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Benton, Arkansas is located in Saline County. Zip codes in Benton, AR include 72015, 72018, and 72158. The median home price in Benton is $149,900 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Benton information.

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Saturday | Benton Courier

16 people file during first day of filing period

Brenda Miller, left, files paperwork to run for re-election to the Bryant City Council on Friday while Pam Morgan of the Saline County Clerk's office reviews the documents.

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Saturday | Benton Courier

Benton council faces packed agenda Monday night

The Benton City Council will vote on five ordinances Monday night during its regular monthly meeting.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Benton Courier

Concert series at courthouse to begin Sunday evening

Spectators enjoy an evening of musical entertainment on the Saline County Courthouse lawn.

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Benton Courier

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.

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Benton Courier

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.

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Benton Courier

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

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.

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Benton Courier

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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Record

Volunteer opportunities available at Saline County ReStore

The Saline County Restore, located on 124 S. Market Street in Benton, Arkansas, operates on volunteer power.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Benton Courier

Daily Dispatch, July 17, 2014

Benton Police Department a A man at Pilot Travel Center reported three tarps were stolen from his vehicle.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

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.

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Benton Courier

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.

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