    Bost Responds After Police Accuse Caretaker Of Murder

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Director of Bost, a Fort Smith company that provides caretakers for people with disabilities, is responding after a Bost employee was arrested Wednesday (April 8) on a second-degree murder warrant. “In my 26 years here at Bost, this is the first occurrence of this nature,” Director Kent Jones said. Shawn Howard, who police accuse of murdering Jimmy Abner, worked for Bost. According to Jones, Howard cared for Abner for five years and was terminated when Abner […]

  • Roland Doctor Stripped Of Narcotic Prescribing License

    ROLAND (KFSM)- A doctor in Roland, Oklahoma has been stripped of his ability to prescribe narcotics after investigators said they found he was distributing large amounts of those medications against medical code. According to investigators with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the prescriptions were overseen by Dr. Ronald Myers at The Wellness Clinic in Roland. “I’m the leading advocate in the United States of America for chronic pain patients,” Myers said. “That’s who you’re talking to. That’s why I am […]

  • Duke University Basketball Star Started Playing Basketball In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- One of the star players of the NCAA National Championship game got his start at the Fort Smith Boys & Girls Club. Jahlil Okafor, who plays for Duke University’s men’s basketball team, is originally from Moffett, Oklahoma. Stevie Black said he helped introduce Okafor to basketball while he was living in the River Valley. “Everybody is cheering for him down here because we know if he wins he will come back through some day and talk about […]

  • Child Abuse Awareness Month Highlights Problem In Sebastian County

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- April is Child Abuse Awareness month and it’s highlighting the extent of the problem in Sebastian County. According to the Children’s Emergency Shelter in Fort Smith, more than 7,000 kids were in foster care last year in Arkansas and Sebastian County has the highest rate of children put in foster care because of abuse in the state. “There’s a kid that came in,” Ashley Ahlert, one of the directors at the shelter, said. “And it was so […]

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    Multi-Million Dollar Trail To Be Built In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Parks and Recreations department will break ground on a muliti-million dollar trail Tuesday (March 31). According to a news release from the department the trail is 1.6 miles long and named the Greg Smith Riverwalk. The trail was funded through a $1 million dollar grant and a voter approved sales tax, according to the release. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the project site north of the River Park Events Building. Parking is […]

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    Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Storm Spotter?

    FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM)- A storm spotter training class will be held Friday (March 27) in Franklin County. Rick Covert is a Franklin County storm spotter. Covert said The National Weather Service will be in Charleston to show soon-to-be-spotters what it takes. “Unfortunately a lot of people’s conception of what we do is based upon the movie “Twister” and that’s just not what we do,” Covert said. “It’s about two hours of boredom punctuated by three minutes of sheer terror.” Throughout […]

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    Emergency Manager Recommends Having Private Storm Shelter

    SALLISAW (KFSM)- As severe weather season begins, many are contemplating buying a storm shelter. American Storm Shelters Inc. in Sallisaw sells hundreds of shelters a year. They said buyers need to be mindful of who they are buying shelters from. “You just have that piece of mind,” Nicole Bennett, who owns American Storm Shelters, said. She said you have to buy a storm shelter from a company that’s certified through FEMA. “Right now, you have so many people out there […]

  • VIDEO: Muldrow Officer Flips Vehicle

    MULDROW (KFSM)- A Muldrow police officer was sent to the hospital Sunday (March 22) after pursuing a vehicle who was speeding, according to the department. According to the department Cpl. Brad Roberts flipped his vehicle while taking the Muldrow exit ramp along Interstate 40. “I met a vehicle that was traveling about 94 mph,” Roberts said. “Just thankful to to be here just short of a miracle.” The department said Roberts was not injured. Police said Dillon Holder was driving […]

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    How To Prepare Ahead Of Severe Weather

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- 5NEWS sat down with a local emergency management to find out how you should prepare for severe weather. Leflore County Emergency Management Director Michael Davidson said having a weather radio is essential. “The majority of people are not properly prepared,” Davidson said. “They wait until the storm is there and they just have minutes to react to it.” From snow storms to tornadoes he said you need a plan in advance. “One of the most important things […]

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    Roland Man Dies In Texas Crash

    TEXAS (KFSM)- According to the Texas Highway Patrol 30-year-old Jonathan Bryce Dalke died in a weather-related accident 3.7 miles south of Anderson on U. S. State Highway 90 in Grimes County. A dispatcher with the department said the crash occurred Saturday morning (March 21). The dispatcher said the roads were wet and Dalke hydroplaned. The man lost control while approaching a curve in the road, according to the department. According to the dispatcher, Dalke struck a tree and was pronounced […]

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