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  • Two Jonesboro Friends Split $75,000 Lottery Prize

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KFSM) — Two men in Jonesboro have a tradition of alternating buying lottery tickets a few times a week, one of them finally bought the winning ticket. Robin Rhea claimed the prize Wednesday (Aug. 14) but his long-time friend Greg Schaaf actually purchased the $3 10X Bonus Crossword instant ticket at the Adoosh Mini Mart in Jonesboro on Monday (Aug. 12). “Greg and I have been close friends since high school, and we’ve also been working together for […]

  • Silver Dollar City Announces $30M In Investments In The Next Year

    BRANSON, Mo. (KFSM) — A popular theme park is making a splash with new investments, including a new water raft ride. Silver Dollar City has announced it will be investing $30 million into the park starting this fall. This is the park’s largest investment made, during a one-year time frame, in the 60 years it’s been open. As part of a series of new attractions, the largest one is set to open next summer. Mystic River Falls will be a […]

  • Baby Raccoon From Arkansas Rolls Towards Recovery With New Wheelchair

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — One Arkansas raccoon is receiving the gift of a lifetime, a new set of wheels. Vittles came to Walkin’ Pets at just 8-weeks-old with a traumatic brain injury that left her unable to survive in the wild. Although the source of the injury is unknown, it left Vittles with mobility problems. She wasn’t able to balance or support herself on all fours. Wildlife rehab specialist Susan Curtis specializes in the rehabilitation of both bats and raccoons for […]

  • Fort Smith Animal Control Officer Needs Help Finding Lost Badge

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The Fort Smith Police Department is reaching out to the community for help with finding and returning an officers lost badge. According to the department’s Facebook page, on July 30, a Fort Smith Animal Control Officer lost his badge during the normal course of duties. After an extensive search, the officer was unable to find it. Now the department is asking for the community’s help in finding Patrol Badge No. 25. It will look identical […]

  • Comedian Preacher Lawson Coming To Temple Live In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Comedian Preacher Lawson will be performing at Temple Live theater in Fort Smith. Lawson won the title of Funniest Comedian in Florida and was crowned the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition in 2016. He made his TV debut in 2017 on “Last Call with Carson Daly” and also appeared on Comedy Dynamic’s “Coming To The Stage.” He was also a top-five finalist on “America’s Got Talent.” The comedian will be at Temple Live […]

  • Opening Date Set For Arkansas’ First Torchy’s Tacos

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A famous Texas taco shop has announced the opening date of its first-ever Arkansas location. Torchy’s Tacos which originated in Austin, Texas announced plans earlier this year for the new restaurant in Fayetteville. It will host a grand opening party on Monday, August 5, and will be giving away free tacos, green chile queso, beverages and much more. The event is open to the public and details are available here. The taco shop is set to […]

  • Fayetteville Police Still Searching For 2017 Hit-And-Run Suspect Who Killed A Mother On Her Way To Work

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — It’s been two years since Tara Elizabeth Pritchett was hit and killed while riding her scooter to work, and the unknown suspect is still on the loose. According to police, Pritchett, who was just 23-years-old, was struck by an unknown vehicle about 4:38 a.m. near Persimmon Street and Salem Road on July 21, 2017. Fayetteville Police are still searching for the hit-and-run suspect so they can bring closure to Pritchett’s family. At the time, Pritchett’s son […]

  • Fort Smith Nail Salon Offering Beer Pedicures

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — It’s been said that beer is good for the soul, but could it also be good for your…feet? One local nail salon thinks so. Helena’s Beauté Bar is partnering with Fort Smith Brewing Company to bring a new, unique service to its customers: a beer-infused charcoal jelly pedicure. The “Fort Smith Beer Ped” is only around for a limited time and everyone who goes in to experience it will receive a complimentary Fort Smith Brewing […]

  • St. Boniface Catholic School In Fort Smith Closes Its Doors

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The Saint Boniface Catholic School in Fort Smith will not be open this upcoming school year and a town hall meeting was held Wednesday (July 17) at the school to discuss its future. In a letter to parents, Father Mario Jacobo said the decision to not reopen stems from financial struggles. The letter states that for the past couple of years, “the school and parish have struggled to fund operating expenses and the school was operating […]

  • Shoplifters Steal Almost $15,000 Worth Of Nike Apparel From Stores In Fort Smith And Fayetteville

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Police are looking for suspects they say stole thousands of dollars worth of Nike apparel from different stores in both Fort Smith and Fayetteville. Police say the shoplifters hit the Fort Smith JC Penney store seven times from June 19 to July 9 and escaped with approximately $14,350 of Nike clothing. The thieves also stole several shorts and shirts from Academy Sports. During their heist at the JC Penney in Fayetteville, one of the suspects […]

  • Voters Pass Dues Increase For Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department

    BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — Voting was held in Benton County for a proposed increase in dues for the Northeast Benton County (NEBCO) Volunteer Fire Department. The special election passed by 2 votes, 212 for and 210 against raising the fire dues. It has been 19 years since NEBCO’s last dues increase. The passage of this increase means that there will now be two paid positions for firefighters four days a week. The department might also be able to replace […]

  • Free Wi-Fi Available For Fans During College World Series In Omaha

    OMAHA, Neb. (KFSM) — Razorback fans making the trip to Omaha for the College World Series can expect a special treat from Cox, free Wi-Fi hotspots. Starting June 14, more than 550 hotspots will be scattered throughout the Omaha metro area for baseball fans can stay connected with all of their online friends. Cox will be at the Omaha Baseball Village, located at The Matt, June 14 through June 21. There, fans can experience an innovative new virtual reality called […]

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