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  • LeFlore County Sheriff’s K-9 Event

    LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Benefit Event

  • The Heart Truth

    You are more likely to have a heart attack if you live in Fort Smith, according to a new study that ranked the city number two in the nation for heart problems.

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    Westark RSVP Offering Free Tax Services

    Daren Bobb sits down with Susie Reehl from Westark RSVP to talk about free tax services.

  • Arkansas Valley Electric Underground Power Lines

    The massive power outages due to the recent ice storm have many people curious as to why the power lines are not underground. Greg Davis Arkansas Valley Electric tells us about the good and the bad information about underground lines.

  • Local Chefs Get Prestigious Recognition

    The prestigious James Beard House in New York recognizes several of our local Northwest Arkansas chefs.

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    Dr. Missy Clifton Talks Skin Care

    5NEWS Anchor Kelly Kemp sits down with Dr. Missy Clifton from Premier Dermatology & Skin Renewal Center in Bentonville to talk about the latest treatments and procedures in the beauty world.

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    Homes Threatened By Brush Fire In Fort Smith

    Several homes in Fort Smith were threatened after a brush fire sparked near Clayton Court this morning (Monday Jan. 27). Fort Smith Fire Department said they were able to stop the fire before it spread to the homes. The call came in around 3:30 a.m. Battalion Chief Mark Talley said when crews arrived on the scene firefighters say they saw both a car and bush on fire close to several of the homes. The lawns of about six of those […]

  • Legislators Weigh In On Private Option Funding

    On Feb. 10, the state Legislature meets again in Little Rock for a fiscal session. 5NEWS Managing Editor Larry Henry talks with Rep. Greg Leding, D-Fayetteville, and Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, about issues confronting lawmakers, including whether the private option health plan will be funded.

  • NHS To Host Softball Camp

    5News Anchor Daren Bobb sat down with Kelly Crane, head softball coach for the Northside Lady Bears, to talk about their upcoming softball camp.

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    Local Pastor And Family Escapes Overnight House Fire

    A local family is safe on Thursday (Jan. 16) after escaping an overnight fire that destroyed their house. “It was an electricity problem,” Julio Aldana said. “It sounded like an explosion upstairs.” Aldana said he and and his four children were at their home at 822 N. 9th St. in Fort Smith when one of the children saw smoke in the home. Aldana said that’s when he got all the children and ran out of the house with them to a […]

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    Gentry Home Destroyed in Fire

    A Gentry home is reduced to a pile of rubble after a late night house fire, according to Benton County Dispatchers. Dispatchers said the fire sparked at a home on Taylor Orchard Road just before midnight Thursday (Jan. 9th). A family was inside a the time, but made it out safely, officials said. The fire was put out just by about 2:30 A.M. Friday (Jan. 10th). Dispatchers said the person who called in the fire said it started in a […]

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    Power Outage in Oklahoma Leaves Thousands in the Dark

    Friday morning (Jan. 3) more than 2,3oo hundred homes in Oklahoma woke up in the dark, according to an official with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Officials say a driver swerved to miss a deer and hit an electrcial pole west of Muldrow and north of Baucom Road. OG&E reported more than 2300 homes in the dark just after 6 a.m.  By 7 a.m. this morning power was restored to many of the homes. OG&E is reporting just under 800 homes without power. […]


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