High school seniors explore Butler County government

A record 330 high school seniors from across the county got to see the inner workings of the county and its government on Tuesday.

Students from Berean Academy, Remington, Rose Hill, Flint Hills, Augusta and El Dorado toured the courthouse, jail and judicial center. There they heard from different departments including mapping, county attorney and judges, sheriffs, EMS, health department, and others about what they do to keep the county running. Students also got to see how a county commission meeting was ran and meet commissioners.

(Read more: El Dorado Leader)