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Archive - Mar 12, 2012

Benton explodes on Greenbrier, wins tournament with ease

March 12, 2012

BENTON – The Lady Panthers did something Saturday that no other Benton High School softball team had completed in a very long time. After getting past Springdale Harber in the first round of the Bootsie Gordon Tournament in Benton, the Lady Panthers beat Dardanelle 6-0 and Nashville 7-0 to advance to the finals against Greenbrier. After a crazy homerun call early in the game, the Lady Panthers prevailed to beat Greenbrier 12-2 to become tournament champions.

BREAKING NEWS: Missing teen found safe

March 12, 2012

From Lt. Russell at the Benton Police Department:

A juvenile, Paxton Griffith, who was reported as a runaway recently out of our department has been located and is safe. Thank you for your help in trying locate him.

REP. TIM GRIFFIN: Job creators need a break from President Obama's aggressive regulatory agenda

March 12, 2012

When President Obama’s $825 billion stimulus bill was signed into law, he promised it would save or create 3.5 million jobs and keep the unemployment rate below 8 percent. Three years later, with 12.7 million Americans looking for work and unemployment above 8 percent for 37 straight months and counting, the economic recovery President Obama promised us still hasn’t happened. By any standard, the stimulus has failed and only served to dig our country deeper into debt.

 

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