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Curt Lanning is from Russellville, Arkansas and loves all things "nerd."

He graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2014 with his master's degree in multimedia journalism.

Within the realm of journalism, Curt loves anything in the area of technology, breaking news, and any headlines related to the natural state.

Recent Articles
  • Jorge Andrade-Garcia

    Lavaca Man Booked In Child Porn Arrest

    LAVACA (KFSM) – A Lavaca man is behind bars after Sebastian County Sheriff’s deputies arrested him on Aug. 27 in a child pornography case, authorities say. Jorge Andrade-Garcia, 27, was arrested and booked into the Sebastian County Detention Center. He faces three charges of possession of computer child pornography, according to a news release. On Aug. 27, the River Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant in the 4200 block of Boys Ranch Road near Lavaca. […]

  • Kristopher Gooch

    Police: Lincoln Man Arrested After His Dogs Died Of Neglect

    LINCOLN (KFSM) – A Lincoln man is behind bars after his dogs died of neglect, police say. Kristopher Gooch, 35, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on Thursday (Aug. 28). He faces a charge of aggravated animal cruelty, according to the jail’s intake log. On May 9, a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy was sent to a residence on South Wedington Blacktop Road in Lincoln. The deputy was responding to a call about an animal complaint, according to court documents. […]

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    Two LeFlore County Towns Receive $1.1 Million In Grant Money

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) – Two towns in LeFlore County received $1.1 million in grant money from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, according to a news release. The state agency awarded a $99,999 grant to Talihina and approved a $1,025,000 loan to Panama, the release states. Talihina is set to use its money to repair its sanitary sewer system, according to the release. “The town is under orders from the state Department of Environmental Quality to improve its sewage disposal system, […]

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    Rogers Fire Department Saves Dog In Residential Fire

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The Rogers Fire Department saved a dog in a residential fire on Thursday (Aug. 28), authorities said. The dog was a small terrier, and firefighters carried him out of the home located at 910 S. 13th Place in Rogers. After carrying the dog out of the home, it was placed in one of the fire trucks for safekeeping, according to Fire Chief Tom Jenkins. When firefighters arrived, the fire was working its way into the attic, and […]

  • Laptop Thief

    UAPD Seeks Suspected Laptop Thief

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The University of Arkansas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a laptop thief. The suspect pictured at right is thought to be involved in two laptop thefts on campus, police said. The thefts took place on Aug. 13 between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., according to police. One laptop was taken from Vol Walker Hall, and another was stolen from the Arkansas Union building, police said. If anyone has information on the identity […]

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    Oklahoma Authorities Arrest Man In Child Porn Investigation

    MULDROW (KFSM) – Authorities arrested a Muldrow man on Wednesday (Aug. 27) in a child pornography investigation, according to a news release. Kaelyn L. Sharp, 31, had a search warrant executed at his residence in Muldrow, and the search resulted in investigators finding numerous video clips of what is believed to be child porn, the release states. The Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office got a tip from the Department of Homeland Security about possible downloading and distribution of child porn. After they […]

  • Andrew Brown

    Deputies: Suspect Tries To Kick In A Man’s Door, Leaves After Getting A Beer

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – A Springdale suspect tried to kick in a man’s door on Aug. 26 at 10:16 p.m., but he left after being given a beer, authorities say. Andrew Brown, 36, was arrested and booked into the Washington County Detention Center on suspicion of residential burglary, assault on a family member, disorderly conduct and public intoxication, according to a preliminary report. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 19000 block of Ramer Road in Springdale to deal with […]

  • Paige A. Coleman

    Court Date Nearing For Rogers Woman Accused Of Attacking Police Dog

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The court date is nearing for a woman accused of attacking a police dog, among other charges, officials say. Paige A. Coleman, 21, of Rogers is scheduled to be in Benton County Circuit Court before Judge Robin Green on Tuesday (Sept. 2), according to officials. Coleman’s charges came from an incident on June 8 where deputies and police were called to deal with her after she’d fought another woman. After their arrival, she attacked a K-9 unit that was […]

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    WATCH: Lightning Strikes Right Next To Person Recording Rainbow

    (KFSM) – It has been said that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but the problem with that is nobody knows where it will strike the first time. In the amazing video above, a person is innocently recording a rainbow, not expecting anything to happen. That’s when lightning strikes near the unsuspecting individual creating a loud boom.

  • Dalton J. Rogers

    Deputies: Rogers Man Rapes Young Teen, She Becomes Pregnant

    ROGERS (KFSM) – A Rogers man was arrested last week on suspicion of raping a teenager who became pregnant, according to a probable cause report. Dalton J. Rogers, 21, was booked in to the Benton County Jail on Aug. 22 and faces two counts of rape, the report states. On Aug. 22 authorities responded to the 13000 block of Cloverdale Road in Rogers on a call about a rape, the report states. When Benton County Sheriff’s deputies arrived, they saw […]

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    Warrant Issued For Two Men In Fayetteville Shooting Investigation

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – An arrest warrant has been issued for two men in a Fayetteville shooting investigation, according to court documents. Keithen Anderson, 29, of Fort Smith and Jeremy Taylor, 22, of Marianna are wanted by police for their involvement in a shooting incident, court documents state. On March 11, at 7:26 p.m., the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the area of North Chickadee Avenue and West Bluebird Street for multiple reports of gunshots being fired. It was reported that […]

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    Oklahoma Trooper Involved In July Boat And SUV Wreck Resigns

    SEQUOYAH COUNTY, OKLA. (KFSM) – The Oklahoma trooper that was involved in a boat and sport utility vehicle wreck on July 3 has resigned, according to a news release on Aug. 26. Oklahoma Trooper Joshua Davies was found drunk at the scene of a wrecked patrol SUV and patrol boat in Sequoyah County one mile west of U.S. 59 on Applegate Cove Road south of Sallisaw, officials said. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed that Commissioner Mike Thompson accepted a letter of […]


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