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    188th Wing Featured On Cover Of “National Guard Magazine”

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The 188th Fighter Wing in Fort Smith was featured on the October cover of National Guard Magazine. The unit was the central focus of the cover story, “Starting Over,” by Ron Jensen. The article featured on the  wing’s conversion from its A-10 flying missions to MQ-9 Reaper drone missions following budget cuts at the U.S. Department of Defense. The 188th Wing said goodbye to the last of its A-10 aircraft on June 8th during a Conversion […]

  • Rape At UA Dorm Under Investigation

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas Police Department is investigating an alleged rape they say happened Monday night on the Fayetteville campus. The victim knew the suspect, but officers have not made any arrests, said Capt. Gary Crain with UAPD. Crain said the case is still under investigation. “Those are very tough to prevent. When people think they know each other, they feel comfortable around each other and each other’s presence and then something like this happens,” Crain said. “It […]

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    Family Of Five Injured In I-40 Crash Near Dora

    DORA (KFSM) – A family of five is taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon (August 7) after an accident on Interstate 40. The single-vehicle wreck happened in the eastbound lanes near the Dora exit around 12:30 p.m. Arkansas State Police said the driver swerved to miss another car while changing lanes and flipped the vehicle and trailer one-and-a-half times. Troopers said three of the five people in the car were ejected. The whole family was taken to the hospital with […]

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    Muldrow Man Arrested In Kidnapping Attempt

    Muldrow Police made an arrested in the attempted kidnapping of a teenage girl. Matthew Ryan Cruise, 23, of Muldrow was arrested Friday (May 16) for the attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Quickaway Store in Muldrow, according to police. The kidnapping attempt happened on Sunday, May 4th. The girl’s mother reported the incident to police. Police said a teen boy and two teen girls were walking from Muldrow City Park when Cruise approached the […]

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    New Fayetteville High School Library Dedicated In Name Of Student

    The library at the new Fayetteville High School has been named in honor of one of its students in a dedication ceremony on Saturday (May 3). The library was named after Matthew William Moore for his involvement with the school and a contribution from his parents. The library also included an unveiling of a statue of Moore. “It’s just so moving to see such a beautiful piece of architecture dedicated to him as a memory,” said Jason Moore, Matthew’s brother, […]

  • Gentry Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years

    The Gentry Fire Department celebrated its 100th Anniversary Saturday (May 3). The fire department serves more 3,000 people. It opened in 1914 and brought its first fire truck in the 1940’s. In honor of the anniversary, the fire department celebrated by bringing together the past and the present. “We are celebrating and commemorating that with several of the retirees coming in to visit and then all of our current staff being on hand today doing open house, doing some child […]

  • Hundreds Sample Dozens Of Breweries At Fayetteville Foam Fest

    The third annual Foam Fest in Fayetteville brought in more than 1,500 visitors Saturday evening (May 3). The 21-and-over craft beer festival was held downtown on Dickson St. and visitors got in with tickets priced from $40 to $75 with $20 tickets for designated drivers. “We have over 300 different craft beers, probably 150 different breweries, all seven local breweries are here and then a lot of regional and international brews as well,” said Adrienne Shaunfield, Executive Director of Feed […]

  • Multi-vehicle wreck on Kelley Hwy. and Midland Blvd. in Fort Smith

    Medical Condition May Have Caused 12-Vehicle Wreck

    Twelve vehicles were involved in a wreck in Fort Smith Saturday afternoon (April 26) that sent three people to the hospital. Fort Smith Police said the accident happened at the intersection of Kelley Highway and Midland Boulevard just after 2 p.m. after an officer tried to pull over a Nissan pickup truck for running a red light. “The passenger of the vehicle called 911, said that her father was having some sort of medical issue and the Nissan continued on […]

  • One Dead, Several Injured In LeFlore County Wreck

    At least one person is dead and two people were injured in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and four cars in LeFlore County, Okla., Friday night (April 11). Barbara Montgomery of Red Oak, Okla., was killed in the wreck. Her husband, Robert Montgomery, was hospitalized in critical condition in St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, authorities said. According to the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on Oklahoma 270 near the Hicks Chapel Road intersection in Wister. Authorities said the highway was shut […]

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    One Taken To Hospital In Springdale Mobile Home Fire

    A person was taken to the hospital after a fire at a Springdale mobile home on Sunday (April 6). Springdale Police said the fire started around 7:30 p.m. at the Midway Mobile Home Park near the intersection of Thompson St. and Don Tyson Pkwy. Fire crews on the scene said the victim was taken to Northwest Medical Center, but would not comment on his condition.

  • Jones Center Prepares For Spring Break Students

    Students from schools across Arkansas are on Spring Break. The Jones Center in Springdale has been planning for what is going to be a busy week. CEO and President Ed Clifford said the Center is scheduling some of the more special events later in the week because some students are making up snow days during their Spring Break. “This year is kind of odd because some of the schools have classes during Spring Break, so we will see kind of […]

  • Third Annual St. Patty’s Day Parade Starts New Beer Brewing Tradition

    Fayetteville got into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit on Saturday with the annual St. Patty’s Day Parade and new beer brewing tradition. The day started with Irish-themed floats, which made their way down the streets of downtown Fayetteville. “This is our third year. First year we started off with just a parade and last year we had music on the plaza afterward and that was such a hit that we decided to do something more with it,” said Parade Chairman […]


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