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
Newfound gratitude for time spent with family
The rise of novel coronavirus has transformed everything I’d come to know as normal.
4/3/2020 Other Voices 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
Where is the testing data?
Back in the 1950s, the TV show “Dragnet’s Sgt. Joe Friday famously advised witnesses: “Just the facts, ma’am.
4/2/2020 Other Voices 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
A TIME TO REMEMBER WHAT WE'RE MISSING
Coronavirus created a long, global Lent
In the middle of March, when we first got a sense of how much would change because of the coronavirus, a friend joked, “I didn’t plan on giving up this much for Lent.”
4/1/2020 Other Voices 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
Biden the cipher candidate?
What William McKinley was to the front-porch campaign, Joe Biden is to the basement campaign.
3/31/2020 Rich Lowry 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
Staying strong, taming fears the toughest part
I hear the chatter and squeals of children coming from over the back fence in the middle of a spring day in the middle of the week while out front, in the street, there’s a parade of kids on...
3/30/2020 Other Voices 0 comments
Political labels and COVID-19
We are all communists now, meaning that we are all involved via COVID-19 in conserving our highest communal values.
3/30/2020 Letters to the Editor 0 comments
Stiffed by the stimulus
The surprising group left out of the coronavirus rescue bill
The $2 trillion stimulus package passed by the Senate Wednesday and the House Friday provides enormous loans to airlines and other businesses as well as rebates of $1,200 to most low- and...
3/28/2020 Other Voices 0 comments
Bringing readers news essential job in pandemic
Many people are finding themselves having to recreate their job positions or job descriptions and roles to help their company or employer get through these difficult days.
3/28/2020 Other Voices 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
Be positive in a crisis
To all who wholeheartedly read the Butler Eagle Letters to the Editor, may you truly take everything in your lives and surroundings a good look.
3/27/2020 Letters to the Editor 0 comments
Changing vocabulary reflects COVID-19 reality
On top of everything else, now we have to learn a new language: lingua corona.
3/27/2020 Other Voices 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
Coronavirus could prompt change in voting system
Long before the coronavirus outbreak, the American voting system was in trouble.
3/26/2020 Other Voices 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.
3/25/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
ER doctor: Want to keep me safe from virus? Stay home.
On March 14, the American College of Emergency Physicians announced that two emergency room doctors were in critical condition with the coronavirus.
3/25/2020 Other Voices 0 comments
Lives disrupted throughout world, and it can get worse
Sometimes we can forget that the world is bigger than just our own life we are living.
3/24/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Coronavirus and ‘e-school’
Before COVID-19 upended life as we’ve known it, the average U.S. home at 10 a.m. on a weekday might be a pretty quiet place. Parents at work. Kids in classrooms.
3/23/2020 Editorial Columnists 0 comments
Want to help in troubled times? Donate blood
The coronavirus pandemic has canceled blood drives across the country, and blood centers are asking for help.
3/23/2020 Our Opinion 0 comments
Only ‘crooks’ can save us now
A specter haunts progressive America — the possibility that a company might make too much money solving the world’s coronavirus problem.