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Bryan Shawver


Fayetteville Township, AR, United States

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Ridding Yourself Of ‘Porch Pirates’ This Holiday Season

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- As we head into the busy holiday season, online shoppers are reminded by law enforcement to keep an eye on home deliveries, as package thefts often spike this time of year. → Read More

Sheriff Helder Speaks On Washington County Deputy Shootout That’s Gone Viral

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- A shootout between a man and a Washington County deputy on Nov. 11 is a moment that won't soon leave the mind of Sheriff Tim Helder. → Read More

Former Fayetteville School Teacher Celebrates 108th Birthday

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- She lived through the Great Depression and World War II by educating students in classrooms around the state of Arkansas, and Saturday (Nov. 17), she celebrated her 108th birthday. → Read More

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport In Bentonville Turns 20

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Bentonville, a staple in the Northwest Arkansas landscape, celebrated 20 years of serving air travelers earlier this month. Since opening Nov. 1, 1998, the facility has adapted and expanded to meet the increasing customer base of a rapidly growing region. → Read More

Barling Police Start Zero Tolerance Policy For Passing School Bus Loading Or Unloading Students

ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Any driver in Barling who passes a stopped school bus loading and unloading children will be cited by police. The new "zero tolerance" policy, implemented by the Barling Police Department, went into effect Monday (Nov. 5). → Read More

Lincoln Police Chief Placed On Paid Leave

LINCOLN (KFSM) -- Lincoln Police Chief, Brian Key, has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation, according to Mayor Rob Hulse. Hulse posted the announcement to a city Facebook page late Wednesday (Oct. 24). → Read More

WATCH: State Rep. Gets In The Face Of Opponent After Heated Debate

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — State Rep. Greg Leding, who is running for State Senate, has apologized to his Republican opponent for approaching her on stage after a debate Tuesday (Oct. 24) evening at the University of Arkansas. In the video, Leding points his finger at Dawn Clemence before getting up on the stage to talk to her face-to-face. → Read More

‘Sheep Dog Impact Assistance’ Team Returns Home Following Hurricane Michael

ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) -- A team of volunteers from Sheep Dog Impact Assistance has returned home after spending a week in southern Alabama and northern Florida helping with recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael. → Read More

Rogers Pei Wei Launches Investigation After Woman Finds Blood In Food

ROGERS (KFSM) -- Several customers of Pei Wei in Rogers are claiming they found blood in their food while dining at the restaurant Saturday night (Oct. 13). Jackie Tuma and Stasi Thurston made the discovery after choosing the popular Asian eatery during a last minute dinner decision. → Read More

Mountainburg Boy Spends Years Recovering From Rare Polio-Like Illness

MOUNTAINBURG (KFSM) -- It's been more than two years since 9-year-old Austin Daniels was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (or AFM), just weeks after recovering from a cold. Michelle Daniels, Austin's mother, said the illness came out of nowhere. → Read More

Arkansas High School Football Player OK After Being Airlifted Off Field Following Big Hit

COAL HILL (KFSM) -- A Johnson County West High School football player is doing well after a hit during a game Friday night (Sept. 28) that resulted in him being airlifted to a hospital. → Read More

State Health Department Investigating JBGB For Over 50 Reported Illnesses

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The state health department is investigating more than 50 reported illnesses linked to JJ's Beer Garden and Brewery after customers reported getting sick days after eating at the popular restaurant. Anyone who visited JBGB between Sept. 13 and Monday (Sept. → Read More

Dog Skinned Alive Now Recovering In Fort Smith

FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- A Chihuahua is back home and recovering after he was found by his owner Friday with the skin on his back peeled back on his body. Jim Rendon said 10-year-old Rowdy was let outside Friday morning (Sept. 14) to run around and use the bathroom. → Read More

Fayetteville Seeking Input For Future Of Highway 71B Corridor

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- The city of Fayetteville is holding public input meetings to gauge public support for the future of the Highway 71B corridor. The public workshops kicked off Wednesday (Sept. 12) and are expected to continue into 2019. → Read More

Bella Vista POA: Water Safe For Consumption After Drinking Water Violations

BELLA VISTA (KFSM) -- The Bella Vista Property Owner's Association Water Utility says drinking water is safe despite a recent violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The POA recently attached a letter to water bills for homeowners announcing the violation as exceeding Environmental Protection Agency limits of trihalomethanes, or THMs, which are a disinfection by-product. → Read More

Arkansas Apple Festival Seeking Volunteers Ahead Of October Event

LINCOLN, Ark. (KFSM) -- Organizers of the annual Arkansas Apple Festival in Lincoln are seeking volunteers ahead of the October event. The festival committee recently issued a request on Facebook for help peeling apples and handing out apple slices during the three-day long event that starts October 5. → Read More

Homeless Camps Near UA Clearing Amid Looming Deadline

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM/AP) — Homeless people living on a piece of property owned by the University of Arkansas have until tomorrow (Sep. 6) before they’re required to leave. The university first announced Aug. 9 that people would be asked to clear out of the undeveloped property by Sept. 6. → Read More

Russellville Man Remembers Wife And Son Killed When Tree Falls On Home

RUSSELLVILLE (KFSM) -- A Russellville man is remembering his wife and 9-year-old son who died after a tree fell onto their mobile home Saturday (Sept. 1). Chris Huggins rented their home in a mobile home park off W. Main Street in Russellville with his wife, Alisha, and their four children. The morning of the accident, Huggins said he was helping a friend work on a car when he got a phone call. → Read More

Closing Of Local Pools And Water Parks Marks Unofficial End Of Summer

ROGERS (KFSM) -- The warmer weather may not be going anywhere just yet, but kids and families will have to find another way to beat the heat after local pools and aquatic centers closed for the season. This Labor Day (Sept. 3), marked the last day of summer at both the Rogers and Springdale Aquatic Centers. → Read More

Neighbors Start Petition To Stop Development On Markham Hill In Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- A proposal by Specialized Real Estate Group to rezone and develop about 100 forested acres of land in Fayetteville is getting blowback from some nearby homeowners. The property is about 144 acres on Markham Hill, located off W. Markham Rd. → Read More