Letters to the Editor
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Panther Nation, this is a friendly reminder that we must never allow what we don’t like about our city to become bigger than what we love about it.  I promise if you look hard enough you … more
A Vote Yes for HHS sign is displayed in our yard.  Although I supported previous high school building bond issues which would have raised the tax rate, this one does not increase the tax … more
Considering the changes taking place in Montgomery County, it might be time to consider zoning.  The cities of Litchfield and Hillsboro have had zoning ordinances in effect for quite some … more
First of all, shame on Hillsboro High School administration, Superintendent Powell, and the school board. I had to pick up someone at the high school and did not realize that doors are left unlocked … more
I have never written a letter to the editor before for fear of bringing unintended harm to my employees or my family, as I am opinionated.  Abraham Lincoln said, “Better to remain silent … more
There are many valid reasons as to why a new high school in Hillsboro is needed. There’s one main issue that I feel doesn’t get enough attention, which is accessibility.  … more
Beginning Nov. 1, The Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center will be operating under winter hours.   We will be welcoming visitors from 10-4 Tuesday through Saturday, and will be closed … more
As a registered skeptic, I would like to push back a bit against the great publicity given to construction of a new main building for HHS.   I get that the existing building is old, the … more
We are writing this letter in support of a new high school campus. As retired HHS educators, we are well aware of the campus deficiencies. Three of the most glaring are security, accessibility, and … more
Last week, while sitting in the reception area of Hillsboro Area Hospital, I thought how fortunate we are to have such a state-of-the-art facility in our community. What if all we had was the … more
Here it is October–with harvest in full swing, meaning a lot of extra traffic on our roads.  So please be careful as you go along–tractors and combines and 18-wheelers can’t … more
The Hillsboro High School campus is indeed a beautiful campus, but there are numerous challenges with the current buildings that need to be addressed with a “yes” vote on Nov. 8 … more
I’m writing this letter in support of the Hillsboro School District’s zero tax rate change proposal to improve the learning environment for our high school students and staff.  As a … more
Recently I was in St. Francis Hospital and needed to be transferred by ambulance to another hospital for further treatment.   St. Francis had a great deal of trouble finding a service that … more
Hello, I’m Tom Anderson. I am a farmer in the Butler/Hillsboro area.  I can remember my father’s old Case tractor and the corn crib where we stored corn.  The tractor had no … more
I am writing this letter in support of the bond referendum on the ballot Nov. 8.  This approach taken by HCUSD #3 is the most conservative approach they can take in trying to improve our high … more
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
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