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Drug coalition planning events

The Monroe County Coalition for Drug Free Communities, which returned from summer break Monday at the Monroe County YMCA, welcomed a fresh face. Coalition secretary...

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...

Waterloo native’s book explores life with ALS

Denise Benyo wouldn’t go down easy. After being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, she spent five grueling years fighting tooth and nail against the...

Christian school being explored in county

An exploratory committee unveiled its dream of opening a cross-denominational Christian school during a public forum Thursday at the Monroe County Annex in Waterloo. “We...

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...

LifechurchX has space to call home

Since the Waterloo church’s rebranding in 2016, LifechurchX’s reputation has been marketed on the concept that it uses unconventional methods to serve the community. Cleaning...

ICS breaks ground on new school

Exactly six years to the day after breaking ground for a new church on Palmer Road in Columbia, Immaculate Conception Parish reached another milestone...

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...

Little Free Library concept comes to Waterloo

The unveiling of Monroe County’s first registered Little Free Library at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo on Sunday brought about a...

Immanuel Lutheran adding on to facility

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo has developed a plan to enhance fellowship opportunities before and after church services, as well as offer a more...

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...

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...
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