Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

Death of a former teacher floods the memory

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (April 5, 2018) – Heard about the passing of Don […]

Tariffs will harm local newspapers

By Susan Rowell, President of the National Newspaper Association WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2018) – There are […]

Taking a big step forward

With Misty Fritz The Write Team CARLINVILLE (March 22, 2018) – You may have noticed that I […]

Where does time go?

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (March 15, 2018) – Next month, I will have been […]

Why Idaho, ACA may matter elsewhere

 By Wendell Potter, Rural Health News Service WASHINGTON D.C. (March 8, 2018) – What happens in Idaho […]

Explaining the Explanation of Benefits

By Gordon Hopkins Rural Health News Service WASHINGTON DC (March 1, 2018) – Every time your doctor […]

Guns save lives – until used to kill

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Feb. 22, 2018) – Driving home from the state wrestling […]

Hughes, Burns heading to wrestling state tourney

Mt. Olive also sending two to state in Class 2A By Eric Becker VANDALIA (Feb. 15, 2018) […]

Tragedies can be prevented, but only if we

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Feb. 15, 2018) – Saw a pretty brutal aftermath of […]

County tourney celebrates 100th edition

By Eric Becker The Write Team CARLINVILLE (Jan. 25, 2018) – Pardon me for forgetting this was […]