Opinion

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

Act of requesting public information is public information

The Issue: The city of Carlinville receives many requests for information. Our Issue: There are those who […]

Letter to the editor

To the editor: CARLINVILLE (Aug. 31, 2017) – My name was listed in MCED as filing a […]

Eclipse brings back memories – or not

With Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Aug. 24, 2017) – The last time this area saw […]

Purr-fect time for Cardinals to make postseason run

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (August 17, 2017) – When the infamous rally squirrel ran […]

Time will tell whether train station will be

8 17 17 The Issue: Some still think the new train station is a waste. Our View: […]

Manar speaks of Senate Bill 1

8 10 17 By Andy Manar After months of divisive rhetoric, changing positions and no specific plan […]

Now is time to improve eating habits

8 10 17 The Issue: High prices and availability can make healthy eating more difficult. Our View: […]

How my garden grows

7 27 17 By Jan Dona The Write Team I’m a big believer in what I call […]

Kindness Rock Project spreads across county, country

7 27 17 The Issue: More communities have become places in which words of inspiration and encouragement […]

Fond memories of Carlinville

7 27 17 To the editor: My sister and I, with our daughters, enjoyed our visit to […]