Write Team

Opinions and stories of our writers.

Celebrating Festivus as my holiday of choice

While many people choose to celebrate the holiday season with lighted Christmas trees, elaborate decorations, and hours […]

Keep to a regular routine for school, kids

By Sue Leopold The first semester of school is nearing conclusion, and that includes a busy and […]

Become informed on Clean Line Energy proposal

I’ve been keeping a loose eye on the Clean Line Energy (CLE) Company based out of Texas […]

Leading a grateful life offers many benefits

The month of November is typically a time to give thanks. Are you sharing gratitude all during […]

An invitation to share your holiday memories

By Kaylan Schardan The Write Team   Love them or hate them, the holidays often make for […]

Support our local veterans and their needs

Macoupin County has 4,591 living veterans. There are happy veterans, grouchy veterans, loud veterans, quiet veterans. There […]

Our boy is home again. Hurrah, hurrah!

In most places, the sound of howling sirens usually isn’t a good thing, but here in the […]

Reflecting on A Past Role Model

Who is a role model in your life? I have always hated that question. I never felt […]

Living life as a member of Generation X

A recent statistic from the U.S. Department of Labor has sparked some interest in generational differences. By […]

Why I write for the Write Team

Writing is my voice when I cannot speak.  Frequently, while in conversations, I find myself searching for […]