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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
  • Arrest Made In Friday’s Fayetteville Home Invasion

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  5NEWS confirmed with the Fayetteville police department that shortly before 1 p.,m. on Sunday (Oct. 15) the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection with the home invasion on River Meadow Drive that happened Friday (Oct. 13). Lentonio Jenner, 25, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center for aggravated residential burglary, aggravated robbery,  kidnapping, second degree battery and terror threats. He’s being held on no bond, according to the detention center’s web page. Jenner […]

  • Cops Collect Coats For Children In Need This Winter

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Sunday (Oct. 15) afternoon, the Fayetteville Police Department held their second Cops and Coats For Kids event at the Walmart off Joyce Boulevard with the goal of getting as many articles of warm clothes for children in need. Corporal Dallas Brashears started the event a year ago as officers in the department worked to figure out a new way they could help give back to the community. He explained that with Christmas not too far away and […]

  • NWACC DACA Nursing Students Not Forced To Leave Program

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students are angry at what administrators are calling a misunderstanding. This, after it became known that nursing students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigrant status can’t get board certified for nursing. Students all over the country—including Arkansas — learned they may not be eligible to get their nursing license if they are a recipient of DACA. Rumors were circulating on social media and around campus that DACA recipients were […]

  • Washington County Elected Official On New Opioid Task Force

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) —  Earlier in the week, the Arkansas Association of Counties announced the formation of an Opioid Task Force made up of elected officials from across the state. One of those officials is Washington County Circuit Clerk Kyle Sylvester. The goal of this task force is to help law enforcement and increase public awareness concerning the opioid crisis. “I think we’re looking at public education on the issue, I think we’re looking at how to secure funds for […]

  • NWACC Nursing Student Heartbroken After NCLEX Discovery

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– A nursing student at the Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) has spoken out after learning students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, status would not be able to get a license. 5NEWS agreed to keep this student’s identity hidden because she fears that if her status gets out she could be kicked out of the nursing program. This student’s family moved from Guatemala years ago when she was just a few years old. She has DACA […]

  • New Homeless Campground Possible In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Fayetteville planning commission discussed a proposal Monday (Oct. 9) that would create a new homeless campground in South Fayetteville. The group Serve NWA proposed the project, but the commission voted to table the decision. The proposed campground would be located on 19th Street. Betty Rankin was one of two people to speak out against the project. “I was thinking well good, we’ve got a little bit longer anyway,” she said. Ranking said since the homeless people […]

  • Razor Run Raises Money For Two NWA Organizations

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Racers from all over gathered Sunday (Oct. 8) morning outside of the Northwest Arkansas Mall for the annual Razor Run that helps raise money for local organizations. This year the race helped the Washington County Animal Shelter and Food Communities. Rachel Ingalls, the Kennel Supervisor for the shelter said they were excited to see a good amount of people out for the run. Some from the shelter event took part themselves. “We wanted to kind of just […]

  • Mobile Home Fire In Prairie Grove Deemed A Total Loss

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — “A total loss,” those words from the Prairie Grove Fire Chief regarding an early Sunday (Oct. 8) mobile home fire. The home was located at the 15000 block of West Highway 62.  Several people driving on Hwy 62 saw the fire and called 9-1-1 to report it. One man was transported to the hospital due to smoke inhalation, according to the fire chief, his condition is unknown.  It’s unclear if other people were inside, but there […]

  • Arkansas State Police Trooper Called An Extreme Liability By Lieutenant

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A lieutenant with Arkansas State Police Troop L filed a complaint on Sept. 22 against one of the troopers involved in an August high-speed chase through Washington County. Lt. John T. Overman called Trooper Alan Aiken an extreme liability to the agency, the safety of the public, other officers and himself. Overman said he was the person Aiken ran over with his vehicle during a foot pursuit on Jan. 11. He said in the complaint that Aiken […]

  • Attendees Of First Friday Say This Year’s Events The Biggest Yet

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– As First Friday’s begin to wind down for the year, some who come as often as they can said this year seems to have the biggest crowds. Andrea Placzek comes to as many of the events as she can with her two boys. She said they just like to come, have some food and listen to some music. “You know I feel like there are a lot more people here,” Placzek said. “There are a lot more diverse […]

  • Bentonville West Athletes Donate Hair To Honor Former Coach

    CENTERTON (KFSM)– During Bentonville West’s second annual Pink Out event, two athletes donated their hair in honor of a former coach. Winnie Spurlock was just one of the two girls who gave about eight inches of hair right before her volleyball match. She said she wanted to do this for Renae Nelson and relatives recently diagnosed. “Last year two of my grandmothers were diagnosed with breast cancer and they survived and so now the hair is growing back,” Spurlock said. […]

  • VA Explains Cleaning Procedure Mistake

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks discussed the cleaning procedure mistake they discovered but assured patients they should be okay. Dr. Mark Worley, chief of staff for the facility, said they discovered they were not using the recommended manufacturer’s cleaning procedure for tools used in cataract surgery. He explained that they have high cleaning and sanitation standards and stick to these guidelines. The facility checked the 1,158 procedures they completed and found there were no reports […]