In September 2022, the Benton Police Department received information from a juvenile claiming to be the target of some form of sexual exploitation. Officers handling the complaint in Benton contacted Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and a coordinated investigation begun. The investigation... Read More.
Recap courtesy of Scott Mareing for TOC-Carmi News (WROY/WRUL) The resignation of Ward 3 Alderman Dale Biggerstaff was approved as he accepted a new job in Brentwood, Tennessee. Speaking by phone, he apologized for resigning so abruptly, but it was an opportunity... Read More.