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Tyler Reed named Assistant Principal at Paris Independent High School

Tyler, Megan, Hayden and Hampton
Tyler Reed has been named the assistant principal of Paris High School. He shared the following bio with the staff and community:

Grand Jury Indictments

The Butler County Grand Jury returned indictments against 21 individuals on September 27, 2019. Charges include possession of controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, unlawful transaction with a minor, and escape. Arraignments are scheduled for November 12, 2019


Morgantown Elementary School Accountability Results

There were some changes this year to the state accountability system.  The newest incarnation uses a star system, with 1 to 5 stars signifying where a school is in relation to other schools.  Across the state, schools are coming to grips with where they are and charting a path to where they’d like to be.


North Butler Elementary Scores 3 Stars KY's New 5 Star Accountability System

As principal of North Butler Elementary one of my goals is to always be transparent about the schools progress in all areas.  We work extremely hard each day at NBES to create a culture of excellence in all aspects of a students life.


Stop the Landfill event raises over $17K

Many in the community pulled together as Butler County High School was packed Saturday night for a Stop the Landfill event.  Those in attendance enjoyed music, food, fellowship, cakewalks, auctions and more.


Heritage Animal Hospital hosts open house event

Dr. Steve Hampton opened his new location last March at 51 Parkway Lane, in front of the Butler County Extension Office.  This past Saturday, his wife Keila, Dr. Joy Wells, office manager Audrey Van Meter, and several employees welcomed the public from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.


KDE to unroll new 5-star accountability system Tuesday

The Kentucky Department of Education's 2018-19 school and student assessment scores will be available to the public on Tuesday in the form of a new five-star accountability system.

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis said in a recent op-ed that the five-star system will provide families in the commonwealth with a "new and more transparent way to understand how their children's schools are performing."


County sells property on US 231; 911 telecommunicators now "first responders"

Ruth Ann Lee and Brian Phelps looks on as Judge Flener signs the resolution.

Butler County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Monday, September 23, at the Butler County Courthouse. All magistrates were in attendance: Stevie Givens, Kevin Phelps, Timmy Givens, David Whittinghill, and Dillon Bryant.


MPD & BCSD make joint arrests

On September 18th, Officer Ronald Cox, with the Morgantown Police Department, received a drug complaint involving two individuals. Through a joint investigation with the Butler County Sheriff's Office, Officer Cox attempted to stop the vehicle after disregarding a stop sign. After losing sight with the car, Deputy Chris Reneer, with the Butler County Sheriff's Office, made contact the vehicle which resulted in a high-speed pursuit. The pursuit ended near the 1700 block of Russellville Rd where the car stopped.


Adult obesity in Ky. reaches all-time high of 36.6%, fifth in U.S.; doctor says insurance needs to start covering obesity prevention

Kentucky adults just keep getting larger, reaching an all-time high for the number of obese adults in the state, ranking it fifth in the nation.



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