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Allie Lynch


Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Recent articles by Allie:

Residents Voice Frustrations With River Valley Medical Marijuana Delays

RIVER VALLEY, Ark. (KFSM) — Many medical marijuana cardholders are wondering when exactly dispensaries will be opening in the River Valley and why exactly it's taking so long. "I don’t have the time to drive five hours round trip or three hours, maybe or whatever the case may be. I just don’t have it, it should be right here," said medical marijuana patient Kenneth Finch. → Read More

Rainwater’s Men’s Clothing In Fort Smith Reopens After Historic Flooding

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — With this year's historic flooding now behind us, businesses in the River Valley are reopening after months of repairs. One of those businesses, Rainwater's Men's Clothing, is finally opening its doors back up. → Read More

Bentonville Medical Marijuana Dispensary Undergoes Name Change And Inspection Before Opening

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) inspected Northwest Arkansas' second medical marijuana dispensary Monday (Aug. 12), which is now one step closer to opening its doors. What used to be "AMS Patient" is now called "The Source." This name change comes after the company's marketing consultant recommended a shorter name. → Read More

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Northwest Arkansas Opens Tomorrow

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The day is almost here for Arkansans to finally purchase medical marijuana in Northwest Arkansas. That day that patients have been waiting for is tomorrow (Aug. 7). ReLeaf Center's doors will open tomorrow at 8 a.m. for VIP guests only. It will be open to the rest of the public at 12 p.m. → Read More

Tactical Medics Teach Class On How To Treat Gunshot Wounds In Rogers

ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — Tactical medics taught some Arkansans how to handle a situation where someone has been shot. On Monday (Aug. 5) people packed in at Bass Pro Shops in Rogers to learn how to handle a mass shooting situation. → Read More

Heavener Road Causing Damage To Resident’s Vehicles

HEAVENER, Okla. (KFSM) — Those who travel along a stretch of road in Heavener, Oklahoma say it's in bad shape and has even caused severe damage to their vehicles. Twila Pettis says a piece of road flew up and punctured her gas tank. → Read More

Highway 64 Eastbound Bridges Between Roland And Fort Smith Reopened To One Lane Traffic

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — The Highway 64 eastbound bridges between Roland and Fort Smith are now back open to one lane. This comes after it has been closed for a few months because of historic flooding. Traffic is slow, but it is still moving. → Read More

Downtown Fort Smith Suspends Third Thursday Events

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Downtown Fort Smith has announced it's suspending Third Thursday Events. The events usually take place on Garrison Avenue from 5-8 p.m., but Downtown Fort Smith posted on it's Facebook page that the event is suspended for the time being. → Read More

Police Still Searching For Driver In Hit And Run That Killed A Fort Smith Native

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KFSM) — New information is revealed in the case of a Fort Smith man who was killed during a hit and run while riding his bicycle in Sherwood. → Read More

Mountainburg Residents Speak Out After Grave Decorations Are Tossed In The Trash

MOUNTAINBURG, Ark. (KFSM) — A Mountainburg cemetery is getting some heat after some people are claiming the cemetery removed all of their decorations from loved ones' headstones without them knowing. That's not what the cemetery board is saying, though. The Conley Cemetery revised its rules and regulations in September 2018 regarding when residents can decorate their loved ones' headstones. → Read More

14-Year-Old Muldrow Native Wins National Rodeo Title

MULDROW, Okla. (KFSM) — A 14-year-old Muldrow native won the World Championship at a Junior National Rodeo Event. "It just runs through me, I can’t really explain it, I’ve never found anything else I like to do," said Tybo Watson. → Read More

Fort Smith Man Killed After Hit-And-Run In Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KFSM) — A man who just recently moved from Little Rock to Fort Smith was killed after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle. The driver who hit him is still on the loose and there is no suspect or vehicle description to help find the person responsible. → Read More

New Road Project In Lowell Should Help With Traffic Flow

LOWELL, Ark. (KFSM) — A new project is underway in Lowell that will soon help ease the dreaded Northwest Arkansas commute for many. Officials broke ground Monday (July 22) on a project called the Dixieland Road Expansion which will connect south Dixieland Road to West Apple Blossom Road. → Read More

Bentonville Medical Marijuana Dispensary Is One Step Closer To Opening Its Doors

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A Northwest Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary is one step closer to opening its doors in the next few weeks. The Re-Leaf Center in Bentonville should be the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in Northwest Arkansas. → Read More

Crews Cleaning Up After Water Leak Causes Alma High School To Flood

ALMA, Ark. (KFSM) — A smart water meter is to blame for nearly 30,000 gallons of water that flooded the Alma High School gym. Faulty installation of the water meter left the sports arena and several classrooms submerged under several inches of water. → Read More

Local Firefighters Give Tips On How To Stay Safe This Fourth Of July

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — With the Fourth of July just around the corner, a lot of people might be planning to set off fireworks. Firefighters from both Springdale and Rogers have some tips on how to stay safe during the holiday. → Read More

Firework Safety Tips And Ordinances Where You Live

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — This week in some cities in the state residents can begin shooting off fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Fayetteville and Springdale are now allowed to shoot off fireworks starting Monday (July 1) through Thursday (July 4). → Read More

Fort Smith Streets Department Begins Clean Up

RIVER VALLEY, Ark. (KFSM) — As floodwaters go down, debris pickup is underway in Fort Smith. The Fort Smith Streets Department started cleaning early this morning to help get the community back in order. Crews were out all day removing dirt, debris and sandbags. → Read More

Fort Smith Sanitation Department To Begin Flood Cleanup This Week

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Now that several people have started to clean the debris and grime out of their homes, what exactly do they do with it? The City of Fort Smith addressed the debris issue Tuesday (June 4) at a news conference about the historic flooding. → Read More

Some River Valley Residents Return Home To Clean Up Flood Damage

RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) — As the historic flood waters start to recede, the cleanup process begins for many homeowners across the River Valley. The Harms family says it could be months before they are able to move back in. → Read More