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Hello Carlinville from the new reporter

By: JACKSON WILSON Hello, I am the new sportswriter for the Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat. I am so humbled and […]

Gratitude is a healthy thing to practice

THE ISSUE: Celebrating Thanksgiving and having gratitude are two different things. OUR VIEW: It’s healthy to experience gratitude more than […]

Learn through Trivia

A catchphrase as pointed out previously is a well-known sentence or phrase connected in these cases with […]

Election reflection

By: Chris Best At the time of this writing the midterm elections are still underway, but by […]

Post-election analysis reveals value in democratic process

THE ISSUE: It is easy to become disillusioned, disheartened and apathetic during election season. OUR VIEW: Take a breath […]

It’s no accident November is National Diabetes Month

THE ISSUE: Many people who have diabetes don’t even know it. OUR VIEW: Controlling diabetes is the key to […]

Choosing Medicare drug coverage can be tricky

By: Trudy Lieberman Karen R., a 70-year-old Medicare beneficiary living in a mid-size town in Indiana, contacted me recently […]

Learn through Trivia

Halloween is not far away. Do you go “trick or treating,” which is for many a big […]

The biggest bomb ever

Editor’s note: Though we are not allowing political letters from now until after the Nov. 6 election, […]

Pondering a MegaMillions win

By: Misty Fritz I don’t play the lottery very often; I’m too cheap (on the rare occasions […]