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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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48 min ago | Benton Courier

Benton church offering way to avoid financial distress

First United Methodist Church of Benton is participating in Financial Peace University, a nine-week course designed to provide families and individuals with with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

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48 min ago | Benton Courier

C.W. Lewis, taxes focus of press conference

Benton Mayor David Mattingly addresses a crowd gathered at City Hall for a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Benton Courier

Prisoners get second chance

Robert Cannon created the Freedom for Life Re-entry Coalition because he had "been there, done that" and hopes to help others.

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Benton Courier

Preserving county history; group adds 2 new amenities to park recreation area

Members of Saline Crossing pose on the second of two picnic tables recently placed near the Old Saline River Bridge.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Benton Courier

$150,000 cash bond set for accused rapist

Saline County Circuit Court set a $150,000 cash bond for James Gilliam who was arrested twice for allegedly drugging and raping a juvenile.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Benton Courier

Benton SROs receive Corvette for use in program

School Resource Officer Quinton Jackson debuts the newest addition to the fleet of vehicles available to SROs from the Benton Police Department.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times

Hidden handcuff key leads to additional chargesHidden handcuff key...

A body scan during booking revealed a key hidden in a suspect's mouth, according to Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office deputies.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Record

Benton mural project brings historical interest to community

This September, Benton, Ark. plans to provide a historical timeline mural for the community.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Benton Courier

Bond revoked; rape suspect back behind bars

Saline County Circuit Court has revoked the bond of James Gilliam, who was arrested twice in connection for allegedly drugging and raping a juvenile.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Benton Courier

Benton recipient of preservation program grant

Gov. Mike Beebe announced that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties - including Saline County - through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local Government ... (more)

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Benton Courier

Alderman recommends incorporating city of Bauxite

Alderman Karen Brooks stated during a workshop on Thursday night, "I recommend to incorporate the town of Bauxite."

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Benton Courier

It's official, Palace named to state's historic places

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program listed three Arkansas properties - including the Palace Theatre in Benton - on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places when it met Wednesday, Director Frances McSwain announced.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Benton Courier

2 property owners could face lawsuit from Benton

Benton City Council's Community Services/Animal Control Committee members are recommending that the city sue the property owners at 1116 Alcoa Road for ongoing code violations.

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Benton Courier

Suspect allegedly raped, drugged juvenile; charge is man's second since Novemeber

The Benton Police Department has arrested a man for a second time in connection with allegedly drugging and raping a juvenile.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

FOX16

18-Year-Old Passenger Killed in "Hill Jump" Accident, Driver Charged with Manslaughter

A picture of the 18-year-old victim sits inside a wreath posted to the tree at the bottom of the hill the driver was accused of trying to "ramp."

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Benton Courier

2014 Benton graduate killed in 'hill jumping' accident

The crashed 2002 Ford F-150 that killed one and injured another sits on the back lot of Charlie's 24-hour towing service on Hilldale Road in Bryant.

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Benton Courier

Bike-A-Thon to benefit Imagination Library of Saline County

The Mayor's Youth Advisory Councils in Saline County are joining forces to raise money for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

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Daily Record

Benton officials take home school safety awards

Recently, officers with the Benton Police Department attended the Arkansas Safe Schools Conference in North Little Rock.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

FOX16

Benton Police Department Unveils New Badge Design

The Benton Police Department is unveiling a new badge that is currently in the process of being issued to officers.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Approves Three Historical Markers

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved applications historical markers in Faulkner, Izard and Saline counties, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced.

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