7 hrs ago
Concert series at courthouse to begin Sunday evening
Spectators enjoy an evening of musical entertainment on the Saline County Courthouse lawn.
11 hrs ago
Harrington gets 30-year-term; 2 others convicted on sex charges
One man pleaded guilty to drug charges and a sexual assault charge. Two others were charged with sexual crimes after meeting their victims at local churches.
11 hrs ago
Top-notch choice; Benton names Stoll Teacher of the Year
Darci Stoll is named Teacher of the Year for the Benton School District. Announcing the honor at a Benton School Board meeting is Superintendent Jeff Collum.
11 hrs ago
Fashion show in Benton to benefit MS
Twenty-six models will hit the runway in some of the latest fashions at the Benton Event Center to help raise money for the fight against multiple sclerosis.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Place In History: State review board to consider Palace for historic register
The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is considering listing an historic Benton structure on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
4 Airports to Get More Than $500k for Upgrades
Members of the state's congressional delegation have announced more than $500,000 in grants for upgrades at four airports around Arkansas.
Theater group to mark anniversary with Thornton Wilder classic
Those founders - Gayla McCoy, Ray Baxter, the late Bob Carson and the late Fred Wingfield -believed that such an organization was needed in Benton and that with the right leadership, it could succeed.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Panel approves leasing space for state prisoners
A state panel finalized a deal Monday to move up to 250 inmates into an unused Pulaski County facility as part of a plan lawmakers approved earlier this month to ease overcrowding at local jails across Arkansas.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Volunteer opportunities available at Saline County ReStore
The Saline County Restore, located on 124 S. Market Street in Benton, Arkansas, operates on volunteer power.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Arrest made after pursuit with officers
A Jacksonville man was arrested Wednesday night after being involved in a high-speed pursuit with a Benton police officer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Benton assault cases rise in first half of 2014
The Benton Police Department has responded to more assault incidents so far this year in comparison with the same period last year.
Daily Dispatch, July 17, 2014
Benton Police Department a A man at Pilot Travel Center reported three tarps were stolen from his vehicle.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Old postcards link to county's lineage
The history of Saline County, shown through historic postcards and photos, will be presented at the Saline County History and Heritage Society at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Shopping center groundbreaking set Friday
The construction of Hurricane Creek Village Shopping Center will get under way Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony at Arkansas and Alcoa Road.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
First Arkansas News
The Nobles Law Firm is now open
As of July 1, the Nobles Law Firm opened its doors in scenic downtown Benton and is now accepting clients.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
School board filings end; 2 districts to have races
When the filing period for local school board positions ended Tuesday, one person had filed for the open seat on the Benton School Board, the incumbent was the only one seeking the seat on the Bryant board, and both the Harmony Grove and Bauxite board incumbents had drawn challengers.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Crawley scores July 4 USCS Sprints win at Diamond Park
Tim Crawley celebrated Independence Day with his third USCS Sprit Car win in a row Friday night at Diamond Park Speedway.
UALR Benton Center to receive facelift
The UALR Benton Center is set for renovation. The building is the former home of Benton High School and, in later years, Westside Junior High.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing man with screwdriver
The victim, Richard Wimberley, 35, told Benton police that Carroll and William Taylor, 37, drove up to the Silica Heights location.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Disabled Veteran Upset Over Contractors' Job
After being chosen to receive a home from a non-profit organization, a disabled veteran living here in Central Arkansas was thrilled, until he walked through the front door.