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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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    Retirement Pensions Cut For Fort Smith Fire and Police Departments

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – It was a mass exit on Tuesday (June 2) at the Fort Smith Board of Directors meeting after city police officers and firefighters found out their retirement benefits will be cut. “I think it’s unfortunate,” Sgt. Daniel Grubbs said. “We don`t have social security benefits anymore. Our only means for survival after our career is this retirement program.” City administrator Ray Gosack described the decision as “difficult.” Gosack said by 2019 the police and fire pension will […]


    Lavaca Man Caring For Peacocks and Wolves Inside Home After Flooding

    LAVACA (KFSM)- Deer, peacocks, wolves and chickens were all inside a flooded Lavaca home Monday (June 1). The animals belong to James Kaelin, who lives in an area hit hardest by recent flooding. “We’ve pretty much lost it all out here,” Kaelin said. “I’ve probably lost my backhoe. It was completely underwater for two weeks, my tractor, my RV, this barn.” Kaelin said he hasn’t left his home because he has to care for his 75 animals. “The reason why […]


    Flooding Costing Moffett Business Owner Thousands Of Dollars

    MOFFETT (KFSM)- Flooding along the Arkansas River is costing one business owner thousands of dollars. Billy Roberts owns Roberts Parts-U-Pick in Moffett, Oklahoma. “It’s kind of surreal isn’t it?” Roberts said. “In some areas it’s 10 feet deep. We have currently about 1,650 vehicles on the premises.” He opened his salvage yard two years ago. “It’s a tremendous set back and everything. No sales, nothing coming in. Customers can’t get to us. We are at a standstill until the water […]

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    Sheriff: Group Selling CDs Illegally

    LOGAN COUNTY (KFSM)- A group was cited in Booneville after the Logan County Sheriff said they were selling CDs illegally. According to a Facebook post made by the Sheriff’s office, the group was running a scam claiming the profits were for charity. The post stated the proceeds were going to Jason Cross who goes by the name Mikel Knight. According to the post, the group recruits locals to go with them and forces them to sell CDs. The Sheriff’s office […]


    Super Kids Night Lets Youngsters Experience The Thrill of The Rodeo

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- People from all over the world are in Fort Smith for the Old Fort Days Futurity and Rodeo and children from all over the region were there Thursday (May 28) for Super Kids Night Thursday. “It’s something special for them that they would not be able to do,” Ron Scamardo , the rodeo director, said. Scamardo said the rodeo expects more than 100 children at the event. For some of those kids it will be the first […]


    Hundreds Gather To Honor Fallen Johnson County Deputy

    CLARKSVILLE (KFSM)- People from across the country were in Clarksville Wednesday (May 27) to pay their respects to a Johnson County reserve deputy who was shot and killed in the line of duty nearly two weeks ago. There were police officers, deputies and troopers from nearly every county in the state. Some even came from as far as Chicago, New York, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. They lined the streets for reserve deputy Sonny Smith as a procession made its way […]

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    VIDEO: Man Helps Rescue Five People From Swift Water In Crawford County

    CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) – Five people were rescued from swift water in Crawford County on Monday afternoon (May 25) before 4:30 p.m., according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. An unnamed man, his 12-year-old daughter and three other boys were caught in a creek near Independence Road southwest of Natural Dam, according to authorities. Lynn Thompson assisted with the rescue. “They were desperate and they were very glad to see me,” Thompson said. “There’s this young man, he’s cut and bruised, […]


    Fort Smith Homeowners Use Canoe To Survey Flood Damage

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Homeowners on Riverlyn Drive in Fort Smith surveyed flood damage Tuesday (May 26) using canoes. Chuck Fawcett has lived on Riverlyn Drive for 27 years and said there was four feet of water in his driveway. “We [have] got to cut out all the wet sheet rock, take out all the cabinets and let it dry out for about a month.” Fawcett said. “This is my swimming pool, covered in water, and as you can see we […]

  • Fort Smith Residents Evacuate Homes As Arkansas River Continues to Rise

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Severe weather slammed Fort Smith Monday (May 25) and even forced people to evacuate their homes. Riverlyn Dr. is right on the Arkansas River, it was blocked off to only people who lived nearby. The road had a lot of flooding and many people left the area. “Our neighbors have canoes ready to go,” said Christina Cline. ‘We’ve lived here for eight years and this is by far the worse of the flooding that we’ve seen,” Richard […]

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    Pictures of Flooding Across The Area

    (KFSM)- Below is a photo gallery of wide spread flooding across the region. Send in pictures of flooding where you live to news@kfsm.com or ipix@kfsm.com.

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    Vehicle Stuck In LeFlore County Flood Waters

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- The LeFlore County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle that got stuck on a flooded road Sunday (May 24). According Undersheriff Kendall Morgan the vehicle was found on Second Street in the Fort Coffee area. Morgan said the driver was not injured.


    Millions Of Americans Replacing Meals With Juice

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-Juicing is a national trend where meals are replaced with juice. Nina Copeland is a Fort Smith mom who juices. “It may seem a little bit crazy,” Copeland said. “I was having infertility issues and so I wanted to kind of cleanse my body.” The cleanse lasted for 30 days. Brandon Parker owns Carrot Dirt juice shop and said juicing is perfectly safe. “This is raw unpasteurized product if you feel comfortable eating carrots and fruit,” Parker said. […]


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