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  1. Robbery suspect killed Friday identifiedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Benton Courier

    At about 9:10 p.m. today, the Benton Police Department identified the suspect killed by an off-duty officer after attempting to rob Simmons Bank in Benton.

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  2. Suspect in armed robbery dies after being shot by off-duty officerRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Benton Courier

    UPDATE: The suspect who attempted to rob Simmons Bank in Benton around 2:30 p.m. today has died after being shot by an off-duty Benton officer inside the branch. Capt.

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  3. Police shoot alleged bank robberRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Benton Courier

    According to the Benton Police Department, officers are investigating what is believed to be an armed bank robbery at Simmons Bank on Military Road in Benton.

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  4. Officer involved in Oct. 7 deadly shooting cleared; name releasedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Benton Courier

    A Benton Police Department officer involved in the Oct. 7 shooting death of Thomas Burns has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing, according to Saline County Prosecutor Ken Casady.

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  5. Habitat ReStore manager retiring; celebration set Friday at noonRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Benton Courier

    Customers and other friends are invited to stop by the ReStore and celebrate with her from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. Her replacement has not been named. "I'm ready to take it easy for a while," Halvorson said, "but I'll miss my customers.

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  6. Panthers swept up by Cyclones in semisRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Benton Courier

    In a whirlwind of a game against the Jonesboro Hurricane last week, the West No. 4 Benton Panthers upset the East No.

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  7. PREVIEW: Panthers, Cyclones with title shot rematchRead the original story

    Friday Nov 25 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Panthers pulled off a shocker in an instant classic this past Friday night in a 56-52 marathon victory over the Jonesboro Hurricane on the road. The reason it was a shocker was the fact that Benton was the West No.

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  8. Boil order issued for parts of Benton, entire city of BauxiteRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Benton Courier

    Benton Utilities spokesperson Mollie Wright said customers in the following areas are affected by the order: On Gattin Road. everything east of South Shady Lane; Aaronfield Road; North Summit Road; Siddell Road; Spears Road; Ponderosa Road; Fernwood; Faye Circle; Winterlake Drive; Winterbrook Drive; Gattinwood subdivision; Madison Village subdivision; Aaronfield subdivision; Autumn Ridge subdivision; Fitzhugh subdivision; Leawood subdivision; and Winfield subdivision.

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  9. It's A Winner! Benton alderman wins annual vehicle raffleRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Benton Courier

    In addition to a seat on the Benton City Council, Alderman Kerry Murphy now has a seat in a 2017 GMC Acadia, courtesy of Everett Buick GMC. Every year, at the annual Glitz and Garland shopping event, Everett Buick GMC gives people the chance to win a brand new vehicle with the purchase of a raffle ticket and every year Kerry Murphy buys two.

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  10. Benton hangs on, upsets Jonesboro in Round 2Read the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Benton Courier

    Coming in as the underdog, Benton proved otherwise as it walked away from its Round 2 match with Jonesboro with a victory in a thrilling 56-52 final. Benton scored with under a minute left to play, but had to hold off the Hurricane late.

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  11. PREVIEW: Panthers try to withstand HurricaneRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Panthers are on a roll since suffering two straight defeats late in the season to get saddled with the West No. 4 seed, but took care of business in the first round of the 6A State Playoffs with a 42-21 win over the East No.

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  12. Benton moves on with historic winRead the original story

    Friday Nov 11 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Panthers made a bit of history Friday night in their first-round 6A State Playoff game with the Mountain Home Bombers at Panthers Stadium. Benton beat the Bombers 42-21 to advance to a second-round matchup with the Jonesboro Hurricane on the road and that was the first time a first-year Benton head coach has won a first-round playoff game.

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  13. Saline County Election ResultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Benton Courier

    Benton City Council Jerry Ponder has once again been elected to serve on the Benton City Council after defeating former Benton Mayor Rick Holland. Ponder received 1,939 votes or 62 percent, and Holland received 1,182 votes or 38 percent.

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  14. Lady Panthers fall in buzzer-beaterRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Benton Courier

    Down 12 early in the fourth quarter, the Benton Lady Panthers would tie the E-Stem Lady Mets 37-37 on freshman Isabella "Izzie" Arnold's lay up with 27.4 seconds left. But the Mets would get a buzzer-beating 8-foot jumper from sophomore Brooklynn May to give E-Stem the 39-37 win at Benton Arena on Tuesday night.

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  15. Benton's youth countered with toughnessRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Benton Courier

    After getting off to a rough start to the season last year, due mostly to injuries that sidelined three key players for the year, the Benton Lady Panthers basketball team ended the regular season 7-3, playing solid basketball. The Lady Panthers lost eight seniors from last year, including stat-box filler Tia Brazell and point guard Skylar Davis to injury, leading scorer Abby Clay, another stat-box filler Taylor Oglesby and contributor Bella Slaughter.

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  16. 'Hard-nosed' Panthers ready to competeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Benton Courier

    Gone is Saline County leading scorer Clay Anderson, who averaged 19.3 points per game last season, and Arkansas State Red Wolves 6-9 forward Jake Scoggins . With those two key members, the Panthers lost a total of six seniors, but don't lack in upperclassmen this year.

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  17. Election Day 2016: Early voting endsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Benton Courier

    Around 5:30 p.m. Monday when the final voter cast his ballot in the early voting process for today's general election, a total of 33,286 had voted in Saline County. Voting in this county has been conducted at four sites since early voting got underway Oct. 24. Those sites have included the Vote Here Center in Benton; Grace Church in Bryant; Bank of the Ozarks in Hot Springs Village; and East Union Baptist Church in the East End Community.

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  18. Republicans, Democrats plan events to celebrate 'victories'Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Benton Courier

    Saline County's two primary political parties are planning election night watch parties Tuesday. Dustin Parsons, chairman of the Saline County Democratic Party, said his party's gathering will take place at the Fairfield Inn, located adjacent to the Benton Event Center in Benton.

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  19. PREVIEW: Panthers try to avoid sting in finaleRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Benton Courier

    To say last week's loss for the Benton Panthers was a heartbreaker would be an understatement. Early turnovers by Benton led to a 36-33 loss on Senior NIght to the Lake Hamilton Wolves as the Panthers will have the No.

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  20. Five new businesses coming to BentonRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Benton Courier

    Benton city officials recently announced five new businesses are coming to Benton. Maurices, Sally Beauty Supply, SportClips, Avalon Nails and Sprint will be located in the Shoppes of Benton center which is currently under construction.

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