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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.
  • Hartman crowned queen; Cissell is little miss

    The 70th annual Monroe County Fair kicked off in grand fashion Sunday night with the crowning of a new fair queen and little miss in the main arena of the fairgrounds in Waterloo. Slightly cooler temperatures at...

    • Posted July 24, 2017
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  • Hurricanes are regular season conference champs again

    The Columbia Hurricanes youth swim team captured its second straight Kaskaskia Conference regular season championship on Saturday, improving to 7-0 this summer in the process. “(We’re) very excited and proud of the kids,” Hurricanes head coach Bart...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Millers move closer to another division crown

    Just a couple more weekends remain in the Mon-Clair League baseball regular season as teams jockey for playoff positioning. The Waterloo Millers moved closer to clinching the Monroe Division outright yet again, winning all four league games...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Valmeyer junior legion wins district tourney

    The Valmeyer Post 901 Junior American Legion baseball squad continued the winning theme for the sport in its town of late by capturing the District 22 Tournament title at Borsch Park over the weekend. Featuring several members...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Poison frontman headlining Songs4Soldiers

    Songs4Soldiers announced that Bret Michaels will be the first-ever national headlining act to play the annual benefit concert. Michaels, who gained fame as lead singer of the band Poison, will perform Friday night, Sept. 22, at Bolm-Schuhkraft...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in county

    Police pursuit by local agencies of a stolen vehicle from Missouri ended in a subdivision off Route 3 just south of Waterloo early Tuesday, with two of three suspects taken into custody this week. Columbia Police Chief...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • Arrests made following armed robbery

    A meeting for the sale of a cell phone arranged online turned into an armed robbery late Thursday night near Columbia. At about 11:50 p.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a man on...

    • Posted July 14, 2017
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  • Fleming makes pro debut

    Columbia’s Josh Fleming is pitching this summer in the minor leagues upon getting drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays last month. “Today my dreams came true,” Fleming stated in an Instagram post on June 20, the day...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Man injured in motorcycle crash

    A local man was transported to St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis County after his motorcycle struck a deer about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on Route 156 near Trout Camp Road. The motorcyclist, 46-year-old William W. Hooten,...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Waterloo man facing sex abuse charge

    Waterloo police believe a 42-year-old man charged in May with aggravated criminal sex abuse may have preyed on underage victims by trading tattoos for sexual favors.  On May 8, the Monroe County State’s Attorney’s Office issued an...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Hurricanes, Piranhas keep splashing away

    The youth swimming season is splashing away this summer with the Columbia Hurricanes and Waterloo Piranhas both making waves. The Columbia Hurricanes have 108 swimmers this summer under head coach Bart Jones. The team is currently 5-0,...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • All-Local Girls Soccer Team

    The 2017 season had its share of enjoyable moments in local high school girls soccer, including a sectional title for Columbia and regional title for Waterloo. Here’s a look at this year’s Republic-Times All-Local Girls Soccer Team,...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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