Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 8:34 AM

Pakistani officials on Tuesday executed 12 people in the country's single-largest day of executions since a moratorium on the death penalty was lifted in December, officials said.

Updated at 8:23 AM

Helia Healthcare of Benton Social Service Director Natalie Shurtz, left, presents a check to Mariah Hayes, director for CASA of Franklin County, for a donation of $1,800. Helia hosted a murder mystery dinner with a 20s theme at Pheasant...

Updated at 8:13 AM

A $271,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to improve Miner’s Memorial Park in Sesser has been put on hold indefinitely.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Economic inequality has become a hot topic these days. Blame about causes and solutions offered are apportioned in line with the different points of view of those commenting. One voice receiving much attention at the moment is that of Robert Putnam,...

Posted at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKEvery time you walk into a grocery store, you are hit with a barrage of options: fresh, frozen, canned, organic. Even with your shopping list in hand, the choices can be overwhelming.

Updated at 9:27 PM

Well, here we are, Dancing with the Starsfans. Welcome to the 10th anniversary/20th...

Posted Mar 16, 2015 at 8:06 PM

Kourtney Kardashian's boyfriend Scott Disick won't be keeping up with anyone for a while. Disick, 31,...

Posted Mar 16, 2015 at 8:06 PM

Another parent is paying a visit to the New Girl gang's loft, but this particular weekend getaway will...

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