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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
  • Child Pornography

    Child Pornography A Growing Problem

    Child pornography is a growing problem in our community. Conner Eldridge, U.S. District Attorney of the Western District of Arkansas has seen 22 cases this year. “It is amazing how sick these crimes really are,” Eldridge said. The images can be caught the Benton County Cyber-Crimes Unit. Many question how are the images and predators tracked. “What we do is when we get here in the mornings is we look and see if our computer was able to find any […]

  • River Valley Cleans Up After Severe Weather

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – People throughout the River Valley are clearing out debris. This after strong winds ripped up trees, tore down power lines and destroyed buildings Wednesday (July 24). In Barling Cody Glover and his family were one of the many picking up the next day. The Glover’s yard was filled with uprooted trees and twisted power lines. With no electricity they are relying on a generator. The Glover family also said they are going to continue cleaning up […]

  • Severe Winds Slam Chaffee Crossing

    Winds close to 100 mph swept through Chaffee Crossing Wednesday (July 23). Multiple buildings were destroyed according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. Ken Feltner’s shop was seriously damaged. “We’ve got junk that’s turned over,” said Feltner. “It’s pretty sickening that’s all I can say.” Feltner has been renting a building for storage in Chaffee Crossing for the past eight years. “State of shock with nowhere to put all this stuff,” Feltner said. Feltner said the stuff includes his prized […]

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    Algae Causes Concern At Local Fishing Spot

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A popular fishing spot in a local park is filled with unwanted green residue. The muck has some concerned. Cody Reed fishes at Carol Ann Cross Park in Fort Smith. “Yeah it’s pretty nasty,” Reed said when describing the algae in the water. “Yeah it’s horrible.” As people around the park said they want to see the mess cleaned up, Fort Smith park directors said they have a plan to do so. “We’ve had the lake […]

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    Murder A Leading Cause Of Death For Pregnant Women

    Studies show expecting mothers are more likely to die from murder than a pregnancy-related problem. A Fort Smith man is in jail, accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend. (Read more about that case) Jennifer Hallum is the Crisis Intervention Center executive director in Fort Smith. Hallum said nationally, one in four women will experience domestic violence. “In Arkansas, actually, the ratio is a little bit higher. It’s one in three,” Hallum said. The executive director said the causes for the […]

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    Daughter of Escaped Killer Speaks Out

    BOONEVILLE (KFSM) – Francis Buffington said she was was just eight years old when her father Timothy shot and killed her mother Rhonda Combs in 1998. “This is my mother Rhonda and this is my father Timothy,” Francis Buffington said while pointing at a photograph. “She was 23 and dad shot her. It made me smarter, tougher. You learn a lot more about the world. I wouldn’t be who am I today without it.” Buffington escaped from prison in Pine […]

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    State Wide Alcohol Sales May Be A Reality

    No alcohol sales are allowed in nearly half of the counties in Arkansas, but statewide alcohol sales are one step closer to becoming a reality. Organizers with the group Let Arkansas Decide said they should know by Friday morning (July 18) if statewide alcohol sales will make it onto the November ballot. David Couch is one of the leaders of the group. “On July 7th we turned in 84,900 signatures,” Couch said. The Secretary of State then began verifying the […]

  • Students Set To Take Laptops Off Campus

    FORT SMITH – (KFSM)Thousands of students in Fort Smith will get to take laptops home this coming school year. 2,000 lap tops are on their way to Sunnymede Elementary, Morrison Elementary and Ramsey Junior High. Ramsey started unpacking Wednesday (June 16). Sunnymede principal Krystle Smith said the money to pay for the computers comes from district funds. “All of our kindergarten through sixth grade students will receive a Dell laptop,” Smith said. “It has a key board and a touch […]

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    911 Call In LeFlore County Shooting Released

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) – The suspect arrested by the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office in connection with the Wednesday morning (July 9) shooting has been arrested before, three times in three years, according to court documents. Deputies working with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested the suspect the same day the victim was found dead, according to a post on the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Randy Shelton, 53, was shot in the torso and killed at his home near […]

  • Student Loan Changes

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Student loans can put new graduates in a financial hole. But changes that kicked in this July are expected to provide some relief. Changes to the federal student loan program include things like interest rates that won’t fluctuate and relief for those who defaulted on their loans by making repayments more affordable. Under federal guidelines that took effect (July 1) college students can work out new options to repay their loans based on their income. Also […]

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    Man Arrested After Shots Fired In Fort Smith Neighborhood

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Local police arrested a man Monday night after shots were fired in a Fort Smith neighborhood. Fort Smith police responded to North 21st Street and North K Street in reference to a call of gunshots. Responding officers chased the two men, who were in a Jeep vehicle. The Jeep crashed into a car on the side of the street, and the men were taken into custody, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Although two people […]

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    Boater Rescued In Oklahoma Lake

    Two Fort Smith Coast Guard members rescued a boater stranded in an Oklahoma lake Thursday (July 10). It occurred on Kerr Lake near Sallisaw were the U.S. Coast Guard rescued Daniel Hollan after being stranded for about an hour. “I was screaming as loud as I could I was ready to get out that water,” Hollan said. Lt. Clint Smith and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jose Blanco were nearby making routine rounds. Smith said Hollan was 200 yards from shore. […]


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