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  • Overturned Chicken Truck Blocks Traffic On Hwy 71 North Of Waldron

    WALDRON, Ark. (KFSM) — An overturned chicken truck north of Waldron is blocking both lanes of Highway 71. Arkansas State Police report there are no injuries from the accident. Check back for updates to this story. 

  • Man Arrested Following Stabbing At Poteau Apartment

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — One man has been arrested after a stabbing at a Poteau apartment early Saturday (Jan. 18) morning. According to Asst. Chief Greg Russell with the Poteau Police Department, officers were dispatched to an apartment on Windham in the city limits of Poteau around 5:30 a.m. on a call of a stabbing. 45-year-old Bryan Futch was found in his apartment with stab wounds to the back and blunt force trauma to the head. Futch was transported by […]

  • Founder And President Of Pay It Forward Fort Smith Accused Of Embezzlement

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Police say the founder and president of a nonprofit organization in Fort Smith has been accused of embezzlement. According to a police report, Pay It Forward Fort Smith president Darla Lackey is accused of taking around $1,400 from the nonprofit. The police report states that Lackey was running the organization out of her home when she was evicted by her landlords. After being evicted, she allegedly asked to borrow money from the organization. The report […]

  • Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Searching For Missing Man

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating missing 27-year-old Matthew Potts after his vehicle was found abandoned. On Sunday, Jan. 19, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle in the East Fly Gap area that been there for approximately one week. It was determined that the vehicle belonged to Matthew Potts. The sheriff’s office says he has yet to be located, and that he has had no contact with […]

  • Former Razorback Gaby Lopez Wins LPGA Tournament In Florida

    It was the second LPGA title for Lopez, who 14 months ago became only the second player from Mexico to win on tour, joining World Golf Hall of Fame member Lorena Ochoa.

  • One Man Stabbed To Death In Clarksville, Suspect In Custody

    CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Clarksville Police Department responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of Love Circle around 4 p.m. today (Jan. 19). When officers arrived on the scene, they located the stabbing victim, Harley Lowrance, 36. Lowrance was transported to Johnson County Regional Medical Center by an ambulance where he was pronounced dead. The suspect Billy Brewer, 42, was taken into custody shortly after fleeing the scene. Brewer is being held at the Johnson County Detention […]

  • Arkansas Offense Slams Down On Vanderbilt

     No. 23 Arkansas (15-3, 3-2) dominated its way to its second straight win on Sunday, beating Vanderbilt (12-6, 2-3), 100-66, in Memorial Gymnasium.

  • Police Say Centerton Arson Suspect Captured In Greenwood

    CENTERTON, Ark. (KFSM) — The Centerton Fire Department was called to the scene of a large house fire in the 900 block of  Sienna Drive Sunday evening (Jan.19). After crews battled the massive flames and determined no one was inside, Centerton police began their investigation into what caused the blaze. They quickly determined the fire was due to arson. They began searching for a male suspect. More than 60 miles away and several hours after the fire broke out, the […]

  • Hundreds Of Fans Line Up At Bud Walton In Anticipation For Kentucky Game

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark (KFSM) — Enthusiastic University of Arkansas students set their alarm a little earlier than usual this morning for the Razorback Basketball game. “I wish it was snowing, I wish it was 10 degrees below freezing. I wish it was snowing, raining, sleeting whatever. I’d be here for Muss. 150 degrees I don’t care.” said Seth Coggin Coggin rallied his group making sure they were the first ones to line up at Bud Walton 9 hours before the doors […]

  • Poteau Police Warning Residents About Scam

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — Poteau police are warning residents about a possible scam going around the area. According to police, the victim received a text offering them a large amount of money if they placed a NAPA Auto Parts sign on their vehicle. Police say that the NAPA store does not have any information on this kind of promotion and that it is most likely a scam.

  • Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Father

    SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Okla. (KFSM) — A local jury convicted a man of second-degree murder Friday (Jan. 17) for killing the father of Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane. Lane confirmed with 5NEWS that the jury recommended a life sentence for Ricky Rainwater. Rainwater was arrested in Memphis in 2018 after investigators say he strangled Larry Lane Senior inside his home in Cherokee County, Oklahoma. H was also convicted of first-degree robbery. Formal sentencing will happen at a later date. Sheriff Larry […]

  • Legendary Business Leader David Glass Dies At Age 84

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — David Dayne Glass, who served as President and CEO of Walmart Inc. from 1988 to 2000 when he led the company through extraordinary growth, died January 9, according to the Glass family. He was 84. He died of complications associated with pneumonia, according to the Glass family. Most recently Glass was owner and Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas City Royals, a team he helped lead to two consecutive World Series appearances and in 2015 brought […]

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