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    Holiday Home Tour

    Junior League of Fort Smith; Holiday Home Tour.

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    Hometown Hero Banners

    It’s a great way to honor local veterans with pictures. 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb explains.

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    Community Clearinghouse Events

    Rick Foti stopped by the 5NEWS Studio to talk about the Community Clearinghouse upcoming events with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb.

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    Hearts of Gold; Project Compassion

    5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb sits down with Marion Conrad to discuss the Hearts of Gold; Project Compassion Event.

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    Abilities Unlimited and the United Way of Fort Smith

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    Walton Arts Center 10 x 10 Series

    The Walton Arts Center offers a diverse selection of musicals this season. 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb explains.

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    Early Morning House Fire Threatens Gas Station

    Mulberry – (KFSM) An investigation is underway after an early morning house fire. The Mulberry Fire Department responded to a call at the intersection of Arkansas Highway 215 and  Arkansas Highway 64 just before six this morning (Oct. 3rd), according to the Crawford County Dispatch. Once on the scene, the fire crew realized that the house on fire had been condemned and was treating a gas station next to the condemned home.  At this time, no injuries have been reported […]

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    Memorial Ceremony For Local Veteran

    Fort Smith (KFSM) — A Veteran who served in three wars will be laid to rest Monday (Sept. 9th) at the Fort Smith National Cemetery. A celebration ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. for Russell  “Buck” Chambers at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Smith. A formal ceremony will also be held at the National Cemetery. Chambers family says everyone is invited. Chambers began his time overseas with the Navy fighting in World War II when he was […]

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    Early Morning Accident Kills Pedestrian, Victim Identified

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM)– An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was hit and killed early Saturday morning (August 22). Arkansas State Police have identified 29-year-old Ryan Dame of Fort Smith, as the victim. The accident happened around 3 a.m. along Interstate 49 South near mile-marker 75, according to ASP. A police report states a 2015 GMC Sierra, driven by James Freeman of Springdale, was headed southbound on I-49 when Dame entered the roadway from the east side. Investigators state Freeman was […]

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    Scooter Driver Dies In Accident Involving SUV

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A local man has died following an accident involving a vehicle and motorized scooter Friday (July 31) in Fort Smith. Fort Smith Police said Bobby Anderson was killed in the crash at the intersection of North 50th Street and Midland Boulevard. Police said at this time no charges have been filed.

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    Free Plane Rides Rescheduled

    Rogers (KFSM )     The Young Eagles Flight Orientation Program will host an event aimed at teaching young kids how to fly.  This free event is for children ages eight to seventeen years old.  Event organizers had to reshcedule the event this past weekend ( June 13th ) due to weather and have rescheduled it for the weekend of  Saturday July 11th at the Rogers Municipal -Carter Field Airport.   Flight lessons will get started at 8 a.m and will be given […]

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    Teenager Killed In Deadly Crash Under Fayetteville Flyover

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- A 16-year-old male is dead after crashing his truck into a pillar under the Fayetteville Flyover Friday (May 29), according to Arkansas State Police. The accident happened at 5:10 p.m.  Police said the teen was driving a red Dodge pickup eastbound on the Fullbright Expressway when he crashed into a pillar under the flyover, then spun several times. First responders pronounced the teen dead on the scene. Investigators have not released whether drugs, alcohol, or a high rate of speed were factors […]


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