Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes, April 9

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  • Word of the Day
    coterminous koh-TUR-muh-nuhs adjective; Having the same or coincident boundaries. Having the same scope, range of meaning, duration. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Wilderness Watch
    www.wildernesswatch.org
    Preservation of wilderness is the goal of Wilderness Watch, the only national organization whose sole focus is the preservation and proper stewardship of lands and rivers included in the National Wilderness Preservation System and National Wild & Scenic Rivers System.
    Number to Know
    30: In 1992, a U.S. Federal Court finds former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug and racketeering charges. He is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
    This Day in History
    April 9, 1957: The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Dennis Quaid, American actor, singer, and producer, 60
    Daily Quote
    “I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that’s how long a movie shoots.” — Dennis Quaid

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