Butler County, KY

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Butler County family furious, fearful as accused murderer seeks reduced bond

BUTLER COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) - A Tri-State family is furious after the man who is accused of killing their loved one requested that his bond be changed and, in effect, reduced. Jarron Slayback, 31, died in June 2020 on a vacation with friends to Wolfe County, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police...
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Lady Cougars lose for third time to Butler County

Grayson County suffered its third loss to Butler County in the 2021 high school softball season. The loss also eliminated Grayson County from the high school softball postseason. Log In. Already a subscriber? Register/Activate account. If you subscribe to the newspaper, you already receive FREE access to all the exclusive...
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Edmonson County tops Grayson 4-2 in extra innings

Grayson County came up short as Edmonson County prevailed 4-2 Monday, May 31 in eight innings in the semifinals of the 12th District Baseball Tournament at Butler County High School. The loss eliminated Grayson County from the high school baseball postseason. Following the win, Edmonson County advanced to the 12th...
Daviess County, KYOwensboro Messenger-Inquirer

DC wins region title

MORGANTOWN — The Daviess County High School softball team erupted for six runs in the fourth inning, erasing a one-run deficit and surging ahead to claim a 12-2 victory over Hancock County in the 3rd Region Tournament championship game on a soggy Tuesday night at Butler County High School. With...
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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

DC, Hancock to play for region title

MORGANTOWN — Following Monday night’s semifinal round, the championship game of the 3rd Region Softball Tournament will pit a team seeking a second consecutive trip to the state tournament against a program looking to get there for the first time. Daviess County, the 2019 3rd Region champion, advanced to Tuesday’s...

Expect to see a new traffic pattern at the Interstate 165 Exit 7 Interchange

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Drivers, watch for a new traffic pattern at the Interstate 165 William H. Natcher Expressway interchange with U.S. 231 Morgantown Road at Exit 7 in Bowling Green which began Friday. Motorists will be directed onto the new ramp to southbound I-165. The old southbound ramp...
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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Region softball semifinals set

MORGANTOWN — The first round of the 3rd Region Softball Tournament was filled with tightly-contested matchups and quality performances on a hot and sunny Saturday at Butler County High School. Daviess County, Owensboro Catholic, Hancock County and Butler County came away with first-round victories, earning spots in Sunday’s semifinal round.
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The Owensboro Times

Trinity falls short in 12th District Championship

A pivotal fifth inning was the deciding factor in a hard fought game between Trinity and Butler County, in which the Lady Bears came out on top 7-3 to claim the 12th District Championship. Trinity looked to apply pressure early on, doubling and taking advantage of a Butler County error...
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Region softball semis set for Monday

Due to rain in the forecast, the 3rd Region Softball Tournament semifinals have been pushed to Monday. Daviess County (29-6) will take on host Butler County (31-7) at 5:30 p.m., followed by Owensboro Catholic (21-13) against Hancock County (22-14) at 7:30 — all at Butler County High School in Morgantown.
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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Region softball tourney starts today

It took a little longer than expected, but matchups for the 3rd Region Softball Tournament are finally set. After rainouts pushed the 9th District Tournament championship game to Friday afternoon, the draw for the region tournament was held late Friday night at Butler County High School in Morgantown. Daviess County...
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The Owensboro Times

Lady Raiders, Lady Bears seeking 12th District Championship win

Trinity and Butler County will face off in the 12th District Championship after differentiating postseason paths. The Lady Raiders snuck into the championship by working out of a bases-loaded jam in extra innings after making a late comeback against Edmonson County. Katherine Hibbitt was a key contributor, providing five RBIs...
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Wildcats down Cougars 4-2 in District opener

The Edmonson County Wildcats scored twice in the eighth inning and made those runs count as they defeated the Grayson County Cougars 4-2 in Monday’s 12th District opener, held at Butler County High School. For six innings, the game revolved around the pitcher’s mound, as Grayson County’s Mason Miller and...
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Lady Cats lose 8-6 to Lady Bears

The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats lost their final game of the regular season 8-6 to the Butler County Lady Bears last Thursday afternoon at the F-S Soccer and Softball Complex. Butler County scored six runs on six hits in the first three innings but Franklin-Simpson battled back in the bottom of the 4th. With bases loaded and one out, junior Gracie Arnemann cleared the bases with a three RBI double that scored eighth grader Jasmine Grover, courtesy runner for senior Kaeleigh Tuck, along with junior Sherrekia Kitchens and senior Raegan Coffee that cut their deficit in half to trail 6-3.
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Trinity upsets Bears in 12th District

Whitesville Trinity pulled off the upset in the 12th District Baseball Tournament, beating No. 1 seed and host Butler County 4-3 on Monday in Morgantown. Trinity’s Carter Crisp drove in winning run with an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning. Trinity’s Hayden Aull went 2-for-4. Trinity is...
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Catholic stays patient, beats Bears

Owensboro Catholic showed patience at the plate in its final regular-season baseball game Thursday night. The Aces beat Butler County 16-1 in three innings at Independence Field at Chautauqua Park. Butler County issued seven walks and hit seven Catholic batters. Butler County was dealing with a short pitching staff for...