Multiple fires keep fire fighters busy Thursday http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319467/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319467/-1/blogs01
According to Butler County dispatch, district fire crews responded to 19 grass fire calls this week. That number is above normal.

Keri Korthals with Butler County Emergency Management advised the combination of winds and warmer temperatures created a volatile environment.
Kent Bush: Space strikes have shorter picket lines http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/OPINION/140319486/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/OPINION/140319486/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Randy E. Smith http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/OBITUARIES/140319480/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:53:14 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/OBITUARIES/140319480/-1/blogs01 Granlund cartoon: Zuckerberg calls Obama http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319485/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:26:37 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319485/-1/blogs01 Two Oriole powerlifters place at State http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319489/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:54:53 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319489/-1/blogs01
Alexis Baker, who is only a freshman, earned a medal for taking second place in bench in the 140-pound weight class. Baker took fifth place overall at State.

Baker’s medal at State a strong freshman campaign. At her first meet, she placed ninth at the Royal Valley meet at 132, but improved in several meets [...]]]>
Exploration Place to be home for new Butler technology studio http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319647/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319647/-1/blogs01 A League of Her Own: Teamwork is what makes a team successful http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319498/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:45:25 +0000 By Heather Harris More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319498/-1/blogs01 I hold a particular place in my heart for my old high school teammates. Some of us played together for 10 years and shared a type of ESP.
We could read each other. We knew each other's mannerisms and personalities. We zoned in on how to inspire one another, and worked hard to avoid what would cause stress.
We got back on defense to cover, and laid up passes ahead of sprinting teammates to score goals.
The best part of playing together that long [...]]]>
Stormy Saturday could be on the way http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319514/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:52:37 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319514/-1/blogs01 App Finder: Top baseball apps http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319515/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:44:46 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319515/-1/blogs01 MLB.COM AT BAT: This official app from Major League Baseball is one of the best. You get scores of all the action, standings, stats and much more. If you want to be a premium subscriber, you can listen to any game being broadcast. Free for iOS and Android. http://mlb. [...]]]> Butler Benefit Auction sets record of $193,000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319649/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319649/-1/blogs01 Looking Up: Mission to Europa http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319613/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Peter Becker More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319613/-1/blogs01 After all, we are water-based creatures on a watery world, with 75 percent of the Earth covered in seas. There is a moon orbiting Jupiter known as Europa, which is believed to be completely covered in ocean, topped by an icy crust.
The proposed NASA budget [...]]]>
Eric P. Bloom: Running a great meeting using 7 ways of controlling the room http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319769/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Eric P. Bloom More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319769/-1/blogs01 People will be willing to attend your meetings. Helps you build your professional brand as a leader. Assist you in reaching your meeting and business objectives.
The concept of "controlling the room" during a meeting is conceptually similar to what professional [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: Demystifying the language of law http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319772/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319772/-1/blogs01 However, Scalia is the same guy who wrote in his dissent of the decision striking [...]]]> Movie review: 'Grand Budapest Hotel' another delight from Wes Anderson http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319803/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319803/-1/blogs01 I do have use for that sort of movie, as do all those Anderson-lovers who have seen "Rushmore" and "The Royal [...]]]> Health Watch: Beat the winter blues http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319955/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319955/-1/blogs01 Shoveling snow, scraping windshields and running from the car to the office burns calories, but enough is enough. We can't take it anymore, winter! We're tired. We're cold. We want spring! But alas, it's only March.
Fortunately, there are effective strategies to help combat the winter blues:
On below-zero days, a couch, blanket and cranked thermostat are much more enticing than venturing outside to hit the gym. But here's the deal: exercise can help banish your winter [...]]]>
Morning Minutes: March 14 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319956/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319956/-1/blogs01 umbrage \ UHM-brij \ noun; Shade; shadow; hence, something that affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage; a vague or indistinct indication or suggestion; a hint; reason for doubt; suspicion; Suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Shade London
www.shadelondon.com
East London clothier Shade London aims to mix creativity with wearable and affordable street/sports wear design.
Number to Know
87: In 1980 in [...]]]>
Movie review: 'Need for Speed' is a high-powered cliche machine http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319981/-1/blogs01 Movie review: 'Visitors' is weird and mesmerizing http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319983/-1/blogs01 If you're not familiar with his name it's because he's only made four feature films "Koyaanisqatsi" (1982), "Powaqqatsi" (1988), "Naqoyqatsi" (2002) and [...]]]> Lady Bulldogs eliminated from state tournament http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319526/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:43:00 +0000 Mark Schnabel, Newton Kansan http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319526/-1/blogs01
Hesston, 23-1, plays at 6:30 p.m. today against either Cimarron or Council Grove.
CHS National School of Character finalist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319651/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319651/-1/blogs01 Jim Hillibish: Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Irish beer recipes http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319669/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:40:03 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319669/-1/blogs01 The foamy fermentation is a flavor driver in a number of traditional Irish recipes, especially the Irish stew served after Mass on St. Patrick's Day.
Irish beef stew differs from English or American stew by serving it atop separately cooked potatoes. The mashed spuds become a sop for the gravy. That's the essence of colcannon, mashed potatoes with leeks and butter shaped into a boat to hold the stew. If you try this, you might [...]]]>
St. Patrick's Day tradition: Irish soda bread http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319571/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:39:09 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319571/-1/blogs01 The less you knead and handle it, the better. The most cherished examples of this "aran soide" are bright, light and free form, never heavy and compacted.
It is a variety of quick bread where the rising comes from sodium bicarbonate instead of yeast. It reacts with the buttermilk or a substitute to form tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide. They give the bread its butter and jam-grabbing texture. [...]]]>
Cardiac Cats do it again move to state semis http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:51:55 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/-1/blogs01
El Dorado took their strong team play from their substate championship run into Salina Thursday night knocking off the #3 seeded Basehor Linwood Bobcats 66-60 to move to the 4A Division I semifinals Friday.

The heavily favorites Bobcat team came out on fire in the opening moments of [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Putin first http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319567/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:14:42 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319567/-1/blogs01 St. Patrick's Day fun facts http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319572/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:35:36 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319572/-1/blogs01 1. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17 every year, the date St. Patrick died. It also is St. Patrick's feast day.
2. St. Patrick wasn't an irishman, he was British. He was kidnapped and taken to Ireland when he was 14, where he was a slave for six years. He was freed at age 20, and then, in his 30s, he returned to Ireland as a missionary.
3. The first St. Patrick's Day parade in the U.S. was in 1762 in New York City. Today [...]]]>
Augusta BOE makes recognitions http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319645/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319645/-1/blogs01 Butler Trustees discuss meal, housing rates for coming year http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319646/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319646/-1/blogs01 Minks leaves Bluestem AD position http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319593/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:55:28 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319593/-1/blogs01
The AD position is now open, and anyone interested may apply.
]]>
Andover Golf Course gets new superintendent http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319648/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Beth Sullivan/TG correspondent http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319648/-1/blogs01 Lady Jags advance to second round at State http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319612/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:03:29 +0000 Chris Swick, McPherson Sentinel http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319612/-1/blogs01
The Jaguars struggled to start the first quarter, but settled down as the period went on and only trailed 8-7 at the end of the eight minutes.

"We came out really, really tight," Jefferson said. "Which I kind of [...]]]>
County discusses how to meet salt, sand needs http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319650/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319650/-1/blogs01 Michelle Teheux: Crawling out of the Stone Age http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319620/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:33:46 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319620/-1/blogs01 This gives you an idea of the cluelessness I had when talking to some people from the cable company about the new products they're rolling out.
I briefly had cable TV in the mid-'90s and have been utterly (and blissfully) ignorant of the changes that have taken place since then.
As I understand it, other people now have the ability to watch whatever show they want at [...]]]>
Sen. Moran to host town hall meeting http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319644/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319644/-1/blogs01 Get Reel: Actors and actresses who died too young http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319637/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:49:39 +0000 By Bob Tremblay More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319637/-1/blogs01 So wrote A.E. Houseman in "To An Athlete Dying Young." Yes, fame can fleet faster than a speeding tweet, and A.E. may have a point about the "advantages" of not overstaying your welcome on this mortal coil.
For example, if Marilyn Monroe had lived longer, would she have gone from a platinum blonde to a platinum blimp? And James Dean, had he lived [...]]]>
Religion News: Con man targeting Orthodox Jews http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319957/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:23:36 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319957/-1/blogs01 A con artist has been preying on Orthodox Jews in New York City. The "fake frum" or con man spins tales of woe and tricks his victims into giving him large sums of money, the Jewish Daily Forward reported.
More than a dozen Orthodox Jews have come forward to report the fraudster to police in recent days. The con man often approaches his targets near rail stations as the Sabbath nears. Saying he's stranded without funds to get home, he appears panicked and appeals to his [...]]]>
El Dorado reviews pit bull ban http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319652/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319652/-1/blogs01 Symphony in Flinthills holds kick-off event http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319653/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319653/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Nadine M. Wait http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319654/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:02:04 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319654/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Geraldine D. Cheney http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319655/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319655/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Juanita E. Unruh http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319656/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319656/-1/blogs01 Michael Harmon: Victories of faith http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319660/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Michael Harmon/TG columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319660/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Frances 'Liz' Gritz http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319657/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 06:50:51 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319657/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Lloyd R. Allen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319658/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 06:46:08 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319658/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Don D. Shackelford http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319659/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 06:45:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OBITUARIES/140319659/-1/blogs01 Kent Bush: Dead language expanded vocabulary http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319661/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 06:30:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319661/-1/blogs01 Costello: Community gives great expose' on society with latest episode http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/ENTERTAINMENT/140319664/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:18:42 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/ENTERTAINMENT/140319664/-1/blogs01
The latest episode, entitled "App Development and Condiment," brilliantly showed how ridiculous society can be when it comes to apps and social networking.

A team of developers decide to use Greendale as experimental grounds for a new app. Like most apps plaguing mobile [...]]]>
Costello: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally expands horizons, still needs more http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/ENTERTAINMENT/140319665/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:29 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/ENTERTAINMENT/140319665/-1/blogs01
Things are still moving too slowly, but they may finally start to be gaining momentum. In the end, it’s clear the season will finish strongly and have [...]]]>
Marketta Gregory: A new approach to people http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319931/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Marketta Gregory More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319931/-1/blogs01 Somehow, the other day, a lemon seed slipped past me. I didn't notice it until I took a sip of my water and saw it bobbing up and down near the surface. I poked my finger in but barely missed it. I must have touched the edge because it plunged toward the bottom. When it came back to the top, I tried the same thing [...]]]> Stay Tuned: Strong cast makes 'About a Boy' worth watching http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319943/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Melissa Crawley More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319943/-1/blogs01 Morning Minutes: March 13 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319958/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319958/-1/blogs01 bivouac \ BIV-wak, BIV-uh-wak \ noun; An encampment for the night, usually under little or no shelter; intransitive verb: To encamp for the night, usually under little or no shelter. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Nobel Prize
www.nobelprize.com
The official website for the Nobel Prize, it includes educational games, biographies or winners, history and trivia.
Number to Know
1,000: In 2008, gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per [...]]]>
Senior Q&A: Talking about end-of-life issues http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319672/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:50:45 +0000 By Debbie Gitner and Linda Sullivan More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319672/-1/blogs01 A: You are very wise to have this discussion with your father before you are in a crisis. By knowing his wishes you can be his voice if he is unable to express his [...]]]> Spine & Sports: Why your diet doesn’t work http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319673/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:41:17 +0000 By Scott Gillman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319673/-1/blogs01 All diet plans that restrict calories will lead to weight loss. In fact, a professor of nutrition at Kansas State University lost weight while only eating snack cakes. This is not a healthy or sustainable way to drop weight, but he proved his point.
Humans, [...]]]>
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319675/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:32:23 +0000 By Dr. Jeff Hersh More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319675/-1/blogs01 A: The perception of a ringing, clicking, buzzing or other sound in the absence of an external source of noise, whether the sound is continuous or intermittent, and whether it is perceived in one or both ears, is call tinnitus. Tinnitus is actually a symptom, not a disease; there are many possible underlying causes, but in many cases, the cause is not identified. Tinnitus is extremely common; estimates are that it affects more than 50 [...]]]> Douglass girls feel mixed emotions, prepare for first state tournament http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319698/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:31:55 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319698/-1/blogs01
"Best feeling I've ever experienced," senior Bayley Nispel said. "Getting there was a long journey, but once we hit a couple seconds left in the game, we knew it, and tears just came to my eyes."
Granlund cartoon: Web 25th anniversary http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319716/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:17:07 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319716/-1/blogs01 Dr. Murray Feingold: Stethoscopes reveal dark side http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319723/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:10:45 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319723/-1/blogs01 Young doctors proudly have their stethoscope gently peaking out of the pocket of their white coats, signifying that they are now physicians.
The stethoscope was invented in 1816 by Rene Laennec in France. Its purpose was to improve the doctors ability to hear what was taking place in the body, mainly [...]]]>
Charita Goshay: Future America won’t look like yours http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319742/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:13:04 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319742/-1/blogs01 Recent studies present us with a glimpse of a future America we couldn't have envisioned even 25 years ago.
The research shows that we're getting older, browner, less religious yet more religiously diverse, and more likely to be from somewhere else.
According to the Center for Immigration Studies, 40 million people — more than 10 percent of the U.S. population — [...]]]>
Shayne Looper: What are people around the world looking for? http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319746/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:01:11 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319746/-1/blogs01 Around the globe, Christianity is growing. There are over 2 billion Christians on Earth, representing the world's largest religious group, by far. Even in the U.S. there were 14 [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Luck of the IRS http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319747/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:53:43 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319747/-1/blogs01 Six Oriole wrestlers earn First Team honors http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319748/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:49:24 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319748/-1/blogs01
The entire starting lineup for Augusta's varsity wrestling team earn All-Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Div. IV honors. To top it off, coach Brandon Terry was named the league's coach of the year.

Jake Goldenstein earned his third straight First Team All-League honor, this year at 113 [...]]]>
Six Wildcat wrestlers earn All-League honors http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319750/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:46:11 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/SPORTS/140319750/-1/blogs01
Sophomore Reno Hughey was named First Team at 126 pounds. Hughey placed fourth at the Class 4A state tournament.

Junior Jacobb Burnett (285) earned First Team honors. Burnett won the 4A regional championship and advanced to the state tournament. Matt [...]]]>
Through the Front Door: A look inside the 'Man Cave' http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/OPINION/140319770/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jan Colvin http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/OPINION/140319770/-1/blogs01 County discusses Mortgage Registration Fee bill http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319865/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319865/-1/blogs01 El Dorado City Commission to discuss Inc MOU, water committee, pit bulls http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319768/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:58:46 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319768/-1/blogs01 Financial planning: Taking your estate plan in for a tune-up http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319818/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:00:43 +0000 By Jeffrey V. Manderscheid More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319818/-1/blogs01 My dad's insight also applies to estate planning. Now is a great time to take your estate plan in for a tune-up, especially if you've recently gone through a major life change whether it's getting married, welcoming a child into your life, or any other life altering event. Addressing issues with your estate plan [...]]]> Master gardners help prune trees http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319873/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319873/-1/blogs01 Plans underway for 6th annual Women's Fair http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319870/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319870/-1/blogs01 5 Things to Do This Weekend (March 14-16) http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319802/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319802/-1/blogs01 1. Friday - aka 3.14 - is Pi Day. The day is designed mainly to get people interested in the mathematical pi, but it also has become a time to eat pie. Bring a pie to work to share with your friends (or eat it all by yourself).
2. It has finally arrived: Selection Sunday. Before you go to bed Sunday night, you'll be able to fill out your bracket for the NCAA tournament. The March Madness games start on Tuesday.
3. The big movies opening this [...]]]>
Lost in Suburbia: Killing me softly with your song http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319811/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319811/-1/blogs01 As a loyal shopper at your grocery store, I thought it was time to acknowledge the contribution you make to my weekly food shopping experience. I imagine that yours is an often thankless job, so I figured you would appreciate some feedback for the obvious effort you put into your unique music selections.
First off, I must give you kudos for being so consistent in your playlist. You'll be thrilled to know that all of us [...]]]>
Biz Bits: Be choosy when picking business computers http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319825/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319825/-1/blogs01 Choice is great, right? It sure is, except when the options leave your head spinning. Businesses have a lot to consider when purchasing computers these days with touch screen laptops, Chromebooks, Windows 8 vs. Windows 7, and choosing between desktop computers, laptops and even tablets.
This may be the post-PC era, but if you're running a business, you almost certainly need traditional computers to stay productive and manage everything from payroll to projects. In short, [...]]]>
Dear Monty: Passing time can change property use http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319826/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319826/-1/blogs01 Dave Ramsey: You don’t inherit debt http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319944/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dave Ramsey More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319944/-1/blogs01 Morning Minutes, March 12 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319960/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319960/-1/blogs01 deprecate \ DEP-rih-kayt \ transitive verb; [Archaic] To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer; To disapprove of strongly; To belittle; to depreciate. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Civil War
www.civilwar.com
CivilWar.com brings the American Civil War history to the Internet.
Number to Know
30: In a snowstorm to be remembered in 1993, snow begins to fall across the eastern portion of the United States with tornadoes, thunder snow storms, [...]]]>
How to bust the rust http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Katie Marks Networx.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319984/-1/blogs01 Rust is a form [...]]]> Personal property filing deadline approaching http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319867/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319867/-1/blogs01 Three Jaguars, three Trojan boys named All-League http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/SPORTS/140319804/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:37:50 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/SPORTS/140319804/-1/blogs01
Two other Trojans earned recognition. Ryan Bezdek was named Second Team All-League, and Bryant Klusener earned All-League Honorable Mention.

Andover Central's Darraja Parnell earned First Team All-League honors for the Jaguars.
Four lady Trojans, five Jaguars named All-League http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/SPORTS/140319808/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:09:29 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/SPORTS/140319808/-1/blogs01
Junior Katelyn Day was named Second Team All-League for the Trojans. Lexie Tilson and Maddie Routhier both earned Honorable Mention for Andover.
Main Street Board selects Ross as new director http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319862/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319862/-1/blogs01 Community Foundation opens Competitive grant cycle http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319866/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:30:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319866/-1/blogs01 Legion requests reimbursement for parking lot http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319874/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319874/-1/blogs01 Taste of Travel: Something about The Surrey http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319833/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:23:20 +0000 By Charlene Peters More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319833/-1/blogs01 Relish weekly recipe: Dried Cherry Scones http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319836/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:01:03 +0000 By Relish Magazine http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319836/-1/blogs01 DRIED CHERRY SCONES
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 t baking powder
1/4 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup whole milk
3/4 cup dried cherries
Coarse (turbinado) sugar
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to combine. Add butter; pulse until mixture is [...]]]>
Butler County EMS to purchase three ambulances http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319876/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319876/-1/blogs01 Viewpoints 3-11-14 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319854/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:38:28 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319854/-1/blogs01 Belinda Larsen: Augusta's Yesterdays 3-11-14 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319855/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:34:01 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319855/-1/blogs01 Food for Thought: Is it really possible for kids to like whole grains? http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319962/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:32:50 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319962/-1/blogs01 Whole grains are good for us, offering fiber, vitamins and other nutrients. But can they really be tasty enough for our kids to enjoy? And how do we add them to more of our meals?
Consider whole grains your blank canvas, says Susan Moores, a Twin Cities, Minn.-based dietitian. "They're a great starting point for creating delicious meals that are incredibly beneficial to your and your kids' health."
According to Moores, whole grains are the type of carbohydrates your [...]]]>
Rep. David Crum: Legislature to address equity in school funding http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319856/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Rep. David Crum (77th Dist. Republican, Augusta)/ TG columnist http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319856/-1/blogs01
On Friday the Kansas Supreme Court made a ruling on school funding through Gannon v. State. In the landmark decision the court ruled on both educational adequacy (the amount of funding) and equity (school districts must have access to similar tax effort regardless of the wealth of the district) as follows:
Kent Bush: GOP's issues deep and numerous http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319857/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OPINION/140319857/-1/blogs01 BHS to host blood drive Wednesday http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319868/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:15:00 +0000 TG news report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319868/-1/blogs01 Augusta BOE oks use of Crossland donation http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319884/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:45:00 +0000 Belinda Larsen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319884/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Janet K. Davis http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319879/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:21:32 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319879/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Keith R. Hanshaw http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319881/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:15:31 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319881/-1/blogs01 Obituary: Dorothy A. 'Dort' Main http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319882/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:06:14 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/OBITUARIES/140319882/-1/blogs01 Crews respond to grass fires Monday http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319885/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319885/-1/blogs01 Dr. Elaine Heffner: Accept children for who they are http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319947/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dr. Elaine Heffner More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319947/-1/blogs01 Were the children having fun? Perhaps, but not in the usual way we think of children having fun. They [...]]]> Morning Minutes, March 11 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319961/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319961/-1/blogs01 palindrome \ PAL-in-drohm \ noun; A word, phrase, sentence, or verse that reads the same backward or forward. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Cococozy
www.cococozy.com
A fresh design perspective with immaculate taste, Cococozy offers a mix of great styles from modern to traditional.
Number to Know
191: On March 12, 2004, simultaneous explosions occurred on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain, killing 191 people.
Today in History
March 11, 1993: Janet [...]]]>
Family Time: 5 steps for planning a great vacation http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319998/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319998/-1/blogs01 If you want to take an unforgettable family vacation this year, the idea of planning might seem overwhelming. But travel experts agree that planning ahead and researching your options are important steps to ensure your trip is stress-free and full of fun. Follow these five steps to plan a trip your entire family will love and remember for years to come:
- Step 1: Make a travel wish list: Kick off your travel planning by talking to all family members about what they'd like [...]]]>
Jim Hillibish: Lent: Why your church smells like a deep fryer http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319970/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:53:49 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319970/-1/blogs01 Groceries are packed with seafood and coupon deals.
Fast-food joints are rolling out sandies with names such as Reel Big Fillet (Arby's) and the Premium Alaskan (BK), which replaced the politically incorrect Whaler. KFC is fighting back with its Colonel's Double Fillet monster.
McDonald's hopes to beat last year's sales of 296 million Fillet O' Fish with cheese, says spokeswoman Dayna Proud. Some 30 percent happens during Lent. [...]]]>
Wildcats advance to first state tournament since '01 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/SPORTS/140319921/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:49:49 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/SPORTS/140319921/-1/blogs01
"We've been dreaming about this since we were little," said senior Jared Haury. "We talked about it in fourth grade when we had our team, and we said we were going to State our senior year."

The Wildcats realized those dreams Saturday night when they defeated Andover Central 55-46 to win [...]]]>