Scott Miller couldn’t be happier to be back in Arkansas. He joins the 5NEWS staff as a weekend anchor and reporter.

He moved to Berryville in 1979 to work for the local radio station and he’s been a fan of the Natural State and the Razorbacks ever since.

While working in Fayetteville Scott was the voice of the Arkansas Razorback baseball team during the final year the Hogs were in the Southwest Conference.

Most recently Scott worked at a television station in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Scott and his wife Judith have two adult children, Brittany and Cody.

Recent Articles
  • Springdale Police Looking For Burglary Suspects

    Homeowners say the people responsible for the burglaries’  in the Renaissance subdivision in Springdale must have been watching them. One of the homeowner’s comes home for lunch at the same time every day. He leaves his garage door open for only 20 minutes, and that’s when the thieves struck. Across the street Jim Ed Reed said his garage door was open, and the family was inside the house when thieves walked into his garage. “My wife received either an email […]

  • Senate Overrides Gov. Beebe’s Veto of 20-Week Abortion Bill

    The Arkansas House of Representatives and Senate voted to override Gov. Mike Beebe’s veto of HB 1037, a bill that would restrict abortions after 20 weeks. The new law to ban most abortions after 20 weeks takes effect immediately. It provides exceptions only in cases of rape, incest or to save a mother’s life. Following the veto, State Representative Greg Leding, a Fayetteville Democrat, says while the bill is now Arkansas law, he believes the fight isn’t over. “I think […]

  • Burglary Suspect Uses 4-Wheeler, Steals $8,000 In Items From Home

    Police are searching for a man they say broke into a Bella Vista home and stole jewelry and a gun after riding up on a four-wheeler, as seen on surveillance video. Video captured a white man riding an all-terrain vehicle up to a house on Southam Lane on Feb. 15. The suspect is seen knocking on the house’s front door for five minutes before entering the home’s back entrance. Police said the suspect stole jewelry, electronics, a firearm and other […]

  • Goshen Man Loses Home In Fire After Dad Dies

    A fire in Goshen engulfed a home and displaced a family, but did not injure anyone, according to emergency crews who responded to the scene. The house was built by the homeowner and his dad, who recently died. 5NEWS reporter Scott Miller caught up to the family, in the video above. Firefighters from Fayetteville and Goshen responded to the house fire at about 2 p.m. on Bob Lawrence Road, according to the Fayetteville Fire Department. It was already engulfed when […]

  • Three Arrested in Springdale Meth Bust

    Three men are facing federal drug charges after Springdale police found two pounds of methamphetamine during a drug bust Wednesday (Feb. 20). Kyle Alexander, 23, and Christopher Randolph, 19, both of Springdale, were arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Noe Tovias, 28, was arrested for federal drug conspiracy charges, according to police. An officer made a traffic stop on Elm Springs Road after a driver disobeyed a traffic signal. The driver seemed nervous, […]

  • Gun Sales Continue To Explode, Supplies Still Limited

    Ever since the Newton Connecticut School shooting and the call for gun control following the shooting, guns are flying off the shelves. Background checks are now at their highest level in fifteen years. Ozark Armory in Springdale is busy and their inventory is lower than normal because of the increased demand. Mike Nease said it’s been that way for months and it’s not just one item. “There’s been an uptick in everything, been an uptick in everything,” said Nease. Manufacturers […]

  • Beer Flows At Baum Stadium After Alcohol Policy Uncertainty

    A day after uncertainty over whether alcohol would be allowed Opening Day of the Razorbacks baseball season, the beer flowed in Baum Stadium, at least in the outfield Hog Pen. University of Arkansas officials noted Thursday the university’s policy against alcohol on-campus. The sign at the baseball stadium even notes the rule, but it has been a long-standing tradition at the site to allow alcohol in an outfield grass area called the Hog Pen. A university student newspaper report stated […]

  • Local Women Return Home From Stranded Cruise Ship

    Three sisters are back in Northwest Arkansas after being stranded for five days on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph. Kim Crabtree, Louann Leichner and Doris Autry last week boarded the cruise ship, whose engine-room fire on day-3 of the trip knocked out power and plumbing on the ship. The incident left 3,000 passengers floating helplessly in the Gulf of Mexico for five more days. The ship was towed back to the mainland, and the cruise-goers flew out of Houston on […]

  • Local Survey Says Residents Happy, But Dislike Traffic

    A new study shows people living in Benton and Washington counties believe they have a high quality of life, but still have a few gripes. The survey, funded by the Walton Family Foundation, also found people would like to see some changes. The biggest complaint among Northwest Arkansans? Traffic. Respondents complained of too much traffic in the morning and afternoon. Residents told 5NEWS that traffic on Interstate 540 is horrendous. People who responded to the survey like living in Northwest […]

  • Man in Custody after Deadly Springdale Stabbing

    A man was stabbed to death near the intersection of Huntsville Avenue and Morrison Place in Springdale early Wednesday night, according to the Springdale Police Department. One man is dead with multiple stab wounds, and another man is in custody, police said. Several police cars were on-scene. A Springdale Emergency Medical Services ambulance responded, but did not transport anybody to the hospital, according to the Springdale Fire Department. Police received a call at 6:38 p.m. of two men fighting at […]

  • Southside Students Experience Shanty Town

    Some Fort Smith Southside students are getting a taste of what it is like to be homeless. The students paid $10 for the learning experience,  a chance to spend the night in a makeshift shelter made out of cardboard, tape and plastic sheets. The Shanty Town was erected on the front lawn of the high school and was organized by the school’s Habitat For Humanity chapter to help raise money and awareness for the plight of the homeless. “We have […]

  • Student Accidentally Shoots Himself on UA Campus

    Police say a student accidentally shot himself on the University of Arkansas campus Friday. The Fayetteville Police Department responded to a call of a man accidentally shooting himself in the hand at the KUAF radio station, said Sgt. Craig Stout. The scene was turned over to the University of Arkansas Police Department, who are working the incident, Stout said. The student had brought a revolver to the station in his backpack. He took the gun out to show to another […]