Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Posted at 1:01 AM

Starry nights prevailed this week where I live. It’s not always the case. If you look forward to looking up at the stars, patience is the lesson to keep you looking. Even with a special event such the recent lunar eclipse; if clouds got in the way, know that there will be more eclipses to come.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Looking through the pantheon of Peter Pan movies, we’ve got, in chronological order, the vanilla animated classic from Disney “Peter Pan” (1953), the generally panned Spielberg entry “Hook” (1991), and the pretty much forgotten “Peter Pan” (2003).

Updated at 3:01 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the House speaker.

Updated at 2:30 PM

Upon her father's return home from serving in Southeast Asia, a soldier's daughter just can't wait any longer to see her dad.

Updated at 2:27 PM

Amy Robach has interviewed a long list of influencers—from Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift to Nobel Peace 

Updated at 2:27 PM

It has been over a year since I wrote my last "Letter to the Editor." In my absence there have been changes in the Benton Evening News front office staff who I believe will print both views of a story.

Updated at 2:17 PM

The Rangers will take to the gridiron Friday to battle the Massac County Patriots.

Updated at 2:15 PM

You should think twice about posting pictures of your boarding pass to Facebook or Instagram.

Updated at 1:55 PM

First there were the Freemasons; now there’s the Orange Sleeve Society. Starbucks unveiled its secret society for big-time...

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