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    People Who Feel Younger At Heart Live Longer

    CNN – Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life. If those fibbers truly believe that they are younger than what it says on their birth certificate, a new study shows they are among a group of people who have a lower death rate. […]

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    Tontitown Treasurer Accused Of Theft Fired From Bookkeeper Position

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) – The Tontitown Treasurer, who deputies said stole more than $25,000 from the city, has been fired as bookkeeper following Tuesday’s (Feb. 17) City Council meeting. Alicia Collins was arrested Feb. 12 and faces charges of theft of property and theft of services, according to an arrest report. She bonded out the same […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Freezing Drizzle Early Friday

    After a pleasant Thursday, clouds will overtake the area on Thursday night into Friday with lots of low cloud cover by daybreak. Temperatures at the surface will be below freezing and a small glaze of freezing drizzle will be possible early in the day and may affect travel on Friday morning. This map shows 7am. Notice that […]

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    Munchies Explained: Why Pot Makes Users Crave Doritos

    CBS News – You know that insatiable hunger you get after smoking pot. (Or at least you’ve heard tell of it.) Well, researchers now have some idea what triggers that feeling which sends you to the refrigerator or possibly off to White Castle. A study by Yale researchers Marco Koch, Tamas Horvath and several others […]

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    Gallup Poll: Arkansas Has The Fifth-Highest Church Attendance In The Country

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – A new poll released by Gallup reveals that Arkansas has the fifth-highest church attendance in the United States. According to the poll, 45 percent of Arkansas residents attend church on a weekly basis. Utah had the highest percentage of weekly attendance with 51 percent of its residents attending weekly religious services. Oklahoma […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Light Snow Tuesday

    Another very fast moving system will arrive Tuesday evening with another chance for some light snow. Unlike the last system, this one is faster, drier, and more compact. The result will be some light snow accumulation across Northwest Arkansas on Tuesday evening; far less than we experienced Sunday night. Here’s a look at the timeline […]

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    Ramay Junior High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Found

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Ramay Junior High School was evacuated on Thursday (Feb. 12) after a bomb threat was found, police say. Students were moved to a safe location while a bomb-detection dog swept the building, according to police. Police said nothing was found as a result of the search. They also said the threat was […]

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    Seat Vacated By Former Senate President Filled In Special Election

    RUSSELLVILLE (KFSM) – A seat vacated by former Arkansas Senate President Republican Michael Lamoureux was filled on Feb. 10 in a special election, according to voting results. Lamoureux stepped down in November 2014 to serve as Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s chief of staff, and Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, was elected to serve as Senate President […]

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    Greenwood Police Respond To Accident With Injuries

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) – The Greenwood Police Department responded to the scene of a vehicle accident on Tuesday evening (Feb. 10) before 5:50 p.m., authorities say. Multiple injuries occurred as a result of the accident, according to authorities. The incident happened on Arkansas 71 South near the Greenwood Walmart, authorities said.  

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    California Water Manager Caught Urinating In Drinking Water Reservoir

    CBS News – A water manager is facing discipline after he was caught urinating in an empty reservoir that supplies drinking water for the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman Tyrone Jue said Monday that the agency confirmed anonymous complaints that maintenance planner Martin Sanchez had urinated in the 674-million-gallon reservoir […]

  • Mercy Hospital Offers Heart Screenings

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) – It was national “National Wear Red Day” on Friday (Feb.6) in honor of the fight against heart disease and stroke in women. Statistics show one in three women die of heart disease and stroke even though it’s 80% preventable. February is heart month and one local hospital is taking it to heart […]


    Earning Season in Arkansas Continues

    ARKANSAS (KTHV) – Earnings season continues in Arkansas. First, trucking and logistics firm ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reported fourth-quarter profit up 41 percent to $14.5 million. The quarter capped a big fiscal year for the company, which last year changed its name from Arkansas Best and rebranded itself. For the full year, profit nearly […]