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Mr. Jim Mitchell, Professional Arm Wrestler Visits Morgantown

Arm wrestling is one of the oldest sports in history dating back thousands of years and has fluctuated in popularity throughout the centuries and is now making a comeback again.  Local resident A.G. Van Fleet has had a growing interest in arm wrestling for a few years now, finally competing in his first competition this year. Not only does he truly love the sport, but he also wants to share it with others and introduce them to arm wrestling as well.


Managing Kentucky’s Most Common Lawn Pest

With summer in full swing, lawn and garden care are top priorities for many homeowners. However, pests can be a real hinderance to the success and health of your lawn and garden. The most common lawn pest group in Kentucky are white grubs.


Practice Safe Canning Practices this Summer

Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of your labor.  Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of that excess produce for winter months.  Safety is of utmost importance for those of us preserving food, because improperly home-canned food can lead to foodborne illness. 


Jazmin Reynolds earns degree at Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KY (07/11/2022)-- University of the Cumberlands would like to congratulate Jazmin Reynolds of Rochester, KY, on completing their Master of Arts Education in Literacy Specialist this July. Well done, Patriot!


University of the Cumberlands is one of the largest and most affordable private universities in Kentucky. Located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction offering quality undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and online degree programs. Learn more at


Venom Saves! Butler County Library Summer Programs

Our tiny but mighty library has been very busy this summer hosting their weekly children's programs.  This week’s program was heavily attended with Librarian Kathy Lawrence stopping the head count at 225 as children and their care givers continued to pack the conference room.


Cindy Howson, Painter

Art is a form of therapy. It's an outlet for frustrations, a long day, or to express yourself in a manner beyond words.   While interviewing Ms. Cindy Howson, I was able to see through her work and her personal interview that art has been her life-long friend.


Wildlife Animal Show

               As part of The Green River Catfish Festival, the Butler County Family Resource Center sponsored an educational program from Real Science Programs.  Held at the BCS Early Childhood Training Center, the building was packed Thursday to see wildlife biologist Brad Reynolds show case and teach about the types of reptiles and amphibians found in Kentucky.


Thank You from the family of Johnny Tuck

The family of Johnny Tuck wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation to those who visited, sent flowers, cards, gifts, brought food or donated in his honor during our loss. A special thank you to Bro. Raleigh Blancett and to Jones Funeral Home for their support. Especially  to those who lifted us up in prayer and paid tribute on Jones website.


New Children’s Room Added to Smith Funeral Home

Gabrielle Stark, was commissioned to paint a mural on the wall.

   Grief hits us all differently...especially children.  Even while they sense something is wrong, they are still curious and want to play, and most cannot sit still for long periods of time.


Miss Butler County Fair Hannah Winchel, Miss GR Catfish Cheani Schroeder

Miss Butler County Fair Hannah Winchel

The Miss, Miss Teen and Miss Pre-Teen Butler County Fair pageants were held on Saturday night at the ECTC Building. 



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