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[12 Oct 2010 | 3 Comments | 5,664 views]
School Board punts plans for new Panthers playfield

The Benton School Board set the table for yet another round of fights over a new football stadium for the Panthers.
The Saline Courier reported that the Benton School Board voted 4-3 to reverse an August decision to spend $11 million to replace C.W. Lewis Stadium, a downtown facility that was built in 1934.
The fate of C.W. Lewis has been a source of controversy these past few months in that some point out the aging facility should be replaced by a new field closer to the high school while others have …

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[11 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | 3,240 views]
‘Benton Courier’ now ‘Saline Courier’

The Benton Courier released some big news the other day — the paper has changed its name to The Saline Courier.
Such news might not matter one whit to people who aren’t from around here, but it’s a major change for those of us who have been in the area for awhile. The paper has been around since 1876 and has spent most of that time tied to Benton, the county seat and largest city in the county.
Still, the change makes a lot of sense. After all, there are now over …