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  • Walmart Offering Ugly Sweater Pop-Tarts For Limited Time

    Not only can you wear your holiday spirit, but you can now eat it! Walmart will be selling Ugly Sweater Pop-Tarts to get shoppers feeling festive. You can eat them toasted or straight out of the box, either way, you’ll enjoy its sugar cookie flavor. The tasty treat comes in different patterns and variations and you can stack them to make different designs and mashups. A pack of 16 costs $3.68 at Walmart but are only available in stores for […]

  • Poteau Balloon Festival Taking Off This Weekend At LeFlore County Fairgrounds

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — Oklahoma’s longest-running balloon festival is happening this weekend. The Poteau Balloon Festival is set to begin Friday (Oct. 18) from noon to 11 p.m. and run through Saturday (Oct. 19) from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the LeFlore County Fairgrounds. The two-day event is ranked as one of the ten best balloon festivals in the country. Among the new features will be a cirque adventure featuring a group of young acrobats and a larger racetrack […]

  • Fayetteville Mourns The Loss Of City Clerk Treasurer Sondra E. Smith

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The City of Fayetteville is mourning the loss of City Clerk Treasurer Sondra E. Smith who passed away Tuesday (Oct. 15). “Sondra was a friend to many and a friend of mine for more than 17 years. She dedicated herself to her work, she loved her staff, she loved this City, and she was loved by all who knew her,” Mayor Lioneld Jordan said. Smith was a lifelong resident of Northwest Arkansas and was elected four […]

  • Bella Vista Deputy Fire Chief Cleans Veterans Wall Of Honor Memorial After Flooding

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — A local deputy fire chief helped keep a veterans memorial clean after floodwaters rose over the weekend. Bella Vista Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Wolfgang was photographed cleaning the mud off of the Veterans Wall of Honor Wednesday (Oct. 9). Heavy rains caused Lake Bella Vista to flood, which led to the memorial flooding as well. The floodwaters left behind a mess, but Deputy Chief Wolfgang put in the work to make sure the memorial shined […]

  • Fayetteville’s ‘Help A Neighbor’ Fund Gives Back To Residents In Need

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Holiday season is approaching and the City of Fayetteville is asking residents to lend a helping hand to those in need. With the help of Hark Center for Collaborative Care, the city’s “Help a Neighbor” fund gives those in need the necessary expenses such as transportation assistance, utilities, rent assistance, food and medical expenses. Assistance of this type helps families remain in their homes, travel to work and keep food on their tables during difficult times. […]

  • New HGTV Series Focuses On Northwest Arkansas Home Renovations

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — One couple is bringing new life to worn-out houses around Northwest Arkansas in their new HGTV show Fixer To Fabulous. Dave and Jenny Marrs are revamping some of the area’s oldest homes in the new HGTV series premiering Tuesday (Oct. 22). Jenny is the creative influence behind the personalized renovations while Dave spearheads the construction. “There is literally not a better feeling than finishing a house for someone that you know is going to live there […]

  • Fayetteville Animal Shelter Waiving Dog Adoption Fees For 2 Days

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — To celebrate Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the Fayetteville Animal Shelter is waiving adoption fees for two days. The shelter will be waiving adoption fees for dogs on Friday (Oct. 11) and Saturday (Oct. 12). “Open your heart and your home to a shelter dog and give them a whole new “leash” on life!” the shelter wrote on Facebook. All of the available dogs and puppies will be spayed or neutered, microchipped and vaccinated prior to […]

  • Fayetteville To Host 21st Annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — In honor of Arbor Day, the City of Fayetteville will host its 21st annual Celebration of Trees. The tree giveaway begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 26) at the Arvest Bank Plaza on the northeast corner of Fayetteville’s Historic Downtown Square. Mayor Lioneld Jordan along with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and the city’s Urban Forestry Advisory Board will be giving away free trees and shrubs to Fayetteville residents. The annual event is held […]

  • Fort Smith Pregnancy Support Center In Need Of Donations

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — A local pregnancy support center is in need of maternity clothes. Heart To Heart is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting women and families before, during and after pregnancy. The center is in need of maternity clothes and is reaching out to the community for donations. According to the organization’s website, “Heart to Heart Pregnancy Support Center offers free pregnancy tests, peer counseling, community outreach like health fairs and speaking engagements, 24/7 dad’s ministry, baby […]

  • Local Real Estate Company To Raise Money For Nonprofit During Open House

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A local Real Estate company will be raising money while hosting an open house at its new location in Fayetteville. On Thursday (Oct. 17) Smith and Associates Real Estate Services will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony starting at 3 p.m. at its new location located at 1108 N. College Ave. The community is welcome at the open house from 3-8 p.m. where food and drinks will be provided by several different sponsors. There will also be live […]

  • Sebastian County Opioid Task Force Holding Community Summit

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The Sebastian County Opioid Task Force will be hosting a community summit to address the rising opioid crisis in the area. The summit will be held at Grace Community Church in Fort Smith on Friday, Oct. 11 from 12 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. The task force is a committee of medical professionals, law enforcement and general public members who are dedicated to reducing opioid addiction and preventing overdose deaths through programs in the community. At […]

  • Mail Thief On The Loose In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Police are searching for a suspect they say stole mail from mailboxes in Fayetteville. The phony mailman was captured on video taking mail from a box that wasn’t his. After rummaging through the victim’s mailboxes, the suspect drove away in a truck. Fayetteville Police say this is happening across town and not in just one specific area. Sgt. Anthony Murphy says these thieves are usually looking for checks or credit cards. “They’ll usually, well they’re looking […]

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