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Benton Legion and VFW commemorate Veterans Day
BY HOLLY KEE
Nov 15, 2017 4:52 AM
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2671 and American Legion Post 280, both of Benton, held ceremonies Saturday to commemorate Veterans' Day.
Animal control supervisor explains leash law
BY RICK HAYES
Nov 15, 2017 4:51 AM
In response to an earlier meeting at which Benton Health and Safety Commissioner Donald Storey raised concerns about dogs running wild in the city limits, Franklin County Animal Control Supervisor Thad Snell attended Monday's council meeting.
Benton, Thompsonville name VFW winners
BY HOLLY KEE
Nov 15, 2017 4:48 AM
Two Franklin County school districts have named their respective school winners in this year's Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen competitions.
VFW, American Legion to host Veterans Day ceremonies
BY HOLLY KEE
Nov 7, 2017 3:03 PM
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2671 and American Legion Post 280, both of Benton, will commemorate Veterans Day Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Veterans Memorial located at the Benton Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Kathleen (Collins) Lowery of Benton
Nov 6, 2017 2:17 PM
Kathleen (Collins) Lowery passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Helia Healthcare Center in Benton at the age of 86.
Ruth McClerren of Benton
Nov 6, 2017 2:18 PM
Ruth McClerren, 100, passed away at 10:49 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Parkview Hospital of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Benton's McLain takes 9th in girls state cross-country
Nov 5, 2017 11:42 AM
Benton High School's sophomore phenom, Amelia McLain finished ninth in the state at the IHSA girls cross-country state championships on Saturday.
Benton boys make solid showing in cross-country state finals
Nov 5, 2017 1:56 PM
Kyle Sneed of Benton High School finished the Class 1A boys cross-country state finals in top 100 Saturday, and the Benton cross-country team finished 22nd overall.
Paul Lavern Tisdale, formerly of Benton
Nov 3, 2017 7:13 PM
Paul Lavern Tisdale of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, formerly of Benton, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Ritter: Look out for the dangers of fall
By Geoffrey Ritter
Nov 3, 2017 3:53 PM
Sure, bonfires, baseball and fall leaves are a bunch of fun, but those leaves are about to tumble all over the driveway. Add to that the increased danger on roadways from deer, or the fact it's going to dark by the time you get off work next week.
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