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One fatality in apparent Sleepy Hollow Road shooting

One man is dead from an apparent gunshot wound as law enforcement officers are investigating a possible shooting on Sleepy Hollow Road off KY 185 in Butler County.  A male was pronounced dead at the scene earlier this evening by Butler County Coroner Marty Jones.    

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) has taken a suspect into custody for questioning.  The KSP was assisted at the scene by the Butler County Sheriff's Department.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.  KSP is in charge of the investigation.      


"Buy Local" Cruise-in hosted by Triple C Pawn & Gun

The Butler County Cruisers held a “Buy Local” Cruise In, hosted by Triple C Pawn and Gun, Saturday June 6.  The cruise-In was to help encourage individuals to buy locally to support our home


Majority of Morgantown Restaurants not Ready for Inside Dining

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After Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear gave the green light for restaurants to reopen, I was at first surprised when most restaurants in Morgantown chose not to open for inside dining. But, but after several owners and managers told me the same reasons, it is easy to understand.


Pandemic has thwarted vaccinations; many vaccine-preventable illnesses more deadly

Some Kentucky children have likely fallen behind in their routine immunizations because of the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, putting them at risk for measles, whooping cough and other life-threatening illnesses. Health experts say now is the time to get them caught up.


Uptick accelerates as Beshear announces 319 new coronavirus cases

Kentucky Health News chart shows cases reported each day for the last month. Click on it to enlarge.

Gov. Andy Beshear announced 319 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, one of the highest numbers the state has seen in weeks.


Mowing Season in Full Swing in the District 3 Area

Political candidates, businesses asked not to place signs on right of way


Peaceful Protest Opens Dialogue in Morgantown

“Black Lives Matter!” “Justice for George!” These chants and others could be heard on the Butler County Courthouse square in Morgantown, Kentucky on the afternoon of June 2,  as protestors gathered in response to the recent killings of black Americans Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd - a man killed by white Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin  on May 25.


Feeding America comes to Morgantown

Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland came to Morgantown on May 29th to distribute food to all Butler Countians.


BCHS Class of 2020 graduates 158 Seniors; 140 attend ceremony on Saturday

Valedictorian Emily Tyree with her diploma. Tyree gave the traditional speech at Saturday's event.

It wasn’t quite what was expected at the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year but the Butler County High School Senior Class of 2020 said its final good-byes on Saturday, May 30, during a COVID-19-impacted graduation ceremony.  The event lasted over 12 hours due to social distancing and other guidelines designed to minimize contact.  Of the 158 graduating seniors, 140 attended the graduation event.


Stoye Young tapped as new principal at BCHS

Stoye Young, new principal at Butler County High School

Butler County High School (BCHS) has a new principal. Stoye Young, currently assistant principal at Warren East High School, was hired by the BCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council on Tuesday afternoon. The council had nine applicants for the position and four candidates were interviewed.   



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