Funkhouser named Benton Police Chief

Funkhouser named Benton Police Chief

BENTON, IL — The Benton City Council Monday night approved and swore-in Chris Funkhouser as Benton’s Police Chief.

Funkhouser replaces Mike Andrews, who recently retired after serving a second time as Benton’s police chief from 2019 to late March of this year. Prior to joining the Benton Police Department, Funkhouser worked as an auxiliary office in West Frankfort from 1998 to 2000.

(PIC CAPTION: From L to R: Benton Public Health and Safety Commissioner Don Storey, Benton Police Chief Chris Funkhouser and Benton Mayor Fred Kondritz)

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Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 1, 2022 @ 7:00 pm https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0600584EA5DB9CBA From Team Santana: The Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire “Miraculous Supernatural Tour” will now start in June of 2022. Your tickets will be honored for the rescheduled shows. Refunds are available at the original point of purchase for 30 days. We truly can’t wait to see you…

Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

RESCHEDULED  JULY 5, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Motley Crüe and Def Leppard have announced that they are rescheduling their 2021 stadium tour to 2022. The new date for STL will be July 5, 2022 All tickets will be honored for the new date. Click HERE for more ticket info

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 9th ON SALE • NOWSPECIAL • Lawn and Select Reserved tickets just $19.95 + fees first week of sales Click HERE to purchase tickets

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