Read letters from the editor’s desk.

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to

The Issue: A decision will need to be made regarding Carlinville’s water situation. Our View: Although water […]


  By Jess Willard Author’s Note: With Feb. 14 slipping into view, I thought, “My short commentary […]

Valentine’s Day can be meaningful without being expensive

The Issue: Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts can be costly. Our View: Some though and creativity can accomplish […]

Football co-op makes sense for smaller schools

2 2 17 By Eric Becker I’ll be the first to tell you I love small town […]

Groundhog Day has less to do with the

2 2 17 The Issue: Every year, people look to a Pennsylvania groundhog for a spring forecast. […]

Preserving traditions

With Jan Dona Although I come from a line of great cooks, I am not one of […]

Carlinville city committees serve important purpose

1 26 17 The Issue: Many were shocked when the future of Carlinville’s police dispatchers appeared on […]

Remembering my sister with love

1 19 17 By Gaye Suhling The Write Team As always, I write articles from my own […]

All candidates should be held to the same

1 12 17 The Issue: Objections were filed against Demuzio’s nominating petition. Our View: All petitions should […]

Resolving the New Year’s resolution dilemma

  1 5 17 With Jess Willard, Commentator Television commercials are notorious around this time of year […]