Letters to the Editor
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Dear residents of Hillsboro, I understand that many of you are upset at the sale of two parcels of park land. I want to assure everyone that this issue is not as simple as it seems and not as … more
This letter is for residents who are connected to the city of Hillsboro sewer system directly or indirectly. The purpose is to educate you as a resident and customer as to what should not be … more
Thank you, Hillsboro.  As I’ve reflected the last several days, I have been overwhelmed with gratitude thinking about the experiences I have had over the last 11 years leading the boys … more
Usually I write about caring for critters–reminding to adopt, spay and neuter.  The heat is on so please think about your outside animals.  Make sure they have shelter, shade, fresh … more
The Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center had a booth at the Montgomery County Bicentennial Celebration at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Saturday.  We would like to congratulate … more
Our Illinois legislators, in baseball terms, have stepped up to the plate for Illinois farmers and they have gone three-for-three in this legislative session. First at-bat: Partners for … more
This letter is in response to an article printed in the May 17  issue of The Journal-News entitled “Mitigation Man.”    After reading the article, I did not understand … more
For many years, I have driven past Animal Control on my way to the  Senior Center.  Over a year ago, I noticed many little white puppies there.  I stopped in and asked whether they … more
Those involved with the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center are so very happy to have the opportunity to host Robby Robinson at the museum on Monday evening, May 3.   Robby, who … more
You might find this information interesting regarding your local gas and electric provider, Ameren. At Ultimate Collision Center Inc., after we paint your vehicle, we bake on the finish just like … more
Beginning April 1, The Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center will be operating under normal hours. We will be welcoming visitors from 10-4 Monday through Saturday, and 1-4 on Sunday. If … more
Congress signed National Vietnam Veterans Day into law under the Vietnam War Veterans Act of 2017. March 29 signifies the date the last American combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam. This day … more
My name is Shawn Cady and I’m running for the mayor of the city of Witt.  I’m a graduate of Witt High School and retired from Taylorville Correctional Center. I have lived in Witt … more
I have had several people ask me if I am for building a new school? I believe this is the wrong question.  Instead we should ask, what do our students, faculty and staff need and what does … more
Spring is near and people will start to venture outdoors. With the past year bringing COVID-19 and keeping everyone confined to their homes, fresh air and sunlight will be truly … more
On Tuesday afternoon (March 9), I watched as our Litchfield Fire Department experienced a “perfect storm” that tested training and established procedures, with our crew rising above the … more
We needed five.  We really wanted eight.  We got 24! What a heartwarming show of community spirit and generosity at its best!  When the chairmen of the Montgomery County … more
Years ago when the web was created in the 1990s there was a goal that everyone who had a voice could air it on the web.  Back in the day, any and everyone had a voice.  It’s not that … more
My compliments to the Montgomery County Health Department covid vaccine team.   Since I'm over 65 (old fart), I've been blessed to have received both doses of the vaccine.  The vaccine … more
Longwall mining subsidence has created a disaster area on Route 185 between Taylor Springs and Coffeen.   A large section of both lanes has sunk considerably and traffic is down to one … more
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