Kathleen Clark

Here’s why Illinois should allow bobcat hunting

I am jumping on the bandwagon to write about the bobcat bill. The governor is taking his […]

Examining food in a box: is it for

Fresh meat and vegetables by mail. With faster shipping times, the practice has become mainstream. Have you […]

Let’s stop ISIS’s attempt at genocide

We all remember Alan Jackson’s famous line from 2001 about not knowing the difference between Iraq and […]

Hula hoop spurs recent life lesson

Have you ever had a thought that suddenly put things in a clear light? That proverbial light […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Romantic notions vs. reality in preserving food

“I bet we’re the first people to ever listen to Maroon 5 while snapping green beans,” my […]

Be your child’s rock amid terror in the

Have you ever seen a piece of news that made your heart stop? Read a headline that […]