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  1. Gingles jumps on JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Benton Courier

    Benton Gingles must have taken the run it gave up in the first inning personally when they hosted Jacksonville at Bill Perry Field in Benton. Gingles responded with seven runs in the first and six runs in the second to blow the game wide open in an eventual 17-3 victory on Tuesday night.

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  2. Benton's Harris Athlete of the YearRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Benton Courier

    After helping the Benton Panthers to state finals appearances in both football and baseball, Drew Harris has been named All Arkansas Preps 2014-15 Male Athlete of the Year.

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  3. Rain wrecks rivalryRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Benton Courier

    Benton Gingles and Bryant Everett Black Sox American Legion teams were rained out Wednesday at Bill Perry Field in Benton after heavy rain moved into the area around 6:30 p.m.

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  4. Benton police looking for shooting suspectRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Benton Courier

    Benton police are looking for a man who was allegedly involved in a shooting on Saturday. The shooting allegedly took place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on the 200 block of Valley Street.

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  5. Cause of downtown fire unknownRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Benton Courier

    Benton Fire Department has yet to determine the cause of a fire that caused major damage Friday afternoon at The Counseling Clinic on Sevier Street in Downtown Benton. "At this time, we don't know the cause of the fire," Benton Fire Chief Bill Ford said Saturday.

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  6. Sport Shop takes advantage of wild ColtsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Benton Courier

    Benton Sport Shop gave its pitchers plenty of work in Wednesday's 8-1 over the North Little Rock Colts at Bill Perry Field in Bernard Holland Park.

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  7. Everett downs Eureka in 1st Rd.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Everett Buick GMC senior American Legion squad opened up the 2015 Brooks Robinson Twin Lakes Classic Wednesday in Mountain home with a 3-2 win over Eureka, Mo. Everett made the most of six hits as Benton was down 2-0 early.

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  8. Benton police issue gun theft warningRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Police Department released this statement Wednesday regarding firearms, the state's open carry law and recent thefts reported in the city: Since there has been a lot of talk lately about the open carrying of firearms, we at the Benton Police Department thought it would be beneficial to pass along some pertinent information related to the subject. Since January of 2014, officers have taken 29 calls where firearms were stolen out of vehicles.

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  9. Benton council meeting tonightRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Benton Courier

    The Benton City Council on Monday will consider a slew of resolutions relating to a variety of matters, including a contract for the construction of a new fire and police substation and to allow the razing of the old Palace Theater. The first is Resolution 30 of 2015, which would authorize the city to enter into a contract with Black Corley Owens and Hughes to "render professional services" for the construction of a fire station and police substation on Highway 5. Funding for that project comes from a half-cent public safety sales tax voters in Benton approved in 2013.

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  10. BNPD: Reynolds still missingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Benton Courier

    A Benton woman who was reported missing earlier this week has contacted her family, but authorities said she will be considered missing until police can reach her. Family members haven't seen Kayla Reynolds since Monday, June 1 - but they did at least hear from her Thursday afternoon, said Lt.

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  11. Master Gardeners convene in BentonRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Benton Courier

    Some 500 Master Gardeners have poured into Saline County for the 2015 Master Gardener Conference, held Thursday through Saturday at the Benton Event Center. While most of the activities are geared toward the registered event participants, the public is invited to a trade show on Friday and Saturday, said Julie Kerr, conference chairperson.

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  12. Restaurant chain applies for alcohol permitRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Benton Courier

    Slim Chickens, a fast food chain that originated in Faytteville, applied for a Restaurant Beer and Wine permit last week for its new location in Saline County, according to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division of the state Department of Finance and Administration. Slim Chickens offers tenders, wings, salads and wraps.

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  13. Benton police seek public's help in locating missing personRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Benton Courier

    Benton police are asking for the public's help to find Kayla Reynolds, 23, of Benton, who was last heard from on Monday. "Reynolds is believed to have recently quit her job and is still possibly in the Central Arkansas area, although she could have left the state," said Lt.

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  14. Benton Everett splits DHRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Everett Buick GMC American Legion senior team got their season started Tuesday night in Benton after two rainouts.

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  15. Benton police warn about counterfeit moneyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Police Department wants to warn individuals and businesses about a recent increase in the number of counterfeit currency cases being reported to our agency. From January until now, officers have taken 21 reports involving 25 counterfeit bills in the city.

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  16. Ex-tourney organizers face fraud chargesRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Benton Courier

    Following a six-month investigation by the Benton Police Department and Internal Revenue Service, three Benton residents are facing felony charges of tax and computer fraud. Kendall Shane Pigue, 48, Lara Pigue, 46, and Kimberly McClendon, 44, were arraigned in Saline County Circuit Court on Monday in connection with money received for the annual Wally Hall's Tournament of Champions. 1 comment

  17. Lady Panthers fall 1-0 in semisRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Lady Panthers softball team fell 1-0 to the Greenwood Lady Bulldogs in the semifinals of the 6A State Tournament in Marion on Monday.

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  18. Chamber hosting state steak cook-offRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Benton Courier

    Make no mis-steak about it: the Benton Area Chamber of Commerce will be trying something different this summer when it hosts the inaugural Arkansas Steak Cook-off Championship. Presented by Farmers Bank & Trust, the event is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 18, from 1-7 p.m. at the Benton Event Center.

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  19. Panthers make final for 1st time since 2009Read the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Benton Courier

    The Benton Panthers baseball team threw their second consecutive shutout with this one resulting in a trip to the 6A State Championship game since 2009. The Panthers beat the Russellville Cyclones 6-0 on Saturday in Texarkana.

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  20. Saturday's 'topless' event to benefit ACHRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Benton Courier

    Several will be shedding their tops this Saturday at a local car dealership, but parents won't have to shield their children's eyes when driving past Landers Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram of Benton. The only nakedness to be seen will be the many Jeeps with their tops down during the eighth annual National Go Topless Jeep Event, co-hosted by Landers and the Salty Jeepers.

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