Letters to the Editor
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The Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center will once again be open to welcome visitors beginning Wednesday, July 1.   We will return to our normal hours of Monday through Saturday 10 … more
I thank the young people of Hillsboro who planned and conducted the Sunday morning rally in support of Black Lives Matter protests taking place all over the nation and world. It was a thoughtful and … more
My dad has been in law enforcement, in some fashion, for around 40 years. He and his fellow officers or deputies are why I’m here. Many of them are what I’ve come to believe law … more
Memorial Day is the day we set aside to honor those everyday heroes who put themselves in harm’s way, whether our lost servicemen and women, veterans, police, fire fighters, etc. This year … more
After two devastating months with little to no income, Friday marked the beginning of a recovery for several local businesses as the governor’s COVID-19 plan moved into Phase 3. As liquor … more
I have been an exhibitor at the Montgomery County Fair since 2015 taking my baking, arts and crafts, and photography items. It is the only county fair that I take my items to and the only one that … more
In regard to the new guidelines set forth by our governor, the outside dining rules are absolutely ridiculous. In my opinion it’s nothing more than JB trying to protect himself from the many … more
The media does not give a well-rounded veiw of the pandemic. There are unacceptable restrictions upon the freedom of movement of people.  Closing businesses have created another crisis, maybe … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought home health and safety responsibilities as never before.  In this regard, the Montgomery County Board has even more issues to handle for its residents. … more
It was Monday morning, May 4, when my wife called me to the utility room to show me the reduced water flow in the sink.  Suspecting a possible problem in the water system, we began filling … more
When reading the newspaper, I noticed under the “court” heading that there were several domestic battery charges. Dealing with the present virus and not knowing what will happen next … more
Over the past few weeks, we have all experienced one of the most extraordinary situations of our lives, the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.   With the onset of this illness and the resulting … more
The Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center has an opportunity and obligation to record the experiences we are going through to help future generations understand what it was like in the … more
This unprecedented time of quandary for our generation has reckoned us to a new appreciation for the basics of daily living. In Taylorville, we who are employed on the school buses have been … more
Thank you, Dr. Balen, for the beautiful prayer and picture of the Blessed Mother submitted to The Journal-News during the Coronavirus pandemic. more
Thank you to the women of Calvary Baptist Church of Taylorville for their “Plan the Peace” event hosted Friday evening, March 13. The event featured a testimony of calm and faith … more
When President Trump implemented his tax cuts, as senior citizens on basically fixed income, we weren't sure we would personally benefit from those tax cuts, but we have benefited. This is … more
The ones in Washington trying to overthrow the president are not just trying to get rid of him, but our way of life–our political system. This started before he was ever sworn in.  … more
For those who believe in climate change, there is no such thing. I can't deny that our climate is changing; I can only tell you it is not man-made.  Man cannot change the climate because it … more
Recognition is due the Hillsboro fifth grade girls basketball team for their performance on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26.   Due to a communication error, the opposing team arrived with less than … more
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