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

Health dept. workshops educational

Dear Editor: GIRARD (Oct. 5, 2017) – The Macoupin County Public Health Department conducts a workshop designed […]

Chasing a dream

With Christopher Best The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 28, 2017) – Earlier this month I began an […]

Macoupin County Courthouse celebrates 150 years

The Issue: Many in the county take the old building for granted. Our view: The next few […]

Education is bipartisan issue

By Sen. Andy Manar and Rep. Avery Bourne The Write Team SPRINGFIELD (Sept. 21, 2017) – Educating […]

Blackburn College doubles down on its commitment to

The Issue: When students go off to college, they often don’t come back. Our View: Not only […]

Have empathy for those who stayed in hurricanes’

With Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 14, 2017) – The southern part of this country […]

There’s plenty here to see if people know

The Issue: Macoupin County lacks an entity dedicated to attracting tourists and providing them with things to […]

World changing event

To the editor: FARMERSVILLE (Sept. 14, 2017) – On Oct. 31, 1517, a world-changing event took place. […]

A hint of fall in the air not

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 7, 2017) – I’m very whiny when it comes […]

Lions Club fulfills its commitment to Carlinville

The Issue: For many, the Lions Club Carnival is just good family fun. Our View: Carlinville Lions […]