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  • Fort Smith Man Dies In Nevada Shooting

    HENDERSON, Nev. (KFSM) –The Henderson Police Department in Nevada is investigating a shooting that left a Fort Smith man dead Saturday (Oct. 12) night. The shooting happened at approximately 10:30 p.m in the city of Henderson, according to our CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, KLAS 8NewsNow. Henderson Police and Fire Departments were on the scene after reports of two people being shot. According to police, they found 40-year-old Ronnie Cravens, also known as “Duna,” from Fort Smith dead. A 45-year […]

  • CASC In Poteau Ranks No. 17 For Most Affordable Online Associate Degrees

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — SR Education Group ranks Carl Albert State College (CASC) number 17 in the nation for most affordable online associate degrees in the nation. According to a company representative, The Group looked into more than 1,900 online colleges in order to compare and determine the best online schools in the nation. Colleges were evaluated on their tuition rates, degree offerings, alumni salary data and return on investment. “In our 10th year of publishing college rankings, we are proud […]

  • Arkansas State Fair Kicks Off

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KFSM) — Thousands of people visited the Arkansas State Fair this weekend (Oct. 12). Carnival rides and a concert featuring Craig Morgan entertained people this Saturday. Fair officials say they’re working with local law enforcement agencies to help with security, and are reminding everyone to be prepared to go through a safety checkpoint at the entrance. The Arkansas State Fair will be going on every day through Sunday, October 20.

  • Purple For A Purpose 5K Held In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Purple for a Purpose 5K is a race held to raise awareness about domestic violence in the community. The Junior League of Northwest Arkansas held a run in honor of the cause yesterday at the Veterans Park (Oct. 12) in Fayetteville. It ran along the Lake Fayetteville Trail. There was also a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk for children or those who preferreda slower pace. Supporters gathered to make […]

  • Goshen Community Honors Injured Police Officer

    GOSHEN, Ark. (KFSM) — Officer Michael Freeman with the Goshen Police Department, was honored Saturday (Oct. 12) by the community who he serves. Officer Michael Freeman was seriously injured recently during a high-speed chase on Highway 45 that took place in September. Freeman lost control of his patrol car at a curve, rolling and landing in the woods. During the chase, the officer was also shot at but his injuries are from the crash. Officer Freeman and his wife have […]

  • Golftoberfest Raises Awareness and Funds For Single Parent Scholarship

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Golftoberfest was held in Fayetteville Saturday (Oct. 12) raising awareness and funds for Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA. Gator Golf was turned into a mini-golf tournament as Golftoberfest took over. Golftoberfest put together teams of mini golfers who competed for a good cause. Local, low income and single-parent families are able to provide a better future through the money raised during the 18 holes. “Over the last 35 years, we’ve been releasing scholarship dollars to […]

  • Missing Child Found Safe At Castle Of Muskogee

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KFSM) — The missing child was found  safe at The Castle of Muskogee by police. He was found around 9:40 p.m. Crews said a group leaving the location found the child in a parking lot and he was safely reunited with his family almost four hours after he initially went missing. Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office said at 7:00 p.m. they received a call of a missing 7 year old at The Castle of Muskogee. When they received the […]

  • Burning Semi Impacts Traffic On I-40 In Franklin County

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — A burning semi-truck has impacted all lanes of I-40 westbound this afternoon (Oct. 12). The truck was hauling plastic cans of coffee. This happened in Franklin County around 4:00 p.m.  It was before the Altus exit at Mile Marker 43.5. Franklin County Sheriff Office and Arkansas State Police were on the scene. This incident has now cleared. The Ozark Fire Department, Altus Fire Department, RFD 8 from Johnson County assisted with the fire.

  • The City Of Bentonville Hosts Spring Tree Giveaway

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The City of Bentonville gave away trees to its residents as part of their Tree Giveaway today (Oct. 12). The trees are ready to be planted when they are given. The purpose of this giveaway is to promote a healthier environment and improve the appearance and visual character of the built environment. The goal is to increase the city’s overall tree canopy on residential property. “We’re such a growing community. There’s a lot of construction going […]

  • Los Angeles Painter Comes To NWA Bringing Abstract Works

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) —  A University of Arkansas graduate returns to Fayetteville from Los Angeles, California bringing large-scale abstract works. Noah Grimmett grew up in Little Rock and graduated from the University of Arkansas. Grimmett uses raw skill and imagination to convey complex emotions through his works. Grimmett left for Hollywood in 1967. There, he worked as an actor in film and commercials for over twenty years. His painting interests aroused in the 1990s and since then he has been creating large-scale works […]

  • UAFS Teams Up With Sack Lunch Program To Feed Students

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The University of Arkansas Fort Smith (UAFS) has teamed up with Fort Smith’s Sack Lunch Program to provide meals for students on campus. The Sack Lunch Program in Fort Smith was founded at St. John’s Episcopal Church in 1986. Many churches and civic organizations financially support the program or send volunteers to assist with the mission. Jean Kolljeski, co-director of St. John’s Episcopal Church Sack Lunch Program, found out about food insecurity on college campuses […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Rogers Teen Found Safe

    UPDATE: The Rogers Police Department has located Kayleigh Oxford. Original story: ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — The Rogers Police Department is asking for help in looking for a missing teen Kayleigh Oxford, 16. She is 5’5″, weighs approximately 115 lbs., and has black hair, brown eyes. If you know of Kayleigh’s location please contact the Rogers Police Department at 479-636-4141, attn. Officer Lange.

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