Local G.O.P. hosts Christmas event
From candidates to officeholders to the faithful rank-and-file party members, a nice crowd was present on Saturday night, December 4, for the Butler County Republican Party Christmas gathering.
The main speaker was Morgantown Mayor Billy Phelps. Mayor Phelps spoke about the progress of the city over the past few years, planned future events, and ongoing projects and construction as well.
State Representative Steve Sheldon, who represents Butler County and part of Warren County in the Kentucky General Assembly, spoke about his love for Butler County and how he was going to miss representing the county in the state legislature. Rep. Sheldon recently announced that he was not seeking reelection.
Butler County Judge/Executive Tim Flener gave an update on county business and issues related to county government.
According to local G.O.P. Chairperson Osei Thomas, two Republican candidates for Butler County Jailer were in attendance - Dana Phelps and Jody Henderson. Thomas also stated that three Republican candidates for Property Valuation Administrator - Jarrod Evans, Rebecca Jacobs, and Bob Annis - also attended the event.
B.J. Lykins provided music for the event, Tony Johnson sold Trump memorabilia, and Hebrews catered the event, according to Thomas.
The Christmas gathering was held at Cassia Masonic Lodge #272 F&AM