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Glitz and Garland Lights Up the Eyes of Shoppers in Benton (Video)

Glitz and Garland, Benton's annual shopping extravaganza was bigger than ever this year. Over 1,000 shoppers came through the doors of the Event Center in the first hour. Watch the video below to get a feel of the experience.



Animal Control Officer Graduates from Advanced Course

Recently, Officer Tony Donaldson with the Benton Animal Control graduated from an Advanced Animal Cruelty Investigators Course offered by the Law Enforcement Training Institute LETI-University of Missouri) in Largo, Florida.

Employee of the Month for October (Video)

Jeremy McAdoo who works in Inventory Control for Utilities was named employee of the month for October.  Meet Jeremy in the video below.



Mayor Speaks at CADC Leadership Conference (Video)

Mayor Mattingly was asked to speak to the CADC Leadership Conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock recently. His topic was "Leadership Matters". Watch the video below for highlights of the session.



Happy Thanksgiving!

Benton City offices will be closed Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Benton PD Detective Graduates from Advanced Crime Scene Technician Program

Recently, Detective Jeremy Riedmueller with the Benton Police Department graduated from the Advanced Crime Scene Technician Certificate Program at the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) in Little Rock.  

Spook City 2014 Draws Thousands (Video)

2014's version of Spook City was bigger and better than ever. Thanks to the sponsors, the organizers, and the volunteers, over 8,000 people attended the event. Check out our video of the event below.



Benton Wins Volunteer Community of the Year

For the fifth time in the last six years Benton has been named a "Volunteer Community of the Year" in the state of Arkansas. Twelve communities receive this honor each year and we are very proud to be included once again. In 2013, 9,501 local volunteers donated 315,198 hours of their time in our community.