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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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Local news for Benton, AR continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Benton Courier

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.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

FOX16

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.

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Benton Courier

Freshly Squeezed: Local boy sells 'Best lemonade in the world'

A lemonade stand on E. Sevier Street in Benton is rumored to sell the "best lemonade in the world," according to people who have sampled the cool summertime drink.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Arkansas Online

Information is police officer's best weapon against crime

The case was an example of crime-fighting in the 21st century. On Tuesday morning, a Summit Bank in Benton was robbed by a man with a gun.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Benton Courier

'Que'n in the Park' set for July 4-5

Anyone looking for barbecue in the upcoming Fourth of July weekend should be mindful that the Que'n in the Park State BBQ Championships will be held July 4 and 5 in Benton.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Benton Courier

Police: Suspect also robbed Summit Bank in 2009 and 2011

Benton officers arrested the man believed to be responsible for a robbery that occurred around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday at Summit Bank on Highway 35 North.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Benton Courier

Summit Bank in Benton robbed

Benton police are at the scene of a reported bank robbery that occurred around 9:30 a.m. at Summit Bank on Arkansas 5 in Benton.

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