Fountain Agrees To Provide Water To Maeystown

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The Fountain Water District voted in favor tonight to a accept a contract to supply the village of Maeystown with water. The vote was unanimous by the district’s board members. If all goes to plan, Maeystown residents will be drinking Fountain supplied water by the first quarter of 2017. Maeystown officials are … Read More

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Steinheimer Enters Guilty Plea – She Now Awaits Sentencing

Crystal Steinheimer and her father appeared at the Monroe County Courthouse today, Friday afternoon, June 17. She was also accompanied by her representation, public attorney Arlie Traughber. Steinheimer, 20, entered a guilty plea to aggravated DUI in connection with the Jan. 10, 2015 accident on Rt. 159 that … Read More

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Waterloo Reaping Top Awards At State FFA Convention

The Illinois State FFA Convention is taking place this week at the convention center in Springfield. Local FFA chapters are taking part in the activities and awards ceremonies. Of note is the strong showing so far by the Waterloo High School FFA. The Bulldogs are in the running today, June 16, to take home the … Read More

Obituary For Dr. Meechai

Dr. Meechai Puntumabumrung, 72, of Red Bud, died June 13, 2016, in Red Bud following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Bangkok, Thailand, the son of the late Sukon and Siri Puntumabumrung. Dr. Meechai is survived by his wife, Romjit (nee Siriaksorn) Puntumabumrung; children, Ann (Cris) Fabie of Red … Read More

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Hibbett Sports Robbed In Smash-And-Grab Theft

Waterloo’s sporting good store was robbed overnight, Monday, June 13. The Waterloo Police Department is working with the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit to investigate this burglary.At 3:31 a.m., this morning, the Waterloo police officers were dispatched to a burglar alarm sounding at Hibbett Sports (915 N. … Read More

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Jessica and Joshua Gregory of Hecker announce the birth of a son. Jagger Floyd Gregory was born Jan. 30, 2016, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 3Ž4 … Read More

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