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
  • Beaver Lake Fire Department Upgrades Ambulance Service

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — At the beginning of the new year, the Beaver Lake Fire Department upgraded their ambulance service to provide a faster response to people in the area. During the past year, Benton County facilitated a six district collaboration effort that led to a partnership with Mercy Hospital. Even though the area may seem like a small community, Beaver Lake Fire Chief John Whisenant said they have a lot of ground to cover. “Our fire district has a […]

  • City Council Members & Citizens Discuss Animal Care

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Members of the Bentonville City Council met with concerned citizens tonight (Friday, Jan. 12) to discuss  long and short-term solutions about the care stray animals will receive that are found within city limits. They spoke about isolation rooms for sick animals, temperature control and ventilation… just to name a few of the topics. Olivia Nagel who is a concerned citizen said, “It’s a contract fee for services and the services were not really well outlined in the contract. […]

  • New Woolsey Bridge Outside Of West Fork Completed & Open

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM)– Washington County officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning to celebrate the completion and opening of a new bridge just outside of West Fork. The Woolsey Bridge has been under construction for more than a year and had a bid amount of about $2.5 million. The new bridge replaces an old, one-lane truss bridge built that was constructed in 1947. It closed years ago because of its age and disrepair. The Woolsey Bridge stretches over the […]

  • Organizations Collect Donations For Rust Family

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Multiple groups around Northwest Arkansas are collecting donations for the Rust family. The family lost everything in a fire early Sunday morning. Two of the family members, James Rust and Chevelle, did not make it out. While the family works to recover from this devastating fire, groups like Home Instead Senior Care and the Pea Ridge School District are trying to gather some of what they lost. Syble Rust, the mother, works with Home Instead, which […]

  • Arkansas Children’s Northwest To Open Soon

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A few days before the Arkansas Children’s Northwest Hospital is scheduled to open, officials gave a sneak peek of their new facility Saturday (Jan. 6). Marcy Doderer, the hospital’s president and CEO, said the project has been ongoing for about two years. That includes building, recruiting and fundraising all over the state. “We are really thrilled and excited to announce that we have 14,000 gifts from the people of Arkansas that total $80 million in support of […]

  • Washington County Man Offers $1,000 Reward For Vehicle Shootings

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) —  A Washington County man is offering a reward for any information leading police to the person responsible for shooting at him and his sister Friday (Jan. 5) night. Michael Grigg and his sister were driving in the Nob Hill area when the shooting took place, according to Grigg, and he  wants the person responsible brought to justice. He and his sister spent the day traveling to pick up a car in Kansas that was a surprise for […]

  • Police: Fayetteville Pair Had Four Pounds Of Meth, $11K In Cash

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Two Fayetteville residents face drug trafficking charges after police found them with roughly four pounds of methamphetamine, $11,000 in cash and more than 20 guns. Michael Sartin, 53, and Tamerra Clark, 54, were arrested in connection with trafficking of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms — all felonies. The 4th Judicial Drug Task Force identified Sartin and Clark as two distributors after an investigation […]

  • Benton County Man Thanks First Responders Who Saved His Life

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A man living in Beaver Shores sought out the first responders who saved his life after he collapsed in his home in December. Timothy Crumpler said he got off work early on Dec. 13 because he wasn’t feeling well. He had some trouble breathing and collapsed in his home alone. “I didn’t want my family to find me dead in the hallway,” Crumpler said. “So, I crawled to the chair where my phone was and called […]

  • Springdale FD Vehicles Damaged During Interstate 49 Accident

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)– The Springdale Fire Department was left with two vehicles in need of repair after working for hours on an icy stretch of Interstate 49 early Sunday morning (Dec. 31). Captain Matt Bagley with the department said black ice caused multiple vehicles to slide either into their scene or off the road completely. They were called on scene after one vehicle did just that, but others made the situation more dangerous for those trying to help people in trouble. […]

  • Ever See A Hog Drop? That’s How Fayettville Will Ring In 2018

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The New Year Eve celebration is called “Last Night Fayetteville.”  The gathering celebrates just that —  the last night of 2017 — and it’s held on the downtown Fayetteville Square Sunday (Dec. 31) night. There are a variety of performances along with indoor and outdoor venues around the square. At least eight stages offers plenty of entertainment throughout the night. The “Hog Drop” provides the countdown to 2018 … there will be fireworks and an after party. […]

  • Police Investigating Mail Thefts In Fayetteville Neighborhoods

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police are investigating a series of mail thefts that may have affected at least 50 people. The crime took place Tuesday night (Dec. 26) on Canterbury Road, but residents continued to find empty envelopes and Christmas cards far from home Thursday (Dec. 28). Police said the person or people responsible were snatching mail and looking for anything of value inside. “During the course of the investigation, they found open envelopes, you know envelopes addressed to loved […]

  • Police: Suspects Caught Red-Handed After Multiple Cars Stolen From Fayetteville Dealership

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police have arrested two Fayetteville men linked to the theft of several cars from a local dealership earlier this week. Joe McDaniel, 37, and Whitson Carlisle, 43, were arrested Wednesday (Dec. 27) in connection with theft by receiving, fleeing and obstructing governmental operations. McDaniel also faces felony charges of commercial burglary, theft of property and first-degree criminal mischief. Fayetteville police have recovered 13 vehicles stolen about 7 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 26) from Lewis Automotive at 3373 N. […]