Letters to the Editor
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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
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
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