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

Time running out for courthouse restoration

The issue: The Macoupin County Courthouse needs substantial restoration work and repairs, and each year the problems […]

Solitude not as easy to find as it

 By Rick Wade “I want to be alone.” Greta Garbo, 1932, “Grand Hotel.” In the book 1984, […]

Letter to the Editor, Staerk

Dear Editor, Jan Best’s letter to the Editor from Jan. 24, 2013, needs additional clarification. Three positions […]

Letter to the Editor, Salvation Army

Dear Editor, The directors of the Good Samaritan Ministries would like to use this means to thank […]

Letter to the Editor, Mathias

Dear Editor, After reading the front page article in this week’s paper, “City receives $511,000 from lawsuit,” […]

Letter to the Editor, Adamski

Dear Editor, The year 2012 has passed and we are entering a new year. In the news […]

Letter to the Editor, Best

Dear Editor, In last week’s paper in the article “Sales tax…ballot” on p. 3A, it states that […]

We’re out of puns: Go support Take it

The issue: ‘Take it to Town’ is 10 years old. Should the community – as families, as […]

Nothing new to say about head injuries

by Rick Wade At the risk of being tarred, feathered and ridden out of town on a […]

Letter to the Editor, Oakes

Dear Editor, I wanted to take a moment to tell you how much I have appreciated the […]