Letters to the Editor
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Recently, my husband and I noticed a beautiful sight in Witt as we were driving through at night time.  There is a blue-lit cross way up in the sky on the top of the grain … more
It is important that residents attend the public hearing for the renewal of Shay 1 Mine permits held at the Macoupin County Courthouse, 201 E. Main Street in Carlinville, at 5:30 PM on Thursday, Dec. … more
Mike Plunkett, the Galer family, and staff have really improved our Journal-News to a truly fantastic publication. The recent article on the treason case from the 1930s was wonderful.  The … more
The open house regarding groundwater quality near Coffeen Power Plant will be held Monday, Oct. 7, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Coffeen Elementary School gymnasium, located at 200 School Street in … more
Wednesday when my daughter and I were in Hillsboro, our hearts were touched when we saw the different police cars from different areas honoring the K-9. These dogs are not just half-hearts.  … more
I have worked over 27 years in another generating station and as a concerned citizen and resident of this area, these are some of my concerns. Coffeen Power Station (the cleanest plant in the … more
I envision Graham Correctional Center's career technology class updating its software to reflect more current technology. It is almost 2020.  The Practical Microsoft Office 2010 book is … more
As a member of the American Legion and VFW Honor Guard, it is an honor to carry the United States flag during the Old Settlers Day parade.   Almost all of the people along the parade route … more
Early in the afternoon of July 17, I began to feel sick. As the day progressed, I became sicker. I chose to not go to the emergency room at the hospital, but wait until the next day to see the … more
The Hillsboro Area Hospital Summer Lunch Program (SLP) recently finished its 2019 program, serving nearly 1,500 summer meals to children in Hillsboro, Witt, and Irving.   The SLP provides … 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
Of importance to Sorento School, please go to http://www.bccu2.org, the home page for our schools in Bond County, where you will see "enrollment boundary presentation" complete with maps proposing … more
Last week we had a very unpleasant experience when we learned that someone had posted malicious lies and gossip about us on Facebook.  The false rumor accused us of trapping and killing cats, … more
Deer are common along Illinois roadways this time of year. Drivers should be alert and know how to respond when deer are nearby. Use the following strategies to reach your destination safely and … more
It is important for residents to attend the public hearing that will be held at the Carlinville Public Library, 510 N. Broad St. in Carlinville, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18.   It covers … more
I couldn't help but notice the I-55 death in your paper.   I believe that the design of the entrance and exit ramps could be improved.  I may be mistaken, but it looks to me that the on … more
My wife Denita Marie Hedden disappeared on Dec. 25, 2017, out of Royal Lakes in Macoupin County and has been presumed to be deceased since the first week in February of 2018 in a public announcement … more
Montgomery County would be taking a giant step backwards if it ended the recycling program. Surely it's better to recycle acceptable items than fill our dump with those same items.  Some … more
If you've been following our local news lately, you are aware that a minor crime spree was stopped and the suspected culprit arrested by the Hillsboro Police Department.   It began with a car … more
The recently released Avengers Endgame movie has been taking the world by storm.  Your favorite heroes–Captain America, Ironman, Thor, Black Widow, Hulk and Hawkeye–are back at it … more
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