The original online KFSM story stated that Marshallese immigrants came to Springdale to work in poultry processing for Tyson Foods, whose headquarters are in Springdale.
Although it is unlikely that poor reporting, such as that of the KFSM broadcast and the report on Lou Dobbs Tonight, is going to result in a new era of quarantine for people affected by leprosy, stories like these have the potential to cause people who are in treatment or who need treatment to go into hiding.
Channel 11, a CBS affiliate, seems unlikely to continue getting content from KFSM
when it is owned by a competitor.
This celebration is a great opportunity for KFSM and the Fort Smith community to reminisce about the past and talk about their future," said Cynthia H.
Local residents, businesses and community leaders have played a vital role in the growth and success of KFSM and we are delighted to share this special occasion with them.
Highlights will include photo opportunities with KFSM news anchors, an inside look at the TV station and prize giveaways.
For more information on the KFSM anniversary, please visit www.
You might recall that KFSM announced late last month that Danver was joining the station's weeknight news team.
News Director Bill Cummings said in an email that Danver resigned from KFSM after the arrest.
Lewis, who was hired in 2011, wrote on her station Facebook page last week that it was her final week at KFSM.
said Danver has worked at several stations in several markets, including WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois, WFIE-TV in Evansville, Indiana, WISH-TV in Indianapolis and most recently WKEF-TV in Dayton, Ohio.
first went live in July 1953, making it one of the oldest stations in the state.