The Morgantown City Council held a called meeting on Wednesday, September 5, at the Eva J. Hawes Agriculture and Expo Community Center.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Heston Arnold, Trevor Cardwell, Timothy Carroll, Madison Embry and Cody Lockhart of Butler County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
Butler County Middle School has implemented a new Bully-Free Program.
A new business is opening in Morgantown! Blanford Auto Sales & Details, LLC, opens Tuesday, September 4. This new business is located at 20 Veteran’s Way, on the lot between the Farm Boy and Garcia’s restaurants.
UPDATE: According to law enforcement Christina Gunterman,23, of Owensboro was north bound when her SUV crossed the median and hit the tractor trailer owned by Fikes Truck Line of Arkansas. The truck went off the right side of the parkway and overturned.
On Saturday September 1st, a book signing was held for "Images of America: Butler County" a book written by Roger G. Givens, retired newspaper publisher, and Nancy Richey. The book is part of the "Images of America" series published by Arcadia Publishing in South Carolina.
UPDATE: The driver of the car was James Lacefield of Grayson County.
The 2012 Football Homecoming Queen is Sierra Fields. She is the daughter of Greg and Michelle Fields of Morgantown. Homecoming King is Jacob Richmond the son of David and Kelly White Richmond of Possum Hollow.
Gov. Steve Beshear has promoted longtime aide Larry Bond to be his chief of staff. Bond is a native of Butler County who now lives in Louisville. He is the son of the late Troy Bond and Ailene Bond of Morgantown. Bond succeeds Mike Haydon, who died suddenly earlier this month.