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Singing Cowboy survives scare

As co-founder of the Randolph County Cowboy Church, Terry Roberson is no stranger to sharing his faith.  Yet, a recent COVID scare inspired him to...

Grammy winning singer coming to Waterloo

Nationally renowned, Grammy winning artist David Phelps has graced well-known venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.  Now, he is making his...

Hope Christian pastor leaving

Pastor Darrell Jones started Hope Christian Church in 1993, and after 30 years of growth, community outreach and venue changes, he’s finally stepping away. Hope’s...

Ss. Peter & Paul rectory restoration underway

Thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, the priests at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo will soon have a private chapel...

Valmeyer parish turning 100

From fish fry Fridays to “The Bell” that has moved with the parish from old to new Valmeyer, St. Mary Catholic Church has been...

Immaculate Conception turns 175

Over its 175 years, many local Catholics have called Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia home.  As the parish celebrates its demisemiseptcentennial, it is reflecting on...

Monroe County Christian School growing

Since Monroe County Christian School first opened its doors four years ago, its student body has quadrupled in size. Leaders attribute this growth to the...

COVID experiences shared

While many questions still surround the novel coronavirus, we know that it affects people differently.  Two Monroe County residents who had relatively mild cases of...

Columbia church gets a new look

Previously, 600 Columbia Center Drive was home to Faith Columbia. Now, the large brown building facing Route 3 is starting its beginnings as The...

Queen of Hearts drawing builds momentum

The Queen of Hearts drawing at Stubborn German Brewing Co. in Waterloo is heating up as the jackpot stood at more than $53,985 with...

Zoar UCC breaks ground on new hall

At 175 years old, Zoar United Church of Christ in New Hanover is still growing. The church broke ground Sunday on new building that will...

Church completes pioneering project

St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia recently finished installing solar panels on its buildings, making it the first house of worship in Monroe...
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