How many workers are needed to keep Butler County government going?
Neighboring counties have expanded the number of government jobs being affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and it can only be a matter of time before Butler County will have to follow suit.
4/6/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Humane Society could use help keeping pets fed
Times are rough for everyone young and old. There is hopefully help on the way for the economy as well as a cure or a vaccine for the virus. How fast either arrives we just don’t know.
4/3/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Coronavirus can’t kill volunteerism in Butler County
Many of our favorite stories of heroism harken back to the early days of our nation and include the wonderful stories, even if glamorized, of the Minutemen who were ready in a minute to fight the...
4/2/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Be it silly or serious, let’s celebrate our national days, months
There hasn’t been much to laugh or even smile about lately. The coronavirus has many of us extremely unsettled and striving to find the new normal in our lives.
4/1/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Stimulus package massive first step on road to recovery
Congress last week passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus to combat the coronavirus pandemic without a single dissenting vote.
3/31/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Notes can bring cheer to those in nursing homes
While reading through a Facebook post we noticed an interesting request from a woman named Sue who is affiliated with one of the area nursing homes or assisted living centers.
3/30/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Virus curve will determine U.S.’s next move
President Donald Trump wants to reopen the U.S. economy by Easter — but the rapidly spreading coronavirus may thwart his plan.
3/27/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
No worker should be labeled nonessential
In the musical “Chicago” there is a solo by a character who refers to himself as Mr. Cellophane.
3/26/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Can’t put price on health care provided by BHS
It is often said that something or someone isn’t fully appreciated until they are gone.