To The Herald-Whig: It is apparent that a functioning democracy requires an informed electorate. Thomas Jefferson was big on this idea: "Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far
To The Herald-Whig: The headline in the Friday, Nov. 10, Quincy Herald-Whig that read "One decade, 1,037 trees," shows how much Quincy Trees for Tomorrow program has helped in many ways in continuing to receive Tree City USA each year. I would like to con
To The Herald-Whig: I was pleased that The Herald-Whig ran an article in its Nov. 6 edition about a miscarriage of justice that occurred in Buffalo, Mo., which should be corrected. The story indicated that the defense attorney was not told at trial that a
To The Herald-Whig: Congratulations to the students at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School who had a Halloween carnival to raise money for UNICEF. May other groups follow their example. In the 1960s, when I lived in Des Moines, Iowa, the children in our Pre
To The Herald-Whig: I wanted to take the opportunity to spread the word about an awesome service provided by Blessing Hospital -- its valet parking service. For those who are not aware of it, during set hours of the day, you can simply pull up to the main
One of Quincy's best assets is our school system.
To The Herald-Whig: During the weekend of Nov. 10-12, Blessing Hospital joins with clergy and health care professionals from across the country in observance of National Donor Sabbath, an interfaith celebration of the gifts of hope provided through organ
To The Herald-Whig: The Democratic Party, the partisans of the left, and Republicans In Name Only have not accepted the reality of the November 2016 voter revolt. Voters who believe in political power from the top down lost -- "Do as I say, not as I do." T