Letters to the Editor
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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 March 29 signifies the date the last American combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam.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
Just wanted to give a shout-out to the employees of the Parks and Recreation department for their efforts in picking up trash along and around the roads of both Hillsboro lakes.  I drive … more
Here’s to a large, joyous round of applause for the Montgomery County Health Department. Sandra and I got our first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine today (Feb. 19) at the Litchfield Community … more
Kudos to the Montgomery County Highway Department. I reported a pothole on a road.  It was fixed immediately! Good job, and thanks. more
After watching the news lately I decided I wanted to express some of my humble views. For a year now we have been challenged with one of the worst–if not the worst–pandemics the world … more
What would all of our seniors do without their Social Security? I knew a man who complained about Social Security for years, but before he died at age 93, he realized it was a good thing. Are … more
We noticed a few folks in the area were flying the US flag upside down. As most know, this is traditionally seen as a sign of distress.  We understand the frustration of seeing policies … more
I’m writing this letter to the editor in regard to the leash law for dogs. I feel I do not have the privilege of walking due to dogs chasing me and the fear of being attacked. It does not do … more
In response to the letter to the editor from Paul Hemken on Jan. 25, you started by stating, “we have all seen the real Trump now.”   We, who voted for President Donald John … more
Patty and I wanted to send a note of appreciation as to how efficient the Montgomery County Health Department set up distribution of the Moderna vaccine shots Friday morning in the new county highway … more
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