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Jordan Tidwell


Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Rogers fire chief gives advice for staying safe while shooting fireworks at home

Rogers Fire Chief, Tom Jenkins says the best thing you can do if choosing to shoot your own, is using common sense. → Read More

Greenwood offering drive-thru coronavirus testing Wednesday

The testing site will be at Greenwood Baptist Health Clinic on W. Center Street from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. → Read More

Local summer camps waiting for clearance

Gov. Hutchinson is expected to announce Wednesday if summer camps will happen this summer. → Read More

Fort Smith Public Schools show senior pride through yard signs

The end of the school year hasn't been how high school seniors expected to finish out their grade school career. → Read More

Local school districts are making plans for 2020 graduation ceremonies

Some are deciding to hold virtual graduations, while others are delaying ceremonies until mid-summer. → Read More

Fort Smith Police Department celebrating kids' birthdays during social distancing

To keep everyone safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, many gatherings and celebrations are canceled. → Read More

T-shirts printed to help support Arkansas food banks & small businesses during the pandemic

Screen printing companies throughout the state are launching fundraisers to help those in need. → Read More

Walmart opening early for senior shoppers during coronavirus pandemic

Walmart will open its doors early for senior shoppers once a week during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Local flower shop delivering happiness to those quarantined

ZuZu's Petals in Fayetteville is putting smiles on the faces of those who can't leave their homes. → Read More

Elkins to provide WiFi on wheels for students

The Elkins School District says it realizes not all students have access to the internet, so school officials created WiFi on Wheels. → Read More

Headed to the polls in Northwest Arkansas

Voters are casting their ballots in the 2020 primary election on Tuesday. → Read More

Protesters Block Immigration Bus Outside Washington County Detention Center

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- Protesters lined the streets near the Washington County Jail this morning (Jan. 17) and said they were there to stop ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) from picking up a person in jail. → Read More

Local Students Win Coding App Challenge Put On By Congress

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Two Northwest Arkansas students have won a coding app challenge put on by the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s part of a goal to get more kids involved in computer science careers. → Read More

5NEWS Teams Up With Arkansas Blood Institute For Blood Drive

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — 5NEWS and the Arkansas Blood Institute are teaming up to host a blood drive in Fort Smith Tuesday. From 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., you can donate blood at the Fort Smith donation center at 5300 S. U Street. One donation of blood can save up to three lives. → Read More

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. → Read More

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. → Read More

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 her trip to Walt Disney World. → Read More

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. → Read More

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. → Read More

Poteau Balloon Festival Takes Flight Today

POTEAU (KFSM) — The skies over Poteau will be full of color as the Poteau Balloon Festival takes off today (Oct. 18) at the LeFlore County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $5 for ages 4 and up. → Read More