by John Layton By this time next year, Columbia High School could have a newly refinished gym floor, as well as a new, unique Eagles logo. At its first regular meeting of the year on Thursday, Jan. 16, the Columbia Board of Education approved the low bid from Best Gym Floor Art, a Pinckneyville-based company. The …
Waterloo High School students have taken up the task to learn the words to Loyalty, the school fight song. The kids are planning on singing along when the pep band performs the tune during upcoming basketball games. Football Coach Dan Rose and Band Director Zach Smith are spearheading the effort. To access more content, …
Millstadt Consolidated School alum Austin Seibert is the placekicker for the Cleveland Browns football team. During a mid-season visit home, Seibert stopped by his former school to visit with the second graders. His message was for each child to work and strive to accomplish your goals. After graduating from MCS, Seibert starred on the Belleville …
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Columbia’s Post 581 is getting ready to roll out the red carpet for the Illinois American Legion Membership Traveling Caravan. It will arrive in town on Saturday, Jan. 25. The caravan will make 19 stops through the state during the Legion’s annual membership drive. Columbia’s American Legion Post 581 has been selected as the location……More on American Legion’s Traveling Caravan Heading To Columbia »
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