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June 24th, 2014

City seizes property via eminent domain

June 24, 2014

Benton City Council approved an ordinance Monday night that will allow the city to use eminent domain to acquire necessary property for the Alcoa Road improvement project.

The ordinance was read on its third and final reading and was approved unanimously. Absent from the meeting were Aldermen Kerry Murphy and Brad Moore.

Nine properties will be acquired with the passage of the ordinance and its emergency clause.

Lipinski receives WWGF scholarship

June 24, 2014

BENTON — Benton golfer Karli Lipinski was recently honored with a four-year, $8,000 scholarship from the Women’s Western Golf Foundation.
Candidates for the scholarship were selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, excellence of character and an involvement in the sport of golf, according to a release from the Foundation. Skill in the sport is not a criterion.

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