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Katelynn Zoellner joined the 5NEWS team in August 2013 as a sports reporter. She is currently a news reporter and weekend anchor alongside Meteorologist Tyler Southard.

She previously worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KLST in San Angelo, Texas.

Even though Katelynn has lived in Nevada, Texas, and now Arkansas, she still refers to herself as a Californian. She was born and raised in Northern California and graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies.

Outside of work, you will likely find Katelynn watching sports, exploring the beautiful outdoors or in the kitchen trying to hone her cooking skills.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, Katelynn can be contacted at Katelynn.Zoellner@kfsm.com.

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    New Don Tyson Interchange To Reduce Traffic Congestion

    Traffic congestion should be less of a problem for drivers traveling through Springdale, now that the Don Tyson Interchange is open. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday (July 7) at 1:30 p.m. for the interchange. The project consists of the new exit 70 on and off ramps of Interstate 49 and an overpass. The $23 million project opened to drivers after remarks from Scott Bennett with the Highway Department, Highway Commissioner Dick Trammel and city of Springdale officials. […]

  • Vigil Held For Former Razorback Murdered One Year Ago

    The family of a man shot and killed one year ago gathered together on Sunday to hold a vigil in his honor. Authorities said Bryant Crocker, 44, was murdered in his home in Shannon Hills last July. Crocker was a former Razorback football player. He played football for the University of Arkansas in the 90′s. “We’ve been having a lot of heartache over this past year,” said Felicia Thomas, Crocker’s sister. “We’re just here to let people know that he […]

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    Willie Nelson And Alison Krauss Coming To The AMP

    Grammy Award winning artists Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss will perform on Monday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers. It’s the first time Willie Nelson and Family and Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have shared the stage together. Gates open at 6 p.m., with the music set to start at 7 p.m.

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    Rodeo Of The Ozark Wraps Up With Parade

    The 70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks concluded over the weekend. The rodeo’s wrap up parade took place Saturday (July 5) morning. It began at the rodeo grounds at Parsons Stadium in Springdale and proceeded west along Emma Avenue. “We have been here three years now and we have been at the 4-H club almost five or six years now,” said William Penny III, Ozark World Leaders 4-H Club. Spectators lined the street to enjoy the floats, horses, marching bands […]

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    Man Injured In Scott County Hit And Run

    One man is injured after an accident in Scott County early Saturday (July 5) morning. A vehicle struck a man near Highway 28 East in Harvey-Nola just after midnight, according to Arkansas State Police. Police said they believe a pickup truck hit the man. The name of the victim has not been released and his condition is unknown at this time. Police said they are not sure if the incident was an accident or if it was on purpose. The […]

  • Fayetteville Flyover Opens After 18 Months Of Construction

    The Fayetteville Flyover was opened to traffic Wednesday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony involving many local and state officials. The project took 18 months to complete and connects northbound U.S. 71B to Interstate 49. Drivers northbound on College Avenue before had to perform a left-handed U-turn at Joyce Boulevard to gain access to the interstate. The ceremony kicked off with the Arkansas congressional delegation, mayor and City Council members performing a ceremonial first drive over the Flyover procession-style, which was led […]

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    160 People Travel By Horse And Wagon To Rodeo Kickoff

    One group of wagon riders is making its annual trip from Harrison to Springdale for the Rodeo of the Ozarks. The John Henry Shaddox Wagon Train is in its 37th year. Around 160 people traveling on horses and wagons are making the 100-mile journey this year. “We have been riding for a couple of days,” said Dalton Lair. “The weather has been mighty fantastic,” said Shorty Ozier. “I’ve got all of my friends here taking care of me.” Jim Parker […]

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    Authorities Search For Suspects In Crawford County Stabbing

    The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the public’s help in identifying two male suspects involved in a stabbing that happened late Friday night. The stabbing took place at the Dyer Bay Boat Ramp on the Arkansas River Friday (June 27) between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m., said Chief Deputy Jimmy Damante. Two male subjects reportedly confronted a male and a female at the boat ramp asking for cigarettes, alcohol and money, Damante said. The male then got into […]

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    One Person Hospitalized In Crawford County Shooting

    A shooting in Crawford County hospitalizes one person. The incident happened early Saturday (June 28) morning in the northern part of the county, according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Ron Brown said Lloyd Dickson Pense, 43, faces multiple charges including attempted murder. The victim in the shooting has been identified as Pense’s girlfriend, Brown said. The victim sustained injuries and is in serious but stable condition. Authorities have not yet released the name of the victim. Pense is […]

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    Dad Who Left Child In Car Researched Heat Deaths

    CBS News – The father of a Georgia toddler who died in a hot SUV told authorities that he did an online search about children dying in vehicles because he was afraid it could happen. Justin Ross Harris faces charges of murder and second-degree child cruelty in 22-month-old Cooper Harris’ death. Search warrants released Saturday by Cobb County Police Department say Harris told police that he researched what temperature can cause a child’s death in a car. The warrants say […]

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    Kids Meet Their Favorite LPGA Idols

    Young fans are coming out to cheer on their favorite golfers this week in Rogers. The world’s best women golfers are at Pinnacle Country Club for the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G. Stacy Lewis, Michelle Wie and Cristie Kerr. Those are just a few of the LPGA players seen on the course signing autographs for fans. The access the young fans have to the professionals during the tournament is not taken for granted. Some of the kids said […]

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    Local Families Open Homes To LPGA Players

    Local families open their doors to professional golfers competing this week in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. There are 59 families hosting LPGA players during the tournament this week. Tournament organizers said they match up families that volunteer to host golfers with players needing somewhere to stay. The families not only give the athletes a place to live for the week, they also provide them with meals. The Anderson family opened their doors to German Professional Golfer Sandra Gal five […]