Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 7:36 AM

Christina Conner Dame, 92, of Benton passed away Thursday morning March 26, 2015 at the Franklin Hospital in Benton.She was born in Tracy City, TN on September 12, 1922, the daughter of Chris & Thelma (Gibbs) Mincheff.She was married to Elza Conner & Dwight Dame and both preceded her in death.

Updated at 7:34 AM

West City Church of God will be having a gospel singing featuring "The Gospel Messengers" at 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 29.

Updated at 7:26 AM

Benton Lions Club All Star Basketball Game

Updated at 7:22 AM

Harry Eubanks, 78, of Benton died March 25, 2015 at Helia HealthCare in Benton.

Updated at 7:20 AM

An Illinois weather expert says the phrase "tornado season" has lost some of its meaning during the past three years.

Updated at 7:12 AM

Truth to be told, most unemployed job seekers just want a chance. Thanks to the 20th annual John A. Logan College Job Fair held Wednesday in the school's Donald L. Brewer Gymnasium, many of the hundreds of area hopefuls who attended just...

Updated at 7:09 AM

Illinois lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in the current state budget.

Updated at 6:54 AM

Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility. He is vowing to work "tirelessly" to make amends to constituents and others he has let down.

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Updated at 12:41 AM

As warmer weather approaches, backyard barbecues beckon. Are you dreaming of burgers, steaks and veggies cooked over an open flame? Check out some of our favorite barbecue-centric apps, offering everything from must-read recipes to top techniques...

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