Submitted by bentoncity on Fri, 9/12/2014 - 8:57 AM
The Benton Mayor's Youth Council, in conjunction with Haskell and Bryant Youth Council's, hosted the 2nd Annual Bike-A-Thon to raise money for the Saline County Imagination Library on Saturday, September 6, 2014.
Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 9/11/2014 - 9:34 AM
It is that time of the year again when we at the Benton Police Department will be hosting our annual citizen’s police academy.
The citizen’s police academy is a nine session program over eight weeks (eight Tuesday nights and one Saturday) designed to give participants a better understanding of police functions and responsibilities. Participants will be able to experience such classes as; criminal investigation, patrol functions, narcotic investigations, school resource, crime prevention, traffic stops, K-9, and the gun range.
Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 9/10/2014 - 2:24 PM
A Service Award Luncheon was held on September 4th where the Mayor recognized employees with 10 years of service or more. We thank those pictured above for their hard work and dedication to the City of Benton.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 8/25/2014 - 2:47 PM
On 8/23/14, at approximately 8:30 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department make contact with an individual about possible suspicious activity.
According to the individual, she was pulled over near the intersection of Jackman St. and Airlane Dr. by what appeared to be an undercover police car. It was described as being an older model, dark colored four door car with one blue light on the front dash.
Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 8/7/2014 - 9:31 AM
Pictured from left to right: Emily O’Neal, Chloe Morgan, Morgan Atkinson, Claire White and Director of Benton Animal Control, Terry Parson. These young leaders worked together and raised $70.00 to donate to the shelter.