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

Letter to the Editor, McClain

Dear Editor, Congratulations to Carlinville. Well-on with the same old dog and pony show. The chosen few […]

Letter to the Editor, Hitchings

Dear Editor, Here in central Illinois it should be noted that a historical figure has an approaching […]

Letter to the Editor, Barker

Dear Editor, The Carlinville Tourism Committee would like to give a big “Thank You!” to Fitness-A-Go-Go and […]

We all scream for ice cream

By JanDona I’m one of those people who needs something to keep my mind occupied. When something […]

Let’s get party politics out of local elections

The issue: Carlinville requires candidates for local office to declare their party affiliation. Our view: Carlinville should […]

Driven by deadly distractions

By Jan Dona I was driving down a country road near Bunker Hill a few days ago […]

Letter to the Editor, Suter

Thank you to all the people who supported us in the election. Our very special thanks to […]

Letter to the Editor, Morgan

Dear Editor, To The Slippery Slope cartoonist: I wonder how much longer you and those who agree […]

Mind your manners, mister!

By Hilary Hake While perusing Facebook recently, a friend of mine asked if it was expected of […]

Strong candidates never have to rely on last-minute

The Issue: Some politicos cry foul at paper’s policy. Our View: The policy regarding political letters has […]