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Larry Henry joined the 5NEWS team as a managing editor in March of 2012. He is a veteran reporter and editor who worked in Nevada, Tennessee, and most recently Northwest Arkansas.


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    Tyson Announces Layoffs

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Tyson Foods is eliminating some jobs in Northwest Arkansas and elsewhere, a company spokesman said on Friday (Aug. 29). “We are currently eliminating some positions,” Dan Fogleman, Tyson spokesman, said in a statement. “While the number of people affected is small, we don’t take such a decision lightly.  Those affected will be treated respectfully. We’ll also make sure they’re aware of other open jobs in the company.” Fogleman declined to say how many jobs are being eliminated […]

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    Investigators Seek Clues In Torching Of Razorback QB’s Truck

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Authorities on Tuesday (Aug. 26) continued investigating a fire that destroyed a truck belonging to University of Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen. Allen’s Chevrolet Avalanche was burned in a suspected case of arson before daybreak on Monday (Aug. 25) in his driveway at 1125 W. Hendrix St. in Fayetteville. More than two hours before that incident, an apparent arsonist also burned a Chevrolet Avalanche belonging to a man identified as Eli Mattioli, investigators said.  Also, a Toyota Prius […]

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    Fayetteville Man Accused Of Killing Father Booked Into Jail

    A 26-year-old Fayetteville man accused of shooting his father to death near Elkins on Wednesday has been booked into jail following treatment at a local hospital, officials said. Samuel Hill of 1693 S. Morningside Drive was booked into the Washington County Detention Center at 11:11 p.m. on Friday (Aug. 22), according to the Sheriff’s Office website. Hill faces a capital murder charge and other charges in the shooting death of his father Allen Hill, 61. Sam Hill is set to […]

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    Benton County Judge Cited On Suspicion Of Public Intoxication

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Benton County Judge Bob Clinard was cited Friday (Aug. 22) on suspicion of public intoxication, officials said Saturday (Aug. 23). Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Frisco Festival in Rogers. He said two deputies were alerted by citizens at the festival of a male who was “very drunk and falling down.” Deputies found Clinard leaning against a car, trying to use his cellphone, Cradduck said. Clinard […]

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    Gravette Senator Headed To Air Base In Middle East For Duty

    State Sen. Jim Hendren, R-Gravette, is headed overseas next month for duty at an air base in Qatar. Hendren, an aviator who serves in the Missouri Air National Guard, is set to leave Sept. 2 and is expected to return at the end of October, he said. Hendren is a  lieutenant colonel with the 157th Air Operations Group headquartered in St. Louis. Working from Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, Hendren will serve in a combat operations role, helping manage […]

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    Capital Murder Trial Reset In Tontitown Stabbing Death

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KSFM) – A trial date has been set for the capital murder suspect accused of stabbing a woman to death in May near Tontitown, officials say. Brock Atkins, 19, was scheduled to begin his trial this month in Washington County Circuit Court, but the date has been reset to Dec. 15, officials said.  Atkins remains in the Washington County Detention Center without bond, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office website. Atkins pleaded not guilty in June to […]

  • Man Charged In Connection With Tontitown Killing Released From Jail

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) – A suspect charged in connection with a recent Tontitown stabbing death was released from jail on Thursday (Aug. 14) on his own recognizance, officials said. Lewis “Tony” Hedges, 34, has been held without bond in the Washington County Detention Center since late May on a felony charge of being an accomplice to murder. However, that charge was amended on Aug. 14 to a felony charge of hindering apprehension, a Class B felony punishable by five to 20 […]

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    Suspected Co-Conspirator In West Fork Pipe-Bomb Plot Pleads Guilty

    WEST FORK (KFSM) – The accused co-conspirator in a West Fork pipe-bomb plot pleaded guilty today in Washington County Circuit Court, officials say. Andrew Cox was accused of trying to help a woman in a plot to kill her ex-husband. He pleaded guilty to attempted battery in the first degree, a Class C felony, according to officials. Cox was sentenced to 36 months of state-supervised probation due to his level of cooperation in the investigation, officials said. The woman he was helping, […]

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    AFP Confidential Memo Details Local Spat In Conservative PAC

    A rift in the Arkansas branch of Americans for Prosperity is laid out in detail in an article published online at the Mother Jones magazine website on Tuesday (Aug. 12). A 19-page confidential memo by Jason Cline, former Arkansas director for the conservative political action committee, details his response to complaints of his management style, including assertions that he is sexist and won’t listen to criticism. The article in left-leaning Mother Jones, including Cline’s memo, can be found by clicking […]

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    West Fork Police Chief Resigns

    West Fork Police Chief John Collins has resigned from his position, officials said. The resignation comes more than two months after the FBI and other authorities launched an investigation into corruption in  West Fork City Hall, as well as issues concerning waste being dumped into the White River from the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The former police chief submitted a one-sentence letter of resignation on Friday (Aug. 8), said Mayor Charles Rossetti. The mayor said the former chief’s decision to […]

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    Trial Date Set For Greenwood Woman In Infant Son’s Death

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A trial date has been set for a Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains. Brooke Sueann Floyd is charged with one felony count of manslaughter in the death of her son, officials said. Her trial is set to begin Oct. 6 in Yell County Circuit Court in Danville before Judge Jerry Don Ramey, officials said. She has a pretrial hearing on Oct. 2. In a waiver […]

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    Moxy The Dog’s Owner Has Court Date Set In Centerton

    CENTERTON (KFSM) – The owner of Moxy the dog, also known as Tinkerbelle, has had a court date set this month, officials say. The dog is with a foster family in Centerton and is “doing well,” according to officials. She is gaining weight and is growing her hair back, officials said. The owner, who has not been identified, is set to be arraigned in court on Aug. 19 after being cited on suspicion of failure to seek medical attention for […]

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