Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 8:51 AM

In the newsVice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and...

Updated at 4:08 AM

During a game full of fireworks and bang-bang plays, it was one run in the top of the 11th inning that pushed West Frankfort's softball team past Benton, 6-5, in a marathon between the two Franklin County rivals Monday afternoon

Updated at 4:06 AM

West Frankfort's best offensive performance of the season lifted the Redbirds to a 14-8 win over Benton Monday afternoon in Benton

Updated at 3:58 AM

Carterville won the Don Webb Invitational girls track meet with 121 points, while Christopher finished second with 88 and Herrin was third with 85.5

Posted at 1:01 AM

Much that is written about children these days relates to the issue of academic success and preparing children to be successful in the modern world. Now attention is being given to raising a moral child. A recent article defines a moral child as one...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Tip of the WeekWhen it comes to the health of your children, you do everything you can to help them grow up healthy and strong. But are you aware of the important role foot health plays in a child's overall development?

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