Opinion

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

Letter to the Editor, Ross

Dear Editor, For nearly three decades, there has been a friendly feature at the Carlinville Post Office, […]

Letter to the Editor, Spohr

Dear Editor, The Jan. 3, 2013 issue of the Enquirer-Democrat included headline, “District placed on academic  watch […]

A reporter’s notebook: Scenes from an inauguration

By Rick Wade Inauguration day, Jan. 9, 2013 10:33 a.m. Just after deadline, leaving Carlinville on Route […]

The City of Carlinville and Macoupin County ask

The issue: The City of Carlinville and Macoupin County are both asking taxpayers for sales tax increases. […]

Letter to the Editor, Toon

Dear Editor, My name is Beth (Link) Toon and I have chosen to run for Mayor of […]

Letter to the Editor, DeLong

Dear Editor, I hope that people who saw the front page headline last week about the Carlinville […]

Do movies move us in both directions?

By Rick Wade Lots of people like to bash the motion picture industry for the movies it […]

Smokers have only themselves to blame for smoking

The issue: On the fifth anniversary of Illinois’ indoor smoking ban, many cigarette smokers are still upset, […]

Maybe their mothers didn’t make them clean up

Short commentary Dec. 6, 2012 By Rick Wade Look, don’t get me wrong. I was young once. […]

Letter-Beasley, Loveless, Young

Dec. 2 was a great day in the neighborhood. If one happened to be at The Federated […]