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Opening Week at Bowling Green Ballpark

Hot Rods open season at home against Braves, festivities included 



BC 4H Shooting Sports to host Kickoff Meeting

On April 11 at 6:00 pm, there will be a meeting to kick off the Butler County 4H Shooting Sports 2023 season. The meeting will be held at the Butler County Extension Service in the conference room. Even if an individual shot last year, it is important to attend the meeting and fill out updated enrollment forms. There is no fee for joining, with reasonable fees only incurred if a child wants to shoot trap.


Several Birds Taken During Turkey Youth Weekend

Everleigh Meredith with her prize-winning turkey.


BCHS Boys Basketball Hosts Camps

The 2023 Butler County Bears Camp Sessions, sponsored by Jones Funeral Chapel, will take place on May 30th-June 1st. The camp is open to all preschool through 8th grade students. These camp sessions are one of the primary fundraisers for the BCHS Basketball teams. The sessions are as follows:  


SOFTBALL: Bears pick up two district wins

Butler County defeated Whitesville Trinity on Thursday, 5-3.  Trinity scored first in the second inning and two runs in the top of the third.

Butler County answered when Parker Willoughby doubled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run, and Madison Clark singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. Butler County pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. 


BASEBALL: Bears drop a pair; fall to Hancock & Breck

Butler County 3, Hancock County 5

The Butler County Bears fell 5-3 to Hancock County Hornets on Friday. The Bears scored three runs on a single in the second inning.

Hancock County scored on a groundout by Drew Lyday in the first inning, a single by Logan Willis in the first inning, an error in the second inning, a double by Jack Roberts in the second inning, and a double by Austin Volocko in the second inning.

Justin Castlen took the loss for Butler County. He surrendered five runs on eight hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two.


KY Fish & Wildlife opens 1,400 acres for public hunting in western KY - one in Butler County


Gabbard Branch WMA, an 809 acre site, is one of two new wildlife management areas to open for spring turkey season


Kentucky’s spring turkey hunting returns

Expect more eager gobblers this season



BASEBALL: Butler drops a pair of games - Ohio County & University Heights

Butler County fell in a 3-2 loss to Ohio County Eagles on Thursday. The Eagles took the lead on a single by Grayden Barnard in the first inning.

Ohio County pitchers struck out four, while Butler County sat down two.

Matt Smith led things off on the mound for the Eagles. The righty went seven innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four, and walking one.

Kolton Hudson was on the hill for the Bears. He surrendered three runs on five hits over four innings, striking out two and walking zero. Clay Vincent threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.


SOFTBALL: Butler picks up two wins - Warren East & Franklin-Simpson

Butler County picked up their second softball win for the week with a 5-3 victory over Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats on Thursday. The Bears trailed 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Carley Jones doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.

Franklin-Simpson started things in the first inning, scoring one run when Stout doubled.



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