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The fight over access to the Saline River near Mountain View and Tony Kelly roads came to end on Thursday with Judge Jeff Arey handing down his ruling on the matter.

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The River Center was filled with laughter and a few tears as family, friends and co-workers gathered together to celebrate the retirement of Capt. Dennis Mitchell after 30 years of service with the Benton Fire Department.

Family, friends and co-workers gathered together at the Wood Grill Buffett to celebrate the retirement of James Ray after 50 years of working as a bus driver for the Benton School District.

Monica Zaremba, a ninth grade Algebra teacher at Benton Junior High, has been named as the district’s teacher of the year.

The Benton VFW Post 2256 is partnering with local Boy Scouts of America Troops and Cub Scout Packs to honor Veterans who gave their lives for their country.

The Benton City Council passed two new ordinances Monday night related to the recent decision to raise stormwater fees in order to fund much-needed maintenance and repairs to the street and drainage system throughout the city.

With a decisive win, newly elected Benton School Board member Paul Childress is ready to serve the community and the kids in the Benton School District.

Benton Mayor Tom Farmer and City Attorney Brent Houston hand over the keys to the historic Palace Theatre to new owner Shawn Hipskind. While the specifics of what the building will become are still in the works, Hipskind hopes to turn the building into a downtown destination that will bring …

The Arkansas Department of Education has announced that Caldwell Elementary School has received $25,236 through the Arkansas Recognition Program. Awards are based on information from the 2017-18 school year. Schools that receive the funds are in the top 10 percent of public schools that achi…

The Benton School Board voted to approve a measure during Monday's meeting that will increase the number of school resource officers from five to seven for the 2019-20 school year.

The Benton Police Department recently honored a retiring officer for his many years of service to the department and the residents of Benton.

After being the victim of a robbery, a Saline County resident is asking why the Quorum Court recently denied funding for additional Saline County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Benton Mayor Tom Farmer visited with students at Howard Perrin Elementary School on Friday and joined Kathy Tolbert’s second-grade class for a reading of “Smelly Socks” by Robert Munsch. Farmer also answered questions regarding his job as Mayor. The students, including Farmer’s grandson, Set…

The Benton School District honored its retiring employees Monday with a reception and celebration of their accomplishments.

The Benton City Council approved the purchase of the historic Palace Theatre during a special meeting Thursday night.

Benton Mayor Tom Farmer has called a special meeting of the city council tonight concerning the fate of the historic Palace Theatre.

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