Scott Miller couldn’t be happier to be back in Arkansas. He joins the 5NEWS staff as a weekend anchor and reporter.

He moved to Berryville in 1979 to work for the local radio station and he’s been a fan of the Natural State and the Razorbacks ever since.

While working in Fayetteville Scott was the voice of the Arkansas Razorback baseball team during the final year the Hogs were in the Southwest Conference.

Most recently Scott worked at a television station in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Scott and his wife Judith have two adult children, Brittany and Cody.

Recent Articles
  • Public Learns How to Respond in Active Shooter Situations

    A program teaching students and teachers to fight back is being taught in Northwest Arkansas thanks to an active shooter training course offered by the Springdale Police Department. The first session was held Thursday (March 21) at the Jones Center for Families. It was not a boring lecture.  Police used real 911 calls and actual video of gunmen prepared to kill to teach people what to do in that kind of situation. “You need to be prepared, you need to […]

  • Burlsworth Movie Casting Director Looking For “Authentic Folks”

    Hundreds of aspiring actors came to the Northwest Arkansas Mall on Friday and Saturday to audition for roles in “Greater,” the movie based on the life of former Arkansas standout Brandon Burlsworth. The person whose job it is to sort through the auditions and photographs is Matthew Morgan, the casting director. Morgan’s grandfather is an Arkansas graduate, and he knows how important the Burlsworth movie is to many people. “I wanted to be a part of this and it meant […]

  • “The Spirit of Mercy” Lands in Rogers

    Mercy of Northwest Arkansas unveiled “The Spirit of Mercy” Medflight Helicopter Friday afternoon in Rogers. Mercy President & CEO Scott Street and doctors were on hand to outline the benefits the new EC130 helicopter will have on heart care in Northwest Arkansas. It’s the only hospital-based medical helicopter in Northwest Arkansas, according to officials. Cardiologists at Mercy NWA say the bottom line is saving lives and Mercy Medflight will help them do that. “Once the artery closes we’ve got about […]

  • Casting Begins For Burlsworth Biopic

    Brandon Burslworth wasn’t just a football player. The former Harrison High School student wanted to be a Razorback, he didn’t get a single Division 1 scholarship offer. Burlsworth walked on at the University of Arkansas, he made the team and then he became an All American. Brandon graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters in only four years. He was drafted in the third round by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1999 NFL draft, but died in a car […]

  • Father Accused Of Killing His Two Babies Has Criminal History

    A Springdale man was arrested late Wednesday night (March 13) on suspicion of killing two of his infant sons over the last two years, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Travis Fox, 24, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder. He remains in the Washington County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing. The first of Fox’s two alleged victims died in 2011, after which the Sheriff’s Office and West Fork police conducted an investigation into the […]

  • Parents Rattled By Threat, But Pleased At School’s Response

    After a bomb threat emptied out Van Buren High School, 5NEWS reporter Scott Miller caught up with parents to see how they were taking news of the threat and subsequent evacuation. Although parents were concerned for their children, they seemed satisfied with the school’s response to quickly evacuate: For School Closings or Emergency Mobile Text Message Updates on Van Buren Public Schools, text VBSD to 84700.

  • Heroes Welcome For State Champion Greenland Lady Pirates

    The Greenland Lady Pirates returned home Friday (March 8) to a heroes welcome complete with screaming fans and a 3A state trophy. It’s one of the greatest stories in Arkansas girls basketball history. Last year’s team won the state championship with five senior starters. So the team had to replace all of its starters and the team’s leaders. During the regular season, this year’s team had a losing record at 11-13. In the championship game they played a 33-0 Jessieville […]

  • Family Settles With State In Son’s Soccer Goal Death

    The state Department of Human Services has reached a $375,000 settlement with the Benton County family whose son died after an unanchored soccer goal fell on him at a Bentonville school. Arkansas legislators on March 6 denied a $1 million claim to the Nelson family for their son, Jonathan, but the state on Friday announced the settlement agreement. It’s been more than two years since 9-year-old Jonathan Nelson died. DHS also agreed to review its policies concerning the safety of […]

  • Officers Break Window, Pull Woman from Burning Mobile Home

    A woman was pulled to safety and taken to a local hospital after a fire started on a deck of a mobile home and quickly spread inside Thursday morning.

  • Greenland Parent Not Pleased With School Cancellation

    The Greenland Lady Pirates will play in Little Rock Thursday in the State Championship basketball game. School officials decided to cancel class for the entire district so parents and fans can watch the team play. Most parents support the decision, but some question the idea that closing school Thursday is a good idea. “Parents can’t afford to take time off anymore and they can’t afford to pay for daycare,” said Greenland parent Dana Graham. “I feel that they’re putting their athletic […]

  • Local Law Enforcement Remember Colleague As ‘Gentle Giant’

    Sebastian County deputy Franke Clouatre couldn’t believe friend and colleague Terry Johnson wasn’t coming to work again. Johnson, a Sebastian County deputy since 1996, died from injuries sustained in a one-car accident Saturday morning in Lavaca. He died in the intensive care unit at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith. “It’s hard to believe that he’s not around,” Clouatre said. “It’s just like what the heck he’s not here anymore and it’s hard. It was hard to come to work this […]

  • Naturals Hold Their Second Annual FanFest

    Some Northwest Arkansas Naturals fans weren’t stopped by temperatures in the 20s. The Naturals held their second annual FanFest at Arvest Ballpark on Saturday, and many fans came out to get a closer look at the facilities. One fan drove from Fort Smith to make sure he had tickets for the season opener. “We’ve made every opening day since the beginning of Arvest Ballpark, and we’re not missing this one,” said Brian Rincon. Paul Pease said when the Naturals take […]