A North Butler Elementary student was selected Butler County Winner in the 2011-2012 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky, the Kentucky Retired Teachers, and the Butler County Retired Teachers' Association. Zachary Whittinghill, of Roundhill, is among thousands of Ken
UPDATE:The 2001 Hyundai was driven by Kayla Phelps, 18, of Beaver Dam, according to a release from the state police. Phelps and her passengers, Melinda Phelps, 18, and Cindy Cockrel, 39, both of Morgantown, refused medical treatment at the scene.
The Butler County Fiscal Court handled a full slate of routine business on Monday night in their regular monthly meeting for March.
In the first installment of "Know Your Boards," Beech Tree News examines all of the boards that serve the city of Morgantown. Next, Beech Tree News takes a look at all of the boards that serve Butler County.
An on-duty Butler County school bus driver was arrested on Friday afternoon and charged with DUI. Sandra Ford (Blair), 55, is charged with multiple counts following her arrest by Butler County Sheriff Scottie Ward.
The Morgantown City Council met for over two hours Thursday night in its regular meeting for March. The Mayor and all council members were present.
Jamie Ward of Morgantown won $100 from Super Wash. Johnny Dalton presented her the check. Super Wash has been in Morgantown for over eight years. Ward won the Holiday Promotion that ran from November thru January.
Four Butler County High School students have been recommended by faculty/staff members for February student of the month honors based on attendance, promptness to class, participation in class, grades or attitude. These students are Alexis Keown, Cayli Bevil, Amanda Fleming and Noah Gary.
Although only minor damage was reported in the county from the severe weather systems that moved through the area last week, some towns in Kentucky were not so lucky.
As Kentuckians begin cleaning up after the storms that ripped through the Commonwealth on Friday, officials urge those who have suffered property damage to photograph the damage, save any repair receipts and report damages to their local county emergency director and insurance provider.