Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes: March 16

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  • Word of the Day
    dapple DAP-uhl noun; A small contrasting spot or blotch; a mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse); transitive verb: to mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot. intransitive verb: to become dappled; adjective: marked with contrasting patches or spots; dappled. Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Sailing Scuttlebutt
    http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com
    Scuttlebutt is a digest of major yacht racing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk with a North American emphasis.
    Number to Know
    12: Gemini 8 was the 12th manned American space flight and first space docking with the Agena Target Vehicle.
    This Day in History
    March 16, 1955: Associated Press newsman Terry Anderson is taken hostage in Beirut. He is released on Dec. 4, 1991.
    Todays Featured Birthday
    Erik Estrada, American actor, 65
    Daily Quote
    I really love the karate thing I did on 'CHIPs.' I studied with a trainer because I knew wed do episodes that had karate. Erik Estrada

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