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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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    Meet Fort Smith’s First Baby Of 2015

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith’s first baby of the new year was born at 12:08 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center. “His name is Lochlyn Burton. He weighs seven pounds, eight ounces—20 inches long,” said the baby’s mother, Alicia Coker. “I didn`t expect a New Year’s baby.” Coker said her son wasn’t due for another three weeks. “It was at 12:08, and they called Sparks to see if they had delivered another baby before him and they hadn`t,” Coker said. […]

  • Catholic Schools Turn Snow Days Into Cyber Days

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Fort Smith Catholic schools are turning snow days into cyber days so they can cut down the number of days students have to stay in school during summer break to make up snow days. Ann Cannon, principal at Christ The King Catholic School, is one of the school leaders who helped develop cyber days. “They’re still doing the same amount of minutes that they will do in school, but they get to do it at home,” she […]

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    Texting Acronyms And Phrases Parents Should Know

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A lot of parents are considering buying their children cell phones this holiday season, but not every parent knows what they’ll be using it for. Experts say parents should be aware of the new acronyms teens are using, besides the standard OMG (Oh my god) and LOL (Laughing out loud), since many of them are graphic. Allen Lawson is looking to buy his oldest son an iPhone 6. 5NEWS asked Lawson if he knew what IWSN […]

  • Fort Smith Armed Robbery Caught On Camera, Suspect At Large

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The Fort Smith Police Department is searching for a person who they said robbed a hotel at gunpoint on Tuesday (Dec. 9). The robbery happened at the Quality Inn on Burnham Road in Fort Smith, according to police. The hotel’s cameras captured the incident, which you can watch in the video above. “He came in and he just pointed the gun straight at [the employee’s] face,” said hotel manager Angie Cox. “[He] told him to give him […]

  • High Tech Gadgets Combat Holiday Thieves

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- It’s the season for giving. But law enforcement say crooks are ready to take advantage of those out shopping or celebrating the holidays. Verizon Wireless in Fort Smith showcased gadgets that allow consumers to turn electronics on and off through your smart phone to make it look like they are home. They even have light bulbs that can be turned on and off through a customer’s phone. “Also link into the Wi-Fi network and allow you to […]

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    Tyson Plant Neighbors Concerned After Ammonia Leak

    ROGERS (KFSM)- Twenty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday (Dec. 10) after an ammonia leak at a Tyson plant in Rogers, according to officials. People who live near the plant said they were concerned because the plant is about a block away from Rogers Heritage High School. “We heard kind of a pop,” said parent Lee-Ann Hartinger. Hartinger and her family live near the plant at 400 W. Olrich St. “We heard a bunch of sirens coming,” Hartinger said. “There must have […]

  • Post Office Stays Busy During Holiday Season

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Hundreds of thousands of people are sending gifts to loved ones for the holidays. The U.S. Postal Service estimates 15.5 billion cards, letters and packages will be mailed this holiday season. “It`s kind of exponentially exploded,” said Stanford Logan, the Fort Smith postmaster. “On a daily basis we average about 350 at just this station alone and we are doubling that and tripling that.” 5NEWS asked how late is too late to get your package where it […]

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    Thousands Watch Charleston And Booneville Battle It Out

    CHARLESTON (KFSM)- Thousands of people were in Franklin County to watch the Booneville and Charleston high school football teams Friday (Dec. 5) as they fought for a spot at the state championship. Officials estimated close to 4,000 fans attended the game. “It’s a new rivalry,” Booneville coach Scott Hyatt said. “We’ve scrimmaged these guys for about 15 years it’s obviously turned out to be a pretty big rivalry.” The Booneville Bearcats moved to the 3A division this year. “You can already […]

  • Crawford County Mom Remembers The Day Her Father Killed Her Children

    ALMA (KFSM)- A year after her children and fiancé were killed by her father, a Crawford County woman returned to the scene of the shooting. Ashley Adams’ friends and family held a candle light vigil on Wednesday (Dec. 3). “When I ran out I had seen that he had shot my fiancé,” Adams said, describing this day one year ago. “He told me to move so he could shoot my son. He said ‘No I have one more shot for […]

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    Black Friday Crowds Build At Best Buy

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Best Buy was one of the many retailers open Friday (Nov. 28) for holiday bargain hunters. At the Best Buy in Fort Smith the crowds were big and the sales were strong. Lauren Lockwood was one of the first in line. “I am here for a TV,” Lockwood said. The store has a new strategy this year. “This year we did an open-close-open strategy instead of staying up all night,” Best Buy manager Eric Bunzel said. Best […]


    Local Grill Serves Thanksgiving Through The Night

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- People all across the region celebrated Thanksgiving Thursday (Nov. 27). But at Benson’s Grill, they start bright and early in the morning and serve until late at night. “Boom, boom, boom get it done,” cook Kenny Ross said. He said he prepared his grill before the holiday rush. “Probably about 200 people,” Ross said. “So packed sometimes people will be standing outside to get in.” Ross said Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year. […]


    Holiday Inn In Downtown Fort Smith Sold, Will Undergo Renovation

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A property development group based in Mississippi has bought the Fort Smith Holiday Inn City Center and expects to renovate it into a new hotel, according to the group’s president. Arkansas Hospitality Group, LLC finalized the sale of the hotel Friday (Nov. 21). President Ike Thrash said the group plans to renovate and re-brand the Holiday Inn into a different independent hotel, similar to what the company did with The Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville. Thrash said […]


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