Letters to the Editor
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Carbon dioxide pipelines and storage will be a safety hazard should it enter and be stored in Montgomery County. The plans of Heartland Greenway were stated in the Montgomery County Board meeting on … more
I am writing in response to a letter to the editor titled, “Why Should He Be Able to Coach.”   In response to this individual’s letter, let me give some history to the … more
As a citizen of the U.S.A., I wish to state clearly that my family and I are not in favor of “top-down” controls on the freedoms granted us by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. We … more
In regard to the one coaching the children with an unpatriotic tattoo on his arm, I would say if he is a good coach, let him do so if he will cover it while being with children. more
A few weeks back my adult children sent me a picture they had seen on the Hillsboro Youth Sports Facebook page showing a T-Ball team (5–6-year-olds) from Hillsboro and their two … more
Please read the following with the national and state news in one hand and this letter in the other.   As you read the preambles to the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution, … more
Dear Editor, In response to the comment by Mr. Lee Cerny on June 13 concerning gun laws I would disagree. There is no such thing as “enough gun laws.” What counts is having the right … more
Protection of our water resources will be dependent upon the construction permit submitted to Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for the safe closure of the coal ash areas at the closed Coffeen … more
There are enough gun laws out there.  Just enforce them! Other than Korea, I have never hurt anybody with a firearm, and don’t intend to.  Much of our problem is unsupervised … more
My wife and I have lived in Litchfield for 12 years.   About five years ago I was forced into early retirement from a large corporation that outsourced my job to another country.  At … more
I am writing in response to the editorial cartoon which appeared on Monday, May 9, concerning the “pro-life” and “pro-choice” debate.  This cartoon serves no purpose … more
As I read Emily’s letter, I understand that many have believed what she said to be true, but when they turned to God’s holy word, the Bible, to see what He said, they repented. Within … more
The Judicial Act is an attempt to pack the court.  It would then be a political body. The constitution gave us the Supreme Court to protect us from the changes of political motivations, and … more
In reply to Emily England’s letter, she wishes to push the progressive agenda by packing the Supreme Court.   The nine-person Supreme Court has been in existence for 153 years.  … more
The Constitution ensures “life,” liberty, and the pursuit of happiness! Our forefathers who wrote the Constitution would be rolling in their graves.  Nowhere in the Constitution … more
Nowhere in the U.S. Constitution does it say that we have to have nine Supreme Court justices, nor would it require a constitutional amendment to add more seats. In fact, Congress has expanded the … more
As Americans, we have no king. We live in a representative democracy—a republic.  However, many Americans do, in fact, have a king in Jesus Christ.  We live in a kingdom with a single … more
This letter is long overdue, but I write today to express my sincere appreciation to all who have assisted the food service staff at Beckemeyer Elementary School on providing meals to our students … more
Beginning April 1, the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center will be operating under normal hours.  We will be welcoming visitors seven days a week   from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday … more
I listened to the State of the Union address by President Biden. The Ukrainians asked for help.  He explained he had closed the banks.  With an immediate threat of 40 miles of … more
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