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  • At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

    At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

    Saturday, May 27 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-05-27 06:55:27 GMT
    Saturday, May 27 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-05-27 06:55:27 GMT

    Egyptian state TV: 23 people, 25 wounded in militant attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo.

    Egyptian state TV: 23 people, 25 wounded in militant attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo.

  • Mike Huckabee to revive his talk show on TBN

    Mike Huckabee to revive his talk show on TBN

    Friday, May 26 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-05-26 14:04:54 GMT
    Friday, May 26 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-05-26 14:04:54 GMT
    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will start talk show on Trinity Broadcasting Network this fall.
    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will start talk show on Trinity Broadcasting Network this fall.
  • 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.  ...

  • Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:46:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:46:37 GMT

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

  • Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

    Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:46:26 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:46:26 GMT
    As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall Monday, the jury was still out on whether his administration was looking to declare the wall's location to be...
    As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall Monday, the jury was still out on whether his administration was looking to declare the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem.
  • Texas law bans subpoenas on sermons

    Texas law bans subpoenas on sermons

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:51:34 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:51:34 GMT

    Some protesters gathered outside the church to criticize Abbott for holding a political event in a house of worship.

    Some protesters gathered outside the church to criticize Abbott for holding a political event in a house of worship.

  • Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

    Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:14:23 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:14:23 GMT

    President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

    President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

  • 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...
  • Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

    Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

    Sunday, May 14 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-05-14 13:04:03 GMT
    Sunday, May 14 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-05-14 13:04:03 GMT

    Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University, the Christian school whose president was among his earliest and most vocal supporters.

    Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University, the Christian school whose president was among his earliest and most vocal supporters.

  • 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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  • National, world weatherWeather and disaster coverageMore>>

  • Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths reach 146

    Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths reach 146

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:56 AM EDT2017-05-28 08:56:51 GMT
    Sunday, May 28 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-05-28 11:25:15 GMT
    Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in need to basic supplies after floods and mudslides leave at least 126 dead.
    Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in need to basic supplies after floods and mudslides leave at least 126 dead.
  • Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska

    Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:17:56 GMT
    Friday, May 26 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-05-26 20:17:56 GMT
    The federal agency that supports basic science research is taking a close look at what's under the ground in Alaska.
    The federal agency that supports basic science research is taking a close look at what's under the ground in Alaska.
  • Atlantic hurricane season predicted to be busy

    Atlantic hurricane season predicted to be busy

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:04:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:04:16 GMT

    Forecasters are predicting a busier-than-usual hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. 

    Forecasters are predicting a busier-than-usual hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. 

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