Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 2/10/2015 - 11:41 AM
After his State of the City Address last night, Mayor Mattingly unveiled a 3D Flyover video of the final design of the Riverside Park Complex to rave reviews. Groundbreaking for the Complex is scheduled for July 4th near the north end of the runway at the old airport. Check out the video below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 2/10/2015 - 11:05 AM
Monday, February 9, 2015, Mayor David Mattingly gave his State of the City Address during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting. In front of a very large crowd, the Mayor spoke of the city's accomplishments over the past four years and plans for the future.
You may view the entire text of the speech by clicking below or you may watch the video of the speech below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 2/3/2015 - 7:56 AM
David Vondran is the new Community Development Director for the City of Benton. Though he's been with us for just over a month, David already feels the momentum that Benton is building and is excited to help us grow. Meet David, and the rest of the Community Development Department in the video below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 2/2/2015 - 11:49 AM
The Benton Police Department is launching the “Community Church Policing” initiative for the month of February. This initiative will focus on reaching out to faith based organizations in the community to help make them secure places to worship and to develop good rapport.
Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 1/29/2015 - 7:04 AM
Sgt. Lisa Stuart of the Benton Police Department has been named Employee of the Month for December 2014. Her dedication and willingness to go the extra mile for citizens of Benton is a credit to her as well as our community. Meet Sgt. Stuart in the video below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 1/28/2015 - 6:56 AM
Two members of the Mayor's Youth Council as well as several members of Benton's Police Department plunged into Hurricane Lake this past weekend to support the Special Olympics of Arkansas. See a video of the event below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 1/26/2015 - 6:25 AM
The Benton Event Center was selected by the Martin Luther King Commission as the site of this year's state celebration of Martin Luther King Day. It was a huge success drawing a crowd from across the state as people celebrated the remembrance of Dr. King with a day of service. Below is a video of the event as well as the parade that took place that afternoon. Have a look.