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News in Benton County, Missouri
Two announce for Pettis County seats -
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:12:06 -0700
Two more Pettis County residents threw their hat into the ring Friday for the August primary and November general elections.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:12:49 -0800
1:44 p.m.: Andrea A. Vantuyl, 22, of Warsaw, was arrested in Benton County on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Coverage You Can Count On
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:41:08 -0800
FULTON - The Fulton State Hospital, which has been open since 1851, is in dire need of repair. According to a Department of Mental Health report in 2013, it is the oldest state psychiatric facility west of the Mississippi River.
Commission awards 2 highway contracts
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:44:52 -0800
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved two Mid-Missouri highway projects at its meeting Tuesday in Jefferson City.
Filing opens Tuesday for county offices
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:26:58 -0800
BENTON - Filing opens Tuesday to fill several county offices.
Snow blade nice addition to emergency management truck
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:11:42 -0800
BENTON -- Scott County Emergency Management's truck is doing more than just pulling its weight.
Kelly superintendent charged with DWI
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:41:48 -0800
BENTON - Kelly School District superintendent Donald J. Moore was arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol early Saturday in Scott County on a charge of driving while intoxicated, according to a highway patrol arrest report.
Trial Date Set For Fired Benton County Road Officials
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:18:00 -0800
A trial date was set Tuesday for the three Benton County road officials arrested last year in a theft and...
Conveyor belt blown over by wind kills Missourian
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:11:03 -0800
A Missouri man working for an agricultural product distributor in southern Iowa died Thursday morning when strong winds knocked over an unloading belt, authorities said.
2 injured, I-57 back open near West Frankfort after crash
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:47:43 -0700
Both northbound lanes Interstate 57 are back open near West Frankfort after a crash with an Illinois Department of Transportation truck Tuesday afternoon.