Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

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 […]

A hint of fall in the air not

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Sept. 7, 2017) – I’m very whiny when it comes […]

Remembering small-town fire departments and the battles they’ve

With Jan Dona The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Aug. 31, 2017) – Recently, someone posted a photo on […]

Eclipse brings back memories – or not

With Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Aug. 24, 2017) – The last time this area saw […]