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  1. Substitute teachers speak out after school cuts 21 jobs in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | KFVS12

    Two Benton, Illinois substitute teachers are speaking out about recent job cuts at the Benton Consolidated Community School District 47 saying district leaders could have handled the cuts better. The Benton Consolidated Community School District No.


  2. Judge Gilbert says retired federal judge position doesn't conflict with SIU trustee nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    ... or federal government is banned from serving on the board. Prior to Thursday's one-on-one conversation, his office in Benton Illinois responded to IR's questions about his status, writing: "Judge Gilbert retired from active service on March 15, ...


  3. At least 20 layoffs at Benton, IL school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | KFVS12

    At least 20 people will lose their jobs at the Benton Community Consolidated School District 47. Superintendent Dr. Jay A. Goble says four consecutive years of cuts to General State Aid forced the school board to cut 10 teachers and 10 paraprofessionals. Cuts were also make to administration and support staff.


  4. Class Action Lawsuit Claims Abuse by DOC EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... prisons. The lawsuit aims to curb the actions of more than 200 DOC employees, all members of a Continue Reading>> BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge says a lawsuit labor unions filed over Gov. Bruce Rauner's order ending mandatory dues for ...


  5. Benton, IL man remembers championship run of 1933 high school basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KFVS12

    The Benton, Illinois Rangers have a long standing tradition when it comes to boys basketball. "There's a lot of cool pictures laying around here," athletic director Ryan Miller said.


  6. Charlotte SilversRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Benton and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.


  7. Beatles Sister Louise Harrison Departs the Midwest After 50 Odd and Entertaining YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | River Front Times

    If it weren't for coal, you would not be reading this. If it weren't for coal, a British wife, her Scottish husband and their two young children never would have left their home in Inverness, Scotland, in 1956 and taken a journey that led them to Canada, Peru and finally to Benton, Illinois, where they landed in September 1963.


  8. Illinois man indicted after store robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... Mt. Vernon, Illinois, was indicted on March 3, 2015, was indicted on a four counts by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in Benton, Illinois. That's according to Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. ...


  9. Firefighters submit letter of no confidence against public safety commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    A dispute between Benton, Illinois firefighters and the city's public safety commissioner is heating up after firefighters submitted a statement of no confidence to the city council. The letter was read publicly at Monday night's city council meeting on March 9. A lack of leadership, inability to make sound decisions and creating a poor work environment are just some of the accusations made by the firefighters that were read aloud at the meeting.


  10. Speedway sale accelerating?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... he has been adamant about being strict with the bank stems from issues when the group purchased an ethanol plant in Benton, Illinois. He said actions by that bank "impeded our progress and caused a lot of unnecessary problems." He added that other ...


  11. Horsepower! - 800HP, 357CI ChevroletRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    We met Nick at the inaugural Midnight Drags held at I-57 Dragstrip in Benton, IL, in 2013. His black 1992 Camaro Z28 ran in the mid-5s and 130 mph on the eighth-mile with a nice, long wheelstand.


  12. 2 facing drug-related charges after traffic stop in Benton, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KFVS12

    Police say two southern Illinois residents are facing drug charges after a traffic stop. On February 26, Benton, Illinois police conducted a traffic stop at the 100 block of Martin Street.


  13. The 2014 Car Craft Midnight DragsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Hot Rod Magazine

    We wanted a drag race in the middle of nowhere without all the risk of being on the street and all the waiting time and hassle of a big-show track. We called it the Car Craft Midnight drags and invited 16 of the fastest DOT-tire/drag-radial cars we could find to compete, heads-up, in single eliminations at the I-57 Dragstrip in Benton, Illinois.


  14. Three Dead in Fatal Franklin County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WSIL

    Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says an eastbound vehicle driven by Nickolas Daniel Beasley, 23, of Zeigler, and a westbound vehicle driven by Sherri Patton, 55, of Benton, hit head-on just west of the intersection with Parrish Circle. Authorities say Beasley was driving eastbound on 149 when his Jeep crossed into the westbound lane near the Parrish Circle intersection.


  15. Owner: Fire at Rend Lake Carbide building won't stop workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KFVS12

    Crews were on the scene of a structure fire at the Benton Industrial Park on Thursday night, February 12. The roof of the metal building collapsed making it difficult for firefighters to get to the fire, according to the Benton Fire Chief. Benton, West City, Du Quoin, Sesser, West Frankfort and Christopher firefighters responded with mutual aid.


  16. 8 Franklin County Residents Indicted on Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WSIL

    Eight Franklin County residents have been indicted on federal drug charges. The indictments were handed down last week by a federal grand jury in Benton.


  17. Cause Yet to be Determined for Benton FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... loss, however it took crews more than four hours to put the fire out. An overnight fire has caused severe damage to a Benton business. The fire started at Rend Lake Carbide on Skylane Drive, and fire crews arrived on the scene just after 9 pm. The ...


  18. 3 killed in Franklin Co., IL head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... Beasley of Zeigler and was pronounced dead at the scene. Leffler says the other driver, 55-year-old Sherri Patton of Benton, Illinois, was also pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Patton's vehicle, 60-year-old Kristeen Renee Long of ...


  19. Crews on scene of fire at Benton, IL industrial parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KFVS12

    Stay with Heartland News on-air and on as we work to bring you more on this developing story.


  20. Commission Votes To Keep Road OpenRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Monticello News

    ... in and do the patching. Commissioners also received a comprehensive mid-year review of finances, presented by Mike Benton, finance director. Mr. Benton showed how almost all departments were doing well, and talked about where adjustments would have ...


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