NEA District Fair canceled

Due to continued rainy conditions, the NEA District Fair has canceled the last day of opening.

Captain Cook’s lost ship might have been found

American and Australian researchers say they're closing in on finding Captain James Cook's lost ship, the HMS Endeavour.

Jonesboro getting new 16-screen cinema

Haag Brown Commercial announced Friday that a new, state-of-the-art 16-screen cinema is coming to Jonesboro.

Maroon 5 might headline Super Bowl halftime show, and people are annoyed

The Super Bowl and the NFL have never featured acts from the hometown of where the game was played. The Feb. 3, 2019, Super Bowl will be no different.

Judge dismisses harassment charge against Liev Schreiber

A suburban New York judge has dismissed charges against Liev Schreiber for allegedly attacking a local photographer when the actor was filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan"

“American Pickers” to film episodes in Arkansas

American Pickers will be filming episodes in Arkansas in November.

Oklahoma tribe gives $1.4M total to Arkansas casino proposal

A Native American tribe has contributed about $1.4 million to a ballot initiative to authorize four casinos in Arkansas.

Someone actually threw out a casket with the garbage in Akron and we know the story behind who picked it up

A simple trip through an Akron neighborhood on Saturday morning began a viral mystery into a casket left in front of a house for trash pick up.

2018 Toy Hall of Fame nominees: Which ones did you play with?

These 12 toys have entertained kids for generations, and only a couple will make the cut.

Brie Larson debuts in the Marvel Universe as Captain Marvel

The "Captain Marvel" trailer debuted Tuesday, feature Brie Larson as Capt. Carol Danvers.

Emmys 2018: An award diversity showing and an epic proposal

The Emmys began with a happy announcement - this was the most ethnically diverse group of Emmy nominees yet - and a cheeky musical nod to the diversity issue in Hollywood, a song aptly called "We Solved It!"

Counting down to the Emmys

Television’s top talents will assemble tonight in Los Angeles for the 70th Annual Emmy Awards.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' triumph at Emmys

Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO's "Game of Thrones" recaptured the best drama series award Monday

Church prepares for NEA District Fair

With the Northeast Arkansas District Fair kicking off Monday, Nettleton Baptist Church has prepared for the event.

Unique cars line up Abbey Road during the Beatles at the Ridge Festival

The festival has always had an auto show and used to only bring certain types of vehicles, but it opened to all vehicles recently.

AR Gov. rides in Four States Fair Parade

Today was a good day for a parade here in the Ark-La-Tex — just ask Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Newly minted Emmy winner John Legend joins 'The Voice'

John Legend, fresh off EGOT-minting Emmy win, is joining NBC's 'The Voice' as a coach

Area businesses apply for ABC permits

Several area businesses applied for ABC permits to sell beer.

Prince family moves suit against doctor to where he died

Attorneys for Prince's family have moved their medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Michael Schulenberg and others to Carver County

A look at weekend events around Region 8

Here is a list of what's happening this weekend around Region 8.

New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

A new government study finds adult Americans are reading fewer novels and short stories, but showed a big jump in poetry and increases in attendance at arts festivals, concerts and plays.

Prabal Gurung screams for peace in living color

Prabal Gurung is looking for some peace and says universal color will lead us there

Beatles festival returns to Lawrence County

Beatles at the Ridge returns to Walnut Ridge.

Henry Cavill ends run as Superman, report says

Cavill has played Superman in three films: 2013's "Man of Steel," "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in 2016 and "Justice League" in 2017.

Former ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens lands new role on ‘NCIS’

This comes weeks after he was 'job shamed' for working at Trader Joe's.

Wednesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey Stafford

2 football teams come together to make a special day for a young boy battling cerebral palsy.

CBS sets aside $120 million for Moonves, but will he see it?

CBS says it's setting aside $120 million in a trust fund for a potential severance payment to ousted chief executive Leslie Moonves, but an outside investigation will determine whether the company chooses to give him the money

Cosby lawyers fight testimony of other women at sentencing

Bill Cosby's lawyers are opposing testimony from other accusers at the actor's sentencing this month on felony sex assault charges

Police identify suspect wanted in Purple Haze shooting that injured 9 people

Several people are injured after a shooting at Purple Haze nightclub.

After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media companies compete with upstarts such as Netflix and Amazon.

Cirque du Soleil offers refunds after vegetable oil sprayed

A mechanical problem during a Cirque du Soleil show in Washington caused a portion of the audience, as well as performers on stage, to be sprayed with vegetable oil

Lawyer: Miss America report finding no bullying a whitewash

The lawyer for former Miss America Cara Mund says a report commissioned by the Miss America Organization finding that Mund was not bullied by pageant leaders is "dishonest" and "a complete whitewash."

Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for 3rd time

Olivia Newton-John says she has been diagnosed with cancer for the 3rd time in 3 decades

Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week

The fashion label Opening Ceremony, known for its creative and unconventional fashion shows, upped the ante for Fashion Week with a festive drag show

Monday’s GMR8 Foxhole

This morning we’re spotlighting an unusual traffic stop.

The Latest: Moonves ouster could make CBS takeover target

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover

Claudia Raffo competes in Miss America

Raffo, who has won over $80,000 in scholarships, and won the Jean Bartel Quality of Life Award, which earned her another $6,000 in scholarship money.

CBS head Les Moonves steps down amid sexual misconduct allegations

Longtime CBS chief executive Les Moonves stepped down Sunday evening.

CBS' Les Moonves quits after new sex misconduct charges

CBS Chief Les Moonves resigned Sunday, just hours after six more women joined others who had previously accused the long-time television executive with sexual misconduct

Burt Reynolds delivers commencement speech to Evening Shade H.S. class of ‘91

A movie star who is being remembered this week for his amazing career visited Region 8 over a quarter century ago to speak with high school seniors about their future.

‘I Dream of Jeannie’ co-star Bill Daily dead at 91

Best known for his roles on "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Bob Newhart Show," Bill Daily died of natural causes.