Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 2:49 PM

By Silvio CalabiMore Content NowMotor companies are pulling out all the stops to civilize their pickup trucks in hopes that we will buy more of them, decked out with more profitable goodies, and then—having been seduced by their comforts and conveniences—drive them daily, thus using ‘em up more quickly whilst parading them around as rolling billboards.

Updated at 1:53 PM

Augusta junior Connor Hurst earned First Team All-Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League-Div. IV honors for the Orioles this past season.

Updated at 1:25 PM

El Dorado senior Travis House was named First Team Ark Valley Chisholm Trail-Div. III All League for his performance this past boys basketball season.

Updated at 1:05 PM

Rose Hill senior Autumn Lipscomb was named Second Team Ark Valley Chisholm Trail-Div. III All-League. Teammate Kynnedy Myers earned All-League Honorable Mention for the Rockets.

Posted at 1:00 PM

Elizabeth Patricia King, daughter of Mark and Kaitlyn (Kelly) King of Bonner Springs, was born at 5:18 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Hospital.

Updated at 12:54 PM

Augusta senior Casady Marlnee was named First Team Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Div. IV All-League for her performance this past girls basketball season. Marlnee, who led the Orioles and was one of the top scorers in the league, is the lone...

Updated at 11:57 AM

It’s common enough to hear a parent say, “Oh, she’s just being shy!” Many children are naturally slow to warm and may be mistakenly labeled as shy.

Updated at 11:34 AM

Q: Greg, I enjoyed your recent article on "designer" cars. At 61 years of age, all the examples you used are familiar to me. My buddy even owned a new "Levi" Gremlin for a short time.

Posted at 11:00 AM

Bill and Janelle (Wulf) Ledgerwood were married on March 14, 1964, at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Cheney.

Updated at 10:29 AM

When President Barack Obama was running for office in 2008 he used “change” as a part of his campaign slogan. Obviously, it struck a chord with the American public. He is now in year five of his change agenda.

Posted at 10:00 AM

Joel and Jessica Yourdon of Augusta are proud to announce the birth of their son, Everett Zuriel Yourdon. Everett was born at 7:53 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

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