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Fiscal Court Approves Resolution Declaring Butler County A Second Amendment Sanctuary

The Butler County Fiscal Court approved a resolution declaring Butler County a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

Whereas, the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of our nation, and


Butler County School District board members honored this month

Debbie Hammers, Scott Howard, Ryan Daugherty, Dr. Amy Hood Waddle, Amiee Sanders, and Delbert Johnson

(January 13, 2020) – As Kentucky observes School Board Recogniti


Morgantown Police Department 2019 Year End Report

Paul Evans, Jessie Burden, Chief Giles Taylor, R.T. Cox, and Nathan Barks

Morgantown Police Chief Giles Taylor presented the department year end report during the City Council meeting in January.  For the year of 2019 the department answered 3867 dispatched calls for service, executed 12 search warrants made 787 traffic stops, wrote 768 citations worked 132 traffic accidents, made 293 arrests, opened 283 criminal cases and worked 237 special details, bringing the total calls for service to 10,968.


Morgantown Bank & Trust 2019 4th Quarter Spirit Card Program



2020 State of the City Address: YOUR CITY AT WORK

The State of the City address is a financial report as much as it is a statement about the successes and trials of our City government.


Deeds and Courthouse News

Beech Tree News provides courthouse statistics on a regular basis.  Courthouse information contained in this article is a matter of public record.  The following information is from the Butler County Clerk and Circuit Clerk’s offices and covers.


Heather Coleman Brooks Named Partner at ELPO Law

Heather Coleman Brooks

Heather Coleman Brooks has been named partner at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP effective January 1, 2020.


MPD: Stabbing

At approximately 10:49 Friday night, dispatch received a third party call reporting an assault on the walking trail at the Morgantown City Park.


2019 Butler County Coroner's Report

In 2019 there were 32 coroner calls made by the Butler County Coroner’s Office and 29 provisional of death reports signed for cremation to be done.


Tobacco purchase age changed to 21


You must now be 21 or older to purchase tobacco products, according to the FDA.



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