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  • Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

    Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:00:18 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-06-23 07:01:37 GMT
    Iraq says Islamic State group detonated explosives, blowing up famous mosque in Mosul with iconic leaning minaret.
    Iraq says Islamic State group detonated explosives, blowing up famous mosque in Mosul with iconic leaning minaret.
  • Van attack on London Muslims suggests new polarization

    Van attack on London Muslims suggests new polarization

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-06-19 10:35:14 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-06-20 07:39:37 GMT

    Police in London are calling for calm after a driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque.

    Police in London are calling for calm after a driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque.

  • Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

    Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-06-14 14:09:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 15 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-06-15 12:46:28 GMT

    Southern Baptists will reconsider formally condemning white nationalism and the political movement known as the "alt-right.''.

    Southern Baptists will reconsider formally condemning white nationalism and the political movement known as the "alt-right.''.

  • Newport church to host community prayer event

    Newport church to host community prayer event

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-06-13 16:06:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 13 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-06-13 16:16:11 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A church in Newport is hosting an evening of prayer for the community after an officer was killed in the line of duty.

    A church in Newport is hosting an evening of prayer for the community after an officer was killed in the line of duty.

  • Church opens doors for law enforcement to rest, eat, pray

    Church opens doors for law enforcement to rest, eat, pray

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-06-13 14:09:10 GMT
    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)

    A local church in Newport is opening its door to law enforcement for rest after a tough night losing one of their own.

    A local church in Newport is opening its door to law enforcement for rest after a tough night losing one of their own.

  • A Better Region 8: There is good in this world

    A Better Region 8: There is good in this world

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:10:01 GMT
    Monday, June 12 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:16:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A lot of times in life we hear the words: "I've got some good news for you.” Now imagine hearing it when it literally means life and death for you.  

    A lot of times in life we hear the words: "I've got some good news for you.” Now imagine hearing it when it literally means life and death for you.  

  • Local church member saves boy's life

    Local church member saves boy's life

    Sunday, June 11 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-06-12 01:36:09 GMT
    Monday, June 12 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-06-12 13:13:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A family feels inspired after they said their life-changing journey led them to a Jonesboro church.

    A family feels inspired after they said their life-changing journey led them to a Jonesboro church.

  • Ten Commandments monument draws support, opposition

    Ten Commandments monument draws support, opposition

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-06-08 02:46:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 7 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-06-08 03:21:26 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The construction of a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol in Little Rock has started but the debate and a possible lawsuit over the issue continues. 

    The construction of a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol in Little Rock has started but the debate and a possible lawsuit over the issue continues. 

  • Grave site vandalized multiple times

    Grave site vandalized multiple times

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-05-31 02:23:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 30 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-05-31 03:07:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Craighead County Sheriff's Office is investigating a vandalism report that happened Sunday evening at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery. 

    The Craighead County Sheriff's Office is investigating a vandalism report that happened Sunday evening at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery. 

  • From wheelchair to the Boston Marathon

    From wheelchair to the Boston Marathon

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-05-25 10:58:38 GMT

    In April, Williams Baptist cross country runner Alex Van Herpen competed in the prestigious Boston Marathon. An incredible feat. Learning about his path to get there, it stopped me in my tracks. Five years ago Alex was bound to a wheelchair. in January of 2011, he was diagnosed with strep throat, the flu and mono all within a two week period. For five months Alex was bound to a wheel chair. One day he just got up and walked. Medical experts had no explanation for any of it.  ...

    In April, Williams Baptist cross country runner Alex Van Herpen competed in the prestigious Boston Marathon. An incredible feat. Learning about his path to get there, it stopped me in my tracks. Five years ago Alex was bound to a wheelchair. in January of 2011, he was diagnosed with strep throat, the flu and mono all within a two week period. For five months Alex was bound to a wheel chair. One day he just got up and walked. Medical experts had no explanation for any of it.  ...

  • Trumann church thanks emergency personnel

    Trumann church thanks emergency personnel

    Sunday, May 21 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-05-21 12:07:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Central Missionary Baptist Church members in Trumann hosted a big lunch for emergency personnel Saturday.?

    Central Missionary Baptist Church members in Trumann hosted a big lunch for emergency personnel Saturday.?

  • Church brings the crucifixion story to life on Good Friday

    Church brings the crucifixion story to life on Good Friday

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-05-18 01:30:08 GMT
    (SOURCE: Facebook)(SOURCE: Facebook)

    Christians set out on Good Friday to give visitors and passers-by a "glimpse of Jesus". 

    Christians set out on Good Friday to give visitors and passers-by a "glimpse of Jesus." Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church held its first "Living Stations" on Good Friday outside its church doors, off Highway 51. The Stations of the Cross traces the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, beginning with him being condemned to death and ending with his body being laid in the tomb. According to Father Bryan Timby of Our Lady of Sorrows, the event was the idea of his parishi...
  • Church working to help people in need

    Church working to help people in need

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-05-10 00:50:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 9 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-05-10 01:16:03 GMT
    Calvary Baptist Church in Corning (Source: KAIT)Calvary Baptist Church in Corning (Source: KAIT)

    Many of the members of the Calvary Baptist Church in Corning had damage to their homes due to recent flooding. 

    Many of the members of the Calvary Baptist Church in Corning had damage to their homes due to recent flooding. 

  • Flood victims can receive supplies from church

    Flood victims can receive supplies from church

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-05-09 18:25:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 9 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-05-09 19:55:18 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Like many churches in the area, congregants are helping flood victims any way they can.

    Like many churches in the area, congregants are helping flood victims any way they can.

  • The Shepherd of the Hills in Branson, MO will not reopen for 2017 season

    The Shepherd of the Hills in Branson, MO will not reopen for 2017 season

  • Vandals take aim at church vans

    Vandals take aim at church vans

    Monday, May 8 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-05-08 16:10:36 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-05-09 01:52:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Police are looking for the vandals who took aim this past weekend at church property.

    Police are looking for the vandals who took aim this past weekend at church property.

  • Church helping people dealing with flooding issues

    Church helping people dealing with flooding issues

    Monday, May 8 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-05-09 01:16:22 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-05-09 01:37:04 GMT
    Flooding has damaged area churches in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)Flooding has damaged area churches in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)

    The flooding in Randolph County has impacted many people with area churches working to help people in their time of need. 

    The flooding in Randolph County has impacted many people with area churches working to help people in their time of need. 

  • Church helping out flood victims

    Church helping out flood victims

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-05-06 02:34:34 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-05-06 03:19:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Pocahontas and Randolph County have received a tremendous amount of help from all over the country.

    Pocahontas and Randolph County have received a tremendous amount of help from all over the country.

  • A Better Region 8: National Day of Prayer

    A Better Region 8: National Day of Prayer

    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:24:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:36:14 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Thursday, May 4th was the National Day of Prayer. It's a day set aside to pray for our country and each other. It's interesting to me that we have a day for that. In First Thessalonians, it says, "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances."

    Thursday, May 4th was the National Day of Prayer. It's a day set aside to pray for our country and each other. It's interesting to me that we have a day for that. In First Thessalonians, it says, "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances."

  • Bono residents pray for Region 8 flood victims in prayer service

    Bono residents pray for Region 8 flood victims in prayer service

    Thursday, May 4 2017 1:46 PM EDT2017-05-04 17:46:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-05-04 18:32:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Bono residents celebrated National Day of Prayer by hosting a prayer service at the Bono Community Center.

    Bono residents celebrated National Day of Prayer by hosting a prayer service at the Bono Community Center.

  • Pastor helps Success residents evacuate

    Pastor helps Success residents evacuate

    Monday, May 1 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-05-02 00:50:22 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-05-02 01:24:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has been out since 7:00 a.m. Monday due to the mandatory evacuation order for the residents of Success.

    The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has been out since 7:00 a.m. Monday due to the mandatory evacuation order for the residents of Success.

  • Another nomination for Zach Williams

    Another nomination for Zach Williams

    Monday, April 10 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-04-11 02:38:19 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-04-11 03:00:33 GMT
    Zach Williams (Source: Craig Rickert)Zach Williams (Source: Craig Rickert)

    Things just keep getting better for Bono's Zach Williams

    Things just keep getting better for Bono's Zach Williams

  • Thief steals instruments before Easter service

    Thief steals instruments before Easter service

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:37:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:47:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Easter service was missing a few instruments for the First United Methodist Church in Paragould after someone broke in and stole four guitars and an amplifier before Sunday.

    Easter service was missing a few instruments for the First United Methodist Church in Paragould after someone broke in and stole four guitars and an amplifier before Sunday.

  • Cleveland shooting victim was a granddad walking home after Easter meal

    Cleveland shooting victim was a granddad walking home after Easter meal

    Monday, April 17 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-04-17 20:10:27 GMT
    Robert Godwin Jr. (CNN)Robert Godwin Jr. (CNN)

    He was walking home from an Easter meal with his family when the stranger walked up to Robert Godwin Jr.

    He was walking home from an Easter meal with his family when the stranger walked up to Robert Godwin Jr.

  • Church hosts crowd of over 7,000

    Church hosts crowd of over 7,000

    Sunday, April 16 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-04-16 19:44:01 GMT
    Sunday, April 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-04-17 01:24:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Central Baptist Church hosted a crowd of over 7,000 at their church services on Easter Sunday. 

    Central Baptist Church hosted a crowd of over 7,000 at their church services on Easter Sunday. 

  • Cemetery nominated for National Register of Historic Places

    Cemetery nominated for National Register of Historic Places

    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-04-13 23:40:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-04-13 23:52:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Scott Cemetery in Walnut Ridge has been nominated to be included in the National Registry of Historic Places. 

    Scott Cemetery in Walnut Ridge has been nominated to be included in the National Registry of Historic Places. 

  • Church moves to new location

    Church moves to new location

    Sunday, April 9 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-04-09 21:08:33 GMT
    Sunday, April 9 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-09 22:34:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Fullness of Joy church members drove in a caravan to their new church on Sunday.

    The Fullness of Joy church members drove in a caravan to their new church on Sunday.

  • Volunteer group cleans up old cemetery

    Volunteer group cleans up old cemetery

    Saturday, April 1 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-04-01 23:04:50 GMT
    Saturday, April 1 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-04-02 01:44:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    About 30 people gathered Saturday morning to clean up the Rutherford Cemetery in Craighead County. 

    About 30 people gathered Saturday morning to clean up the Rutherford Cemetery in Craighead County. 

  • Church raises money by hosting pancake breakfast

    Church raises money by hosting pancake breakfast

    Saturday, February 18 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-02-19 01:38:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 19 2017 9:01 AM EST2017-02-19 14:01:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One Region 8 church raised money for their youth program and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Saturday.  

    One Region 8 church raised money for their youth program and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Saturday.  

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