Seth was born and raised in Russellville, Arkansas. In 2011, the Pottsville High School graduate then moved to Conway where he spent the next 3 years studying journalism at the University of Central Arkansas. The proud member of the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College received the opportunity to work with KAIT in Northeast Arkansas where he spent 2 years reporting. Even though it was a tough decision, Seth decided to continue his reporting career by moving west. He is now with KFSM and is excited to continue sharing your stories with others.

Recent Articles
  • Pea Ridge Shows Support For Internet Sales Tax

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM)– Pea Ridge City Council members voted to approve a resolution showing their support for the state’s work to create an Internet Sales Tax during their meeting on Tuesday night (June 20). Mayor Jackie Crabtree said the city has been losing sales tax revenue from online sales for a while now. He explained that business owners have told him that people will come in, look around and then purchase the same items from online stores. “What they don’t […]

  • Springdale Residents Voice Opinions For Open Space Plan

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — As a part of Springdale’s revitalization plan, city officials went to the public Tuesday night (June 20) to ask what they would like to see done to the open spaces in the area. Those who attended filled out a comment sheet that asked how important to them it would be to have things like playground areas, public art or parking. Paula Morris is a mother and resident of Springdale. She went to the meeting with the hopes […]

  • Cherokee Cyclists Ride Trail Of Tears Through Northwest Arkansas

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM)– About 20 cyclists rode through Northwest Arkansas Tuesday (June 20) on their journey to retrace a Trail of Tears route. Each rider is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and had to go through an application process to ride. Every person had their own reasons for wanting to be a part of this ride. Most wanted to get an idea of what their ancestors went through. “Six months ago, I recently moved home from the military,” rider […]

  • Springdale Educates Officials On Code Enforcement Issues

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — The Springdale mayor,  city council members and other city officials took a bus tour of their city on Monday (June 19) to learn about some issues one city group deals with. Melissa Reeves, the city’s director of public relations, said they wanted to show these city leaders the things the city’s code enforcement officers see every day. “Our code enforcement officers and our public works employees, they’re on the front lines every single day working really hard […]

  • Anonymous Donation Helps Rogers School With Flood Damage Bill

    ROGERS (KFSM)– The Sunshine School and Development Center recently received an anonymous donation to help pay off a $7,000 bill. In late April, part of the school was damaged due to flooding. The water was not deep, but there was enough to cause a good amount of damage. “We had some damage to the molding around the edges of our walls and damages to carpets and bookshelves,” Events and Communications Coordinator Chelle Phillips said. When employees discovered the flooding, volunteers […]

  • Families Spend Father’s Day Fishing At War Eagle Mill

    WAR EAGLE MILL (KFSM)– It may have rained for most of Father’s Day, but some still found time to spend time outside with dad. Rick Lockton and his three girls did just that. He said he woke up to the news that they were all going fishing. The Locktons loaded up and traveled to War Eagle Mill to take part in their Father’s Day Fishing Derby. Lockton said this is the first time he and his daughters have been fishing […]

  • Boy With Mitochondrial Disorder Gets Trip To Massachusetts

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — On Sunday (June 18) morning, a 9-year-old boy with a mitochondrial disorder got his wish granted thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Brayden Ehlers loves two things, trains and dinosaurs. When he learned that he would be visiting the Edaville Family Theme Park in Carver, Massachusetts, with areas that include Dino Land and Thomas Land, he was excited. His parents, Angela and Jason Ehlers, were happy that he was getting this opportunity. Jason said going to this theme […]

  • Siloam Springs Music Store To Connect Locals With Local Music

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — A new business owner in Siloam Springs wants to get back to the old days of music by making things more local. The goal of the store is to get more content from local musicians and bands in the store, said Legends Owner Stacey Conrad. He came up with the idea a few years ago and finally decided to act on it because he believes there seems to be a lack of awareness of this local […]

  • 15-Year-Old Business Owner Opens Her Doors

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A new business in Rogers opened Thursday (June 1) morning and the owner is still in high school. Misa Fontana is the 15 year old owner of the Anime Cafe in downtown Rogers. Fontana wanted a place where people who have a love for anime, which is a style of a Japanese cartoon, can hangout and enjoy bubble tea. Two years ago, she came up with the idea and pitched it to her mother. To Misa’s surprise, […]

  • Family Of Teresa Ruiz Explain Her Condition

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The family of Teresa Ruiz spoke out Thursday afternoon on how the woman and her 2-week-old child are doing after a street sweeper crashed into their home. Ruiz’s sister, Selena Joya, said she and other family members have been visiting Ruiz in the hospital. Joya said her sister sustained most of her injuries on the right side of her body. She explained that Ruiz was laying on the couch that was against the wall the truck crashed […]

  • Sheriff Advises Jail Expansion Will Be Needed

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Washington County Sheriff is trying to get the word out that a new jail expansion will be needed soon to combat overcrowding. Sheriff Tim Helder said right now they are okay, but there are other factors involved. One of those include the possibility of Springdale closing it’s jail. Helder said they work closely with the Springdale Police Department and if they did decide to close, he would know with plenty of time to plan. No […]

  • Medical Marijuana Amendment Author Discusses Card Use

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The date when Arkansas residents can purchase medical marijuana draws near and the author of amendment explained what people will be able to do. When David Couch first wrote the bill, his goal was to give people the opportunity to get medicine they may need. He said those from other states who already have a medical marijuana card will be able to temporarily purchase and possess medical marijuana. Couch said the qualifying conditions from the other state […]