CARMI – Carmi Police have released the names of the two people found shot to death at a home in the 1600 block of Hillcrest Avenue Friday morning. Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter says they are 71-year-old Phyllis K. Daniel and 72-year-old Charles W. Daniel. Chief Carter says officers responded to the home shortly after
BENTON – Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni says a rural Benton teen who has been missing since last week, has been found and is safe. Sheriff Bartoni says no other details are available about 14-year-old Easton R. Saltsman. The sheriff thanks the public for their help in this matter.
Benton City Council Approves Fire Chief’s Contract, Outdoor Dining Areas, Donating Police K-9 at Tuesday’s Meeting
BENTON – The Benton City Council voted 3 to 2 to give Fire Chief Shane Cockrum a three-year contract at Tuesday night’s meeting. Benton Mayor Fred Kondritz and council members Ian Zane Perkins and Don Storey voted yes for the contract while council members Cathy Ann Garavalia and Lee Messersmith voted no. Garavalia says she
BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a missing teen. Fourteen-year-old Easton R. Saltsman left his home in rural Benton and has not been found. Saltsman is 5’10” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair, hazel eyes and wears glasses. Saltsman was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, green sweat