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


  Unacceptable. That one word perfectly sums up the pain, dysfunction and instability Capitol politicians have inflicted […]

Letter to the Editor – grosbeak/bunting

5 25 17 To the editor: The rose-breasted grosbeaks and indigo buntings returned to central Illinois “on […]

Letter to the editor – marijuana

5 25 17 SLUG: Letter DeBiase Dear Editor, Sen. Heather Steans and Rep. Kelly Cassidy have introduced […]

Graduating to adulthood

5 18 17   With Jess Willard Short Commentary For Macoupin County high school seniors, the rest […]

To graduate is to move forward into life’s

5 18 17 The Issue: Many people think graduations mark an ending. Our View: Commencement ceremonies celebrate […]

Post Prom a success

5 18 17 To the editor: The Carlinville Post Prom Committee would like to thank the following […]

Businesses would benefit from accessibility

5 11 17 With Misty Fritz Short Commentary Until a couple weeks ago, I hadn’t realized just how […]

Mothers aren’t always determined by biology

5 11 17 The Issue: There is more to motherhood than giving birth. Our View: Often, there […]

Bunker Hill a special place

5 11 17 To the editor: Bunker Hill is a special town and I can prove it. […]

Kicking and sneezing: Allergy season at its peak

5 4 17 With Jess Willard Short Commentary Flowers are blossoming, bees are buzzing, and your neighbor […]