Letters to the Editor
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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
Nursing professionals are a valuable and instrumental part of our hospital. We appreciate our nurses for the excellent care they provide during each shift they work, 365 days a year. They are the … more
The Fourth of July holiday is approaching fast.  Independence Day is a time to celebrate, reflect on freedom and of course, enjoy fireworks.   Federal, state and local laws and … 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
Beginning Nov. 1, the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center will be operating under winter hours. We will be welcoming visitors from 10 to 4 Tuesday through Saturday, and will be closed on … more
Recently 2,256 bodily remains were discovered in the home of a deceased abortionist. This should have sparked a national outrage.  Vice President Pence did remark about the tragic … more
I was greatly dismayed to hear of the impending closing of several recycling centers throughout the county and the shaky future of the recycling program as a whole. I care deeply about the city … 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
I am thankful for being born during a time when America and its people were fighting for our nation and its protection during World War II. I remember the drafting of our men to be trained to fight … more
An alarming number of Illinois State Police officers have been struck by motorists this year.  Three have died.  Knowing these crashes were preventable makes the statistics even more … more
Our Illinois politicians love new programs, but cannot even pay for the old ones. "We need more taxes!" they say.  I never hear them say, "We must also have a 5 percent cut across the board … more
You are invited to join a conversation on the development and opportunities of our changing energy economy.   BlueGreen Alliance, Prairie Rivers Network, and Grow Gillespie Initiative are … more
We want to compliment Mr. Stevens and the students of the Hillsboro High School band. We attended the home boys basketball game on Jan. 7 and couldn't have been more proud of their … more
Seeing the posts on Facebook and listening to the stories related to the closing of the Coffeen Power Plant is heartbreaking.  Generations of Montgomery County people at the plant have worked … more
The written word lasts: a well known quote from any professor of mass media journalism. Luke 4:16-22 resonates a year round celebration of this truth: "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because … more
As we look back on this past year, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the many citizens of Litchfield and the surrounding area for their support.  We so appreciate the donations … more
Greetings and Happy New Year to the citizens of Montgomery County. As we welcome the start of a new year and the closing out of a decade, I thought it would be a good time to update you on some of … more
I read the letter from Larissa Todt, "Please consider creative solutions to save recycling" in the Sept. 20 issue regarding the recent closure of the recycling centers throughout the county. Yes, … more
The Herschelman family has done its fair share of eating this holiday season, and while it's on our New Year's resolution list to start eating better, we definitely enjoyed our favorites throughout … more
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