Read letters from the editor’s desk.

Both costs and coverage matter when choosing insurance

By: Trudy Lieberman It’s open enrollment time for medical insurance, and for people shopping the individual insurance market, […]

Hello Carlinville from the new reporter

By: JACKSON WILSON Hello, I am the new sportswriter for the Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat. I am so humbled and […]

Gratitude is a healthy thing to practice

THE ISSUE: Celebrating Thanksgiving and having gratitude are two different things. OUR VIEW: It’s healthy to experience gratitude more than […]

Election reflection

By: Chris Best At the time of this writing the midterm elections are still underway, but by […]

Post-election analysis reveals value in democratic process

THE ISSUE: It is easy to become disillusioned, disheartened and apathetic during election season. OUR VIEW: Take a breath […]

It’s no accident November is National Diabetes Month

THE ISSUE: Many people who have diabetes don’t even know it. OUR VIEW: Controlling diabetes is the key to […]

Choosing Medicare drug coverage can be tricky

By: Trudy Lieberman Karen R., a 70-year-old Medicare beneficiary living in a mid-size town in Indiana, contacted me recently […]

Pondering a MegaMillions win

By: Misty Fritz I don’t play the lottery very often; I’m too cheap (on the rare occasions […]

We’re all a fan when a local team

THE ISSUE: Football season is over for some, but others are just getting started. OUR VIEW: Rival fans come together when […]

Look beyond premium costs when choosing a Medicare

BY: Trudy Lieberman (Rural Health News Service) Making decisions about Medicare coverage has never been easy. Over the years, […]