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It’s time for some fun at the Macoupin

The issue: The Macoupin County Fair begins Sunday. Our view: The Macoupin County Fair is a local […]

Water, water everywhere, and not a book to

By Rick Wade I lost several old, old friends during the recent downpours that flooded my basement. […]

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easier

By Jan Dona It’s finally the time of year when we get to breathe a little bit. […]

Your safety is your own responsibility

By Jan Dona Severe weather season is upon us and with recent twisters hitting Gillespie and Mt. […]

City mouse doesn’t stand a chance with these

By Hilary Hake The other day I was running errands with my boys and my oldest, who […]

Concealed carry legislation contains serious flaw

The issue: Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature creates a concealed carry application review board that is exempt […]

There’s nothing like a good roll in the

By Rick Wade One afternoon shortly before Spring, the weather warmed up just enough to lure me […]

Holiday a chance to renew your relationship with

The issue: Flag Day is June 14. Our view: The U.S. flag is a symbol of what […]

We can do better by our veterans

The issue: Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on how the nation treats its veterans. […]

Success possible the old fashioned way — with

The issue: Tough times face the Class of 2013. Our view: Nobody ever said life was easy, […]