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

The house where nobody lives dies alone

By Rick Wade “I have all of life’s treasures and they are fine and they are good. […]

Letter to the Editor, Rogers, MCDD

Dear Editor, The students and staff of the Macoupin Center for the Developmentally Disabled would like to […]

Letter to the Editor, Adamski

Dear Editor, As you shall sow so shall you reap. This is for the amateur philosophers, living […]

Attending local forums, a way to get informed

The issue: The campaign for one of the most important elections in recent memory is under way. […]

Make no mistake, football players are gladiators

By Daniel Winningham Those associated with the NFL and this year’s Super Bowl would have you believe […]

Letter to the Editor, Stoecker

Dear Editor, Today in Springfield and Washington, the liberals and leftists in America are putting on a […]

Letter to the Editor, Schaaff

Dear Editor, What is camping? To me, the meaning of camping is:  a campfire for roasting hotdogs, […]

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 […]