Three Accidents Snarl Traffic Along Route 3

photo - After swerving to avoid a vehicle in its lane, a semi-truck from Indiana plowed into a shed on Route 3 south of Waterloo. The driver was not injured. Accident wreckage was strewn along Route 3 on Wednesday, Jan. 11, as three accidents involving semi-tractor tractors sent several motorists to the … Read More

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Columbia Wins ICCA Cheer Championship

Columbia High School’s cheerleading squad continues their winning ways. Today the Eagles once again took home the first place trophy in the Illinois Cheer Coaches Association Championship. CHS took part in the medium school varsity division competition at the Wyndham Hotel in downtown Springfield.  Columbia has … Read More

Carla Edwards Drops Her Suit Against Columbia School District

Carla Edwards has dropped her lawsuit against the Columbia School District. This week she submitted a motion to dismiss her case filed Nov. 17 naming the CUSD 4 as the defendant. According to Edwards’ attorney, Russ Watters, the suit was dismissed without prejudice subject to re-filing should additional … Read More

Millstadt Woman Dies In Head-On Accident

A 68-year-old woman from Millstadt died late Sunday night, Dec. 18, in a head-on collision on Rt. 158 south of town. Marlene Horn was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision at 11:40 p.m., at Rt. 158 and Roachtown Road. According to the police report, the blue 2007 Toyota Rav 4, driven by a … Read More

Young Woman Seriously Injured In Rural Waterloo Rollover

There was a rollover accident Sunday evening, Dec. 18, in rural Waterloo. Two young persons were injured, one seriously. A 5:45 p.m., a grey Monte Carlo with Illinois plates went off the roadway along HH Road at the Deer Hill Road intersection. The car struck a utility pole, rolled and came to rest nearby on its … 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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