Two Injured In Rt. 3 Head-On Collision In Rural Red Bud

Two people were injured, one seriously, in a head-on collision overnight on Rt. 3, on the east end of Monroe County, a couple miles west of Red Bud. A semi-truck and a pickup collided just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, March 4, near the turn-off to Ames Road. The driver of the pickup, Corey Koester of rural … Read More

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Possible Severe Thunderstorm To Arrive Later This Afternoon

A thunderstorm with potential to be severe in nature will arrive in the St. Louis Metro East this afternoon. The affected area includes Monroe, Randolph and St. Clair counties. A very warm and unstable air mass will evolve across the region. This warm air may result in record high temperatures this afternoon, but … Read More

Columbia Man Charged With Receipt Of Child Pornography

Steven D. Blosser, 40, of Columbia, was arraigned in court Feb. 24, on a federal indictment charging him with receipt of child pornography. The charge alleges that, from on or about Sept. 16, 2015, until on or about Feb. 19, 2016, Blosser knowingly received child pornography, to include four image files. Trial is … Read More

​Large Brush Fire North Of Columbia

Several area fire departments were dispatched at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 27, to put out a brush fire along the 2500 block of Davis Street Ferry Road in rural East Carondelet (Bixby neighborhood just west of I-255). The 90-acre area is composed of a dense thicket of trees, brush and undergrowth. Dry conditions and a … Read More

​SUV Slams Into Millstadt Home – No One Injured​

There were no injuries Saturday evening, Feb. 25, when a Ford Explorer slammed into the front of a home along East White Street in Millstadt. The Feazel family was not home at the time of the accident. According to the initial report, just before 6 p.m., the Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on Breese Street … 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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