Letters to the Editor
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Last election, the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum. It served as an important opportunity for voters to hear from local candidates on issues facing our communities and our … more
For the purpose of informing the legislators of Illinois, the citizens of Montgomery County will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum at the November election: "Should the Illinois General … more
As a former assistant Montgomery County State's Attorney and criminal defense attorney, I practiced for 40 years until retiring recently. I endorse Mark Brazel for sheriff. Mark is a well … more
My name is Bart Wetzel and I have resided in Hillsboro for the past 20-plus years.  You may know me as the anesthetist at Hillsboro Area Hospital, or from my past involvement with coaching little … more
Andrew Affrunti is our go-to prosecutor for the street crimes unit.  Andrew prosecutes the most complex serious drug and weapons offenses in Sangamon County. Being a member of the street crimes … more
I am supporting Mark Brazel for sheriff of Montgomery County. After losing the March 2018 primary, I was asked to support Mark Brazel for sheriff. After weeks of contemplating the party … more
Former House Speaker "Tip" O'Neal said "all politics is local."  Old "Tip" had it  right. It all starts at our local precincts and we should take our right to vote seriously.  First, be sure … more
I am writing this letter in support of Undersheriff Rick Robbins. Rick served in the Gulf War with the Marine Corps, and he is still actively involved with many veterans' organizations.  Rick … more
As I watched the senate hearings in regards to Judge Kavanaugh, I thought about what Jesus said concerning the "end of the age." In Matthew 24:4 He said, "Take heed that no one deceives you." Many … more
It is beyond evident that Illinois has been going through a crisis. At this point, the problems are obvious and far-reaching, including significant decrease in job opportunities, skyrocketing … more
I am supporting State's Attorney Bryant Hitchings for State's Attorney of Montgomery County. Bryant is passionate about prosecuting the cases that have been presented to him by our local law … more
I am writing to recommend Mark Brazel in the upcoming Nov. 6 election for the office of sheriff of Montgomery County. I have known Mark for over 17 years. In fact, because of getting to know him, … more
There's a lot to be said for living in a small town. I just so appreciate Hillsboro Rental for coming to my rescue Tuesday.  I decided I was going to get my deck ready for staining.  My husband … more
A tax on the number of miles a person drives is a terrible idea for rural and downstate residents of Illinois. That's why I filed Senate Resolution 1589 months ago firmly objecting to such an … more
I have put a lot of thought into the choice for my vote for the next sheriff of Montgomery County and want to share my decision-making process. I did not choose by friendship, as I am a friend of … more
Dear readers, "the blue wall" represents progressive secularism, which is anti-God in nature.  We as a nation are in deep trouble as socialist progressives have doubled down on their efforts to turn … more
It is my honor and privilege to support Mark Brazel in the race for Montgomery County Sheriff.   I have known Mark for many years, and I have had the pleasure of working with him in many … more
Cross-Over Ministries would like to thank our gracious host, Hillsboro Junior High School, for the use of their facilities to show the documentary, "The Ripple Effect."   We also want to thank … more
With the recent passing of County Treasurer Ron Jenkins and the upcoming elections, I felt it a good time to reflect on one's service. Ron proudly served his country as he proudly served the … more
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