Butch’s Column

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Butch Wonders…What Happened to America?

Life used to be simple. There were MEN, and there were WOMEN. There were HEROES,...
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Spoiling The Grandkids….A Family Tradition

When I was a youngster and stayed at Grandpa and Grandma Dale's house, I always...
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Butch’s Daughter Is Still His “Little Girl”

My wife and I recently attended dance recitals for two of our granddaughters. Ava is...
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Butch Meets A Person Who Had No Conscience

The recent killing of those children and a teacher in Texas was an incomprehensible, senseless...
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Butch Says, “Thanks, Dad!”

My four brothers and sisters and I were very lucky. We had one of the...
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Butch Says To Make Sure Your Kids Read

As I mentioned in an earlier column, nearly one in five high school graduates cannot...
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Butch Flunks Home Repair And Laundry

I know several fellows who have a natural talent for repairing just about anything, whether...
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Butch Asks…Do You Recognize These Job Titles?

Most of you folks know that there are many job opportunities out there today. During...
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Butch’s High School Graduation…56 Years Ago

One of our grandsons graduated from high school this past Friday. He attended Mt. Vernon...
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Butch Recalls The Tradition Of “Senior Cords”

If you went to school in Indiana during the 1950s and 1960s, you likely participated...