Letters to the Editor
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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