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Church’s volunteer service impacts community

Hope Christian Church Ministry Associate Carol Turnquist glows when she thinks about the service projects volunteers completed during the church’s annual Impact Day. On Oct....

Fighting the heroin epidemic with prayer

Grief-stricken and angered by the notion that an abusive substance would take away her 25-year-old son, Lisa Voiles turned to her friend for help. Sarah...

Caring for Confirmation

On Saturday, when most people her age would be preparing to spend time with their families on...

Lawsuit involving Waterloo priest is dismissed

A recent lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct from a Ss. Peter & Paul Parish priest was dismissed in St. Clair County Court, an attorney has...

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...

Christmas Tree Walk bigger, better than ever

In 2014, First Baptist Church in Waterloo Deacon Chuck Jinkerson began a tradition known as the Christmas Tree Walk. The first year saw more than...

CDC offers reopening guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released six “decision trees” aimed at helping decision makers as they look to reopen...

Groups offering free lunches this summer

Jan Dudley of House of Neighborly Service strode into the Republic-Times recently, thrilled to say the organization gave out 150 meals during the first...

Pastor endured worst of times

For retiring pastor David Riebeling of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Valmeyer, no experience comes close to touching his heart as much...

Catholic schools going in-person

Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Belleville Jonathan Birdsong announced over the weekend that Catholic schools in the area will...

Christmas Tree Walk set to impress again

Participants funneled into The Beacon in Waterloo late Monday evening to put the finishing touches on their trees, anticipating another massive crowd for the...

Schools, churches, bars and restaurants closed as coronavirus closes in on area

(For the latest article that appeared in the March 18 Republic-Times, click here.) Local...
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