Our blessings are many, and we look forward to what comes next
(Local News ~ 11/28/20)
Thank you members of the Fraternal Order of Police for spending your time raising funds to take children in need on a Christmas shopping spree. Thank you organizers of Project Christmas Promise for the countless hours spent ensuring that every child in Butler County wakes up to presents Dec. 25...
Speak out: COVID is a bad way to die
(Opinion ~ 11/28/20)
It’s a bad way to die It’s just incredible to me the number of people in Butler County that don’t believe in COVID. Let me tell you, I just spent over a week flat on my back in an isolation room in Batesville, Arkansas, because that was the closest place the people in PBRMC could find for me. ...
I am thankful for your trust, our presidents
(Column ~ 11/28/20)
The story of Thanksgiving starts with the Mayflower, on which my ancestor John Billington was a passenger. During the voyage, his son, Francis, accidentally discharged a musket and barely missed the barrel of gunpowder. When they arrived at Plymouth Rock, Francis climbed a tree and saw a body of water – still aptly called the “Billington Sea.”...