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

Letter to the Editor, Young

Dear Editor, It’s really important to give credit and praise when it is deserved and earned, especially […]

It takes a village to catch a thief

By Hilary Hake When a crime is committed in this tiny,  sleepy town I call home, the […]

Courthouse needs a capital campaign

Issue: Several million dollars are needed to fully fund renovations and improvements to the Macoupin County Courthouse. […]

Letter to the Editor, Andrews

Dear Editor, Gratitude goes to the members of the Citizens Advisory Committee for Courthouse Renovation. At the […]

Letter to the Editor, Weller

Dear Editor, I wish to follow up the Eades’ letter with some additional comments regarding the local […]

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be

The issue: Many people long for the good old days, when life was thought to be simpler […]

It’s free, it’s easy and it’s fundamental to

By Rick Wade The first editor for whom I ever worked taught me the importance of what […]

Letter to the Editor, Mize

Dear Editor, I’m writing this letter as a response to a recent article in the paper on […]

Letter to the Editor, Toon

Dear Editor, I was appalled at the headline about the old hospital re-zoning situation in last week’s […]

Letter to the Editor, Eades

Dear Editor, A farmers’ market, by definition is a physical retail market for farm-related items to be […]