Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 8:49 AM

Schools in the St. Louis area held a training seminar Thursday to instruct teachers on how to deal with students traumatized by the events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated at 8:22 AM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that “We’re looking at all options” when it comes to stopping the terrorist group ISIS, including going into Syria to fight the group. So far the U.S. has only attacked the group in Iraq. Hagel...

Updated at 8:13 AM

FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two...

Updated at 4:42 AM

Cameron Monger got plunked in the helmet while batting in the seventh inning and had to pass a quick marbles test on his way to first base, but showed in his next at-bat he was certainly fine with a three-run homer

Updated at 4:39 AM

The Marion Junior High School baseball team used a strong pitching performance by Austin Palmer and timely hitting to rout Benton, 11-0 in six innings, Thursday in Big Seven play

Updated at 4:36 AM

Benton held the lead after one inning but Marion scored nine runs over the next two frames en route to a 16-7 win over the Junior Rangerettes in Big Seven junior high softball action Thursday

Posted at 1:01 AM

By Timothy Stansky, Propel MarketingShoppers are watching more videos than ever on their tablets and smartphones, offering yet another place to find business information.

Posted at 1:01 AM

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