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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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    Arkansas Lawmakers Speak Out On VA Scandal

    Arkansas lawmakers are speaking out after a scandal involving sometimes fatal delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals led to national VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation. Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton said it was time for change at the top. “Secretary Shinseki needed to resign. I told him to resign over a week ago,” Cotton said. “I cannot say I was surprised on a personal note,” Pryor said. “I hate to see Gen. Shinseki leave this way, because […]

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    Fort Smith Land Purchase To Bring 975 Jobs To Area

    ArcBest Corporation plans to add 975 jobs over the next seven years as part of a Fort Smith land purchase at Chaffee Crossing, the company announced Friday. “I`m happy to announce that we are under contract to purchase 40 acres of land at the Chaffee Crossing location in Fort Smith for construction of a new corporate headquarters facility,” ArcBest CEO Judy McReynolds said. The corporation expects to break ground on the new headquarters this fall. A statement released by ArcBest […]

  • Special Needs Cowboy Attends Rodeo

    Special needs cowboys and cowgirls were in Fort Smith Thursday (May 29). That’s because the Old Fort Days Rodeo is in full swing. A three-year-old cowboy, Colton Workman, is not letting a major physical limitation stop him. He was born with only one full arm due to a blood clot at birth. “Colton got to spend time with other children with special needs we really enjoyed it,” said Colton’s mother, Brittany Workman. He looks up to his father Lewis the […]

  • Authorities Arrest Three Suspects Involved In High-Speed Chase

    Authorities in Crawford County have arrested three suspects after a high-speed chase that, at times, got up to 100 miles-per-hour, but one suspect is still on the loose. Several different law enforcement agencies in the River Valley are searching for one remaining suspect involved in a high-speed chase that spanned three counties Wednesday night (May 28), according to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown. The stolen flatbed truck used in the chase was found abandoned in south Logan County Thursday morning. […]

  • Brits Travel Across World To Local Rodeo

    People from across the country are in Fort Smith for the Old Fort Days Rodeo. A couple that attended the rodeo Wednesday night (May 28) is from the United Kingdom. Yvonne and Paul Carter are not your average Brits. They were 4,520 miles away from their home in London, England. The two planned the day for 3 years. They were only at the rodeo for one night. “You just want to pinch yourself just as I expected to be,” said […]

  • Rainy Day At The Rodeo

    It was a rainy Tuesday night at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (May 27). But that didn’t stop hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls from heading to the big event in Fort Smith. Everything from mutton bustin to bucking horses, the weather didn’t stop anyone to going out and enjoying the rodeo. “The rain will never stop me I just keep on going rain or shine,” Barbara Shaw said. Despite all of this rain, directors said the ticket sales were strong […]

  • Rodeo Comes To Town

    From bull riding to mutton busting, it is all happening in Fort Smith. That’s because the 81st Old Fort Days Futurity and Rodeo has come to town. Directors said they have people from as far away as New Zealand, London and Australia for this year’s big event. “I love the rodeo,” New Zealand native Curtis Garton said. “I love riding bucking horses it’s what I do and what I enjoy.” As the crowds continue to file in organizers expect this […]

  • Retailers Prep For Memorial Day Sales

    People all over Arkansas are getting ready for Memorial Day weekend. “By far one of our busiest weekend,” retailer Patrick Feight said. Studies show prices at the grocery store are up which comes from an increase in production costs and wholesale prices. In March, retail food prices rose 0.04 percent. “$35,000 worth of business,” Feight said. Many are fueling theirs cars and boats with gas. Studies also show 88 percent of travelers will travel by car. This is an increase […]

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    Old Fort Days Futurity & Derby in Full Swing

    People from across the continent are in Fort Smith. That’s because the Old Fort Days Futurity & Derby has come to town. From Canada to California they came to Kay Rodgers Park in Fort Smith for the ride of their life. “The pressure builds the whole time you’re waiting,” rider Jolene Montgomery said. It’s a 16 second ride worth $54,000. “365 days a year we eat breathe and sleep barrel horse,” rider said. “I`ve been really lucky I broke my […]

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    Inmate Left Overnight Identified By Sebastian County Authorities

    The Sebastian County inmate mistakenly left overnight in a court building holding cell has been identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Shawna Spears. The inmate was left in the holding cell in February when she should have been returned right away from court to the jail, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. A court bailiff found the inmate in the secure cell the next morning at the Sebastian County Courthouse. The Sheriff’s Office did not release the inmate’s name […]

  • Fort Smith Police Investigate Convenience Store Robbery

    Right now Fort Smith Police are investigating a robbery that took place last night (Tuesday, May 20th) at Mr. Jiff’s convenience store located on Towson Avenue. Police say they received a call after 8 last night (Tuesday, May 20th) informing them about the robbery. When police arrived at the scene, store clerk Joyce Henry laid on the floor complaining of an injured hip. Henry told police she started to sweep around the store when a white male sporting a gray […]

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    Crawford County Voters Approve Funding For $20 Million Dollar Jail

    Crawford County residents approved a sales tax increase to fund a new jail Tuesday. Officials said a new jail is needed due to overcrowding problems at the Crawford County Detention Center. The approved sales tax increase is for three quarters of a cent sales tax increase. A half cent will go towards the construction and a quarter of a cent will go towards facility operations. Officials said the tax will start this October. Mavis Nigh lives where the jail will […]