Minor Injury In Rt. 3 Accident

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(11:59 p.m.) There was only one minor injury injury reported following a two car accident at the intersection of Route 3 and Gilmore Lake Road between Columbia and Waterloo.  A Toyota Camry and a four-door Volkswagon collided in a rain-slickened roadway just before noon. Following the impact, the Camry ran off the … Read More

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One Injured In Bluff Road Collision In Valmeyer

One person was transported by ambulance to area hospitals following a head-on collision Nov. 24, at 2:38 p.m., at the intersection of Bluff Road and Woodland Ridge in Valmeyer (at the bottom of the hill of the road to new town). The initial report is a Nissan Altima driven by Gage Chandler, 19, of Valmeyer was … Read More

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Candidates Begin To File In Preparation Of Spring Primary

 Republican candidates seeking elected office arrived early this morning to the County Courthouse to get their name on the party’s primary ballot. The deadline for filing is close of business next Monday, Nov. 30. The primary is Tuesday, March 15.Those Republicans who filed today include:County Commissioner – … Read More

Freeburg Woman Dies In Floraville Road Accident

Rebecca Martin of Freeburg died Monday morning, Nov. 23, in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Floraville Road and Klein Road in downtown Floraville. According to the police report, just after 6:30 a.m., Martin, 33, was driving westbound on Klein Road when she apparently drove through the stop sign at … Read More

Columbia Man Indicted On Embezzling Funds From Credit Union

Theodore J. Longust, 50, of Columbia, was indicted Nov. 18, by a federal grand jury in East St. Louis involving the embezzlement of $12 million from Scott Credit Union. If convicted, Longust faces a prison sentence of up to 240 years, a fine of up to $4,500,000, and up to five years supervised release, and … Read More

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Melissa Marie Liefer and Thomas Allen Ziegler were united in marriage Saturday, July 11, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Red Bud. Rev. Todd Liefer, brother of the bride, officiated the two … Read More

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