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  • Allegiant Now Offering Direct Flight To Destin From XNA

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Allegiant announced Tuesday (Feb. 13) a new nonstop service from Bentonville to Destin, Florida via Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport beginning June 6, 2018, according to a press release. “Allegiant is excited to offer Bentonville-area travelers their only ultra-low cost, nonstop option to visit Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast,” Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial said. Allegiant offers a unique option to Bentonville-area travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can […]

  • Springdale Man Sentenced For Stealing 45 Guns From Springdale Business

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for burglarizing a federal gun licensee and stealing 45 guns. Chad Sales, 31, was sentenced Thursday (Feb. 8) to a decade in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He will also have to pay a $3,900 in fines. a He was convicted of one count of theft of guns from a federal firearms licensee, according to Duane Kees a United States Attorney for […]

  • Police Prevent Van Buren Student From Bringing Gun To School

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) — Van Buren School District has responded to an incident that happened last week in which a student threatened to bring a gun to school. There was never a gun on school campus, according to the Van Buren Superintendent Harold Jeffcoat . However the student did have a gun in his possession off campus. Jeffcoat said the student has “been removed from school”. Van Buren police reported that a student was being bullied and said that he […]

  • More Than One Pound Of Marijuana Found In Man’s Possession, Police Say

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Fayetteville man is accused of possessing drugs and guns. Jacory Williams, 27, is facing felony charges including two counts of delivering marijuana, and one count of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns. He was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 7). Detectives purchased marijuana from Jacory Williams during two controlled buys through the assistance of confidential informants, an arrest report states. More than three ounces total […]

  • Rifle Found In Alma Student’s Vehicle

    ALMA (KFSM) — An Alma student was caught with a rifle in the trunk of his vehicle Tuesday (Feb. 5), according to Alma High School officials. Officials said a .22 caliber rifle was found locked in the trunk of the student’s vehicle. No threats were made and no students were in danger at any time. The student involved was removed from campus and will be dealt with in accordance with school policy and state law, officials also said.  

  • Former Miss America Responds To Controversial Tweet By Arkansas State Senator

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Former Miss America, Savvy Shields responded to a tweet by Arkansas State Senator, Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, regarding a University of Arkansas at Little Rock billboard depicting a dancer promoting the school’s dance major. Hester tweeted Monday (Feb. 5) a picture of the billboard with a caption: “Why higher ed does NOT need increase funding. They lease a sign to encourage computer science degrees or math teachers? No they push for dance majors. Lots of hardworking Arkansans […]

  • Fort Smith Police Searching For Two In Reported Fraud Case

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Two men are accused of using a stolen credit card Wednesday (Feb. 7), according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Investigators said the two are linked to an area vehicle break-ins where the credit card was allegedly stolen. Police are attempting to identify the suspects. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Fort Smith police at 709-5100 or call 78-CRIME.

  • Incumbent Mulberry Mayor Announces Re-Election Campaign

    MULBERRY (KFSM) — Incumbent Gary D. Baxter announced his re-election candidacy Wednesday (Feb. 7) for mayor of Mulberry. Baxter was first elected to the position in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. “Serving as mayor of Mulberry has been one of the greatest honors of my life. Working with other community leaders, we have increased the city’s focus on recruiting industry and improved city streets, sidewalks, water and sewer systems, as well as our senior center, a community center and city […]

  • Two Springdale Men Wanted For Questioning Regarding Theft & Fraudulent Use Of A Credit Card

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Two men in Springdale are wanted for questioning regarding theft and fraudulent use of a stolen credit card. One man is accused of using a stolen credit card at Casey’s General Store on Don Tyson and South Thompson. The other man is accused of stealing items from the Walmart Supercenter on Elm Springs Road. If anyone recognizes them, call the Springdale Police Department at 479-750-8139.

  • Springdale Man Sentenced To Federal Prison On Drug Trafficking Charges

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A Springdale man was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday (Feb. 6) for drug trafficking. Carlos Mendoza-Mojica, 30, was sentenced to 78 months  followed by three years of supervised release on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. Drug Enforcement Administration found that methamphetamine was being distributed in Northwest Arkansas by Mendopza-Mojica in the summer of 2015, according to court records. The Drug Enforcement Administration arranged a controlled purchase of methamphetamine from Mendoza-Mojica from Springdale in April 2017. The […]

  • Precautions Taken At Local Gym To Stop Spreading Of The Flu

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Extra precautions are being taken to curtail chances of getting the flu at a gym in Fort Smith. There are several things you can do to avoid picking up germs such as wiping down machines before and after using them. World Class Fitness in Fort Smith has bottles of hand sanitizer and buckets of wet wipes all over the gym to keep members safe and prevent the spread of germs. Experts advise bringing your own water bottle and […]

  • Dave & Buster’s Officially Opens In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Dave and Buster’s officially opened in Rogers Monday (Feb. 5). At Dave and Buster’s located in the Pinnacle Hills Promenade, you can play hundreds of new arcade games and win tickets for epic prizes. Their premium bar features innovative cocktails, a wine selection, and over 20 beers. You can watch your favorite team on one of their massive HDTVs with epic stadium sound that surrounds you from every direction in the sports bar. There is always something […]

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