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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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    VIDEO: Couples Pack Heat On Valentine’s Day

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Dozens of River Valley gun enthusiasts spent their Valentine’s Day a little differently this year. Couples gathered Saturday (Feb. 14) in Fort Smith to get their concealed carry license. The event kicked off at 7 a.m. at Larry’s Pizza on Highway 71. Class organizers said normally the class costs $50  for one person, but since it was Valentine’s Day they got a discount. It cost $75 for two people. “This is just something they can do together,” […]

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    Fort Smith Marathon Ready To Take Off

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- People from all over the world are on their way to the River Valley. That’s because the first ever Fort Smith marathon is taking place. Several roads will be down to one lane as more than 1,000 runners are expected to hit the streets. Fort Smith Director of Development Services Wally Bailey said people from 23 states and four foreign countries are registered for the race. Bailey said the event is a part of the Future of […]

  • Fort Smith Residents Outraged Over Sewage Bill Increase

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – It was a heated town hall meeting in Fort Smith Tuesday (Feb. 3) night as sewer rates are expected to triple over the next 12 years to fund repairs to the sewage system. Residents expressed their outrage after the City Board of Directors meeting. “You will rob us of our money by utility extortion,” one resident said before the board. The sewer rate increase would cover the costs needed to bring the city into compliance with […]

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    Sunday Showers Sweep Through River Valley

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Rain moved through Fort Smith Sunday morning (Feb. 1). The 5NEWS weather team measured about .70 inches of rain in Fort Smith. A large amount of fog swept through after the precipitation passed through the area. According to the weather team a cold front is expected to come through with heavy wind gusts. No major accidents were reported.

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    Search Continues For Student Who Disappeared In LeFlore County

    LEFLORE COUNTY, Okla. (KFSM) – Authorities in LeFlore County are continuing their search this morning for a missing Henderson State University student. Planes and helicopters are being used for the effort to find the student who disappeared Thursday night traveling to her parents from a nursing program. LeFlore County Sheriff’s deputies, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and Talihina police are searching near Talihina for Callie Morris, 21. Her family said a cell phone ping showed her last known location to be […]

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    Fort Smith Fire Department Host “Burns Night”

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Hundreds of people headed  to downtown Fort Smith Saturday (Jan. 31) to support the fire department. It’s all for the Fort Smith Firefighters Foundation, “Burns Night” at Bricktown Brewery on Garrison Ave. Fire department officials said the event honors fallen firefighters. The” Burns Night” supper is a fundraiser for the firefighters pipe and drum group. The event included live music and food. “It has blown up,” said Battalion Chief Tery Graves. “We’ve sold out all of our […]

  • Arkansas Lawmaker Files Bill To Help Veterans With Brain Damage

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A local lawmaker has proposed two bills that aim to help veterans with brain injuries get access to a new treatment and find jobs. One of Rep. Greg Leding’s, D-Fayetteville, bills would allow veterans to receive a new treatment for traumatic brain injuries. “Essentially what we are trying to do is find a way to find funding for veterans who receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy,” Leding said. The therapy involves a veteran going into a chamber packed with […]

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    Fort Smith Mayor Vetoes Motorcycle Rally Funding

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Monday morning (Jan. 26) the Fort Smith mayor vetoed a decision, made by the city board of directors, to spend $84,000 in taxpayer money on a motorcycle rally. The Steel Horse Rally is scheduled to take place in downtown Fort Smith in May. “I cannot justify spending tax dollars for what I think should be a private sector [event],” Mayor Sandy Sanders said. The city directors approved spending the money last week on a four to three […]

  • Fort Smith Voters To Decide Tax Renewal In Special Election

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- It was a heated evening at the Fort Smith city directors meeting Tuesday night (Jan. 20). One of the main items on the agenda: the renewal of a 1% tax, which will go before voters in a special election. The tax, which officials said generates $20 million annually, goes towards maintaining streets, bridges and drainage in the city. Fort Smith City Administrator Ray Gosack said the special election will be held on May 12th and if voters […]

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    Legislators Consider Bill To Clarify Open Carry In Arkansas

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Letting people carry a firearm openly in a holster is once again a hot topic in the Arkansas as state lawmakers convened in Little Rock. Legislators are looking at bill to clarify whether open carry is legal in Arkansas. Steve Jones supports letting lawful gun owners carry handguns in holsters. “Open carry has never been shown to be a safety problem,” Jones said. Jones said a 2013 law allows open carry, but others have said that […]

  • 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 […]

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