9BENTON-ILLINOIS) The Franklin County Board held a special meeting at noon today for the purpose of selecting a new States Attorney. The position was vacated by newly appointed Judge Evan Owens. The Franklin County Board appointed Phillip Butler to the position. Butler has served as an Assistant States Attorney in the office under Owens.

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(BENTON-ILLINOIS) Former Franklin County States Attorney Evan Owens was sworn in as a Judge in the 2nd Judicial Circuit this afternoon. Owens was administered the oath of office by Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi.

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Contact: Franklin County Emergency Management Agency - Office of the Director - (618) 439-4EMA - information@franklincountyema.com 
 
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Sealed Proposals will be received in the Office of the County Engineer, 13034 Oddfellow Lane Benton, Illinois until 12:00 P.M., September 3, 2019 for furnishing a new Wheel Loader.  All bids will be publicly opened and read at 5:00 P.M., September 3, 2019 in the County Board Room of the Campbell Building. See the request for sealed propsal by clicking HERE

 

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In conformance with the Provisions of the Illinois Open Meeting Act (Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 55, Paragraph 5/2-1002), a Special Meeting of the Franklin County Board will be held on Thursday and Friday, August 1 and 2, 2019 in the County Board Room, 901 Public Square, Benton, Illinois.· ·
 
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