Butler County High School juniors taking the ACT college-entrance exam during the 2011-12 school year showed improvement from the previous year. 43.5% of the students met CPE benchmark standards in English, 25.4% met the benchmark in Mathematics, and 37% met the benchmark in Reading.
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 July 23 – August 22, 2012.
The Butler County Fiscal Court met briefly on Wednesday afternoon to act on some items of business that couldn’t be postponed until the next regular meeting. Magistrate Keith Daugherty was absent from the meeting.
UPDATE: According to DART officials the strong odor that cause tenants to be evacuated was a combination of several household cleaning products and furniture refinishing chemicals.
Kids On the Block is coming to Butler County Schools. South Central Kentucky Kids on the block provides on-going education and prevention through puppetry for children and the community at large, in physical challenges, medical conditions, social issues and safety concerns.
The Butler County Grand Jury returned indictments against 20 individuals on August 14, 2012. Charges include murder, rape, theft, assault, unlawful transaction with a minor, and drugs. The arraignment date for all individuals listed below is October 2, 2012, at 10:00a.m.
Public Advised to Avoid Eating Melons Grown in Southwestern Indiana: The Department for Public Health (DPH) today reported that cantaloupes tested in the state public health laboratory carry the same strain of Salmonella associated with a statewide outbreak that health officials
Retired US Army Staff Sergeant Don Jenkins received a Medal of Honor tribute Thursday morning at the Butler County High School Library/Media Center. The tribute was put together by Retired US Army Sergeant First Class Richard Powers for Jenkins.
During the night of August 10, unknown person or persons gained entry into unlocked vehicles in the area of Hillview Drive. Stolen from the vehicles were items including: CD`s, extension cords, personal checks, shoes, and jumper cables.
Joseph Micheal Brooks (DOB 7/22/46) failed to make a curve this morning while traveling southbound on Rochester Road. His motorcycle left the road and crashed Brooks was wearing a helment. He was transported by Air Evac to Evansville.