Opinion

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

Adults can be big influence for good on

The issue: National statistics show that as a child ages, parents participate less in their lives. Our […]

Some things in life are more likeable than

By Rick Wade Here’s what I don’t like. People who say, “People like him …” Saying one […]

Letter to the Editor, Boente

Dear Editor and Carlinville Community, My family and l are writing to thank Dr. Julie Fleischer and […]

Letter to the Editor, Hart

Parents and Citizens of Carlinville, I recently had the opportunity to work with the 2013 Post Prom […]

Letter to the Editor, Heyen

Dear Editor, In last weeks paper, I read with great interest the article by Hilary Hake about […]

Forget the maypole, let’s celebrate Law Day!

The issue: May 1 is Law Day, an opportunity to pay tribute to the rule of law […]

You were warned; now it’s getting serious

By Rick Wade A few months ago, I wrote in this space about the disturbing number of […]

Letter to the Editor, Brotze

Dear Editor, So much has been written and discussed lately concerning our city council and the numerous […]

New council, mayor will need cooperation with citizens

The issue: The city of Carlinville faces several key issues immediately after new crop of city officials […]

Not saying ‘You’re welcome’ can be a problem

By Rick Wade Not too long ago, I had the following conversation on a Facebook page, which […]