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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. 


Nine ELPO Law Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023; Five Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

2023 ELPO Law attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America© announced today that it has ranked nine ELPO Law attorneys for its 2023 listing. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.


Gov. Beshear Presents $1.7 Million to Improve Infrastructure in Butler, Ohio Counties

Funds will be used to update water systems, improve roads, upgrade park facilities and build new fire station

HARTFORD, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2022) – Today, in keeping with his priorities to promote safety and health in the commonwealth, Gov. Andy Beshear presented $1,711,079 in awards to Ohio and Butler counties that will fund water system improvements, park upgrades, road resurfacing and a new fire station.


Disease affecting cattle detected in Kentucky

Asian Longhorned Tick a known carrier of the disease



AAA: Gas Prices Continue to Drop

Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are 13 cents lower this week at $3.396, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.


BC Board Meeting: Superintendent Tuck encourages school and community partnership

The Butler County Board of Education met in regular session on August 5 at 6:30pm at the Early Childhood Training Center. All members, Amy Hood, Delbert Johnson, Debbie Hammers, Richie Ellis and Ryan Daugherty were in attendance.


Kentucky State Police Conducts Murder Investigation in Logan County

Lewisburg, KY (August 12, 2022) - On Thursday, August 12th just before 11:00 PM, KSP Post 3 was requested by the Logan County Sheriff's Office to conduct a death investigation in the Lewisburg community.  Logan County deputies responded to 3904 Deer Lick Road and located a deceased male near his residence.


Court sets new property tax rate on a 4-2 vote

Approved rate is lower but the county will receive more overall revenue from taxpayers. 



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 Circuit Clerk’s and Butler County Clerk’s offices and covers:

July 1 – 31, 2022


Local School Principals Welcome Students & Parents to 2022-23 School Year




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