Letters to the Editor
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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
Wake up, America! As you recall from history, the fall of Rome's no mystery. As you can plainly see today, it could by the fall of the USA. Not destroyed by an atom war, but a … more
On Aug. 29 the Atlas 46 Company was given a great economic development presentation by the MCGI representatives and the cities of Litchfield and Hillsboro.   My sincere thanks goes out to all those … more
I am writing this letter to show my support for Rick Robbins, Republican candidate for sheriff. When asked, "Why Rick Robbins for sheriff?" these thoughts come to mind: I respect his ability to … more
Andrew Affrunti is a rock star who answers his phone 24/7, and makes time for anyone that asks. He is reasonable and tells you if your case sucks. He offers educated and experienced advice, and it … more
Recently, I was privileged to participate with the city of Litchfield in an economic development presentation to "Atlas 46," a very successful manufacturing operation based in Fenton, MO. Atlas is … more
The Litchfield Museum needs help with a project.  We are working with Tom Burenga of Worksaver on a project to find information on the businesses and camps which were located south and east of … more
For several months she ran loose in Irving. People sat food out for her, knowing she was hungry.  No one knew where she came from.   The collar she had on disappeared.  Animal control tried to … more
President Donald J. Trump visited Granite City Steel (United States Steel) this week and delivered a stirring, encouraging speech to the employees of the newly re-opened plant. It was wonderful to … more
I am writing because of some misinformation and wrongdoing to a fine person such as Dr. Jay Martin. I know Dr. Martin and I could not believe what I was hearing could be true of his character.  I … more
After three years, Bruce Rauner finally got his day in the sun. The Supreme Court again sided with corporate interests and ruled that fair share employees don't have to pay into a fair system that … more
For the last three years I have been pointing to the excellent work that has been done by the Hillsboro City Council and the Hillsboro Police Department in addressing the serious issue of derelict … more
In a recent poll held a couple weeks ago (June 26-28) by Victory Research, Democrat J.B. Pritzker had a 15-point lead over incumbent Republican Bruce Rauner in this heavily contested gubernatorial … more
There is a Shay 1 Mine public hearing scheduled June 21 at Carlinville Library starting at 5:30 p.m.   Macoupin Energy LLC has applied for the seventh renewal of Permit 56 and the sixth renewal … more
The mental health seminar that took place in our community on Feb. 3 proved that many are wanting more opportunities for recovery for people with mental health conditions and substance use … more
Internet sports gambling is a massive expansion of gambling. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day, makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Internet sports … more
As a former mayor of the city of Hillsboro, I don't like to poke my nose back into city business, but I'm also a resident of the city and like everyone else am entitled to express my opinion. The … more
June 1 marks the fifth anniversary of the grand opening of the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center.  It has been an exciting, busy, fast five years! A great deal has been … more
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