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September 13th, 2014

Civitan Services to host 'killer' event

September 13, 2014

In hopes of raising the last bit of money for a new building in Bryant, Civitan Services will be hosting a murder mystery dinner.

"Murder at the Masquerade," which will serve as Civitan Services' largest fundraiser of the year, will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Benton Event Center.

During the event, the audience will be able to try to figure out with their table mates a mystery portrayed by a group of professional actors from Murder Mystery Company in Nashville.

September 12th

ADC announces date for annual horse auction

September 12, 2014

The Arkansas Department of Correction Agriculture Division will host its annual horse auction on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Saline County Fairgrounds in Benton.

The public will have the opportunity to bid on 25-30 retired horses, colts and mules from ADC's working herd.

Those interested in bidding on the animals may view and ride them from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the fairgrounds. 

On the day of the sale, the horses may be viewed from 8 a.m. until noon and the sale will then begin at 1 p.m.

Authorities arrest suspected vandal linked to shooting

September 12, 2014

An 18-year-old Benton resident who allegedly shot at Benton High School on two separate occasions was arrested Thursday afternoon by Benton police.

During two incidents, Justin Carroll, 18, of Benton allegedly drove by Benton High School late at night and shot at the school multiple times, said Lt. Kevin Russell,police department spokesperson.

During the first incident, the glass of the rotunda was shot and during the second incident the digital billboard and a glass door of the cafeteria were damaged, he said.

 

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