Morning Producer (P/T) at KFSM – Channel 5 News


Recent Articles
  • Third Annual Ales For Trails Coming To Fort Smith

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – Since it’s inception in 2015 Ales for Trails has become one of the premiere events in downtown Fort Smith. With over four-hundred types of craft beer, food trucks, and a 5K beer run sponsored by Core Brewing, this year looks to be the best yet. Casey Milspaugh sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to discuss the third annual Ales for Trails and how to get involved. The event takes place July 7th and starts at […]

  • UAFS Offering CDL Classes, Small Business Workshop

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has been busy the past few weeks as they add several new programs to the roster. The Commercial Driver Development program helps with the truck driver shortage across the nation by getting students behind the wheel and ready to drive in four short weeks. The Small Business Workshop helps hopeful entrepreneurs wanting to start their own business by providing them with tips and tricks from local businesses. 5NEWS Anchor […]

  • Rides, Ribs, and Rummage Coming To Area

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – Fort Smith will soon be filled with the smell of ribs on the grill as the Fountain of Youth Adult Daycare Center holds their first-ever Rides, Ribs, and Rummage. The fundraiser will help the non-profit continue their work in caring for dependent adults so their caregivers can have some respite. Trish Jennings with the Fountain of Youth Adult Daycare Center sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to discuss the fundraiser and the center. Rides, Ribs, […]

  • Sebastian County Opioid Task Force Meeting

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – The opioid crisis has hit the United States hard – and is affecting Arkansas as well. The Sebastian County Opioid Task Force is hoping to start a discussion about addiction and opioid abuse with the community in an effort to combat the crisis at home. Sebastian County Sheriff Elect Hobe Runion sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to discuss an upcoming meeting where community members can sit down and talk with the task force that […]

  • United Way’s Touch A Truck Fundraiser

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – It’s a fun way to celebrate the longest day of the year – while teaching kids about health and safety tips. Carrie Terry with the United Way sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to discuss the third annual Touch A Truck event. The third annual Touch A Truck celebration will be Thursday, June 21, from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Van Buren High School.

  • True Grit 105 Comes To Fort Smith

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – It’s one of the most successful bike rides in the state, bringing cyclist from all across the area to help the Community Services Clearinghouse. The True Grit 105 Bike Ride is coming to Fort Smith Saturday, June 23. 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb sat down with Steve Dwiggins and Chuck Goux to talk about registration and how you can be a part of this exciting event.

  • Miss Senior Arkansas

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – This Saturday, June 23rd, women from all across the state will gather to compete for the title of Miss Senior Arkansas. 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb sat down with Miss Senior Arkansas 2017 Sherry Marshall to discuss the pageant and what the winner can expect when she earns the title of Miss Senior Arkansas 2018.

  • Arkansas Association of Women Working To Help Mentor Local Kids

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – The Arkansas Association of Women might be the youngest organization in the area, but they’ve already made an impact on kids throughout the area. Rose Bray and Dr. Felicia Smith with the Association sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to discuss the history of the organization, how their mentor program is making an impact in our area, and how people can help take part.

  • Leflore County Boys and Girls Club Summer Programs

    Leflore County (KFSM) – Summertime means many local organizations are kicking off various programs to keep kids of all ages busy during the long months. Leflore County Boys and Girls Club is no different, hosting several different programs throughout the season. Arielle Perry, director of the Leflore County Boys and Girls Club, sat down with 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb to talk about the programs and the need for volunteers.

  • Riverfront Blues Fest Coming To River Valley

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – Fort Smith will host the 28th Annual Riverfront Blues Festival, which has been named the Best Little Blues Festival in America. 5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb is joined by Denise Messamore and Bob Marsh with the Festival, to discuss the concert line-up and how the festival benefits the community. The festival will take place June 22nd and 23rd. You can purchase tickets for Blues Fest here.

  • 2 Arrested After Shots Fired In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police have arrested two people linked to a shooting Sunday (April 15) night near Buffalo Wild Wings. Uriel Rodriguez-Vargas, 22, of Springdale and Ariana Cuevas-Bahena, 19, of Fayetteville were arrested after Cuevas-Bahena said she fired at four men who attacked her boyfriend about 10:48 p.m. in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot, according to a preliminary arrest report. Cuevas-Bahena said she held a gun from the window of Rodriguez-Vargas’ Jeep and one of the men shouted […]

  • LeFlore County Sheriff’s Department Investigate Deadly Shooting

    LEFLORE COUNTY, Okla.  (KFSM)– The LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are  investigating a shooting that happened Saturday (April 14) at approximately 10:45 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office says the shooting took place at a residence three miles west of Spiro, just off State Highway 9.   The victim, 45-year-old Lisa Casey was allegedly shot by her husband, 39-year-old Lawrence Stanley Casey, at their residence. Lisa Casey was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. […]