Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 2:00 PM

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the governors of several states have imposed 21-day quarantines on health care workers returning to America from regions where they may have cared for...

Updated at 2:00 PM

Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated Tuesday by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital.

Posted at 1:05 PM

NBC has given a full-season, 22-episode order to The Mysteries of Laura."Debra...

Updated at 12:08 PM

Benton Consolidated High School District 103 and Akin Community Consolidated Elementary School District 91 each received $10,000 grants from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Funds from the...

Updated at 12:01 PM

The Benton Evening News has shared a sports section with the West Frankfort Daily American and the Marion Daily Republican for a couple of years now. And, like many of you, my reaction to that was, "What? The Rangers and the...

Posted at 12:00 PM

U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead.

Updated at 11:48 AM

The hearing for the West Frankfort woman accused of murdering her daughter has been continued again, just before Monday's 1:30 p.m. hearing before Circuit Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi.

Posted at 12:05 PM

Turning 18 should normally be a joyous occasion, but the Chrisleys never play by the book.On Tuesday's new episode of

Posted at 12:06 PM

Sean Hayes is engaged, 

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