21-year-olds Caleb Conrad, Will Richey and Tyler Davis - all from Benton - explained that…Continue
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I have a report from the Benton Police Dept that...
"There is a tree down on Interstate 30 eastbound near the 117 exit (Carpenter St. going towards Little Rock). It is blocking all lanes of traffic although officers are on-scene and trying to divert around it at the moment. Crews are en-route to remove it, but be mindful there will be…Continue
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Great seeing the wonder folks at Civitan Services on Cox Street in Benton. They are currently in the middle of their "Drive Through BBQ" event, so my parents and I went by to get a few photos - and some BBQ, of course!
Here's my mom, Thelma Poole, and Ashley Copple of Civitan. I love me some Ashley! (and some BBQ, of course!)
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McClure Fitness in Benton hosted an event Friday with twelve free fitness classes to try. To their surprise, they had over 200 attend this "Friday Fitness" event!
Don't be sad if you didn't get in on the freebie classes last week - owner Marietta McClure tells me that every first-time visit is free, and that they also have free yoga classes every Saturday at 10…Continue
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Mayor Mattingly and Economic Director Brad Jordan welcome manager Dustin Blankenship and Academy employees to Benton on their first day in business, Thursday, May 21, 2015.…Continue
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FLOOD WARNING ISSUED MAY 20 AT 9:07AM CDT UNTIL MAY 22 AT 3:00PM CDT
...The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a FloodWarning for the following rivers in Arkansas...
Saline River at Benton affecting Saline County-
River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall forecasted to occur over the next 12 hours. During periods of flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall forecasts.
The National Weather Service…Continue
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In observance of National Mental Health Awareness Month, Birch Tree Communities hosted a balloon release at the Saline County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. It was a short and poignant ceremony featuring speakers Luke Kramer and Jack Keathley of Birch Tree, Benton Mayor David Mattingly and Lt. Kevin Russell of the Benton Police Department. Also Wanda Wilkerson a local resident, shared one of her poems, then the over…Continue
We talked about a new business coming in on Military Road in Benton - right next to Captain D's and Hastings - after Wendy asked what was being built there. Well now we have something to show for our conversation. Today, I attended the Open House of a brand new medical clinic, MedExpress. I'd heard about the event through the Benton Chamber, since this new business wasted no…Continue
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The Saline County Razorback Club would like to invite you to hear Razorback Men's Basketball Coach Mike Anderson and Razorback Defensive Coordinator Robb Smith speak at the annual Saline County Razorback Club Fish Fry.…Continue
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I drove by today, Thursday, May 21, 2015, and saw for myself and got photos for yourself. Lewis Lumber is definitely closed and an auction date is set for 10 a.m., Thursday, June 18th, 2015, by Wooley Auctioneers.…