• Police looking for suspicious man

    by  • June 12, 2013

    Trenton police seek information on a man who gave candy to children in the 400 block of north Main Street in Trenton Saturday until speeding off when approached by an adult. The middle-aged white male was driving a four-door passenger car, wearing a ball cap and sunglasses. The man was handing out Rudolph the...

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    Midwest could see strong windstorms from derecho

    by  • June 12, 2013

    Meteorologists are tracking a weather pattern in the Midwest that could spawn severe storms with wind gusts as strong as 100 mph. The National Weather Service says derechos (deh-RAY’-chohz) occur once or twice a year in the central U.S. with winds of at least 75 mph. The storms maintain their intensity for hours as...

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    Tuesday Feel Good Story

    by  • June 11, 2013

    Here’s some international good news with a local link. Acclaimed actor John Malkovich came to the aid last week of an elderly American couple from Ohio vacationing in Toronto.   The husband had fallen into a piece of scaffolding, severely cut his neck and narrowly missing an artery. Malkovich, who grew up in Benton,...

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    Carlyle Lake holding canoe and kayak safety course

    by  • June 11, 2013

    In recognition of Great Outdoors month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host “Paddle Away” at 9 a.m. this on the Willow Pond Fitness Trail located next to the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center. The event will focus on educating and encouraging children and adults to paddle safely. Participants can gain experience and test...

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