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Bauxite 5th Graders Donate to Animal Control

The good boys and girls in the 5th grade at Bauxite Middle School made a generous donation to Benton Animal Control. Their donation included dog treats, blankets, bedding, toys, and other items. 

Meet the Manager - Animal Control (Video)

Benton Animal Control has a tough, and often thankless, job. They perform a necessary service to the community and often have to deal with very emotional issues. Meet Terry Parsons, the manager of Benton Animal Control in the video below.



Mayor and Mrs. Mattingly Donate to Boys and Girls Club

Mayor and Mrs. Mattingly making donation to Boys and Girls Club

Mayor and Mrs Mattingly made a contribution to the Saline County Boys and Girls Club in honor of the City of Benton Employees. Pictured from left to right are Jasen Kelly, Mayor Mattingly, Nancy Mattingly, and Emmy Rogers.

BNPD Officer Graduates From Advanced Law Enforcement Supervision Course


Panther Bonfire Draws a Big Crowd (Video)

A Bonfire was held last night at the old airport to fire up the fans for the Panther's State Championship game tonight. Check out the scene in the video below . . . and Go Panthers!



City Council at Work (Video)

The Benton City Council held one of their regular meetings last week and we were there to film it. Take a look at the video below to see how the city takes care of its business.



BNPD Launches "In Your Business" Program for December

The Benton Police Department is launching a new community oriented policing based program called “In Your Business” for the month of December.  During the program, all officers within the department will be tasked with getting out of their patrol cars and visiting businesses throughout the city during the month of December.  

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.



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.