Columns - Butler County Times Gazette http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121112/NEWS/121119924/1008/OPINION butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:31:08 +0000 Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays 1-16-18 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180117/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-1-16-18?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:00:58 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180117/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-1-16-18 Arthur I. Cyr: Britain and the European Union: Political Eurobusiness as usual http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:39:28 +0000 By Arthur I. Cyr, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180116/arthur-i-cyr-britain-and-european-union-political-eurobusiness-as-usual Mark L. Hopkins: The center cannot hold http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:47:42 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180115/mark-l-hopkins-center-cannot-hold On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:45:42 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history Chaplain Blaine: We encounter God in accidental ways http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/chaplain-blaine--we-encounter-god-in-accidental-ways?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000 Chaplain Gary Blaine/guest columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/chaplain-blaine--we-encounter-god-in-accidental-ways Rep. Kristey Williams: Legislative update 1-9-18 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/rep-kristey-williams-legislative-update-1-9-18?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:15:00 +0000 Rep. Kristey Williams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/rep-kristey-williams-legislative-update-1-9-18 Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays 1-9-18 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-1-9-18?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:15:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180109/belinda-larsen--augustas-yesterdays-1-9-18 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:02:40 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court Looking Up: Winter moon, high and bright http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:26:21 +0000 By Peter Becker, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171229/looking-up-winter-moon-high-and-bright Ticket to Write: Mojave Desert oasis teems with wildlife worth seeing http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:06:37 +0000 By Steve Stephens, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171229/ticket-to-write-mojave-desert-oasis-teems-with-wildlife-worth-seeing Matthew T. Mangino: Drug court works, but enrollment is on the decline http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:49:15 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171229/matthew-t-mangino-drug-court-works-but-enrollment-is-on-decline Matthew T. Mangino: Escape into the world of courtroom noir http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:55:22 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171222/matthew-t-mangino-escape-into-world-of-courtroom-noir On the Road with Rick Holmes: Community in a box http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:35:45 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171221/on-road-with-rick-holmes-community-in-box Matthew T. Mangino: This year marks anniversary of landmark juvenile decision http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:25:56 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171215/matthew-t-mangino-this-year-marks-anniversary-of-landmark-juvenile-decision Get into the Act: The benefits of volunteering as we age http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171215/get-into-act-benefits-of-volunteering-as-we-age?rssfeed=true Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0000 Crystal Noles/Butler County Dept. on Aging http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/lifestyle/20171215/get-into-act-benefits-of-volunteering-as-we-age On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Charleston, the past is always present http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:02:51 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171214/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-charleston-past-is-always-present Augusta's Yesterdays 12-14-17 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171214/augustas-yesterdays-12-14-17?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:30:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171214/augustas-yesterdays-12-14-17 On the Road with Rick Holmes: One nation, divisible http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:45:52 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible Kent Bush: Both parties vacate the moral high ground http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171205/kent-bush--both-parties-vacate-moral-high-ground?rssfeed=true Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush/Gatehouse columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171205/kent-bush--both-parties-vacate-moral-high-ground Chaplain Gary Blaine: Groping or sacred touch http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171205/chaplain-gary-blaine-groping-or-sacred-touch?rssfeed=true Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:45:00 +0000 Chaplain Gary Blaine/guest columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/opinion/20171205/chaplain-gary-blaine-groping-or-sacred-touch