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  • Fayetteville Student Council Raising Money During 21st Annual Homeless Vigil

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville High School students camped out Thursday (Dec. 5) night to raise money for students and families in need throughout the district. The student council hosts the event, and students sleep in sleeping bags and cardboard boxes. While the night was cold and rainy, the students say they understand it is an important cause. “It’s tough I can’t lie, it wasn’t too cold last night but sleeping outside the fact is, it’s a reality that many families […]

  • Local Restaurant Hosts Food Drive For Fayetteville Students

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A local restaurant is hosting a food drive to make sure Fayetteville students will not go hungry during the holidays. Every holiday season, the Fayetteville School District sends home 350 bins of food with students to make sure they have food while they are on winter break. East Side Grill is collecting donations to give to the school. The restaurant is hoping to fill all 350 bins with their donated items. “Most of the students that […]

  • Teen Writes Christmas Program For Bentonville Church

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A local church is preparing for their annual Christmas program, and this year the show was written by a teenager who says he’s excited to share the story of Christmas. The program was written by 16-year-old Luke Wilkerson. It’s the second play he has ever written. He says it’s a modern twist on the story of Christmas and hopes everyone who watches will connect to it. “We’re really relating it to today, like seeing how I […]

  • Cyber Monday And Protecting Against ‘Porch Pirates’

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — Thanksgiving has come and gone but holiday shoppers are still cashing in on the deals. Today (Dec. 2) is Cyber Monday and you can score on major Christmas deals all from the comfort of your own home, but with online shopping comes the rise in porch pirates taking packages right off your porch. Police encourage homeowners to be diligent and know exactly when your items will be arriving. They also suggest investing in a security camera, […]

  • Handsome Holiday Heroes Here To Help You Put Up Christmas Lights

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — Christmas lights are starting to turn on in neighborhoods throughout the area. More and more people are choosing to have professional groups install lights on their house. The Handsome Holiday Heroes have been hanging lights throughout Northwest Arkansas for the past six years. Owner Heath Redding says the next two weeks are the busiest time of year as people are hoping to get all of their Christmas decorations up by at least mid-December. Redding says he […]

  • Greenwood Girl Gets Surprise Trip To Disney World Thanks To Classmates

    GREENWOOD, Ark. (KFSM) — A six-year-old girl in Greenwood is being granted a wish, and it’s all because of Make-A-Wish and the students at East Hills Middle School. Julissa Hernandez was surprised with a trip to Walt Disney World. The students at East Hills have spent the past few months raising money to donate to Make-A-Wish. They told her today that her dream is now a reality. Julissa’s mom Maribel says she was overwhelmed with the surprise in the best […]

  • Northwest Arkansas Food Bank & Volunteers Preparing For Thanksgiving

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — With Thanksgiving a week away, the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is making sure those who are food insecure can still provide a meal for their families. Volunteers are preparing grocery boxes to take to their mobile pantries and to be given to their partnering agencies. The volunteers are spending the days leading up to the holiday by preparing the boxes and sorting items. Volunteers are needed to make sure the boxes are ready. Volunteer coordinator Madison […]

  • Springdale’s Don Eichenberger Named Arkansas Secondary Assistant Principal Of The Year

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — Springdale Assistant Principal Don Eichenberger has been named the Arkansas Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year. He was surprised with the award at a school assembly on Wednesday (Nov. 20). He has been with the district for 29 years and says he was speechless when the students and staff surprised him. “It was a complete and total surprise to me… I had no idea this was going to happen,” he said. While he was speechless, the […]

  • Girls In Construction Conference Empowering Young Women To Enter The Field

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Young girls in our area are getting a glimpse into the construction field with the Girls in Construction conference. Students from all four Rogers Middle Schools, as well as the Bentonville Ignite Program students, were invited to Northwest Arkansas Community College for the conference. The students spent the day touring local construction sites and hearing from guest speakers. One of the guest speakers was Jenny Mars from the new HGTV show, Fixer to Fabulous. She says she […]

  • Rogers Students Salute Those That Have Served For Veterans Days

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — Today we honor the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom. Rogers Public Schools students held special assemblies today to say thank you. Students at Bellview Elementary School took the stage to honor veterans, and for one student, the performance was extra special. Third-grader Kennedy hunt’s uncle, Michael Burks, served 25 years in the Marine Corps. He spoke at the assembly and wanted the students to understand that there are veterans all […]

  • American Heart Association Making Hydration A Priority At Springdale Schools

      SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — The American Heart Association is doing what they can to make sure kids in the Springdale School District have access to plenty of clean and free drinking water during the school day. They launched the H2O and GO program on Tuesday by dedicating hydration stations at seven Springdale schools. The schools will have a total of 21 hydration stations. The students were also provided reusable water bottles they can fill up at each station between classes. […]

  • Local Attorney Pushing To Close Loopholes In Arkansas’ Adoption Law

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — After several local Marshallese mothers are blindly swept up in a black market baby scheme, a local attorney is in Little Rock pushing for state lawmakers to change Arkansas’ adoption laws. Local attorney Josh Bryant is in Little Rock, sharing a study about the loopholes in Arkansas adoptions. The study was scheduled on the calendar already, but it’s even more pressing now that an alleged adoption scheme by Arizona attorney Paul Petersen was uncovered. Bryant says […]

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