Members of the Akey family visit with Santa Claus during his stop at the Butler Public Library last week.

These tickets were paid in Butler City Court Nov. 27-Dec. 5. The dollar amount at the end of each listing indicates fines, court costs and civil penalties assessed by the court.

Santa Claus has been a busy man lately. Saturday, he spent time visiting with all the good boys and girls in Spencerville. Elsie Steury, 5, receives a stuffed animal after sharing her wish list.

No one was home and no injuries were reported in a fire at a structure in the 300 block of Widney Street in St. Joe Wednesday. The fire was reported just after 5 p.m. Police scanner reports indicated flames approximately 6 feet tall were seen inside the small structure. The cause of the fire…

Darren, last name not available, proudly shows off the cookie he decorated at the Butler Public Library’s booth.

Children's librarian Miss Anna, left, helps a little girl and her mother prepare to decorate a cookie at Butler's Christmas Open House Dec. 7.

These Davidhizar sisters decorate cookies at Butler’s Christmas Open House Dec. 7.

Maddi, last name not available, and her grandmother prepare to decorate cookies at Butler’s Christmas Open House Dec. 7.

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