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18 hours ago
Road Closures - West City from Franklin County Emergency Management Agency : Nixle

Webster Street from S. Du Quoin to Clayton Street will be closed approximately two (2) days due to a tree removal. Washington Street behind Casey's will be closed today only for a water line ...

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21 hours ago
Traffic Advisory: State Highway 148 in Christopher from Franklin County Emergency Management Agency : Nixle

The Illinois Department of Transportation has CLOSED State Highway 148 in Christopher between 8th & 9th Streets in the south part of the City. Construction is ongoing. Motorists are encouraged to use ... See more

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4 days ago

There were so many wonderful pictures taken at the Festival of Lights! Here's one of the group who worked to put the event together. We would love if you shared your favorite from the night!

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1 week ago
Chris Collins Takes On Northwestern Basketball | Real Sports w/ Bryant Gumbel | HBO

A neat and informative piece on famous Benton native Doug Collins, and his son Chris, who appear on HBO's Real Sports November episode to discuss Chris's coaching success...

Chris and Doug Collins discuss the implications of Chris accepting the challenging task of coaching Northwestern basketball. #RealSports Subscribe to the HBO...

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1 week ago
Kyle

Thank you to those who make our community a better place!!

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1 week ago
Kyle

Join Santa for breakfast at the Benton Fire Department!! Happening now until 10am! Free pancakes, sausage, gifts (limit 500) and pictures with the REAL Santa! Come celebrate the holidays with your ... See more

Happening now!
FREE BREAKFAST with SANTA!!
8-10am
Pancakes and sausage!
At the Benton Fire Department

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1 week ago

Join us at 1403 South Main on Tuesday December 5 at 1 for a planning workshop. This is open to the public.

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2 weeks ago
Traffic Delay: I-57 NB 63 MM (One Lane Only) from Franklin County Emergency Management Agency : Nixle

Officials are on scene of a fuel spill on I-57 (Northbound Lane) just south of the 63 MM. ISP, West Frankfort Fire, and FCEMA Duty Officer are on site. There are no major public safety risks at this ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Kyle

Get into the holiday spirit!
Benton's Festival of Lights - December 1st
Breakfast with Santa - December 2nd

The Benton Fire Department will be accepting new toys or monetary donations on site for their Toys for Tots program. All toys will go to local children.

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