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[23 Oct 2011 | One Comment | 5,744 views]
Spook City set for Oct. 29 in downtown Benton

Benton will, once again, play host to the annual Spook City event on Saturday, Oct. 29.
What is Spook City? Simply put, it’s a chance for kids to put on costumes, play games, run wild and get free candy. It’s billed as a family-friendly event that thrives on the “lighter side” of Halloween and relies on the participation of area merchants. That’s right — all that free candy is largely provided by businesses in the city that set up booths and pass out treats for about three hours. Event organizers told …