Butler County Times Gazette
Posted at 6:00 PM

A New Jersey family is suing the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District and its superintendent over the use of “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. The family says students recite the pledge every day, and they say the phrase “under God” discriminates against non-Christians. The American Humanist Association filed the lawsuit with the family, who want to remain anonymous.

Posted at 5:00 PM

An open house will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 421 W. Central in El Dorado.

Updated at 3:48 PM

It isn't hard to notice the dedication Chase Banister had to the Douglass boys basketball program the past four years.

Updated at 3:25 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the Supreme Court ruling.

Updated at 3:05 PM

Brian Williams visited “The Tonight Show” on Monday, and Jimmy Fallon welcomed him with a rap video. Using the magic of editing, the newsman appeared to perform Snoop Dogg's 1994 hit "Gin and Juice.” A few more NBC stars popped up...

Posted at 3:00 PM

Robin and Joy Robertson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Joy Elizabeth Robertson, to Jeremy Michael Costello, son of Ray and Rhoda Costello.

Updated at 1:47 PM

Wellington City Manager Gus Collins has reportedly resigned Tuesday. He worked for the City of El Dorado more than 20 years.

Posted at 12:00 PM

After teaching with the Augusta school district for 38 years, Pam Olsen will be retiring from her teaching position at Lincoln Elementary School in May.

Posted at 12:00 PM

Pedal Express draws crowd

Updated at 11:11 AM

As science fiction sequels go, this one’s up there with “Terminator 2” and “Aliens” – a good first film, and a much stronger follow-up. But the title’s all wrong. The original film, from 2011, was called “Captain America: The First Avenger.” Self...

Updated at 11:10 AM

Johnny Depp is a prince among actors – a solid performer, unafraid to take on risky parts, friendly to his fans, accommodating to journalists. Well, accommodating if you can get to him. At last week’s press gathering for his new film “Transcendence”...

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