Editorial

Read letters from the editor’s desk.

Darned if you do, darned if you don’t

By Rick Wade Typically, this space is filled with more whimsical, fanciful or feel-good prose. But today, […]

It’s time to do the right thing for

The issue: A referendum for a one percent sales tax increase will be on the April 9 […]

Science can’t destroy the love of snow

By Rick Wade Snow! Glorious, beautiful, sparkling snow! Finally! Now, I know many of you out there […]

Confessions of a ‘java junkie’

By Rick Wade Hello. My name is Rick. And I am a drug addict. Yes, I am […]

Voluntary water conservation a good first step

The issue: The city’s Public Works Committee recommended implementing voluntary water conservation earlier this month. Our view: […]

More time needed to discuss proposed bike trail

The issue: Carlinville Winning Communities is proposing the city become the sponsoring agency for a grant to […]

The house where nobody lives dies alone

By Rick Wade “I have all of life’s treasures and they are fine and they are good. […]

Attending local forums, a way to get informed

The issue: The campaign for one of the most important elections in recent memory is under way. […]

Make no mistake, football players are gladiators

By Daniel Winningham Those associated with the NFL and this year’s Super Bowl would have you believe […]

Time running out for courthouse restoration

The issue: The Macoupin County Courthouse needs substantial restoration work and repairs, and each year the problems […]