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  • Logan’s Roadhouse Closing Fort Smith Restaurant

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Logan’s Roadhouse on Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith will close its doors for good Thursday (July 11) night. The PR firm representing Logan’s Roadhouse, DVL Seigenthaler, told 5NEWS the company has made the tough but necessary business decision to not exercise the opportunity to continue its lease at the restaurant located on 6201 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith. The restaurant will halt operations Thursday at 7 p.m. “This closure is a part of the company’s […]

  • Walmart Offering Northwest Arkansas Customers Free NextDay Delivery Service

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Shopping just got a little easier in Northwest Arkansas. Walmart has announced that its free NextDay delivery service for a wide range of online items will be available across the region. Shoppers in Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and other nearby areas can select from nearly 220,000 items on to be delivered to their door the following day. “What we are basically doing is taking the 220,000ish best-selling SKUs that our customers have told us they want […]

  • Neighbors In Lavaca Stepping Up To Help Each Other During Flooding

    LAVACA, Ark. (KFSM) — People living in Lavaca, a small community just a few miles east of Fort Smith, are pitching in to help each other during the historic flooding along the Arkansas River. With several roads still blocked off because of flooding getting in and out of Lavaca isn’t easy. Community members are helping out by opening a food pantry at the First Baptist Church. “We’re not over this yet. We haven’t gotten to the end of it yet, […]

  • John Daly Swears Off Walmart In Twitter Rant

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) —Two distinguished Arkansas fixtures, John Daly and Walmart, don’t seem to be mixing well. On Twitter Tuesday (April 30), the highly recognized golfer said: “I will never step foot into #Walmart again!” I will never step foot into #Walmart again! 👋🛒 #ONEcheckoutline #lazieststaff #goodbye #hadtoselfcheckoutwithahundreditems #ThankGodforCompetitors — John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) May 1, 2019 His complaints included: There was only one checkout line. The staff was lazy. He had to self-checkout with a hundred items. Daly hasn’t always been […]

  • Walmart Selling “Unicorn Sparkle” Ice Cream

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Walmart’s newest ice cream creation is a magical treat for unicorn lovers. Great Value Unicorn Sparkle was inspired by customers’ love of the mythical creature. The flavor is a unique mix of cake flavored ice cream with a magical purple frosting swirl and candy confetti pieces. Walmart hopes it will bring a bit of magic to your freezer just in time for summer. Great Value Unicorn Sparkle hits store shelves Monday (April 29) for $2.97.

  • Renovations Coming To Historic New Theatre In Downtown Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) —The historic Sparks New Theatre in Fort Smith will soon be transformed into a modern performance theater with an attached performing arts and education campus. 64.6 Downtown made the announcement on Monday, March 25. Located at 9 North 10th Street in the historic downtown district, the New Theatre was once the center of entertainment for the community. 64.6 Downtown is behind the project and says, “The transformation of this vacant building provides a regional hub for performance […]

  • 911 Call Released: Man Dead After Girlfriend Shoots Him In Alma Home

    ALMA, Ark. (KFSM) — The 911 tape of a woman calling dispatchers after she allegedly shot her boyfriend inside her home in Alma on Friday, March 1 has been released. Shortly after the call, investigators say Kevin Gettridge was found dead inside the residence on Sunnyside Rd. in Alma. Miranda Resinos is now facing a possible first-degree murder charge. She was released from the Crawford County Detention on a $25,000 bond on Thursday (Mar. 7). The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney […]

  • Barbers Upset With Cuts Proposed Bill Would Make In Arkansas

    Little Rock, Ark. (KFSM) — Senate Bill 410 (SB410) aims to make it easier to become a barber in Arkansas, but barbers from around the state say the bill would hurt the industry. The bill looks to repeal the Arkansas Barber Law, abolish the Arkansas Board of Barber Examiners and amend the law governing the practice of cosmetology. SB410 was proposed by Sen. John Cooper (R-Jonesboro). Cooper is a chairman of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s Red Tape Reduction Working Group. The […]

  • Opposition Group Against Temporary Sales Tax For US Marshals Museum Address Concerns

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A proposed one-cent temporary sales tax increase to benefit the completion of the U.S. Marshals Museum is causing some controversy in Fort Smith. The tax would support the U.S. Marshals Museum and would be in effect from July 2019 to March 2020. Residents will get the chance to vote on the issue during a special election on March 12, 2019. Now there’s organized opposition against the sales tax increase, and a news conference was held Wednesday […]

  • Over Half A Million People Have Signed A Petition To Have “Sweet Victory” Performed At The Super Bowl

    (KFSM) — In honor of SpongeBob Squarepants creator, who died recently, a petition to get “Sweet Victory” to be performed at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show on CBS has been started. That petition now has over 600,000 signatures. “Sweet Victory” is one of many memorable songs from the long-running animated series. It was performed at the Bubble Bowl, the show’s version of the Super Bowl. SpongeBob’s creator, Stephen Hillenburg, died last Monday of Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as […]

  • 🎅 CBS Holiday Special: ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Airs Tonight On CBS!

    Don’t miss the classic holiday film, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Tuesday (Nov. 27) at 7 p.m. on KFSM CBS. Narrated by Burl Ives, who is also heard as the voice of Sam the Snowman, this story is based on the favorite song of the same name by Johnny Marks. It recounts the tale of a shy reindeer whose Christmas spirit is dampened because his shiny nose has made him the laughing stock of all of Christmasville. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” […]

  • ‘Still A Chance’ For Fort Smith Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility Says Applicant

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Storm Nolan, a local proponent of medical marijuana in Arkansas, says there’s still a chance for Fort Smith to receive a cultivation facility even after his company’s permit was denied. Nolan’s company, River Valley Relief, sent two protest letters to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission after an application for a permit was denied. He and other unsuccessful applicants allege that the five companies approved for permits lied about their credentials and stole information from competitors. If […]

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