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  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161026/benton-gets-new-reporter Benton gets a new reporter - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - The Benton Evening News welcomed a reporter this week who will focus on local news and is already on the hunt for stories.Holly Kee formerly owned a couple southern Illinois newspapers and recently worked as a local high school English and social studies teacher.She said she’s looking forward to getting back to her newspaper roots.“It’s something different every day. I like to meet people,” Kee said. “I like working at a small newspaper because I think we need
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161025/digital-sign-to-move-downtown Digital sign to move downtown - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL -   Citing safety concerns, Benton city officials have found an alternate location for their digital sign near the Benton Fire DepartmentCommissioner Dennis Miller had suggested moving the sign to the new city hall location on South Main Street. Casting the deciding vote, Mayor Fred Kondritz voted against that site.Miller and Ronnie Baumgarte voted in favor of that location. Donnie Wyant, Don Storey and the mayor voted against it.The mayor’s deciding vote was cast after
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161022/rangers-drop-season-finale Rangers drop season finale - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Leading by seven points at the half, Anna-Jonesboro scored two touchdowns in the first 2:42 of the third quarter and steamrolled Benton, 63-33, Friday night at Tabor Field.Jayce Turner, who scored four rushing touchdowns for the Wildcats, had none larger than the first play of the third quarter when he rambled 76 yards up the middle. Sheldon McGrath added the point-after kick – the fourth of nine total.On Benton’s next possession, quarterback Hamilton Page was intercepted after a
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161019/local-democrats-lead-money-race Local Democrats lead money race - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL -  No one with a television needs to be told southern Illinois candidates for seats in Springfield are spending lots of money ahead of the Nov. 8 election, but recent campaign reports show local Democrats outspending their Republican rivals recently.Candidates recently had to disclose their spending activity over the last three months, and those reports show that state Sen. Gary Forby, a Benton Democrat seeking re-election, spent about $913,000 in the third quarter of the year. His
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161014/red-devils-take-down-rangers-in-second-half Red Devils take down Rangers in second half - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Murphysboro turned four turnovers into touchdowns, outscoring Benton 42-14 in the second half for a 61-35 Ohio division River to River conference victory at Tabor Field on Friday night.Benton held a 21-19 lead at halftime after driving 96 yards for a score under a minute to go. Blane Pankey culminated the drive with a 3-yard run and Oliver Davis added the extra point kick.Murphysboro needed just three plays after the break to go back on top, 27-21, on a 43-yard run by Brandon Caldwell, who
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161012/sheriff-looking-for-alleged-armed-suspect Sheriff looking for alleged armed suspect - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in locating Keith E Redmon Jr., age 20, of Benton. Redmon is believed to be armed with at least one handgun and is possibly traveling in a stolen 1996 blue over silver Ford F150 pick up truck with chrome wheels, Illinois license plate 58598H. Redmon is described as a 5-foot, 7 inches, 135 pounds, brown hair and blue eyes. He is wanted for vehicle theft and is a suspect in several other crimes. He is considered armed and
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161009/rescues-and-worry-after-matthew-inundates-north-carolina Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North Carolina - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - When Hurricane Matthew dumped torrential rains on North Carolina, thousands of people found themselves suddenly trapped in homes and cars. Rescuers in Coast Guard helicopters plucked some of them from rooftops and used military vehicles to reach others, including a woman who held on to a tree for three hours after her car was overrun by flood waters.
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161008/solid-defense-key-in-rangers-victory Solid defense key in Rangers victory - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - With the post-season fast approaching, the Benton Rangers knew they needed a victory against Massac County in order to have a chance to get into the playoffs.The strong defensive line did not let its team down Friday night when the Rangers defeated the Massac County Patriots 24-17.Though the Patriots were able to move the ball into the red zone several times during the game, the Rangers would not allow the home team to cross into the end zone enough to claim victory.The Rangers also found
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161004/mums-word Mums the Word - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Fall mums add color to the Benton landscape, whether on the Public Sqaure, in a private garden, potted plant or simply as a table decoration. It is a flower that let's people know that cooler weather is just around the corner.
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161004/rlc-welcomes-prospective-students-to-preview-day RLC welcomes prospective students to 'Preview Day' - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Prospective students and their families are invited to take a look inside Rend Lake College during RLC’s upcoming Preview Day event.From 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, all three RLC campuses will be open to the public with faculty and staff on-hand to speak with those interested in the college and its programs. One lucky visitor will even walk away with a 12-credit-hour academic award, a value of $1,500.Visitors to the main campus should visit the Student Center to register for tours of the campus
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20161001/car-wreck-leads-to-gas-leak-evacuation Car wreck leads to gas leak, evacuation - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - A single vehicle accident on the northwest side of the Benton square at 5:30 a.m. Saturday took out a gas meter and a light pole. The area was evacuated for about 3 1/2 hours, according to local authorities.Fire and EMA officials evacuated the area due to gas vapors in the area of Seasons Bistro restaurant. There are several apartments in the upstairs portion of the building, although it is not known if anyone was at home when the accident occurred. Police are seeking information
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160930/time-tested-trove-adds-value-to-tuesdays Time-tested trove adds value to Tuesdays - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Half-century antique sale in Sesser older than some of the antiques soldHow many people do you know that would get up at 3 a.m., drive to another town, unload their van full of antiques at 4 a.m. and wait for customers who would all be gone by noon?Well if you visit Miners Memorial Park in Sesser on any Tuesday morning in the spring, summer or fall, you'll meet several people who do exactly that.For more than half a century, a band of enterprising Southern Illinoisans have flocked to Sesser
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160930/early-voting-opens-with-busy-morning Early voting opens with a busy morning - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Officials say that the presidential race seems to be bringing out voting excitementThe 2016 presidential race is coming down to the wire and that includes early voting in Benton and Franklin County.Early voting, the opportunity afforded registered voters to cast their ballots before Election Day, kicked off Thursday in the Elections Office in the Franklin County Annex on West Main Street in Benton.Gary Hubbard cast the first ballot about 8:20 a.m., and by lunchtime, 24 more people exercised
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160929/train-crashes-at-new-jersey-station-1-dead-74-hospitalized Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - HOBOKEN, N.J. — A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling wires.People pulled chunks of concrete off pinned and bleeding victims, passengers kicked out windows and crawled to safety, and cries and screams could be heard in the wreckage at the station just across the Hudson River from New
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160924/benton-rallies-for-homecoming-victory Benton rallies for homecoming victory - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Down 12 points late in the third quarter, Benton scored two touchdowns – including a time-consuming drive late in the fourth quarter – to come away with a 28-28 homecoming victory Saturday over county rival West Frankfort.West Frankfort had taken a 28-16 lead with 1:42 left in the third quarter after driving 70 yards in 13 plays with Madison Allen scoring on a 6-yard run. The Redbirds were able to sustain the drive after a fake punt resulted in a first down at Benton’s 43.
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160922/city-tears-down-home-that-burned City tears down home that burned - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Couple worked to repair damage, court said demolish itGary and Stella Conrady have worked day after day for months to make their home on McLeansboro Street habitable again after a house fire last year.They were hard at work on it Tuesday.Wednesday, the work stopped. The house was gone.The city of Benton used contractors on Wednesday to demolish the house at 409 McLeansboro St.When the demolition crew asked Stella to leave the house Wednesday morning, she said the stress sent her to a
  • http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/news/20160919/southern-illinois-justice-named-state-supreme-court-chief Southern Illinois justice named state Supreme Court chief - News - Benton Evening News - Benton, IL - Benton, IL - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, a southern Illinois native who represents the region on the court, has been elected its next chief justice.Karmeier has held a spot on the high court since winning a contentious 2004 election, and he prevailed in his effort to keep his seat in 2014.Now, the Nashville resident will serve a three year term as chief justice starting next month, taking his place at the top of the state’s judicial system.“I appreciate the confidence shown
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