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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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    Rabies-Infected Bat Found In Leflore County

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- A Leflore County man said he was scratched by a bat this week. A veterinarian confirms the bat had rabies. Paul Langwell said he met a bat face-to-face in his Cameron, Oklahoma backyard Monday (Aug. 21). “It just kept hitting me,” Langwell said. “I kept trying to knock it off and I finally got a hold of him and threw him down. It scratched me trying to hang on to me.” Langwell said he was able to […]

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    Sebastian County EMS Fee Increase

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – Plans are in the works to raise EMS fees in Sebastian County. County Judge David Hudson said the annual fee could spike from $18 to around $65 dollars a year. Hudson said it would impact nine cities in Sebastian County excluding Barling and Fort Smith. Hudson said Sebastian County EMS operates on a 1.3 million dollar budget and the fee hasn’t gone up in 28 years. The funding if approved would help maintain the budget as […]

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    Snakes Found In Clarksville High School Gym

    A handful of snakes have gotten into the Clarksville High School gym according to school officials. The school district phoned an exterminator to take care of the problem. “They got 12 out of there one day and I know yesterday they had a copperhead in there,” said Christie Peterson. Peterson has three children at the Clarksville school district. “My daughter got bit by a copperhead a couple summers ago,” Peterson said. “It’s a scary thing.” Clarksville assistant superintendent Toby Cook […]

  • Severe Weather Slams River Valley

    RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) – Severe weather slammed the River Valley causing power outages and delays for parents picking up kids from school. Heavy rain, lightning, and thunder tore through Monday (Aug. 18). Carpool lines were backed up causing concern for Muldrow parents. The power at Moffett Public Schools went out as well from the weather. A principal at the Moffett school district told 5NEWS he hopes to have the power back up and running soon at school. Trees were also […]

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    Driver Arrested After Flipping Car

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) -Fort Smith Police were on the scene of a single car accident Friday (Aug. 15). Authorities said the accident occurred near the intersection of Valley and Berry Hill Rd. According to officials on scene the driver swerved off the road into a ditch, flipping his vehicle. He was later arrested but authorities would not say why or release his name.        

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    Man Pronounced Dead After Stepfather Shot Him, Police Say

    LEFLORE COUNTY  (KFSM) – A LeFlore County, Oklahoma, man who investigators said was shot by his stepfather has been pronounced dead. Family members said 21-year-old Doug Byrd got into an argument with his stepfather Sunday night (Aug. 10). That argument led to his death, according to his mother Diana Wiles. “I don’t know whether to be mad at God for taking him away from me, or be mad at him for leaving me, or to bottle up and just die […]

  • Behind The Scenes Of A Winery

    ALTUS (KFSM) – Wineries can be found all across the world but some of the most elaborate ones are in our own back yard. In the small town of Altus, in Franklin County, you will find Paul Post and Post Winery. “Altus has been known as the wine making capital of Arkansas it’s going on 100 years,” Post said. Post dates all the way back to 1880. Post said sometimes are set backs being in a small town. “This time […]

  • Ozark Sues Railroad Over Road That’s Been Blocked For 13 Years

    OZARK (KFSM)- The town of Ozark in Franklin County has filed a lawsuit against a railroad company, saying a local road was blocked for the last 13 years without their permission. City officials said the company ripped up and blocked a road along the Arkansas River without their consent. It’s a road block that officials said has been going on for more than a decade, they said. Oliver Street can be found on a map. “On that blue print, it […]

  • Sallisaw Students Prepare To Head Back To Class

    Students in Sequoyah County are wrapping up their last few hours of summer break on Wednesday (Aug. 13). At the Sallisaw School district 2,100 students are set return to campus Thursday morning (Aug. 14), according to school administration. “Tomorrow I’m going to kindergarten,” said Johnny Nieto. For Nieto it’s going to be his first day of school. “Paint and write and go to kindergarten,” Nieto said. “It’s scary leaving them [and] scary for them,” Regina Nieto, Johnny Nieto’s mother, said. […]

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    Alma Sales Tax Vote

    ALMA (KFSM)- Alma voters are preparing to hit the polls Tuesday (Aug. 12) to decide whether they want to re-institute a local tax. It’s a renewal of a one percent sales tax vote. The funding if approved will go to projects including street improvement, the fire and police departments, parks, the downtown area, parking and refinancing bonds. Officials said if approved the city’s sales tax will not increase and will last through 2024 and replace the existing one percent sales […]


    Drunk Leflore County Teens Steal Fire Trucks, Sheriff Says

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)- Two LeFlore County, Oklahoma, teens are behind bars after authorities said they stole two fire trucks and took them on a joy ride after a night of heavy drinking. Officials said the incident occurred in Monroe on Thursday (Aug. 7). “Two juvenile males, 17 years old, got into the Monroe Fire Station. They stole a brush truck to start with. They crashed the brush truck into a tree,” LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale said. “They then returned […]

  • Bargains Galore In Full Force

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – In the River Valley you can shop until you drop. That’s because Bargains Galore on Highway 64 is in full swing. “Just a little bit of everything,” vendor John Sickles said. From radios to vintage coke machines you can find it all along the highway. “It starts in Van Buren and goes all the way to Beebe outside of Conway,” Sickles said. Bargains Galore stretches 160 miles. The event wraps up Saturday night (Aug. 9).


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