Head-On Collision Sends Six To Hospital

Six young adults were rushed to area hospitals following a head-on collision Tuesday evening along LL Road Road in rural St. Joe. The injuries to the four to six persons involved are not believed to be life-threatening.  At 6:15 p.m., a 911 call was made to report a gold Silverado truck and a white Nissan Altima … Read More

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Two Hospitalized Following Accident On North End Of Columbia

​photo - Good Samaritan Pat Brogan, right, talks to a police officer following a two-vehicle accident at Rt. 3 and North Main on the north end of Columbia.    Two people were taken to the hospital with injuries sustained in a pickup truck vs. car collision at Route 3 and North Main on the north end of … Read More

Columbia Clean-up Begins In Wake Of Thunderstorm

photo - Smokes billows out of a South Rapp Street home after lightning struck the roof during Saturday morning's thunderstorm.  - photo by Chrissy (nee Hoffmann) Ekerty  This morning's thunderstorm wrecked havoc with lightning strikes in Columbia as well as flooding sections of Bluff Road. Firefighters from … Read More

Serious Injury Following Four-Wheeler Accident In Maeystown

A 9-year boy was seriously injured this morning in a four-wheeler accident in the Maeystown Civic Association Park. The young man and his father were riding in the park when one of the vehicles slammed into a tree. A Monroe County ambulance, along with sheriff’s deputies and firefighters from Maeystown and … Read More

Two Columbia Residential Break-ins Over Past Week

Columbia police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity after they received reports of two residential break-ins in one week.  On the morning of May 22, the Columbia Police Department received a called to report a possible break-in at a home in the 300 block of West Park Drive. A neighbor spotted … Read More

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Andrew Phegley and Rabecca Woodhurst were married Oct. 1, 2016, at the Las Vegas Mini Castles in Las Vegas, Nev., They were joined in the poolside ceremony by family and friends.  Melyssa Devine was … Read More

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