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Martin repays Benton County for improperly claimed tax credits
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:34:02 -0700

LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin on Monday paid Benton County $2,100 for improperly taking a homestead tax credit on two houses at the same time.

Martin pays back $2,100 for homestead tax credits
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:58 -0700

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly receiving tax credits on two homes over the past three years, and indicated he planned to ...

Benton County Deputies Detain Person of Interest in Triple Homicide
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:38:20 -0700

The Benton County Coroner has released new information on a homicide investigation after three bodies were found dead Saturday at a farm south of Finley.

Officials ID three found dead at Benton County farm
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:02:38 -0700

FINLEY, Benton County - Sheriff’s officials say they have identified the three people found dead on a farm in South Central Washington state.

Ethics Board dismisses GOP senator's complaint against Inslee
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:51:40 -0700

Don Benton, a top GOP leader, had complained about Gov. Inslee dropping escorts that the management side wanted to continue in a labor dispute.

Senate GOP power player wants Inslee punished over labor dispute
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:36:38 -0700

Don Benton complains to the state ethics board that the governor is has stopped providing police escorts in a labor dispute. But the sheriff in Benton's home county doesn't believe escorts should be provided to help business or labor gain leverage.

Mark Martin Pays Back $2,100 for Homestead Tax Credits
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:59:52 -0700

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly receiving tax credits on two homes over the past three years, and indicated he planned to make more payments for claiming both houses as his primary residence.

Three bodies found on farm near Kennewick, Wash.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:32:00 -0700

Three bodies have been recovered on a commercial farm early Saturday, Benton County Sheriff's officials said.

Scavenger hunt at the fair!
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:53:26 -0700

There's a special contest at the fair tomorrow with some pretty sweet prizes!

3 bodies found on farm; sheriff suspects homicide
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 21:19:30 -0700

FINLEY, Wash. (AP) - The Benton County Sheriff's Office says three bodies were found Saturday morning on a farm south of Finley.The sheriff's office says the deaths are being investigated as a triple homicide.The Tri-City Herald reports that authorities say a farm worker found two people dead near a cornfield about 6 a.m.