I am a reporter for 5NEWS in Fayetteville, AR. I previously attended the University of Oklahoma where I graduated with a Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2019.
VAN BUREN, Ark. (KFSM) — A Van Buren man is missing in Mexico, according to his family and friends. Jessy Pacheco attended UAFS and then went to medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico. Last week, Pacheco was in Guadalajara to graduate from medical school when he disappeared. After walking in his graduation, Pacheco spent time in Mexico celebrating. His family says he was last seen on Saturday (June 15) at a club called Strana. The friend he was with was found […]
BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — One Bella Vista couple welcomed their new baby in a very unexpected way. On Saturday (June 15) Roseanne Huff’s water broke at 2:30 a.m. and her husband Alex called 911. Emergency personnel arrived within minutes, but Roseanne’s labor was progressing quickly. “I was trying not to push because he didn’t want me to and she was just coming out anyway,” Roseanne said. “There was no way to stop it. It went so fast. I’m still […]
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Following reports from concerned community members, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) launched an investigation into the number of childhood cancer cases in Washington County. The ADH determined that there was no statistical excess of childhood cancers for Washington County from 2001 to 2017. “We had looked at the cancer registry data and we have a process to investigate cancer and any suspected cancer clusters. Based on our data we collected from the 17 year period, […]
MENA, Ark. (KFSM) — Joshua McLatchy was lost in the Caney Creek Wilderness near Mena, Arkansas in Polk County for six days. Tuesday (June 4) Polk County reached out to emergency managers in surrounding counties asking for help. In less than 48 hours after receiving Polk County’s plea, four members of Benton County Search and Rescue team were there along with many other emergency crews. Friday (June 7) they searched for McLatchy from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Just as […]