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Thursday, April 12, 2012 06:11 am
COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER“Faith, hope and statuary” [by James Krohe Jr., April 5] was an overly tilted and in my case insulting piece of “work.” I admit that I have not perso...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 03:11 pm

Chris Britt, Truancy and Coroner candidates

NOT A BRITT FANJust recently I started to again read your weekly newspaper, which I have never been a fan of, and then here you go again, you hire another SJ-R reject, Chris Britt. Then Britt starts p...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 03:53 am
OAK RIDGE FINANCESFor this reason alone, there should not be differing laws governing municipal, religious and privately held cemeteries. [ See “Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery has serious financial ...
Thursday, March 22, 2012 03:56 am
WATCHDOGS LAID OFFUnbelievable. GateHouse Media executives, owners of the SJ-R, rake in hundreds of thousands in bonuses while laying off staff and outsourcing other newspaper functions [see “Pa...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 06:41 am
TAMMS WORKSGov. Pat Quinn’s decision to close the Tamms Correctional Center is shortsighted at best and disastrous at worst [see “End of the line?: The governor wants to close Tamms,&rdquo...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 08:58 pm

Gun gripe, Limbaugh, and state cuts

GUN%u2008GRIPEIt is now confirmed our legislators are on meth!The actions of the Illinois House Executive Committee by approving the proposal for handgun registry by Chicago’s mayor seems ...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 10:33 pm
GIVE A KID A CHANCEIn my work with young people here in Springfield, I have seen repeatedly that the mistakes they make in their early years have a huge impact on the direction their futures will take...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 03:56 am

Tax cigarettes, moving history, open primary

TAX CIGARETTESState officials are proposing a $2 billion cut to Illinois’ Medicaid program. We agree with Illinois Hospital Association president Maryjane Wurth that a cut of this magnitude will...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 12:43 am
WAR ON WEEDI’m writing about the thoughtful cover story by Bruce Rushton: “The war on weed,” Feb. 9. I thought that true conservatives oppose nanny-state policies. Obviously, I was w...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 05:09 am
THANKS, CHRIS BRITTThanks Illinois Times for an informative story about Chris Britt’s tenure as a cartoonist with the local newspaper over the past 12 years [see “That’s all, folks: ...


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