Benton, Illinois

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The city of Benton, Illinois has a population of 6880 and ranked #256 by population in the state. Benton has 3270 households and a total area of 5.35 sq. miles w/ a population density of 1286 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.1 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Benton baseball holds off Harrisburg - BENTON — The Benton High School baseball team has had its fair share of early season struggles this spring, but it appears the Rangers are beginning to figure things out. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Small quake recorded near Benton, Ill. - Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a small earthquake Thursday night near Benton, Ill., in rural Franklin County. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Illinois man pleads not guilty in wife's death - BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the back of the head has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Local woman convicted - BENTON -- A Mt. Vernon woman has been convicted by a jury on federal drug charges. Following a two-day trial in Benton, Julia Ann Snow, 52, was convicted on all five counts in a federal indictment, according to Stephen R. Wigginton, U.S. Attorney for - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Anna News - Local news for Anna, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

9 sentenced to Illinois Department of Corrections - Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced the following sentences to the Illinois Department of Corrections. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Illinois Beach Sunrise Rotary Club celebrates 15 years - It’s not called the Illinois Beach Sunrise Rotary Club for nothing. The service club, which includes members from Beach Park, Winthrop Harbor and Zion, meets every Thursday at the crack of dawn. “We gather at the New Tech High School Campus (in Zion) at 7 a.m.,” said charter member Bob Grulke. There, the 24 or so members and the occasional guests eat breakfast and discuss plans for their next ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Man admits igniting estranged wife’s apartment - BENTON, Ill. (AP) _ A southern Illinois man faces a July sentencing after pleading guilty to felony charges linked to... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Illinois vs Nebraska Softball 2014 - University of Illinois softball fans enjoy tailgating at the Illinois vs. Nebraska game at Eichelberger Field in Urbana on Saturday, April 5, 2014.  - Sat, 05 Apr 2014

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Berean Christian Church (The Official Page) - "The Benediction at Calvary"! Pastor Michael Benton - Matthew 26:36-46...last morning of our Holy Week Services. - 0 Likes

40/29 News -- Fort Smith & Fayetteville, Arkansas - BREAKING: Benton County dispatch confirms fire crews are on the scene of a grass fire near Hickory Creek and Cow Face Road. 40/29 has a crew on the way to the scene and will update you with more information when it becomes available. http://on.4029tv.com/1jeJ9... - 0 Likes

Yelawolfpack - #RITTZ @THEREALRITTZ 57 Feature Verse - Dice - All I Need Is Time 00:59 Killer Mike - Atlanta Smokers Only 01:29 Jarren Benton - Billion Bucks 02:36 Jackie Chain - Certified Shit 03:43 Elephant Room - Dracula 04:22 Dice - Dreamin' 05:17 Yelawolf - Growin' Up I... - 0 Likes

Somersett Golf & Country Club - Stuart finished even for the tournament and is on his way to the 75th Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan May 22-25. Hooray to our wonderful Director of Golf. We are so proud! - 0 Likes

Fly Paper - Tonight we are at the Livery in Benton Harbor, MI@9pm. Check out this article from the Herald Palladium! - 0 Likes

Snowdonia Farms Equestrian Center - Good Luck to Jayne Lloyd riding AES Diamond Domini and Hannah Ayoub riding Miss Scarlett who are competing in the USEA Horse Trial at Holly Hills, Benton LA. Dressage and Cross Country today with the stadium portion tomorrow. Updates to follow :) - 0 Likes

Tri-City Herald - Benton County jail officer fired for sexual misconduct with an inmate. The eight-year veteran of the department is also facing charges. - 0 Likes

KU Sports - 'Hawks in the NBA: Mario Chalmers, Paul Pierce, Kirk Hinrich, Drew Gooden, Nick Collison and Thomas Robinson begin their quests for an NBA title this weekend. Here's your Jayhawks in the Playoffs guide. — From Benton Smith - 0 Likes

WSBT-TV - Matt Rudkin WSBT: It's 25° warmer in Rochester versus Benton Harbor. Lake Michigan's cold water temperatures taking a major toll on air temperatures for communities near the lake. Farther inland, a very nice day indeed! - 0 Likes

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