Wilhelm Throws A No-Hitter For CHS

Congratulations to Columbia pitcher Brendan Wilhelm on throwing a nine-inning no hitter in the Eagles 3-0 win April 23 at Carlyle. The game went into extra innings when neither team scored ​after seven. Columbia scored three runs in the top of the ninth when shortstop Jacob Hill hit a two-out, three run triple. … Read More

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Gas Line Break Causes Evacuation Of Nursing Home

A natural gas line was ruptured by a construction crew just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. The crew was working at the future site of a medical building in the 700 block of South Main on the south end of Columbia. Columbia Public Works employees and Columbia firefighters were soon at the scene. Main Street in … Read More

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Serious Accident Sunday Morning On Maeystown Road

Just after 7 a.m., this morning, a maroon Nissan Sentra lost control on Maeystown Road (near the old Lewis Lich house), went through a ditch and rolled before landing back on its wheels. Two young females were injured. Waterloo firefighters used Jaws of Life equipment to extricate the driver. The driver and the … Read More

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Waterloo Soccer Wins Fralish Cup Tournament

Waterloo's girls' soccer team defeated Carbondale 2-0 this afternoon to take first place in the Fralish Cup Tournament in Carbondale. In the earlier rounds of the tournament, the Lady Bulldogs had beaten Notre Dame of Cape Girardeau and Marion.  … Read More

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WHS Softball Improves To 14-0

The Waterloo Bulldogs' softball team continues their winning streak as they improved to 14-0 on the season with a 6-3 come-from-behind victory Thursday night over cross-town rival Gibault (4-11).  Gibault jumped out to a 3-0 lead with single runs in the first three innings. WHS pitcher Mallory Meyer settled down … Read More

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Emily and Chris Padgett of Atlanta, Ga., announce the birth of a daughter. Margaret Lee Padgett was born Oct. 20, 2014 at Piedmont Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches … Read More

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