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Police: Suspect in custody after deadly shooting in Doniphan, MO
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:20:41 -0700

A suspect is in custody after the shooting death of a Doniphan, Missouri man.

Linn, Benton police have no surplus military gear
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:45:00 -0700

A federal program that provides unwanted military gear to law enforcement agencies has gained increased notoriety as a result of police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month.

Rain helps attendance at Benton Neighbor Days
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:05:28 -0700

Benton Neighbor Days featured one special guest that helped attendance this weekend - rain!

Benton man taken into custody after manhunt
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:57:46 -0700

BENTON -- A manhunt led to the arrest of a wanted Benton man in Scott County. According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, Shawn L. Dobbs, 37, was arrested on outstanding warrants for felony dangerous drugs, misdemeanor assault, and numerous traffic charges.

Aug. 18 Crash Reports
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:57:27 -0700

Five people were injured in a collision at 2:32 p.m. Friday in Saline County.

Benton, MO man killed in crop dusting plane crash in TN
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:05:29 -0700

One person has died in West Tennessee where a crop dusting plane went down.

Rock blasting planned in Benton County
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:17:00 -0700

BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) - Highway officials say contractors will begin rock-blasting operations in Benton County as work continues on the Bella Vista Bypass.

Passed bond issue paying for Kelly School construction
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:12 -0700

A bond issue voters passed last year is paying for new construction at Kelly schools in Scott County, Missouri.

Fired Comptroller Gets 6 Months Severance Pay In Fight With County
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:03:02 -0700

BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Attorneys on Monday released the terms of a settlement between fired Benton County comptroller Sarah Wilson and the county, after she claimed she was wrongfully terminated. Under the settlement, Wilson is set to receive six months of severance pay, along with $5,000 in attorney costs. In exchange, Wilson agreed to drop […]

Man killed in crop dusting plane crash in TN
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:52:02 -0700

One person has died in West Tennessee where a crop dusting plane went down.