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Ray Bense Elected President Of Columbia Legion Honor Guard

The Columbia American Legion Post 581 Honor Guard installed new officers at a meeting at Mystic Oak in Waterloo. Serving under newly-elected President Ray Bense are Jim Schroeder, secretary / treasurer; Alex Catlett, captain; and Jim Lawlor, vice-president / chaplain. A moment of silence was observed at the meeting for departed honor guard members Cal……

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Columbia Welcomes Woodrow

Woodrow Plays In Frontman’s Hometown: Columbia native Connor Brennan, left, (CHS Class of 2010) heads an indie pop band from Madison, Wisc. The songwriting piano player brought the members of Woodrow to his hometown for a concert held at the American Legion Hall. The free concert was underwritten by the Eppinger Foundation. – photo by……

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Miss Monroe County Competes In State Fair Pageant

Monroe County Fair Queen Belle Plew competed this January in the Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant in Springfield. After the initial judging was completed, Belle was not among the top 15 contestants. Alexi Bladel of Rockford (Winnebago County) was crowned the 2019 State Queen. “Queen Belle experienced a most amazing weekend, made new friends, learned……

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