Butch’s Column

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Butch Explains How to Apply for a Job in 47 Easy Steps

Since ol' Joe is still figuring out how to deal with the inflation caused by...(pick...
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Butch Goes Hunting

(Photo courtesy of Butch Dale) Young gun-slingin' Butch When I was 6 years old, I...
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Butch Loves Old Houses the Best

(Photo courtesy of Butch Dale)The author, John ‘Butch’ Dale ready for action in 1952 at...
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Butch Says Many Memories are Here at the Library

(Photos courtesy of Butch Dale)Fourth grade teacher Ms. Audrey Cox (left) and the old eraser...
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Butch Got Married in 1966 When Living Was Still Cheap!

With prices the way they are right now, I often think back to 1966...the year...
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Butch Says, “Oh, No…It’s Heart Attack Time”

(Photo courtesy of Butch Dale) Now, now, now...before you jump to conclusions...No, it wasn't me,...
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Butch Married Into a Family ‘Crazy’ for Horses and Pigs

(Photo courtesy of Butch Dale(Butch’s wife Connie Clark Dale When I was growing up, we...
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Butch’s Family Says Goodbye to a Good Buddy

We lost a great friend this week. No, it's not someone you know. It was...
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Butch Recalls a Great Player…”The Chopper”

Photos courtesy of Butch Photos courtesy of Butch Dale Here's a question for you Montgomery...
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Butch Says “Chores” Were Just a Way of Life

I see quite a few kids these days who complain they are bored and have...