Benton officers to host fishing derby

The Saline Courier - - FRONT PAGE - By Sarah Perry [email protected]­ton­courier.com

The Benton Po­lice Depart­ment will be host­ing the an­nual

Hooked on Fishing fishing derby Wed­nes­day.

The event, which is open to chil­dren 12 and un­der, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at Sun­set Lake in Benton.

In­di­vid­u­als can par­tic­i­pate in the event for free.

Reg­is­tra­tion is free and be­gins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the event.

“Bring your fishing pole and bait, and we’ll see you there. Door prizes and best-catch prizes will be awarded,” said Krista Petty, spokespers­on for the Benton

Po­lice Depart­ment.

Sponsors for the event in­clude Wal­mart of Benton, Lisa’s Bait Shop and the Benton Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Po­lice.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call the depart­ment at 501-776-5948.

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