Columns - Butler County Times Gazette http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120928/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/120929013/1008/OPINION butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:22:51 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:26:59 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome Augusta's Yesterdays 11-21-17 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171120/augustas-yesterdays-11-21-17?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:30:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171120/augustas-yesterdays-11-21-17 Matthew T. Mangino: Word of the demise of ‘the great American crime decline’ premature http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:34 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature On the Road with Rick Holmes: The changing face of Old Virginia http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:24:49 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia Mark L. Hopkins: Injuries, injuries, injuries http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:24:52 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries Mark L. Hopkins: Pay attention to the warning signs http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:24:00 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays 11-9-17 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171108/belinda-larsen-augustas-yesterdays-11-9-17?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:30:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171108/belinda-larsen-augustas-yesterdays-11-9-17 Matthew T. Mangino: America’s opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:57:50 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino?More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency On the Road with Rick Holmes: Darkness and desperation in Puerto Rico http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:59:35 +0000 By Rick Holmes?More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays 10-31-17 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171031/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-10-31-17?rssfeed=true Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171031/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-10-31-17 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Of moose and men: Climate change is already picking winners and losers http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:37:41 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171026/on-road-with-rick-holmes-of-moose-and-men-climate-change-is-already-picking-winners-and-losers Kent Bush: It took Trump to get me back on the McCain train http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171024/kent-bush--it-took-trump-to-get-me-back-on-mccain-train?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush/guest columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171024/kent-bush--it-took-trump-to-get-me-back-on-mccain-train On the Road with Rick Holmes: Salem: The dark history of ‘Witch City’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:03:53 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171019/on-road-with-rick-holmes-salem-dark-history-of-witch-city Belinda Larsen: Roots in two cities, one county http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171018/belinda-larsen--roots-in-two-cities-one-county?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171018/belinda-larsen--roots-in-two-cities-one-county On the Road with Rick Holmes: Beyond identity politics: Diversity, divisions and the ‘American mutt’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:33:22 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171012/on-road-with-rick-holmes-beyond-identity-politics-diversity-divisions-and-american-mutt Evan F. Moore: What the NFL protests really mean http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:38:00 +0000 By Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/news/20171006/evan-f-moore-what-nfl-protests-really-mean Kent Bush: I wish I had a better answer http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/kent-bush--i-wish-i-had-better-answer?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush/GateHouse columnist, Shawnee News-Star http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/kent-bush--i-wish-i-had-better-answer Chaplain Gary Blaine: Healthy balance of body, mind, and soul http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/chaplain-gary-blaine--healthy-balance-of-body-mind-and-soul?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000 Chaplain Gary Blaine/guest columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/chaplain-gary-blaine--healthy-balance-of-body-mind-and-soul Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171002/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays On the Road with Rick Holmes: The mill and the mountain: When a company town loses its company http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company?rssfeed=true Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:58:53 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20170928/on-road-with-rick-holmes-mill-and-mountain-when-company-town-loses-its-company