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Recent Articles
  • Harrison FD: Man & Woman Whose Car Washed Away In Flash Flood, Is A Recovery Effort

    HARRISON, Ark. (KFSM) —  The search will continue for the man and woman who are missing — but as of Sunday (Dec. 2) night it’s now being considered a recovery effort, according to Harrison County Fire Chief Marvin Holt. Original story: A search will continue Sunday (Dec. 2) for two people whose car washed away during a flash flood Friday (Nov. 30) night at Lake Harrison, according to officials. The car  was swept away near Highland Street, south of Capps […]

  • HS Newspaper Articles Pulled After Publishing Investigation Into Football Players’ Transfers

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Har-Ber High School students said their school newspaper had articles pulled after an article came out about an investigation into football players’ transfers. The Har-Ber Herald Editor-in-Chief Halle Roberts, only spoke to 5NEWS Sunday (Dec. 2) about the controversy surrounding the article. The investigation began months ago when in 2017 six Har-Ber football players transferred to Springdale High School.  Har-Ber is for students in 10th to 12th grades in Springdale and is managed by the Springdale School District, […]

  • Storm Demolishes Vian Recycling Center

    VIAN, Okla. (KFSM) — After more than two decades of service Sue’s Recycling and Sanitation center in Vian is gone. The facility was wiped out during a storm Friday (Nov. 30) night. What started out as a husband-wife  trash collection business has grown into a facility that serves customers in 16 counties across eastern Oklahoma, operates two transfer station locations, and provides customers with a wide variety of service options, according to their website. The family shared these photos:  

  • UPDATE: Missing Kentucky Woman And Her Two Children Found In Arkansas

    HENDERSON, Ky.  (KFSM) —  Authorities in Arkansas have made contact with a woman and her two children who were believed to have been taken from their Kentucky home. Law enforcement in Arkansas found Lillyanna Caraway in Perry, Arkansas, Sunday (Nov. 25) evening. Detective John Nevel with the Henderson County Sheriff’s said Caraway told investigators in Arkansas that she left with her children on her own will. Original story: A multi-state search by law enforcement is underway for a Kentucky woman […]

  • UPDATE: Windy Weather Rekindles A House Fire From Thursday

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) —  Saturday (Nov. 24) night, Piney Point fire crews returned to the home on Timberlake Trail  because the windy weather rekindled the fire.  They initially responded to the house fire on Thursday (Nov. 22). The Piney Point Fire Department (PPFD) said some areas continued to smolder.  And the way the home was constructed there were crevices deemed unsafe for firefighters to enter during the initial call. Usually the fire will smolder out, but in this case because […]

  • Trio Accused Of Kidnapping, Robbery & Aggravated Assault Of A Lincoln Man

    PRAIRIE GROVE, Ark. (KFSM) — Three people are in custody for kidnapping, robbery, and aggravated assault of a man on Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) night in Prairie Grove, according to a police report. On-duty police officer T. Franks was parked at Highway 62 and Bob Kidd Lake Road shortly after 8:30 p.m. observing traffic. “I saw a white GMC pickup slam on the brakes and skid across the highway,” said Franks. The truck stopped and a man, later identified as Nathan […]

  • One Person Is Dead After Parking Lot Crash In Rogers

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) —  One person has died after crashing their car in the parking lot of Hobby Lobby on Dixieland Road in Rogers, according to Rogers Fire Chief Tom Jenkins. Chief Jenkins said a car, with one person inside, hit a light pole and then caught fire. The person in the car died. The victim’s name has not been released. An eyewitness, Cheyanna Lynch tells 5NEWS she and her husband were driving past hobby lobby when they saw flames […]

  • MO: Three People Found Dead From Apparent Drug Overdose

    SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY, Mo. (KFSM) — Three people were found dead in a parked car in Southern Stone County, Missouri, on Sat. (Nov. 17), according to the sheriff’s department. Southern Stone County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a report of a deceased man in a car at Norwood Road. Around 11 a.m., deputies found the parked car at an abandoned mobile home and found three people deceased in the car.  Two men and a woman. Deputies determined from the items […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Bentonville Teen Found

    BENTONVILLE,  Ark. (KFSM) —   The family of the missing Bentonville teen, 14-year-old Audrey Lewis, report she has been found.  No additional details were given. Original Story: A Bentonville family is asking for the public’s help in finding Audrey Lewis — she’s been missing from her home since early Saturday (Nov. 17). Lewis is 14 years old and has brown hair, green eyes, is 5-feet tall and weighs 130 pounds.  She has a birthmark on the back of her neck. She […]

  • Teacher Arrested For DWI No Longer With Bentonville Schools

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A Bentonville School District teacher accused of driving drunk is no longer with the school district, according to Leslee Wright, Public Information Officer for Bentonville Schools. Sarah Fischer, 34, who lives in Centerton, was arrested by Fayetteville police early Sunday and released shortly after 2 p.m. She was arrested for DWI, No Proof of Insurance, Careless Driving, Improper U-Turn and Driving Left of Center. A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 26. Fischer taught Language Arts at […]

  • Fayetteville: Board Of Education Special Meeting Monday

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  The Fayetteville Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday (Aug. 13) at 5 p.m. at the Adams Leadership Center located at 1000 W. Bulldog Blvd. The discussion will be about the superintendent’s contract. This meeting is open to the public, but the school board can go into executive session to discuss personnel issues, according to Fayetteville Public Schools Information Officer Alan Wilbourn.  However, all votes must be taken in open session.

  • ASP: Two Big Rigs Collide Killing Both Drivers

    UNION COUNTY (KFSM) —  Two men are dead after the big rigs they were driving collided Friday (Aug. 10) afternoon on Highway 167 in El Dorado, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police (ASP). Terry Reed, 52, of El Dorado, and Kenes Lajeunesse, 42, of Jacksonville, were identified as the deceased, according to ASP. The ASP report states the tractor-trailer driven by Lajeunesse was headed north and crossed the center line and hit the rig driven by Reed […]

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