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
  • Rogers Student Accepted Into FBI Training Program

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A Rogers High School student is training to be what she has dreamed of being since she was little, an FBI agent. Kate Nunley trains at the Inferno in Bentonville to stay in top physical shape — a requirement that could lead to working for the FBI. Nunley is one of around 29 students to be accepted into the future FBI agents in training program in the state. She said the program teaches them about FBI investigations […]

  • War Eagle Cavern Moonshine History

    ROGERS (KFSM) —  A new attraction at War Eagle Cavern is mystifying guests this season, but this fun house is based on moonshine history. The cavern is known for its cave system, but before the caves were visited by tourists, it was a working locale for moonshiners. The Moonshine Mystery Shack attraction has been open for a week. Owner Dennis Boyer said about one-third of the visitors have toured the shack, so far. A while back the owner heard stories […]

  • The Preacher’s Son Nominated For James Beard Award

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Preacher’s Son, a restaurant nearby the Bentonville Square, is one of three nominees for a James Beard Award for restaurant design. Some say the James Beard Awards are the ‘Oscars’ for the food world. The Bentonville based restaurant is up against restaurants from New York and San Francisco for the 76 Seats and Under division. Matthew Cooper has been with The Preacher’s Son since the beginning and is the executive chef. He called the nomination an […]

  • Shoppers Saddened By Toys R Us Closing

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Shoppers at the Fayetteville Toys R Us were upset Thursday morning after the company announced it was closing or selling their stores. Krisha Crawford was at the store with her children. She said once they found out about the closings, there was a lot of disappointment at her home. Her daughter then had just one request. “Today is actually her seventh birthday, that was her first reaction, we have to go to Toys R Us before they […]

  • NWA Student Wins State Spelling Bee, Heading To Nationals

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A sixth grade Bentonville girl will soon be traveling to the nation’s capital to compete among the best young spellers at the National Spelling Bee. Pavani Chittemsetty recently won first place at the state competition in Conway. She described those last few minutes as nerve-wracking. “I was getting stressed a little because I was like, “oh there are only two people left”. If I spell one word correct, it wins. If not, we just keep going on-and-on-and-on, […]

  • Bentonville To Hold Special Election To Fill Empty City Council Seat

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Bentonville residents will vote Tuesday (March 13) to fill an empty seat on the city council. Aubrey Patterson and Michelle Malashock are the two candidates vying for the open seat. Both candidates are Bentonville residents and work with the city in some capacity. If elected, Patterson said she wants to make sure Bentonville holds on to its family values. “We’re growing a lot and that’s great,” she said. “There’s a lot of wonderful things that come with […]

  • Group Uses Block Party, Basketball To Build Bridges With Law Enforcement

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– Community members gathered Saturday for some friendly competition, free food and camaraderie at Arkansas Athletics Outreach with the goal of building relationships. Lynette Washington, director of development at AAO, set up Saturday’s (March 10) block party to bring local law enforcement and the community together. Washington has worked with kids from all walks of life and said many see police officers in a negative light. That, coupled with the recent tension between police and communities around the country […]

  • Students Prepare For Required Civics Test

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM)– For the past three months, students at Pea Ridge High School have studied for a test they have to pass to get their diploma. Arkansas passed a new law that requires all high school students to pass the civics section of the U.S. Naturalization test. At first, AP World History Teacher Mike Harrod said his students didn’t really know what to think. “They were apprehensive when we first talked about it and it looked like a lot […]

  • Bentonville School District Discusses Change To Boost Security

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — In just a few days, the Bentonville Board of Education will vote on a change to help security in their high schools. The change, if passed, will require students to visibly wear identification cards every day. “Kids will not be allowed to be in the building without their badge on,” said Eric White, board of education vice president. “So, they will either have to have their badge on or have it replaced. Whether that replacement, they are […]

  • Researchers Work On New Technology To Help Breast Cancer Patients

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A group of researchers at the University of Arkansas is working with new technology that scans breast cancer tumors that they say could save lives. The project started around six years ago and uses terahertz to scan tumors taken from a patient during operation. Magda El-Shenawee is a professor of electrical engineering at the university and has been with the project from the beginning. She explained that this brand of frequency has never before been used in […]

  • Cross Church Pastor Discusses New Fayetteville Facility

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– After eight years of planning and work, Cross Church opened their new Fayetteville location with one goal in mind — to serve the community. Nick Floyd, the lead teaching pastor, said it was eight years ago when they saw a need in Fayetteville. They started up a location at a shopping plaza on Wedington and spent seven years there worshiping. They now have a new building to call home and plan to create as many memories as they […]

  • More School Resource Officers Wanted In Washington County

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — School resource officers (SRO) in two Washington County school districts explained Thursday (March 1) that they would like to see more officers working to make sure students stay safe. Corporal David Faulk is the current and only SRO for Prairie Grove. He works with about 2,000 students everyday across three different buildings. The Prairie Grove Police Department and the school district are looking at possibly bring more officers on to help Faulk. “As we speak, there […]