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Jamie Ward Wins $100 At Super Wash

Johnny Dalton hands Jamie Ward a $100 check.

Jamie Ward of Morgantown won $100 from Super Wash. Johnny Dalton presented her the check.  Super Wash has been in Morgantown for over eight years.  Ward won the Holiday Promotion that ran from November thru January. According to Dalton all entries were sent to the corporate office and they announced the winners.

"I want to thank Super Wash, it is always nice to win," said Ward.

There are currently approximately 350 combination self-serve and brushless automatic car washes operating under the Super Wash trademark in 21 different states from coast to coast.



BCHS February 2012 Students of the Month

Alexis Keown

Four Butler County High School students have been recommended by faculty/staff members for February student of the month honors based on attendance, promptness to class, participation in class, grades or attitude.  These students are Alexis Keown, Cayli Bevil, Amanda Fleming and Noah Gary.

Alexis Keown is the 9th grade daughter of Jon Keown and Amanda and Eric Hatcher.  She participates in FCCLA.  Her future plans are to attend college and become a pediatrician or an elementary teacher.


Beech Tree Media accepting donations for storm victims

Aerial view of West Liberty

Although only minor damage was reported in the county from the severe weather systems that moved through the area last week, some towns in Kentucky were not so lucky. As a result of this devastation, Kentucky State Police posts have begun collecting supplies for those affected by the storms and tornadoes that moved through the state. KSP will be accepting donations now through Saturday, March 10. Beech Tree Media, in a way to help in these efforts, will accept donations and deliver those donations to KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green.


Officials Urge Kentuckians to Document Damages

As Kentuckians begin cleaning up after the storms that ripped through the Commonwealth on Friday, officials urge those who have suffered property damage to photograph the damage, save any repair receipts and report damages to their local county emergency director and insurance provider.


$100 Mile Litter Pickup Program

The Butler County Fiscal Court will once again be participating in the $100 Mile Litter Pickup program. This is for non-profit organizations only. Organizations may sign up through the end of March, 2012. Roads will be issued in April. If you would like to sign your non profit group up to participate in this program or if you have questions, please contact Kim at the Judge Executive’s Office in the Courthouse by calling 270-526-3433 during the business hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.


Fire on Huntsville-Silver City Rd

Firefighters from two counties responded to a brush fire this afternoon in the 1500 block of Huntsville-Silver City Rd on the old Newell Givens property. A small brush fire started by Vernon Hardison, step-son of Givens, got out of control and spread quickly. Approximately five acres burned before firefighters could contain the blaze. Firefighters battled breezy conditions at times when working to contain the fire.


Right-to-work policy debated for KY

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Kentucky’s economic health could be greatly strengthened by implementing a right-to-work policy, Bluegrass Institute vice chairman Warren Rogers told a sold-out crowd at a debate sponsored by the Lexington Forum last Thursday.

Right-to-work guarantees that no person can be compelled to join or pay union dues as a condition of employment.


Baseball-size hail, damaging winds strike Butler County

Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church

Althought not as severe as in other parts of Kentucky, a series of storms rolled through Butler County and southcentral Kentucky on Friday causing some damage.  There was sufficient storm damage in the Quality area of Butler County on Friday.  The roof was ripped off a barn on Hwy. 106, hail damage was reported, and trees and power lines were blown down. Locally, no injuries from the storms were reported.


Deeds and Courthouse News

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 February 16 – February 29, 2012.

Civil Cases:
Cavalry Spv I, LLC vs. Judy L. Johnson

Kentucky Housing Corporation vs. Sherry Martin, et al

Bank of America vs. Michael L. Elmore, et al


Agriculture Commissioner Comer Promotes 4-H, FFA, and KY Proud

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer was in Morgantown on Wednesday and joined Butler County Clerk Shirley E. Givens, Butler County 4-H and Butler County High School FFA leaders to announce that proceeds from voluntary donations to the Agricultural Program Trust Fund will be divided equally among 4-H, FFA, and Kentucky Proud.



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