Local News in Benton County, Missouri
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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.
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.
Filing opens Tuesday for county offices
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:26:58 -0800
BENTON - Filing opens Tuesday to fill several county offices.
Missouri lawmakers push new bill to halt proposed power line
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 20:21:05 -0800
A plan to run a large transmission line across 25 miles of southern Missouri has prompted a Barry County legislator to throw up a potential roadblock. And McDonald County commissioners have sent a protest letter to Arkansas officials.
2 hospitalized after crash in McCracken County
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:47:34 -0800
Two people were hospitalized after a two vehicle crash in Mccracken County.
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.
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...
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.
Voters To Decide Fate Of Ambulance Service To Rural Benton County
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 19:52:10 -0800
As some Benton County voters get ready to decide whether to fund local ambulance services, emergency crews are warning they...