Fast, Friendly Service at locally owned Khoury Pharmacy in downtown Columbia. Whether you're looking for friendly advice from our professional staff, or over the counter medications, you've come to the right place. No one in Columbia can serve your needs better than Khoury Pharmacy. Stop in today to see for yourself! 101 N. Main - 281–7133.

Southside Storage: Boat and RV storage, also individual storage available – 16X15 ft. units with 14X7 ft. overhead door. Located in Waterloo. Reasonable rates. 618-401-9070.

Petri Insurance Agency Inc.: “Where Customers Send Their Friends” since 1921. Please give us the opportunity to give you a quote on your insurance. We write all types of insurance and represent different companies to give you the best product for your money. John Glessner and Brett Wiegand. Phone: 618-939-8611, Fax: 618-939-8612 or by sending an email:, 119 W. Mill St. in downtown Waterloo. Check out our internet website:

Help Wanted: Part time secretary, legal experience preferred, clerical and light typing. Working knowledge of Word required. Call 618-281-2220. (9/16)


Sales Help Wanted: General lumber and building material sales, specializing in windows, doors, decking and railing. Looking for a person motivated to make a career in sales. Send resume to mary.braner@ (10/7)

33nd Annual Columbia Lions Club Golf Benefit: Saturday, Sept. 24, two-man scramble, Waterloo Country Club. $85 per player. Support the Lions Club Community Projects Fund. To register or for more information contact Russ Horsley at 618-420-7107 or John Conrad 281-8000. (9/23)

Help Wanted: Columbia Community School District is accepting applications for substitute school bus drivers. Must hold a CDL Class B license with passenger and school bus endorsements. Weekday early morning and mid-afternoon hours. Extra trips are available! Interested applicants should send an application to: Patricia Robles, CMT Director, 113 South Rapp, Columbia, IL 62236 or submit electronically to Applications are available on the District website at: or by calling the District office at 281-4772. (9/16)

Red Bud Duplex For Rent: 2 beds, one bath. Single car garage. Built in 2004, new carpet and paint. You won't find any cleaner places to live. No pets. Contact Kyle 618-920-6623

Help Wanted: St. John’s Lutheran Daycare in Red Bud is growing and has an opening for a Director Qualified individual to join our program. Applicant must be 21 years of age or older, have earned 60 semester hours of college credit with 18 of those hours in courses related to child care and/or child development. OR Two years of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed daycare center, 30 semester hours of college credits with 10 semester hours related to child care and/or child development and proof of enrollment in college until needed credits have been achieved. Applicants may apply by sending a resume to or by dropping it off at the center located at 808 South Main Street. For more information please contact Amanda at 282-3873 ext. 224. (9/16)

Columbia American Legion Post 581 Bingo Every Sunday: Doors open at 10 a.m., kitchen at 11 a.m., bingo at 1 p.m. Fish Fry—Third Friday of every month. You’ve Tried The Rest, Now Eat The Best! Eat-in, Carry-out. 618-281-5556. (TFN)

Help Wanted: Part-time. We are looking to hire cooks and bar backs to work approximately 15-25 hours a week. Need to be outgoing, energetic and hard working. Experience in a kitchen is a plus and will be compensated as so. Must be 18 years or older. Applications are available by coming in and applying within or dropping off your resume. Top Shooter's, 531 Old State Route 3, Columbia, IL 62236. (9/16)

Help Wanted: Full-Time: Childcare center seeking a mature individual to work directly with children. Ideal candidates enjoy children, have creative ideas and a good work ethic. Location is in Columbia, Illinois. For more information, please contact Kim at (618) 281-4161. (9/14)

Help Wanted: Shipping & Receiving Clerk – Split shift and Machine Operator - Nights – Budnick Converting, Inc. in Columbia, IL is looking for a Shipping & Receiving Clerk to work a split shift 12:00pm – 9:30pm M-Th, 12:30pm – 4:30pm Fri. and Machine Operators to work the night shift from 4:00pm – 2:30am M-Th. Interested applicants should visit our website at for job details and apply on line or pick up an application at 200 Admiral Weinel Blvd. Columbia, IL. (9/16)

Columbia Multi - Family Garage Sale: Sept. 30 and Nov. 1 (7 a.m. – 1 p.m.) at 910 High Ridge (subdivision on top of Cemetery Hill). Toys, baby items, baby, kids & adult clothing, furniture, household, electronics, craft supplies, sports. (9/30)

Help Wanted: Kleinschmidt Landscaping, full or part time landscape laborer. 618-538-7003. (10/7)

Columbia Yard Sale: Saturday, Sept. 17, from 7 am - 12 noon. 545 Michelle in Columbia (off Rueck Road on the north end of town). Misc. & baby items, baby boys clothes, 3 months to 4 toddler. Plus adult clothes. (9/16)

Waterloo Garage Sale: 619 Katie Drive – Thursday, Sept. 15 (4-7 p.m.), Friday, Sept. 16 (7 am – 3 pm) and Saturday, Sept. 17 (7 am – noon). Lots of baby items, quilts, dolls, clothes - all sizes, collectibles. (9/16)

Prairie du Rocher Legion Barbecue: The Rocher Sons of the American Legion’s First Annual Barbecue Cook-off is set to be held All-Day (rain or shine) Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Post Hall. Tasting begins at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. $15 adult armbands, and kids 10 and under eat free. $1.00 - 12 oz. draft beer. Music by the Sofa Kings starting at 6 p.m. Featuring pork steaks, chicken wings, hamburgers and chili. Trophies for best in each class. Also a trophy for most creative booth. For more info. and entry forms, call Dan at 284-7271 or visit the Facebook site - Sons of American Legion: Post 622. Two corn hole games will be raffled off. (9/23)

Maeystown Sportsmen’s Club Fall Meat Shoot & Raffle: Sunday, Sept. 25, beginning at Noon. 4309 Baum Rd. Prizes include Double G. hams, rib-eyes, T-bones, whole Boneless Pork Loins, Pork Steaks, Bratwurst, Pork Chops, Pork Sausage, Bacon, Ribs, and Seasoned Pork Roasts. Attendance prizes, 50/50 drawings. No sleeve guns or swedge barrels. Win a gun at the BB Gun Shoot. Food and beverages available. Food provided by Valmeyer Boy Scouts. (9/23)

Trivia Night – Saturday, Sept. 24. Join the Waterloo Sister Cities at the SPPS Grade School gym. Doors open at 6 p.m., questions start at 7 p.m. For more info., call 939-5881. (9/23)

Help Wanted: Now hiring cooks, part-time evenings and weekends. Must be self-sufficient. Experience preferred. Apply in person. Karban’s Knotty Pines in Paderborn. (10/7)

Huge Moving Sale in rural Waterloo: Friday, Sept. 23 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.), Saturday, Sept. 24 (8 a.m. – 3 p.m.) and Sunday, Sept. 25 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), at 3373 Mystic Lane (off Rt. 156 between Waterloo and Valmeyer). Dining Room Set, Oak Dining Room Hutch, Couch & Love Seat, Rockers, Antique Chairs, Coffee & End Tables, Waterfall 1940’s Bed Room Set, Church Pew, Filing Cabinet, Twin Bed with Chest of Drawers, Antique Sideboard, Storage Cabinets, Kitchen Cabinets (Wood), Outdoor Furniture, Old Record Albums, Apple Cider Press, Kraut Kutter, Wringer Washers, Copper Kettle & Apple Butter Stirrer, Guardian Service Cookware, Pfaltzgraf Set of Dishes, Crocks and Crock Bowls, Canning Supplies, Jars, Pictures, Nic Nacs, Old Bottles, Kitchen Items (pyrex, glass pie pans, cake pans, etc.), Dishes, Silverware, Pots and Pans, Linens, Old & New Hand Quilted Quilts, Poulan Riding Lawn Mower, Lumber, Old & New Tools, Garden Tools, Jeep Wheel Rims, Polaris Bow & Arrow, Roll Top Desk, Deer Mount, Bottle Capper, plus many more items to numerous to mention. Rain or Shine. Held indoors and out. Call 618-719-6627 for directions or more information. Half Price on Sunday. (9/23)

Help Wanted: Columbia tree company now hiring part-time grounds men. Experience preferred but can train. Valid driver’s license required. Contact 281-6116. (10/7)

Stock Your Lake: The Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District’s next fish sale is Thursday, Oct. 20. Grass Carp needs to be ordered by Oct. 4, and all other fish by Oct. 13. We are offering Catfish, Albino Catfish, Hybrid Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Black Crappie, Redear, Fathead minnows and Grass Carp. Visit our web site: to print out an order form or call the office at 939-6181 ext. 3.

Help Wanted: Office work. Clerical, bookkeeping, phone work, filing – hourly, part time or full time. If you have things you can never get around to, just need to clear up paperwork or just have a whole lot of mess; home office or work office - please call Bea - 618.340.2821. (10/7)

Help Wanted: Bartenders / cook. All shifts available. Apply in person, Sporto’s 211 S. Main St., Red Bud. (10/7)

Waterloo Land For Sale: 89 Acres of developmental property zoned agricultural with 53 acres tillable - remainder wooded. Adjacent to Waterloo City Limits. Utilities are nearby. Will not subdivide. 939-1741. (11/4)