Longtime Waterloo Business Owner Passes Away… Jack Toal Was Longtime Owner Of Toal Ford

Jack B. Toal, 93, of Waterloo, died Oct. 17, 2017, in Waterloo. He was born Oct. 1, 1924, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Leo R. and Hildegarde (nee Brown) Toal. Mr. Toal is survived by his children, Patricia (Rick) Tangeman, John (Cindy) Toal, James (Karla) Toal and David (Libby) Toal; grandchildren Kevin … Read More

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Two Teens In Custody After Fleeing Police In Stolen Car

Two Missouri teenagers are in custody after leading local police in a high-speed pursuit Sunday morning throughout the county. The two were handcuffed in Maeys Station after blowing a tire on the railroad crossing at Bluff Road and Outlet Road (between Maeystown and Valmeyer). A teenage boy was driving the Pontiac … Read More

Dan Krebel Burned In House Explosion

A Burksville home was completely destroyed in a gas explosion just after 10:30 a.m., on Sept. 29. Ken and Katrina Kloepper lost their home, clothing and inside possessions. The residence is located along Lemen Road near the intersection of Kaskaskia Road (on the Waterloo side of Burksville). Local plumber Dan … Read More

Rural Fults Man Dies On His Farm

Michael Gooch, 65, of rural Fults, died today, Saturday, Sept. 23, while tending to farmland he owns off of Oak Tree Place (off Kaskaskia Road between St. Joe and Renault). Just after 10:30 a.m., Gooch was found deceased sitting on his tractor parked next to a soybean field. At the time of his death, he was … Read More

Medical Emergency / Student Search Conducted At Fults Nature Preserve

(12:30 p.m.) All students who were on the field trip to the Fults Nature Preserve have been located and are safely back in the bus. One student passed out from heat exhaustion and another student was injured in a fall. The victim of heat exhaustion was transported by helicopter to Cardinal Glennon Hospital. The … 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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