Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

Give thanks for friends and family

By Chris Best/The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Nov. 16, 2017) – Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, that special day […]

November to remember

By Eric Becker/The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Nov. 9, 2017) – We had a dilemma of sorts trying […]

Nibbliing away at the Affordable Care Act

 By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service, for The Write Team As annual enrollment for Obamacare insurance […]

Needing ideas for Secret Santa exchange

By Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Oct. 26, 2017) – I’m a little bit of a […]

Protesting a right, but not at expense of

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Oct. 19, 2017) – Let me start by saying I […]

October is calm before holidays

By Jan Dona The Write Team CARLINIVLLE (Oct. 12, 2017) – October has always been my favorite […]

Macoupin Promise may help retain college students

By State Sen. Andy Manar The Write Team SPRINGFIELD (Oct. 5, 2017) – Stemming the migration of […]

Chasing a dream

With Christopher Best The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 28, 2017) – Earlier this month I began an […]

Education is bipartisan issue

By Sen. Andy Manar and Rep. Avery Bourne The Write Team SPRINGFIELD (Sept. 21, 2017) – Educating […]

Have empathy for those who stayed in hurricanes’

With Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 14, 2017) – The southern part of this country […]