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Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
  • Busy week for local softball teams

    The Columbia High School softball squad posted three more impressive wins over the weekend to remain perfect at 14-0 on the season.  The Eagles edged O’Fallon in eight innings, then powered their way past Springfield Sacred Heart...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Baseball teams hitting their stride

    Columbia, Valmeyer and Gibault enjoyed success on the diamond last week as the baseball season rounds into shape. Columbia ace righthander Shane Wilhelm was on fire Thursday at home against Breese Central, throwing a no-hitter in a...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Gibault grad having a blast with the Astros

    With the trajectory of a rocket, Gibault Catholic High School graduate Brendan Fournie has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the ranks of sports management. The current manager of baseball operations for the defending World Series champion Houston...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Monday night crash in Waterloo

    Waterloo police and fire and Monroe County EMS responded about 8:35 p.m. Monday to a two-vehicle crash on Route 3 at Warren Drive. Initial reports are that there was lane blockage and one reported injury, although it...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Vehicle crash in Waterloo

    Waterloo police and fire department and Monroe County EMS personnel responded shortly before noon Saturday to a two-vehicle crash with minor injury on South Market Street at Route 156 near the Wayne’s One Stop gas station. The...

    • Posted April 14, 2018
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  • Deck fire in Waterloo

    The Waterloo Fire Department responded shortly after midnight Friday to a deck on fire at 611 S. Market Street. The fire was reported to have been contained within a few minutes.

    • Posted April 13, 2018
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  • Eagles soar out to 9-0 start

    The Columbia softball team is continuing its winning ways, improving to 9-0 on the spring with three recent wins. The Eagles handed New Athens its first loss of the season on Monday, winning 2-0 at home. Columbia...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Baseball action back in full swing

    With the fields finally dry for baseball last week, a few local teams added to their season win totals. Last Wednesday, Valmeyer played at Waterloo in a cross-county showdown. In a well-played game by both sides, the...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Drugs stolen in Columbia Walgreens break-in

    Police are investigating the theft of many prescription medications from the Columbia Walgreens pharmacy following an early Wednesday morning break-in. “They were in and out of there quick, probably less than three minutes,” Columbia Deputy Police Chief...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Fire damages Columbia home

    Multiple fire departments responded shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to a house fire in the 300 block of Longview Drive in Columbia. Columbia received assistance from the Millstadt and Waterloo fire departments at the scene, with Dupo...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Locals shining on college diamonds this spring

    Monroe County is well-represented on college baseball and softball diamonds this spring, with some former high school standouts making names for themselves at the next level. Last year, Columbia High School graduate Josh Fleming made Monroe County...

    • Posted April 4, 2018
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  • Bulldogs win soccer clash with Hawks

    The Waterloo and Gibault girls soccer teams renewed their cross-town rivalry Saturday morning, battling it out on Easter weekend. Sydney Luedeman scored both goals for the Bulldogs in the 2-0 victory. Her second goal, with less than...

    • Posted April 4, 2018
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