At approximately 7:20 a.m. Monday on I-74 westbound at the 32.5 mile marker, a semi struck a passenger vehicle that was stopped in the roadway, pushed the vehicle through the median and both vehicles came to rest in the ditch on the eastbound side of the roadway.

Benton Community School Corporation has created a financial advisory committee made up of community members to assess school corporation financial challenges and provide feedback to administration and the school board about actions that could be considered to improve the district’s financial…

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The Pine Village Student Council, under the guidance of sponsors Kim Markley and Katie Tillotson, put together a program fit to honor the service of local veterans. The color guard presented the flags, poems were read, songs were sung and cards were given. The veterans also had their names a…

In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

In the Byzantine world of health care pricing, most people wouldn't expect that the ubiquitous flu shot could be a prime example of how the system's lack of transparency can lead to disparate costs. The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to cover all federally recommended vaccines at no charge to patients, including flu immunizations. Although people with insurance pay nothing when ...

WASHINGTON - Love those dainty little bottles of shampoo, conditioner and hand lotion in hotel bathrooms? Do you take them home, use them for guests or donate them to the local homeless shelter? You won't be able to for much longer - states, localities and some hotel chains are scrapping the tiny amenities. The bottle bans follow recent efforts to curb other single-use plastic products, ...

"Charlie's Angels" director Elizabeth Banks isn't letting one dismal opening weekend crush her spirits. The girl-powered action flick starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska as the franchise's newest class of spies performed well below expectations at the box office upon its release. It landed in third place at $8.6 million, behind the Oscar-buzzy "Ford v Ferrari" and the ...

NEW YORK - Two correction officers on duty when Jeffrey Epstein killed himself were charged Tuesday morning. Guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas, who worked in the Special Housing Unit of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan, are due to appear in Manhattan Federal Court. "For substantial portions of their shift, Noel and Thomas sat at their desk, browsed the internet and ...