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
  • Couple Shares Dogpatch USA Stories Through New Documentary

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM)– For the past year, a Northwest Arkansas couple have collected stories from people all over the country about the old theme park, Dogpatch USA, located near Harrison, Arkansas. Dogpatch USA is a theme park that opened in 1968 and was based on Al Capp’s comic Li’l Abner. It closed down around 1993. Fifty years to the day the park opened, Jeff and Heather Carter premiered their documentary “Dogpatch USA” in Harrison. Jeff said when his father died […]

  • Lake Atalanta: Woman ‘Knocked To The Ground’ While On Walk

    ROGERS (KFSM) —  The Rogers Police Department is investigating a battery that happened on the walking trail at Lake Atalanta. A woman reported to police that she was walking a trail at Lake Atalanta Thursday (May 17) evening, around 7:50 p.m., when a man knocked her to the ground. The woman had her dog with her, and the man ran away after the dog bit him, police said. The suspect is described as a white male, around 6 feet tall and […]

  • Former Razorback Baseball Player Graduates After 40 Years

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — One of the first African-American baseball players for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks fulfills his dream of graduating almost 40 years after he left. Arvis Harper Jr. played ball at the university from 1974 to 1978. Before he could graduate, he was drafted by the Houston Astros. Not long after that, he got married, started a family and finishing school fell on the back burner. Harper has done a lot since he left and knows he could […]

  • NWA, River Valley Schools Ranked Some Of The Best In The State

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — More than half of the top ten schools in Arkansas as ranked by U.S. News can be found in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. The recently released list shows Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville in the number one spot. The academy has been ranked number one for multiple years in a row. The second highest ranked school in our area is Prairie Grove High School at number four. Ron Bond, the school’s principal, said they […]

  • New Schools Coming To Northwest Arkansas

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Multiple school districts in Northwest Arkansas are looking at adding new schools to the area to accommodate the growth they are are seeing. On Tuesday (May 8), Bentonville Schools held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new elementary school on Haxton Road. Dr. Debbie Jones, the superintendent for the district, said they are now discussing the location for a new junior high school. She said the school board will discuss placing it on land at the corner […]

  • Bentonville Film Festival Focuses On Inclusion

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– The Bentonville Film Fest (BFF) wrapped up Sunday (May 6) afternoon with organizers calling it the biggest and best event yet. Wendy Guerrero, the festival’s president of programming, said this year they had more than 90,000 people attend and 10 world premiers. But the festival is more than just the movies. Every year, Guerrero said they discuss some of the topics they would like to bring to the festival. She said they have had a lot of conversations […]

  • Rogers Family Seeks Answers To Flooding Issues

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A Rogers family is searching for answers after dealing with flooding for the past five years. Amber Hargrove says she has had to fight back floodwaters from entering her home on Centennial Drive since 2013. She says there is a retention pond behind her house that isn’t being maintained. The water goes straight into her backyard, causing thousands of dollars in damage. “We are doing everything we can now and it’s not enough,” said Benjamin Walker, […]

  • Benton County Fair Grounds Working On Drawing Bigger Crowds

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Adding new events such as, “Cowboy Mounted Shooting,”  is what the Benton County Fair Grounds  is doing as a new tactic to draw larger crowds. Along with the annual fair, the non-profit also is a host site for things like FFA and 4-H educational events. Some of things they have been doing to draw more people here is getting word out about the facility and working with other groups in the area. Benton County Fair Grounds […]

  • HWOA Prepares For Annual Cinco De Mayo Festival

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — The Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas worked Friday afternoon in preparation for their annual Cinco de Mayo event that celebrates community in the area. Xochitl Delgado is a volunteer with the organization and said they will have booths and performers from the Latino community. The event is a way for them to celebrate education, culture and community. “Community integration is something that is very important to our organization,” Delgado said. “So we do try to highlight not […]

  • University of Arkansas Unveils New Expansion

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– After a little more than two years of work and about $3.2 million, the University of Arkansas showed off its newest expansion of the National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission, or NCREPT. The extra 5,000 square feet will give students more space to further test their research. Dr. Alan Mantooth, the NCREPT executive director, said currently students are working on developing smart grid devices and algorithms to help protect the grid. He explained this expansion will offer […]

  • Million Meals Campaign Reaches Halfway Point

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — With just a month left to go, the Million Meals Campaign with Arvest has had over 500,000 meals donated. Karen Gray, the vice president of marketing in Fayetteville said there is still plenty of time for people to donate at any Arvest location. The donations stay where you donate and will go to organizations around your community that help those who are food insecure. One of the groups benefiting from this campaign is the Fayetteville Salvation Army. […]

  • Springdale Bypass Opens Monday

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) —  The much anticipated Springdale Northern Bypass opens to drivers Monday (April 30) at 6 a.m. The new Exit 77, off of Interstate 49,  now connects to Highway 112, just north of Elm Springs. The new signage will read, “Exit 77, Elms Springs and 112.” The four-lane divided highway currently stretches four-and-a-half miles to the west from I-49. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held earlier in April, but at 6 a.m. Monday, it will be officially open to drivers. […]