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“Dancing Doc” At Children’s Hospital Brightens Hearts And Hallways

Many children hate going to the doctor.  But a medical student, on his way to becoming a doctor, is already a big hit with kids.

That’s because Jonathan Finney has all the right moves.

News With A Twist reporter Deepak Saini takes you to Children’s Hospital, where you’ll find the Dancing Doctor.

UAFS Takes Large Roll in Job Development

Dr. Paul Beran joins us this morning to discuss the job growth in our area and how the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has contributed.

Preparing for the Boston Marathon

Mary Jo Brinkman, Jamie Lee Rogers, and Debbie Lashley are all headed to the Boston Marathon this year – watch the video to hear their thoughts on going back.



UAFS Men’s Basketball Team Heads to Colorado

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students, faculty and fans gathered at the Stubblefield Center Thursday morning (March 13) to send the men’s basketball team off to the NCAA Division II tournament in Colorado.

The No. 6 Lions (21-6) will face the No. 3 Midwestern State Mustangs (22-7) in this weekend’s regional tournament. It is the first NCAA appearance for the Lions in the school’s history as a Division II program.

Fort Smith Kindergarten Preregistration Dates Set

Kindergarten preregistration for the 2014-2015 year will start on April 21 in the Fort Smith Public Schools, according to a news release put out today.

Kindergarten is mandatory for all children in the state of Arkansas who will be five years of age on or before August 1, unless parents file a kindergarten waiver with the public schools.

Parents will need to make sure immunization records are completed prior to registration. They’ll also need to provide a birth certificate, proof of physical assessment and a social security card.

Free Storm Spotter Class To Be Held In Fort Smith Tonight

The Sebastian County Department of Emergency Management and Public Safety is teaming up with the National Weather Service Office in Tulsa to offer a free weather spotter class tonight from 7 pm to 9 pm, according to a news release sent out today.

The class will take place at the county’s Emergency Management and Public Safety Facility, located at 8400 South Zero St., in Fort Smith.

No preregistration is required to attend the class.