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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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