Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 12:57 PM

In many households, the aroma of a fine ham baking is as Easter as the bunny who sits on a nest of eggs as a table centerpiece. This year, careful shopping may land you ham at less than $2 a pound.USDA national retail prices are $3.38 per pound for boneless and $1.82 for bone-in. This compares with $3.17 and $1.94 for last year. You’ll find a wide selection in most stores and some confusing labels to decipher.GRADES OF HAMHam: This is the top grade with no added water.

Updated at 12:36 PM

Some children may be unable to pronounce the word philanthropy yet are actively involved at a young age in giving to others.

Updated at 12:29 PM

The idea of a deity inhabiting a human body was not invented by Christianity. Roman and Greek mythology is rife with stories of gods descending to Earth and interacting with humans.

Updated at 10:43 AM

A fire damaged an apartment complex at 619 N. High St. early Tuesday morning in El Dorado.

Updated at 10:30 AM

Coming on the heels of “Noah,” “God’s Not Dead” and “Son of God,” the glut of faith-based movies continues this Holy Week with the Christian drama “Heaven Is For Real,” the true story of a 4-year-old boy who claims to have visited heaven during a...

Updated at 8:55 AM

MILFORD – As those in Boston stood silent at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday, the moment one year ago that the first of two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line killing three and injuring more than 270, those in Milford stood with them.

Updated at 8:50 AM

HOPKINTON – The cleanup began weeks ago – right after the snow stopped - while other preparation to host thousands of runners and spectators for the Boston Marathon started months ago.

Updated at 8:48 AM

Boston - Approximately 2,500 people filled the Hynes Convention Center auditorium Tuesday afternoon - just a couple of blocks from the site of last year’s marathon bomb blasts - to pay tribute the victims of the 2013 Boston marathon bombings at a...

Updated at 8:40 AM

On the anniversary last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, a pair of first-time marathoners reflected on the Monday afternoon last year that left their friend severely injured and prepared to run the race they hope will allow them to help her in her...

Updated at 8:13 AM

Our local NWS forecasters compared our recent weather to a Spring roller coaster…. and that we’re continuing to ride that ride.

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