Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:54 AM
For the fifth time in the last six years Benton has been named a "Volunteer Community of the Year" in the state of Arkansas. Twelve communities receive this honor each year and we are very proud to be included once again. In 2013, 9,501 local volunteers donated 315,198 hours of their time in our community.
Submitted by bentoncity on Thu, 10/9/2014 - 8:08 AM
Law enforcement agencies in Saline County took in 885 pounds of prescription medicine during Operation Medicine Cabinet X held on September 27th. Agencies that participated were Alexander Police Department, Benton Police Department, and the Haskell Police Department. Individual totals for the event were :
Submitted by bentoncity on Wed, 10/8/2014 - 8:46 AM
Officer Shell and Principal Overturf recently came up with the idea to have super heroes surprise the children at lunch as a reward for good behavior. Click below to see the video of Super Hero Day at Ringgold Elementary School.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 9/29/2014 - 11:55 AM
We are very proud to recognize Evelyn Reed and Renia White for their incredible community service and volunteer efforts. Both of these outstanding women will be honored at the Arkansas Community Service Awards at the Municipal League Winter Conference.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 9/22/2014 - 2:08 PM
BENTON — Benton Mayor David Mattingly said he has found a way to cut taxes paid by city residents, but before taking the proposal to the Benton City Council, he is waiting for a ruling from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to see if the idea is allowed by state tax laws.