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BCHS: Worst-case scenario - school loses 1 custodian, 1 secretary, and 3 teachers

The Butler County High School SBDM held a special-called meeting on Thursday afternoon at the Butler County High School Library.  All members - teachers Darryl Dockery, Dennis Robbins, and Stacha Murphy; and parents Christal McKinney and Rhoda Chism, as well as Principal Patrick O’Driscoll were present. 
The agenda contained only one item - presentation of Butler County High School funding. Mr. O’Driscoll presented the preliminary proposed budget changes for BCHS. 


Community gathers to remember, honor those who gave all

Community members gathered in the courthouse yard on Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day - to remember and honor all those who gave their life in military service to the county. 


AG Cameron partners with Cincinnati Reds, Ohio AG to fight human trafficking

FRANKFORT— For a third straight season, Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost are teaming with the Cincinnati Reds to raise awareness of human trafficking. The attorneys general collaborated with Cincinnati’s hometown heroes to record a public service announcement (PSA) explaining the signs of sex and labor trafficking and urging those who suspect a problem to report it immediately.


County begins "Reapportionment" process; courthouse, health department roofs to be replaced

Allen Smith and Kevin Phelps

Butler County Fiscal Court met on May 22 at the courthouse.  All magistrates were in attendance.


Surgeon general warns about the dangers of social-media use to children's mental health

Concerns about the effects of social media on youth mental health prompted America's top public-health official to issue a rare public-health advisory that calls for a multifaceted approach to find ways to minimize the harm. 


A Historic Day for our Town: 1813 Freedom Park Dedication and Charles Black City Park Grand Reopening

Describing the event as an “historic occasion for our town, a testament of our collective vision and a symbol of progress,” Mayor Billy Phelps spoke to commemorate the grand opening of the revitalized Charles Black City Park. On Saturday, May 27, with a large crowd in attendance, Mayor Phelps gave special thanks to the Morgantown City Maintenance Department for all of their long hours and hard work to get the park renovation completed.


BCHS bids farewell to Class of 2023

On Friday, May 19th, Butler County High School hosted its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2023. The event was filled with significant moments and heartfelt speeches, marking the culmination of years of hard work and dedication for the over 150 graduating seniors.


BCHS FCCLA chapter wraps up busy school year

Butler County High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter has had a highly successful year, filled with notable achievements and contributions to the community. The year began with their participation in the National FCCLA Conference held in July in San Diego, California.


Big Day planned in Morgantown as city park reopens

Saturday, May 27, is a day that Morgantown Mayor Billy Phelps has likely had circled on his calendar for the last several weeks.  It is the day that the Charles Black City Park will officially reopen following a renovation project that spanned over two years.  


BC Water names Robbins as its scholarship reciepient

Loryn Robbins

MORGANTOWN, KY - The Butler County Water System promotes education in the water supply field by offering an annual scholarship to a graduating high school senior.  Loryn Robbins of Butler County High School was presented with a $1,000 scholarship to Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College for the 2023-2024 academic year.   



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