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Speedy Columbia looks to contend in Cahokia Conference after disappointing 2017  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news: The Columbia, Illinois High School Eagles football team is an IHSA member ,competes in the Cahokia Conference and opens its season Friday ...



Football is family for Columbia coach, twin sons  Belleville News-Democrat

Twin brothers are coached by their father on the Columbia High School Eagles football team in Columbia, Illinois, in Southern Illinois. They are hoping to win an ...



Columbia High School student who allegedly made 'hit list' of classmates is expelled  Belleville News-Democrat

Education news: A Columbia High School student from Columbia, IL, in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO, has been expelled. He allegedly ...



Columbia High School student suspended after threatening message found  KMOV.com

School leaders in Columbia, Illinois are reassuring students and parents that the high school is safe.



Pep Zone: Columbia High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, Ill. _It's Friday and that means it's time for the Pep Zone! FOX 2's Chris Regnier joins us live from Columbia High School with more!...



Waterloo-Columbia Alumni Football Game | CHS  The Republic-Times

Coordinated by Alumni Football USA, the Waterloo High School vs. Columbia High School Alumni Football Game takes place at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 on the turf field at ...



Notebook: Columbia's Little stuns Mascoutah with 90-yard kickoff return; traditional powers play Thursday  STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, ILL • Londyn Little made it rain Friday night in Mascoutah.



Contentious times for Columbia School Board  The Republic-Times

A board member and the district superintendent provided some pre-July 4 fireworks during the most recent meeting of the Columbia Community Unit School ...



No. 9 small school: Last year's lumps could propel Columbia back to prominence  STLtoday.com

Follow along each day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason small-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.



Hallemann leads Greenville past Columbia for tournament title  STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, ILL. • The Greenville High girls basketball team already is taking aim on its second consecutive 20-victory season.



Actions taken following threat by CHS student  The Republic-Times

Columbia police are investigating and Columbia school officials have notified parents following comments made by a Columbia High School student that are ...



CHS parents want better communication following threat  The Republic-Times

A number of parents have criticized the Columbia School District's efforts to keep their children safe following its response to an alleged threat from a Columbia ...



Woman dies in crash on same stretch of road in Columbia that killed mother of six  Belleville News-Democrat

A woman died in a vehicle accident on Illinois Route 3 near the Columbia High School in Southern Illinois, which has sparked outrage from the community who ...



CHS students get glimpse of Gedern  The Republic-Times

In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower created the Sister Cities International program to foster citizen diplomacy. “I have long believed, as many before me, that ...



Bulldogs, Eagles alumni to meet in game for the ages  The Republic-Times

Generations of former Waterloo Bulldogs and Columbia Eagles ranging in age from 21-50 will strap on helmets and take the field for a special night of football on ...



Metro East student expelled for 'hit list' threat  KSDK.com

The school board in Columbia, Illinois, voted to expel a student for two years for threatening a shooting at Columbia High School.



Columbia High School Cheer | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School cheerleading squad, which won its seventh Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association title ...



Football on the Defensive: Columbia schools fight declining national numbers  Columbia Missourian

National participation numbers in high school football are down, and they have been on the decline for years. That's true of Missouri, too. But the numbers of ...



Tragedy strikes again on Columbia's Route 3  The Republic-Times

For the second time this year, a crash on Route 3 in Columbia has claimed the life of a local woman following a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 8:36 p.m. ...



Schools adjust to new Illinois accountability system  Belleville News-Democrat

Southern IL schools rank high in new state accountability system even if students math and English test scores declined on the 2018 college entrance exam, ...



Sighs of relief after Columbia plane crash  The Republic-Times

A picture perfect Saturday afternoon took a terrifying turn when a small aircraft crash landed about 12:30 p.m. off Palmer Road near Southport Drive in Columbia.



Columbia High School Girls Basketball | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

By Republic-Times on December 22, 2017 at 3:21 pm. Pin It. The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School girls basketball squad ...



A sunset years in the making  The Republic-Times

Five years ago, Peter and Julie Ingold repeatedly drove by the nearly 150-year-old building located at 11604 Bluff Road in Columbia. Each time they passed it, ...



Columbia IL demands change in intersection after fatal crash  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia IL demands change from IDOT & police in a dangerous intersection on Illinois 3 at Veterans Parkway after a fatal crash killed a mom of six in Southern ...



Friends partner in Columbia business venture  The Republic-Times

Three young men are breathing new life into the miniature golf course on the J.B. Golf Tee campus at 2400 Ramsey Road in Columbia. Brothers Chase and ...



Keep your eyes on these lucky 13 high school football stars  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news Following are 13 of the top high school football players who compete in iHSA conferences and as independents near Belleville, Illinois in southern ...



Columbia parents concerned about dual credit  The Republic-Times

A few Columbia High School parents expressed disappointment with the suspension of a dual credit course during Thursday's school board meeting. The public ...



New book documents historic trail  The Republic-Times

Retired Columbia High School Principal Dennis Patton has released his new book titled “The Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail.” The book, which is now available, is the ...



Columbia accident kills adult, sends 6 kids to hospital  Belleville News-Democrat

A fatal vehicle accident involving a dump truck and SUV in Columbia IL has closed Illinois 3 down as police investigated the car crash in Southern Illinois near St ...



Social media post causes concern at CHS  The Republic-Times

Parents of students at Columbia High School received an email this week from principal Kevin Moore informing them the district was looking into a “disturbing ...



Apartment fire in Columbia  The Republic-Times

The Columbia Fire Department was joined by multiple neighboring departments in battling an apartment complex fire at 205 Agnew Street off Bottom Avenue ...



Tuesday evening injury crash in Columbia  The Republic-Times

A Waterloo man was arrested for felony DUI following an early Tuesday evening injury crash in Columbia. Emergency personnel responded at 5:30 p.m. to a ...



O'Fallon shooting suspect arrested in Columbia  The Republic-Times

A man wanted in connection with a shooting inside an O'Fallon bowling alley late Wednesday night was taken into custody early Thursday morning in Columbia ...



Police Blotter | 9/26/2018  The Republic-Times

(Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Eagles expecting to fight 'til the end  The Republic-Times

That's the motto of the Columbia High School softball program, which has enjoyed a string of successful seasons under head coach Rhonda Major. Last year's ...



New café brewing educational experience  The Republic-Times

Traditionally, Columbia High School Transition Program students don their smiles and go to work serving administrators, students, staff and faculty at their Flight ...



Columbia High School Softball | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

By Corey Saathoff on May 5, 2017 at 1:50 pm. Pin It. Pictured is the 2017 Columbia High School softball team following their win of the Monroe County ...



Landgraf to lead Millstadt schools  The Republic-Times

Former Parkview and Eagleview Elementary School Principal Brad Landgraf resigned Friday to become the new superintendent of Millstadt Community ...



Wind farm issue blows back into county  The Republic-Times

The phrase “free as the wind” has long symbolized something comforting without cost. The wind has cooled humanity, and smelled good too. Wind-powered ...



Columbia High School triplets find a voice and a goal  Belleville News-Democrat

Fifteen-year-old triplets share classes and activities at Columbia High School, and they will share a car; but in many ways they are done being seen as one ...



Waterloo school staff, students have heart  The Republic-Times

As with every other year, Renee Ades of the American Heart Association stood before the Waterloo School Board Monday night to recognize students and staff ...



Mother, daughter win same cheerleading state title — 20 years apart  Belleville News-Democrat

When the Columbia High School cheerleading team won a state title earlier this month, the moment was especially significant for one cheerleader and her mom.



Monroe County startUP hosting hoops tourney  The Republic-Times

Monroe County startUP students are in full-court press mode, as they are organizing a 3v3 basketball tournament for later this month. “I'm really excited for the ...



Vision takes shape for new Christian school  The Republic-Times

Forming a Christian school in Monroe County seemed like a far-off notion when a committee came together last summer to explore the possibility. But with some ...



Local schools rank among best in state  The Republic-Times

Two Monroe County school districts are ranked among the top 100 in the state of Illinois in a report recently released by backgroundchecks.org, a website that ...



CFD referendum on ballot  The Republic-Times

Columbia voters will be asked to vote Nov. 6 on a referendum to approve a tax levy that will allow Columbia EMS to operate under the Columbia Fire ...



IDOT to change Columbia's Route 3 traffic lights  The Republic-Times

The Illinois Department of Transportation said Friday it has completed its Signal Coordination and Timing Study along the Route 3 corridor in Columbia and is ...



Man charged with felony stalking is returned to jail days after being released  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, IL. - A 19-year-old man charged with felony stalking is back behind bars just days after being released from jail. According to Chris Hitzmann, the ...



Columbia man charged with sex assault, battery  The Republic-Times

A Columbia man was charged last week with felony sex and domestic battery crimes involving a female victim. Austin D. Zimmerman, 27, of Columbia, faces ...



Holmes to play football at Illinois  The Republic-Times

Columbia High School senior football and basketball standout Jordan Holmes announced Friday night via Twitter that he has committed to play football at the ...



Columbia High School Girls Soccer | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

Members of the 2017 Columbia High School girls soccer team are, from left, front row, Haley Glover, Samantha Bostic, Kennedy Jones, Rylee Iorio, Reagan ...



Columbia celebrates anniversary of two state championships  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia High School Eagles boys baseball team celebrated both its 1987 and 2007 IHSA state baseball championships with a reunion of both title ...



Lightning strike cause of Columbia house fire  The Republic-Times

A late morning severe thunderstorm Saturday caused a flurry of activity for Columbia firefighters, who called in Millstadt, Dupo and Waterloo fire departments for ...



Scott Credit Union coming to Columbia  The Republic-Times

Scott Credit Union announced this week that it plans to open a new branch at the 11 South building in Columbia later this year. The newest SCU location will be ...



Kuykendall seeks reduction in murder sentence  The Republic-Times

A status hearing was held last Wednesday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at ...



When star running back goes down, Columbia leaves it to Bieber  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia High School Eagles of Columbia IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO big IHSA high school football game from sophomore running back RB.



Columbia High School Girls Golf | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School girls golf team coached by Matt Duguay. The Eagles won their third straight Cahokia ...



HHS makes top 100 schools in Illinois second year in a row  Belleville News-Democrat

News: Highland High School was ranked 91 out of the top 100 schools in Illinois by a U.S. News & World Report. The school is located in Highland, IL, ...



Smart Car to patrol Columbia parks  The Republic-Times

This new vehicle looked like the other cars on the parking lot, with black-and-white coloring and the department's logo on the side. Soon, it would have a flashing ...



CHS, WHS girls bowling squads advance to sectional  The Republic-Times

The Waterloo and Columbia high school girls varsity bowling squads each placed high enough at their respective regionals on Saturday to advance to the ...



Columbia High School bowlers place 15th at state  The Republic-Times

The Columbia High School boys bowling team placed 15th out of 24 teams with a six-game score of 5,951 at the IHSA state tournament held Friday at St. Clair ...



Franke arrested just days after release  The Republic-Times

A 19-year-old Columbia man who was placed on probation last week and ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device that prevents him from contact with ...



Police Blotter | 10/24/2018  The Republic-Times

(Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Columbia keeps Route 3 dialogue moving  The Republic-Times

Representatives of the Facebook group “Citizens Demanding Change on Illinois Route 3, Columbia, Illinois” addressed the Columbia City Council, Columbia ...



WHS grad on front lines of cancer research  The Republic-Times

A Waterloo High School graduate is putting her extensive education in biology to good use, joining the ongoing fight against cancer. Jordan Bartlebaugh, the ...



Students enjoy sights and sounds of Broadway  The Republic-Times

A total of 17 local students were given the opportunity of a lifetime when they traveled in March to New York City for a Broadway student summit. Initiated by the ...



Car stolen, others entered in Columbia  The Republic-Times

Columbia police are investigating the theft of one car and burglaries to two others in the 2800 block of Overview Drive near Columbia Lakes Drive early Sunday ...



Columbia High School Girls Undefeated Swim Team to Play Montclair  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - For the second time in three years, the Columbia High School (CHS) girls' swim team could go undefeated.



Waterloo Junior High Track | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The WJHS boys and girls track squads each placed first at the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Class L Regional in DuQuoin last ...



Nashville senior Kelton Harre claims top 10 finish at IHSA Class 1A State Golf Tournament  Belleville News-Democrat

Nashville senior Kelton Harre made the most out of a second chance Saturday at Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington. Starting the day even with the rest of ...



New CHS volleyball coach ready to lead  The Republic-Times

Columbia High School has named Dustin Cutts as the new head coach of its varsity volleyball program, replacing Kelly Landgraf, who resigned this past fall.



Semi overturns in Columbia  The Republic-Times

Emergency personnel responded about 7:30 a.m. Monday to an overturned Swift semi tractor-trailer hauling potatoes on Frontage Road across from Gilmore ...



Eagles, 'Dogs to meet on volleyball court  The Republic-Times

The Columbia volleyball team is back to its winning ways, taking five matches last week to claim the Marissa Invitational Tournament title. This week, the team ...



Waterloo man brings Vegas skills to Millstadt café  The Republic-Times

Jeff Voyles has worked in some of the premier hotels, casinos and restaurants in Las Vegas, including working at the MGM Grand for 15 years. Voyles has also ...



Kuykendall motion for sentence reduction dismissed  The Republic-Times

Sora Kuykendall, formerly Jordan Kuykendall, was in a Monroe County courtroom Wednesday morning to appear in front of Judge Heinz Rudolf regarding a ...



Columbia man cited in fatal Perry County crash  The Republic-Times

A Columbia man was involved in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Perry County that resulted in the death of a 36-year-old Mulkeytown man.



Waterloo man dies in crash on I-255 near Dupo  The Republic-Times

Emergency personnel responded about 9:30 a.m. Thursday to a vehicle crash on I-255 near the Dupo exit that resulted in the death of a young Waterloo man.



Kuykendall case back in Monroe County court  The Republic-Times

A status hearing was held Wednesday morning in the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at Menard ...



Columbia High School rallies for FOX2’s ‘Pep Zone’  fox2now.com

COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) - Hundreds of high school students showed up for a pep rally at Columbia High School. FOX-2'S Anne-Elise Parks is there with the ...



Local man found deceased following extensive search  The Republic-Times

Several area volunteer fire departments joined local police and other emergency personnel Tuesday in an extensive search for a missing 71-year-old man in the ...



Police Blotter | 11/14/2018  The Republic-Times

(Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Citizens demand change along Route 3 in Illinois where a mom of 6 was killed  KSDK

A group called "Citizens Demanding Change on Illinois Route 3" have come forward to talk about the dangers of the roadway.



Battery arrest at Columbia coffee shop  The Republic-Times

A young man was arrested following a late Wednesday morning incident at Proving Ground Cafe in Columbia. Luke A. Buettner, 22, of Collinsville, has been ...



Student may face charges after making threats against Collinsville Middle School  Belleville News-Democrat

Collinsville School District said a threat was made against a middle school via social media in Southern Illinois. Police deemed the threat was not credible; there ...



McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...



Waterloo meth dealer going to prison  The Republic-Times

A Waterloo man was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for dealing methamphetamine. In April, Gerard B. Bieber, 60, ...



Students help those less fortunate in Rensselaer | News  Troy Record

RENSSELAER, N.Y. — Santa's elves were hard at work, setting up the Concerns-U Christmas store at McManus Center on Friday morning.



High school basketball live scores and schedules  Belleville News-Democrat

Find live local high school sports coverage for all southern Illinois games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected with Belleville ...



Successful search for subject near JB Bridge  The Republic-Times

Multiple police, fire and emergency agencies searched for a male subject in the wooded area along the Mississippi River in the vicinity of the Jefferson Barracks ...



Local guitarist dies in home accident  The Republic-Times

A local man known for playing guitar in rock bands such as Dazed n Confused STL died in an accident inside his home over the weekend. Stephen A. Jaycox ...



One local team remains in Legion postseason  The Republic-Times

The postseason got underway last week for junior and senior American Legion baseball teams, with only one of three local squads advancing to the next round.



ICS breaks ground on new school  The Republic-Times

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



Neff selected in MLB draft  The Republic-Times

Gibault Catholic High School graduate Zach Neff was selected in the 31st round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.



Back on the block  AdVantage News

New Roxana High School Principal Jason Dandurand, 41, began his career teaching at the Alton School District's alternative school after graduating from ...



Police Blotter | 4/25/2018  The Republic-Times

(Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Still no Uber, but Lyft is a go  The Republic-Times

So far, that effort has not gained much traction. The ride-sharing company still does not offer services in the county. Uber will transport riders from outside the ...



Police Blotter | 10/3/2018  The Republic-Times

(Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Body pulled from river identified  The Republic-Times

Officials have identified the body of a deceased male recovered from the Mississippi River in rural Columbia early Wednesday morning as that of a Peru, Illinois ...



Fire damages Columbia fish store  The Republic-Times

The Columbia Fire Department responded at 11:37 a.m. Wednesday to a working structure fire at The Corner Reef, 115 E. Whiteside Street, in downtown ...



Columbia keeps on chugging by winning Metro Classic championship  STLtoday.com

BELLEVILLE • While Saturday's accomplishment was new for the Columbia volleyball team, the performance was kind of commonplace.



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