Letters to the Editor
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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
Love your neighbor, we are taught through God’s Word.   Who is your neighbor?  Those who live next door, also those who exist everywhere in the world.  You may not always like … more
I am a graduate of the Sorento Elementary School, Class of 1965.  I have followed the debate on your pages and through personal communications and am truly dismayed at the short-sighted decision … more
This Jan. 17, please join me in celebrating the life, influence and contributions of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This will mark the 37th year our country has honored Dr. … more
I am writing in regards to Sorento Elementary School.  During the past 21 months, COVID has shown us all the importance of smaller schools. We need places that are less congregated and … more
As the smaller communities lose resources to grow economically, the larger communities look to see what is left to scavenge for their own personal gain.  At this time Sorento has little value … more
Late last week I received what I first perceived to be a letter from Santa in the mail; if I called an 800 number by Jan. 15, I’d receive a $100 Visa gift card.  To receive the gift card, … more
I am writing about an ongoing situation in regards to Montgomery County Animal Control (MCAC) and our local court system. Approximately 17 months ago I took my dog to be boarded at Hillsboro … more
Why do people litter? Three children–ages seven, nine and ten–picked up this wheel barrel of trash on a one-mile stretch of our country road.  We could not believe how … more
For the last 15 years, I have had the privilege to serve the residents of Montgomery County through my work, 12 of which have been as Circuit Court Clerk. It has been one of the greatest honors of my … more
When gray wolves were restored to Yellowstone, our country began the process of restoring a decades-old wrong. In the years that have since passed, wolves in the Northern Rockies have begun to … more
Welcome to 4-H, where you can find your spark by exploring different project areas, and finding what you really like to do. Among these many project areas, you can join visual arts, STEM where you … more
I would like to express my appreciation to Imagine Hillsboro, Jonathan Weyer, and everyone else who planned and worked on the Fall Harvest Festival in Hillsboro Saturday, Oct. 2. There was a good … more
I would like to thank those school board members who voted against the motion to investigate suing the Governor over his mask mandate. In leaving, I mentioned the military and would like to expand … more
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