Members of the Morgantown Modern Woodmen of America Chapter recently helped raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Butler County during their Annual Radio Auction on WLBQ 1570AM.
Although 2011 began with lingering concerns about drought, the year ended as one of the wettest on record in Kentucky, according to State Climatologist Stuart Foster.
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 Circuit Clerk’s offices and cover December 13-December 31, 2011.
Motorists traveling on US 231 in Butler County may experience slight delays while crews make additional repairs to the Aberdeen Bridge.
The Butler County Animal Shelter and the FiXiT Foundation are working together to encourage the spaying and neutering of cats.
According to the Morgantown Police Department thieves broke in to the Morgantown Mission sometime on the night of Friday, December 30th. Officer John Ford said the back door of the Mission was more than likely forced open with a crowbar.
The home of Chad and Carmen Flener on Al Embry Road was destroyed by fire this afternoon. The Fleners had left their home and had been gone for about 15 minutes when Chad Flener's father, Jimmy Flener, spotted the fire from his home shortly after 3 p.m.
The Butler County Fiscal Court held a special called meeting on Thursday night at 6 to close out some routine business before the end of the fiscal year. The court also had to hire a replacement for departing Occupational Tax Officer Harold McKee.
Three vehicles made contact Tuesday night and a Butler County man was transported to the hospital in an accident directly in front of Aberdeen Grocery. The wreck, which took place at approximately 5:30 p.m., was caused in part by unfamiliarity with the road and poor visibility.
“We drove the Alaska highway four times before we ever homesteaded,” declared Stella Mefford months ago from her room at Morgantown Care and Rehab. She was all smiles as she prepared to tell of her travels.