Letters to the Editor
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Nearly five decades ago Hillsboro High School was asked to be part of a new recycling effort.  The Biology Club, which I sponsored, was asked to help.   Back then the Biology Club helped … more
Have you seen this posting: "How to apologize to people at work after I upset them...I'm sorry that your terrible behavior caused me to act out of character. You should work on that." It appears … more
Dynegy took over Coffeen and four other Illinois coal-fire plants in early 2014 by assuming some $850 million in Ameren debt.  In 2017, the merger with Vistra Energy was announced, a deal that … 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
Any family that has lived with autism is grateful that in recent years April has become Autism Awareness Month. I wish I could say that as time moves on, the challenges become less complicated and … more
The Pope stopped the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from passing their own rules for stopping the molester priests and the cover-ups by bishops at their national meeting last November.  … more
As you have read in past editions of this newspaper, the current Nokomis Memorial Pool is structurally failing.   The pool has been repaired numerous times since its 1966 build and has come … more
I wish to take this opportunity to commend your newspaper for the most interesting and enlightening news article by Mr. Mike Plunkett you recently published in your March 28 edition regarding the … more
In the Aug. 12 edition of The Journal-News, page 2B, Joe Rollins' political cartoon made the point that, "Gun control is not enough. If we expect to live in a civilized society, free from violence, … more
Both the gambling and marijuana bills were steamrolled through in the final days of the session.  Legislators were so eager to get construction projects in their district that they voted on … more
As many of you know, the Salvation Army is here in Montgomery County year-round providing temporary emergency assistance to those in need. Much of this could not be possible without the funding we … more
At the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center, we strive to change our displays on a regular basis. We are currently concentrating on three areas: the Litchfield Police and Fire … more
I may be the only Hillsboro native who "made the line" to become a member of a world class drum and bugle corps.  In the past couple of years two different corps have stopped in Hillsboro for … more
I feel a need to respond to the Litchfield News-Herald "Break Time" column of Nov. 8 to offer a different view to some of the comments.  This letter is direct response to the editor for the … more
I just read the report on the joint school board meeting of last week. I didn't attend the meeting, but based on the report, I only missed one item of interest.  I hadn't heard that HJHS has … more
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