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  1. Charges Filed In Benton County StandoffRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Charges have been filed in a standoff with police earlier this month. According to the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney, 58 year old George Smith JR is facing charges of first degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  2. Feb. 17 Crash ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... her injuries. A Warsaw woman sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 9:05 a.m. Monday in Benton County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Pansy E. Adcox, 46, was driving west on state Route BB, 55 feet west of ...

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  3. Benton Foundation Awards Grants To Area SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The Benton County Community Foundation was able to help the Cole Camp and John Boise schools districts with some area grants for projects. The BCCF awarded $1000 to Cole Camp and $200 for John Boise.

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  4. Officers engage in gunfire with suspect for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    A Warsaw woman is hospitalized at University Hospital in Columbia with gunshot wounds she suffered during a gunfight between her husband and law enforcement officers that lasted well over three hours. According to Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen, the gunfight incident began with a call to deputies shortly after midnight Wednesday morning concerning an accidental shooting at a home in rural western Benton County.

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  5. Standoff In Benton County Over Accidental ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A 58 year old Warsaw man is being held in the Benton County Jail after allegedly shooting his wife and attempting to shoot officers. According to Sheriff Rick Fajen, Wednesday morning the Sheriff's office was called to the report of an accidental shooting in rural western Benton County.

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  6. Warsaw Awarded 30K In Century Link LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... set of news for the city was announced when Irv Jensen, the County tourism director, announced that since 2010 Benton County has seen a $1.5 million dollar increase in tourism spending. Finally the board approved a number of items include purchasing ...

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  7. Benton County Courthouse Receives Nearly $3 Million Grant For RenovationsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Walton Family Foundation gave a multi-million dollar grant to the Benton County Courthouse so that the interior and exterior can be renovated, according to Benton County Judge Bob Clinard. Clinard said $2 million of the nearly $3 million grant would cover the renovation on the first floor of the courthouse, including remodeling the prosecuting attorney's office.

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  8. Drug Manufacturing Home Raided In WarsawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Two juveniles and two adults are in custody after an investigation takes place in Warsaw. According to Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen, the Sheriff's office was investigating an alleged drug manufacturing site on Commercial Street where officers discovered $800 dollars in cash along with LSD and Ecstasy after someone phoned in a tip on the home.

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  9. Tractor Supply, 4-H family to appear in filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... The girls also raise several varieties of rabbits that they show for 4-H. A Sedalia farm supply store and a Benton County 4-H farm family are being recognized in a special film, "Going the Country Mile," to be released the end of February by the ...

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  10. Spry Trial Date Set For This FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... sexual intercourse. His trial date will be February 23rd at 9AM in Polk County on a change of venue from Benton County. Spry was taken into custody by the Benton County Sheriff's Department back in August of 2013 after the parents of the 14 year old ...

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  11. 3 arson fires reported within 2 hours in Benton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... And at about 6:40 a.m. Fowler firefighters responded to a blaze at a building across the street from the Benton County Courthouse. Fowler Police Chief Dennis Rice says that building houses the prosecutor's office, law offices and a commodities ...

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  12. Jan. 23 Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... causing between $1,000 and $2,000 in damage. 10:48 p.m.: Richard D. McGill, 56, of Warsaw, was arrested in Benton County on charges of driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, and failure to drive on the right side of the road. ...

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  13. Jan. 20 Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... destroyed in the 600 block of Boonville Road. 12:17 a.m.: Charlene M. Meadows, 53, of Sedalia, was arrested in Benton County on a charge of driving while intoxicated. 12:02 a.m.: Betty G. Kebert, 25, of Kansas City, Kan., was arrested in Johnson ...

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  14. Bothwell Foundation donates to area hospicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Sedalia Democrat

    The Bothwell Foundation presents a grant of $5,000 to the Benton County Hospice in Warsaw. From left are Gladys Pierce, hospice clerical support; Tammy Goehman, hospice social worker; Debbie Joy, hospice program director; Miriam Weter, hospice patient care coordinator; Rick Schlesselman, Foundation board member; John Schmidt, hospice social worker; and James Mahlon White, Foundation board member.

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  15. Jan. 13 Crash ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Sedalia Democrat

    A Cole Camp man sustained serious injuries after a single-vehicle accident at 10:19 p.m. Sunday in Benton County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Rick D. Brandt, 34, was driving east on state Route 52, 220 feet west of Brockman Avenue, when his vehicle began to slide on the ice-covered road.

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  16. First Ever Woman Commissioner Now In ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The New Year brought some changes; one of the biggest was a first of its kind. The Benton County commission met for the first time with new commissioner Michelle McLerran-Morgan, the first woman commissioner in Benton County.

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  17. Benton Accident Sends 4 Children To HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A one car accident in Benton County has sent four children to the hospital. According to the highway patrol, 31 year old Theora Dinwiddie was traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 52 near Cole Camp when she failed to negotiate a curve and then traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch and a tree.

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  18. Benton Commission Working On 2015 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The Benton County Commission has finally finished approving their budget amendments for 2014. The Commission approved accepting the quote submitted by Mike Keith Insurance for the county's insurance plan as well as a service agreement for the courthouse's computer maintenance for a total of $13,950.

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  19. Benton County Clerk Retires After 40 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Benton County Clerk Mary Lutman has officially retired from her position. According to reports, Lutman had served the county for over 40 years.

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  20. Woman Sentenced In Khighla Parks MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A woman involved in the death of a teenage girl near Warsaw has been sentenced to 5 years in prison. According to Court documents, Amy Hartley had pleaded guilty to child endangerment in Benton County court involving the death of 15 year old Khighla Parks in 2012.

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