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  1. Benton Commission Accept Bid For FuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The Benton County Commission recently approved a bid from Warsaw Oil for 3000 gallons of diesel fuel for the North Road District, this to fill the new fuel tank that was approved at the last meeting following a fire that destroyed the old one. Commissioners also heard from the county health department as they requested the commission submit a written letter for Governor Nixon regarding the release of funds being held that affect local public health agencies.


  2. Oct. 14 Crash ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sedalia Democrat

    A Cole Camp teen was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident that injured two people in Benton County Sunday night, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports. Zane T. Craig, 19, was driving northbound on Centerline Avenue eight-tenths of a mile north of Fordney Road at about 11:30 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle on a gravel road.


  3. Warsaw Recieves Grants For Road ProjectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The Warsaw Board of Aldermen have accepted a grant of $449,000 from the Department of Natural Resources which they will add $95,100 to from the Benton County and City funds to produce a total of $544,100 to improve Osage Bluff and Benton House roads along with the Bledsoe Ferry levee trail.


  4. Benton County Will Replace Courthouse RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | NWAonline

    County Judge Bob Clinard and other officials met with Joplin Roofing Co., the project contractor, along with city officials and a representative of Downtown Bentonville Inc. to discuss project logistics Wednesday morning. The Benton County Courthouse, on the east side of the downtown square in Bentonville, was built in 1928 to house county government offices and replace a courthouse built in 1874.


  5. Nixon honors economic development effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    ... ge Community Health and Senior Center in Warsaw, for bringing access to quality, affordable health care to the Benton County area.


  6. Standoff In Warsaw Lasts 7 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    It took almost seven hours but the Highway Patrol and the Benton County sheriff's office were able to end a standoff that started Thursday afternoon. According to Sheriff Rick Fajen, officers were called out to a home just east of Warsaw near the State fish hatchery on reports of shots fired from a domestic dispute.


  7. Lake Loses Baseball LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... graphs and thanked the towns people for their support. Lumpe was born in Lincoln and lived most of his life in Benton County.


  8. Restoration underway on Benton County Courthouse clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | KCRG

    That's what a group of people in Benton County decided. About six months ago, a committee got to work planning and raising money to restore the century-old clock at the top of the courthouse.


  9. Jail To Hire Full Time EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    The Benton County Commission recently approved hiring a full time jailer for the Benton County Jail in Warsaw.


  10. Schnackenberg anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... retired from teaching in 2013, after teaching a combined 50 years between Russellville High School, Benton County R-I High School, in Cole Camp, and State Fair Community College. They have three children, Dale Schnackenberg, of Independence, Bradley ...


  11. Letter to editor: Thanks for successful Tractor Cruise 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Sedalia News Journal

    ... the Cruise and during the door prize drawing. The assistance of the Sedalia Police Department, Pettis and Benton County Sheriff's Departments, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Pettis County EMA, Sedalia Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Girl ...


  12. Husband pushes for more urgency in search of missing people with Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... Hellen Cook, went missing last July and was found dead in a pond just two miles from their vacation home in Benton County, MO. For 29 days Howard Cook and dozens of others posted Hellen Cook's photo everywhere they could. Those 29 days were filled ...


  13. Benton County Surveys Alternative Ways To Fund Ambulance ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 |

    More than 60 people were in attendance at the Benton County Courthouse, sharing their opinions on how to fund ambulance services outside of city limits.


  14. How We See It: Ambulance Hearing Important For FutureRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | NWAonline

    In less than a week, officials will offer the public another important opportunity to provide feedback about possible ways to fund ambulance service in the rural areas of Benton County.


  15. Grant will help save courthouse clock towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A grant from the State Historical Society of Iowa will help save the clock at the Benton County courthouse in Vinton.


  16. State funding to make completion of courthouse clock a realityRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Vinton Today

    Phil Borlesky and other members of the Courthouse Clock Restoration Task Force were ready to go to the flea market at Evergreen Cemetery today, where they planned to pass out fliers about the fund-raising efforts for the restoration of the clock atop the Benton County Courthouse.


  17. HWY Patrol Arrests 3 In One DayRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... speeding and driving while intoxicated. 64 year old Robert Vandeventer of Warsaw was also arrested for DWI in Benton County while 20 year old Keegan Wessley of Lake Ozark was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear. He was also ...


  18. Jack Joyce cut a path through Nike during tough times before Rogue AlesRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 |

    ... own adolescent bloat. "Jack was known as a tough guy," around Nike, said Chris Van Dyke, who was working as a Benton County deputy district attorney when he first met criminal defense attorney Joyce. "Jack was outspoken. He said what was on his mind ...


  19. Stover woman injured in crashRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Sedalia News Journal

    A 21-year-old Stover women suffered moderate injuries in the collision of a 2006 International and a 2002 Ford at 9:30 a.m. May 5 in Benton County, on Highway 65 at Cheese Creek Road.


  20. Cole Camp author releases bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Cole Camp, and are active in the church. She is also a board member for The Place at the Lake, a resource in Benton County for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Due to circumstances in her youth, Ribble understands women's issues better than ...