butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121207/LIFESTYLE/121209342/196/features butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:47:54 +0000 Looking Up: A nice orange star and red Mars http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419279/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Peter Becker More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419279/0/features If you can find the Big Dipper, Bootes is a cinch, as the top of this "kite" lies immediately off the end star on the Big Dipper's handle (which, by the way, is known as Alkaid). At [...]]]> Health Watch: Learn more about shingles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419639/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419639/0/features Larry Bowa may be known for his baseball prowess and fiery personality, but in June 2013, the two-time Golden Glove-winner was stopped in his tracks by a case of shingles, which he says caused him some of the worst pain of his life. Bowa said the pain he felt was so intense he could barely walk, originally leading him to think he had injured his back. But his MRI came back negative, and he received instead an unexpected diagnosis of shingles.
"I was a professional athlete [...]]]>
First Baptist Church to present Still Alive...Still the Story http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419322/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:36:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419322/0/features Religion News: 'Blood moon' a sign of the end times? http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419429/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419429/0/features Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, which because of its color was called a "blood moon," has set off debate among some Christians. Could the eclipse and others slated for this year and next be connected to the return of Jesus and the apocalypse?
Usually there are about two lunar eclipses per year, according to NASA. Including Tuesday's meteorological event, four blood moons are expected within the next 18 months. Astronomers call this a tetrad, and all of them happen during [...]]]>
Suzette Martinez Standring: The God-Man of Easter http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419554/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419554/0/features Easter is upon us, and for those raised in a Christian tradition, words like crucifixion, resurrection, and eternal life can lose their superpower punch. The Easter story has become for many a little ho-hum, a prelude to the egg hunt, Sunday brunch, a springboard into pastel clothes. I've been [...]]]> Wine Talk: When in Beaune http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419376/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:17 +0000 By Robert Whitley Creators Syndicate http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419376/0/features The center of the village, around Place Carnot, is lined with shops pedaling gourmet food products, as well as the latest fashions from Paris, a couple of hours to the north.
From early spring through the annual Hospices de Beaune wine auction in late November, the cobblestone streets are clogged with [...]]]>
Flexible Fitness: You can improve your balance http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:07:29 +0000 By Kate Gebski and Rhonda Salvo More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/0/features Just about everything you do in your daily life, whether for work or [...]]]> Jim Hillibish: Tips for your Easter ham http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:57:59 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/0/features 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 HAM
Ham: This is the top grade with no added water.
Ham, [...]]]>
Family Matters: When you teach to give, you get so much more http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:18 +0000 By Diana Boggia More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/0/features Those who are raised with giving and philanthropic projects grow to become heartfelt givers. Children across the country are finding ways to lend a hand, dedicate their time, raise money and make a difference. They learn that one person can, in fact, make a big impact. Consider the benefits of raising a child to give, because they are our future generation of [...]]]> Charita Goshay: Easter stunningly affirms God's passionate pursuit of mankind http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419423/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:29:39 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419423/0/features In Egypt, the pharaohs themselves were considered infallible gods — at least until they were poisoned by their ambitious spouse or siblings.
Here's what's different: The god of Christianity is the only deity who relentlessly pursues humans instead of the other way around.
Essentially, Easter is all about [...]]]>
Dear Monty: Selling a nice home in a distressed neighborhood http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/0/features Monty's answer: Hello, Ashley, and thanks for your question, and thanks for sending me your address. I was able to see your home from aerial photos on an Internet map. You are fortunate to have some mature vegetation and trees to provide a partial shield. A risk in homeownership is the [...]]]> Lost in Suburbia: Caution - wide load http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/0/features He just blinked at me. I thought that maybe the lights at the car dealership were blinding him and that's why he was blinking. I was fairly sure it had nothing to do with my question.
"I mean, it is a big car and I might look big by association, you know?" I clarified.
He blinked again. They were obviously some really bright lights.
"Although " I continued. "Since the car is so big, I actually might look smaller in comparison. [...]]]>
5 Things to Do This Weekend (April 18-20) http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419646/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419646/0/features 1. The big movies opening this week are "Transcendence," a PG-13 sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp; "A Haunted House 2," an R horror movie spoof starring Marlon Wayans; "Bears," a G documentary about an Alaskan bear family; and "Heaven Is for Real," a PG movie based on the popular book.
2. Sunday is Easter. If you're looking for a church to attend, check the local paper for listings. And get in on the Easter egg hunt fun by hosting one for [...]]]>
Dave Ramsey: Is it bad not to have a credit score? http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419669/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 By Dave Ramsey More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419669/0/features
Dear Ian, No, it's not true. I'm sure your girlfriend is a sweet person, but she has no clue what she's talking about in this situation. In either case you can simply explain that [...]]]>
Masonic Lodge holds annual program http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419551/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419551/0/features Dining with royalty: Choosing character breakfasts in Disney World http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:04:04 +0000 By Danielle Braff More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/0/features Blue Plate Special: ‘Hey Cookie, make mine a heart attack in a fog’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:38:23 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/0/features The Blue Plate Special is nearly long gone, as are the street-corner diners that slopped them by the millions. During the Great Depression, simple Blue Plates were the cheapest hot meals, costing a nickel to a dime. They fed the cash-starved nation, sold all day and into the late night. If you had the coin, you could eat heartily, as Blue Plates were healthy by today's standards. [...]]]> Kitchen Call: Saturday means baked beans http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:30:34 +0000 By Linda Bassett More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/0/features The beans were common navy [...]]]> Ask Dr. Norm: Your dog and Lyme disease http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419511/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:21:30 +0000 By Norm Stillman, DVM More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419511/0/features Dear Terry,
That's a very timely question with spring just around the corner. Lyme disease (as I'm sure you know) is carried by a tick. We have two common varieties of tick in our area. The Dog Tick is a large, brown tick with a pale "U"-shaped mark on its back. It's disgusting but harmless. The Deer Tick is much smaller and more uniform in color. It carries Borrelia [...]]]>
Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:29:35 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/0/features A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]>
butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121207/LIFESTYLE/121209342/196/features butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:47:55 +0000