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

Letter to the Editor, Kelly

Dear Editor, During the past several weeks, newspapers throughout the state of Illinois have made the financial […]

Letter to the Editor, Heigert

Dear Editor, First, let me thank you for the excellent coverage your paper gives to local events […]

Letter to the Editor, Adamski

Dear Editor, Red white and blue It flies for you and me A symbol that we are […]

Letter to the Editor, Adamski

Dear Editor, In the early 50s, I was serving with the U.S. Army Occupation forces in Germany. […]

Support the local economy by supporting Shop Local

The issue: How do we improve the local economy? Our view: One way is to support initiatives […]

Give yourself a good talking to and see

By Rick Wade “Hey, you’re that reporter, right? Gotta question. All those things you write in that […]

Letter to the Editor, Semrock

Dear Editor, This newspaper’s account of the Carlinville City Council’s meeting on May 6, 2013 reported that […]

Letter to the Editor, Andrews

Dear Editor, The courthouse is a symbol. Macoupin Countians are proud people with deep faith in God […]

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 […]