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Co-Op Plans Two Brief Power Outages On Saturday

The Monroe County Electric Co-Op will have two planned power outages to transfer electric load on Saturday morning, Oct. 25. Each outage is expected to last only a couple minutes. Members who are served off the Waterloo, Poe, Fults and New Athens substations will be affected. The first outage should occur between … Read More

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VHS Spikers Raise Funds For Cancer Research

Valmeyer’s volleyball team held their annual Dig Pink game on Monday evening when they hosted Gibault. Proceeds from shirt sales and a silent auction were donated to benefit breast cancer research. - photo by Karla Bivins … Read More

Rural Columbia Man Dies In Douglas Road Accident

The St. Clair County coroner has released information regarding an accident yesterday in rural Millstadt...    Ronald E. Parres, 72, of rural Columbia, died yesterday, Oct. 16, in a multi-vehicle accident on Douglas Road (1/2 mile east of Route 158). The accident occurred at 3:30 p.m., and the St. Clair County … Read More

Columbia PD To Have Extra Halloween Patrols

A holiday filled with revelry is around the corner, so that means locally that the Columbia Police Department will be conducting extra street patrols. The CPD will participate over the Halloween weekend in IDOT’s "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" traffic safety campaign. The roads and streets will be especially … Read More

Despite Rain – Events Still A Go In Monroe County

Despite today’s rain, this evening’s Peace Walk in Hecker will still take place. The organizers, the Violence Prevention Center of Southwestern Illinois, will conduct the event at the Hecker Community Center’s pavilion or in the dance hall. The gathering is being held today, Oct. 9, in honor of October being … Read More

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Stephanie and Justin Kadlec of Red Bud announce the birth of a son. Judsyn Joseph Kadlec was born June 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth in Belleville. He was 6 pounds, 5 ounces and 18 inches … Read More

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