Kayla Paine

Kayla Paine joined the 5NEWS team as morning news reporter in July 2013.

She is a Siloam Springs native and lover of the Ozarks. Kayla graduated as a proud Red Wolf from Arkansas State University with a degree in news and editorial journalism and studied political science as a minor. Her background is in print journalism and worked for an area newspaper for a year and was on staff with the student newspaper at ASU.

When Kayla isn’t in the newsroom, she can be found climbing rock walls, doing research on her new travel destination, eating at hole-in-the-wall restaurants or dancing.

Catch her on Twitter: @5NEWSKayla

Recent Articles

  • Snow Days Bring Saturday School, Loss Of Holidays

    Posted on: 4:10 pm, December 10, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:27pm, December 10, 2013

    Some area students can look forward to Saturday school and a loss of holidays to make up for school days...
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  • Northwest Arkansas Roads Still Iced Over Monday

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, December 9, 2013, by , updated on: 06:01pm, December 9, 2013

    Phones were ringing non-stop in Northwest Arkansas public offices Monday morning (Dec. 9) when agitated residents called in to ask...
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  • Hundreds In Greenwood Without Power Sunday

    Posted on: 10:44 pm, December 8, 2013, by , updated on: 06:22am, December 9, 2013

    Portions of Greenwood were dark after the winter weather moved into Arkansas last week, leaving many residents without heat in...
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  • Deadly High Speed Chase On Interstate 40

    Posted on: 4:35 pm, December 8, 2013, by and , updated on: 07:52am, December 9, 2013

    A high-speed car chase on Interstate 40 ended with a wanted fugitive from Alabama dead on Sunday (Dec. 8). The...
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  • Nearly 6,000 Homes Still Without Power Sunday

    Posted on: 3:14 am, December 8, 2013, by and , updated on: 01:56am, December 9, 2013

    About 5,700 homes in the 5NEWS viewing area were without power Sunday morning (Dec. 8) after ice and snow pummeled...
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  • Bentonville Kids Shop With A Cop

    Posted on: 11:49 am, December 3, 2013, by

    Bentonville kids had a chance to get everything they want on their Christmas list in the Shop With A Cop...
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  • Fort Smith Man Arrested In Shooting Incident And Police Standoff

    Posted on: 5:31 am, December 3, 2013, by and , updated on: 04:06am, December 4, 2013

    A Fort Smith man is in police custody and facing charges after investigators say he barricaded himself inside his home...
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  • Barry Gebhart Arraignment Reset To Next Year

    Posted on: 9:04 am, December 2, 2013, by , updated on: 08:06pm, December 2, 2013

    The scheduled arraignment for Barry Gebhart, a former Fayetteville athletic director, has been reset for Feb. 18. Gebhart was set...
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  • Rogers Accident Hospitalizes Three People

    Posted on: 5:34 am, December 2, 2013, by , updated on: 06:09am, December 2, 2013

    Three people were sent to the hospital Sunday night (Dec. 1) after an accident in Rogers. The Rogers Fire Department...
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  • Two Rescued In Fort Smith House Fire

    Posted on: 2:15 am, November 29, 2013, by , and , updated on: 10:32pm, November 29, 2013

    Dozens of firefighters are responding to a house fire in Fort Smith.
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  • Local Shoppers Get Early Jump On Black Friday

    Posted on: 9:28 pm, November 28, 2013, by , updated on: 09:54pm, November 28, 2013

    Shoppers packed local stores Thursday to get a head-start on Black Friday deals, as retailers start their sales earlier and...
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  • Carbon Monoxide Leak Forces Evacuation At Springdale School

    Posted on: 9:16 am, November 25, 2013, by and , updated on: 11:45am, November 25, 2013

    Students at Central Junior High School in Springdale were moved to a part of the campus away from a carbon...
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