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On 10/11/13, officers with the Benton Police Department arrested a suspect, Chad Thompson, age 33, at Westside Pharmacy in relation to forged prescriptions. The investigation was then turned over to detectives with the Benton Special Investigative Unit for follow-up.
During the follow-up…
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Salem FireDistrict reports on their sign out front:
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A message from Jerry Ponder about the Kids at Christmas program:
Dear Friends and Family:
Proverbs 22:9 “The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.”
I have chosen this verse from Proverbs as the theme of our Kids at Christmas Program this year. I can so readily identify with it. Kristi and I have been blessed in measures far beyond any that we might ever have deserved. We have 6…Continue
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The investigation started approximately 2 weeks ago after Investigators received a tip of John Hewitt having…Continue
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And speaking of being anonymous, I found a conversation on a friend’s Facebook page that I will post here, but I’m too impatient to wait for everyone’s permission to post here, so I’m giving them all new names...…Continue
On October 18, 2013 at 3:40 a.m., Saline County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary report on Rushing Road in Saline County. The victim awoke to a noise in his residence, went down stairs and saw two males attempting to take items from the home. Both suspects fled and got into two different…Continue
We saw where GoBenton gave their stance on Issue One. They feel pretty much the same way about Issue two.
As GoBenton posted on their Facebook page:
Benton is one of the fastest growing cities in Arkansas but our Police and Fire Departments operate with a staff and budget lower than cities of comparable…Continue
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Benton Police Chief Kirk Lane and other members of the Department met with the Ministerial Alliance of Saline County this morning about a church safety and security program. The program, called Worship Without Worry, is a resource we wanted to pass along to them to provide them with some tools and information to help protect their congregations in uncertain times.
We appreciate them allowing us to speak and it was a productive meeting with the sharing of information both ways.…Continue
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Chad Thompson, age 33, was still there as Benton Police officers were dispatched to Westside Pharmacy on South Street in Benton, Friday, about 6:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found Thompson and, after an investigation, placed him under arrest without incident
Thompson is charged with two counts of Possession of a Forgery Device, Fraud to Obtain Prescription Medications, Possession of a…Continue
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A Malvern man lost his life in a collision in Benton this morning. Jeffrey Z. Neel, age 20, of Malvern, was driving a vehicle that crossed the center line on Congo Road near Joyce Drive about 6:30 a.m. It collided with vehicle of David Thompson, age 44, of Benton. Neel was pulled from his car, which became engulfed in flames. Medical assistance was rendered by first responders, but Neel was pronounced dead by the Coroner's office at 7:30 a.m. Thompson was taken to…Continue
Well, well, I see a reason to stand tall and strut today, as it has come across my desk that there are a couple of certain cities that have made the top 10 list for "Best Cities in Arkansas for Young Families." Yep, Bryant and Benton are on that list, and doesn't that make for lovely competition, since Bryant just edges out Benton. They are #7 and #8 on the list, respectively.
How 'bout that? Bryant was picked for a couple of very good reasons. The city was…Continue
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