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

Confessions of a ‘java junkie’

By Rick Wade Hello. My name is Rick. And I am a drug addict. Yes, I am […]

Voluntary water conservation a good first step

The issue: The city’s Public Works Committee recommended implementing voluntary water conservation earlier this month. Our view: […]

More time needed to discuss proposed bike trail

The issue: Carlinville Winning Communities is proposing the city become the sponsoring agency for a grant to […]

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, […]