Opinion

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

Hagaman once hosted ‘revised county fair’

BY: TIM EVANS Oh, how a century makes a difference. Little Hagaman had some pretty big events in […]

Learn through Trivia 1-31-19

Jan. 4 was National Trivia Day. We are celebrating the fact that January contained National Trivia Day […]

The end of an era

Dear Editor, It is truly the end of an era. Four kids raised in a small grocery […]

Battling adversity: a testimony of spiritual strength

Are you down on yourself? Do you feel defeated because luck wasn’t on your side during a […]

Karla’s Jewelry closing is a gem worth noting

THE ISSUE: For over a century, Carlinville has a full service jewelry business. OUR VIEW: Karla’s Jewelry has continued […]

Learn through Trivia

Jan. 4, as you may or may not have known, was National Trivia Day. We will be […]

When small businesses close, shoppers lose a choice

THE ISSUE: The closure of Carl’s IGA is another step in the ever-changing landscape of Macoupin County’s businesses.  OUR VIEW: Consumers […]

Beginning a new journey in life

BY: TIM EVANS Last week, I began a new journey in life.  As the new general manager of […]

The closing of Carl’s IGA

To the editor: We are saddened to hear of the closing of Carl’s IGA. It has been […]

District Court ruling against the ACA would end

By: Trudy Lieberman Right before Christmas a U.S. District Court Judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act, also […]