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Butch Says Maybe We All Need To Repeat Kindergarten

You know, folks, I think many people have changed in the last twenty years or...
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Butch’s Cousin Asks, “Is Anyone Here?”

Compared to large cities, the small towns in Montgomery County are relatively crime free, but...
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Butch Relates Memories From Janni Cox Hall

Janni Cox Hall graduated from Darlington in 1964. Her parents were Keith "Skeeter" and Lucille...
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Butch Has Suggestions For Stressful Times

I interact with the public each day at the library, and I have noticed that...
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Butch Explains How Men’s Minds Work

OK, ladies out there...Have you figured out why your husband or boyfriend is an idiot?...
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Butch Remembers The “Famous” Andrew Jackson Report

In the fall of 1988, I had become burnt out from police work, and subsequently...
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Butch Asks Former Students About Their Old School

In 1988, I wrote a book about my old school, and in one chapter I...
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Butch Is Up-To-Date On Technology !

My wife and kids think I live in the past. They want me to keep...
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Butch Proclaims That Elvis Is Still “The King”

My wife and I watched the new "Elvis" movie at the Eastside Ten theater in...
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Butch Meets A Candidate For U.S. President

As a high school student in the 1960s, I never took much interest in politics....