Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes, April 10

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  • Word of the Day
    mountebank MOUN-tuh-bank noun; A peddler of quack medicine, who stands on a platform to appeal to the audience. A charlatan; a boastful pretender to knowledge or a skill. Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Quackometer
    www.quackometer.net
    The quackometer is a project based around the automation of debunking quack medicine on the Web.
    Number to Know
    129: In 1963, 129 American sailors die when the submarine USS Thresher sinks at sea.
    This Day in History
    April 10, 1998: Northern Ireland peace deal reached (Good Friday Agreement).
    Todays Featured Birthday
    Ken Griffey Sr., American baseball player and manager, 64
    Daily Quote
    I was fortunate to play for Pete Rose and have teammates like Ken Griffey Sr., Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion. I grew up in the game with a mature attitude. Ive always known it was better to be seen and not heard. Eric Davis

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