The Benton Review

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The Benton Review
The Benton Review front page, 15 November 2006
The 15 November 2006 front page of
The Benton Review
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Hoosier Media Group[1]
Publisher Don Hurd[1]
Editor Clayton Doty[citation needed]
Founded 1875[1]
Headquarters 209 E 5th Street
Fowler, IN 47944
United States

The Benton Review is a weekly newspaper serving Benton, Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties in Indiana. It began July 1875 as the Benton Democrat; by 1902 it was bought by George Roby as the Benton Review,[2] and he combined it with the Fowler Leader in 1914.[3] The paper's masthead describes it as a combination of the Fowler Leader (founded 1893 by John P. Carr[2]) and the Fowler Republican.


Between 1900 and 1905, the Benton Review printed between 1335 and 1540 copies. The Leader claimed over 1000 copies for the same period, and the Republican claimed over 1000 copies for 1903, but these claims could not be verified by Printers' Ink.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Hoosier Media Group buys paper". Hoosier State Press Association. Indianapolis. July 1, 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-22. 
  2. ^ a b Cottman, George Streibe; Hyman, Max Robinson (1915). Centennial History and Handbook of Indiana: The Story of the State from Its Beginning to the Close of the Civil War, and a General Survey of Progress to the Present Time. Indianapolis: M. R. Hyman. p. 41. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Birch, Jesse Setlington (1942). History of Benton County and Historic Oxford. Oxford Sesquicentennial Committee. p. 124. 
  4. ^ "Indiana Newspapers Worth Counting (Including, Doubtless, Some That Are Not)". Printers' Ink. 55. 1906. p. 54ff. 

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