Opinion

Read letters to the editor, opinion pieces and letters from the editor’s desk.

Changes in tax law aren’t helping Medicare

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service For the Write Team WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2018) – […]

Dog days of summer not necessarily dog’s best

The Issue: Extreme heat can be fatal for pets. Our View: With a little knowledge and effort, […]

4-H prideful part of community

To the editor: CARLINVILLE (July 12, 2018) – Through the 4-H program, leaders in our communities are […]

Learn through Trivia

Learn through Trivia With Harold Strangeman The topic here is patriotic films which is rather appropriate since […]

How Harry Styles went from heartthrob to activist

By Sebastian Hitzelburger For the Write team CARLINVILLE (July 5, 2018) – Anyone who knows One Direction’s […]

Citizens unite, score victory in AT&T battle

THE ISSUE: AT & T cell service deficiencies cause citizens to unite and demand answers from AT […]

Fair very enjoyable

To the editor: CARLINVILLE (July 5, 2018) – My husband Tom and I are having an enjoyable […]

Fake news

Dear editor, CARLINVILLE (July 5, 2018) – Seth McMillan is at it again with fake news, only […]

Missing person case still baffling after 23 years

By Eric Becker For the Write Team CARLINVILLE (June 28, 2018) – June 27, 1995 was probably […]

Fair, fireworks work better together

The Issue: Two important events faced calendar conflicts. Our View: A cooperative effort works to make both […]