Shortly after 1:00 am Easter morning a one vehicle wreck sent one Morgantown man to the hospital. The wreck occurred near 255 W GL Smith Street in front of King Drug and Home Care.
Butler County Fiscal Court met in regular session for approximately 68-minutes on Monday night. All members were present along with several county employees, elected officers, and interested parties.
Patrick Daugherty of Morgantown has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The donations are available through the Monsanto Fund.
“He was a teacher, he was a coach, he was a mentor and a volunteer,” said Morgantown Mayor Linda Keown in part of her opening remarks as the city unveiled a new street sign for the drive leading up to the ball fields at the Charles T. Black Park Saturday afternoon.
Butler County Solid Waste Coordinator and Enforcement Officer Mark Sorrels described the Commonwealth Cleanup Week held March 17-24 as a "huge success." Over 15 tons of garbage were collected and removed from the county during the week-long effort.
Butler County Schools and Butler County Emergency Management will conduct a safety drill involving Butler County Middle School students and staff of Thursday, April 12 beginning at 1:00 pm.
An early morning fire on Provo Road has claimed the life of a Butler County man. Alan Staples, 45, was found at his residence at 5977 Provo Road after a fire totally destroyed the home. Dispatch received the call around 2:23 am Friday morning.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, www.childwelfare.govproclaims April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Beech Tree News provides courthouse statistics on a regular basis. Courthouse information provided in this article is a matter of public record. The following records are from the Butler County County Clerk and Circuit Clerk’s offices and cover March 16 – March 31, 2012.
The members of the Butler County Fiscal Court had a special called meeting on Tuesday night. The meeting was held in the auxiliary court chambers behind the County Judge Executive’s office.