Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 7/8/2014 - 9:44 AM
Five police academy graduates were sworn in as the newest officers for the Benton police department Monday afternoon. The ceremony took place at the Benton Municipal Complex in front of the officers' families and other members of the police department.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 6/16/2014 - 3:32 PM
The Royal Players are gearing up to perform Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific." Production dates are July 10-13 and July 17-20. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. Reservations may be made at 501-315-5483 after July 1. Online tickets are available now at theroyalplayers.com For the convenience of theater patrons, a volunteer will be at the theater on the following Wednesdays and Fridays from 3-5 P.M. to answer reservation calls: July 2, 9, 11 & 16. At other times callers should leave a message or order online.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 6/30/2014 - 3:24 PM
During a fundraising event Thursday evening, local law enforcement officers raised approximately $3,300 for Special Olympics. At the event, officers acted as wait staff and donated all of the tips they collected to the organization. About 13 officers participated in the event according to Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.