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Annual Green River Catfish Festival Just Around the Corner

The 39th annual Green River Catfish Festival is just around the corner and this years’ line-up has officially been completed.


Multiple Teaching Positions Approved; Facility & Technology Updates, KSBA Policies & Procedures discussed

Supt. Howard, Board members and staff discuss things following Tuesday's meeting.

The Butler County Board of Education met on Tuesday, June 11 at the Butler County Education Complex. All members were present except for Aimee Sanders.


KSP Post 3 Investigates Two Vehicle Injury Collision in Warren County

Rockfield, KY (June 12, 2019)- On Wednesday, June 12th at 1:29 PM (CST) the Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green received a call for service from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance with an investigation regarding a two vehicle injury collision. The collision had occurred on US 68, near the intersection of Stamps Road. Trooper First Class Joe Gregory responded to the collision.


Butler County students recognized for academic achievement at WKU

The following Western Kentucky University students from the Butler County area were named to the honors lists for the spring 2019 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*). The entire list can be found at



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.

May 1 – May 31, 2019


Butler County Fiscal Court awarded $312,086 in discretionary funds for critical pavement improvements

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (June 10, 2019) – During Monday’s Butler County Fiscal Court meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $312,086 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work on Caney Fork Road and Love Brooklyn Road. Resurfacing repairs address existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling, and base failures. The significant investment supports Governor Matt Bevin’s commitment to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.


Public Discussion Held on Possible Landfill in Butler County

A special meeting was held on Tuesday, June 4 at the Butler County Extension Office to discuss the possibility of a residual landfill opening in Butler County.

The meeting was open to the public with a turnout of nearly 100 people. The meeting addressed questions and concerns about the matter.


Morgantown City Pool Set to Open Monday

After a month-long renovation period, the Morgantown City Pool is set to open this Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m.

Renovations began in early May to update the pool and other areas of the building. According to Morgantown City Pool Manager Andy Fuller, the pool was originally built in 1978 and was “time for an upgrade.”


Stained Glass by Adrianna Holds Grand Opening

Stained Glass by Adrianna officially opened for business on Thursday, June 6. The ribbon cutting took place at 12 p.m. with speeches by Morgantown Mayor Billy Phelps and Butler County Judge-Executive Tim Flener.

“I am so excited and thankful to everyone for this opportunity,” Adrianna Vossbrinck said.


Naked woman spotted off US 231 in Morgantown; located in woods across from high school

Early morning exercise enthusiasts in Morgantown saw what appeared to be a naked woman in a wooded area across from Butler County High School. 



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