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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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  • All-Local Softball Team

    The large amount of talent displayed on local high school softball fields this past spring made it rather difficult to decide on the 2017 Republic-Times All-Local Softball Team, and that’s a good thing. Here’s a look at...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Fairview Heights wins first Valmeyer tourney title

    The Fairview Heights Redbirds claimed their first Valmeyer Midsummer Classic championship by blasting the Millstadt Green Machine late Tuesday afternoon, 14-5. Ex-Waterloo Millers player Sam Wahlig of Fairview Heights was named MVP of the tournament after going...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Fire destroys rural Millstadt home

    Five departments responded to an early Wednesday morning house fire in rural Millstadt. The Millstadt Fire Department received assistance from Columbia, Smithton, Hecker and Villa Hills in responding shortly before 5 a.m. to a fully involved structure...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Crash south of Waterloo

    Emergency personnel responded about 11 p.m. Tuesday to a two-vehicle crash with possible injury on KK Road near Kaskaskia Road south of Waterloo. One of the vehicles involved was a Jeep Wrangler that was on its side....

    • Posted July 4, 2017
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  • Valmeyer wins Firecracker Tournament

    The Valmeyer Post 901 Senior American Legion baseball team went a perfect 6-0 over the holiday weekend to win the Firecracker Wooden Bat Tournament at Whitey Herzog Field in Belleville on Monday. Valmeyer topped Jackson, Mo., in...

    • Posted July 4, 2017
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  • Millstadt, Fairview Heights reach tourney final

    It came down to a battle of red versus green in the championship game of the 46th annual Valmeyer Midsummer Classic at Borsch Park, with the Fairview Heights Redbirds and Millstadt Green Machine meeting for the title....

    • Posted July 3, 2017
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