Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 1/29/2015 - 7:04 AM
Sgt. Lisa Stuart of the Benton Police Department has been named Employee of the Month for December 2014. Her dedication and willingness to go the extra mile for citizens of Benton is a credit to her as well as our community. Meet Sgt. Stuart in the video below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 1/28/2015 - 6:56 AM
Two members of the Mayor's Youth Council as well as several members of Benton's Police Department plunged into Hurricane Lake this past weekend to support the Special Olympics of Arkansas. See a video of the event below.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 1/26/2015 - 6:25 AM
The Benton Event Center was selected by the Martin Luther King Commission as the site of this year's state celebration of Martin Luther King Day. It was a huge success drawing a crowd from across the state as people celebrated the remembrance of Dr. King with a day of service. Below is a video of the event as well as the parade that took place that afternoon. Have a look.
Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 1/20/2015 - 3:21 PM
Pictured above is Mayor David Mattingly and his Executive Assistant, Tina Coston, receiving the Volunteer Community of the Year Award for Benton. The awards are given by the Department of Volunteerism at the Municipal League Winter Conference. Governor Hutchinson personally presented the awards to the winning communities.
Submitted by bentoncity on Fri, 1/2/2015 - 8:04 AM
Benton's approval of, and progress on, the Riverside Park Complex has earned it a "City of Distinction" award for 2014 from Crews and Associates. The award was given in the "quality of life" category. The article detailed the features of Riverside Park, including the 87,000 square foot River Center, the 50,000 SF Boys and Girls Club, the 18,500 SF Senior Wellness Center, the aquatic center, four basketball courts, three soccer fields, and five softball fields.
Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 12/30/2014 - 10:27 AM
Jennings Sewell, Water Distribution Foreman, was named employee of the month for November. Mr. Sewell has been with the city for nearly 34 years. View the video below to learn more about Mr. Sewell and water distribution.