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CHS teacher named National Student Council Adviser of the Year

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When Kyle Gordan was named the 2013 Warren E. Shull National High School Adviser of the Year, a roar erupted from the Collinsville and Illinois contingent that had traveled to Las Vegas for the National Association of Student Councils convention, Collinsville High School Student Council President Daniel Sims said. Gordon became the first person from […]

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Re-enactors rendezvous in Caseyville

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Vendors at Caseyville Frontier Days / Photo by Roger Starkey

In the days when beaver fur ruled the economy of the American west, trappers would meet one time each year at a designated location to trade their bounty for needed supplies. The meetings, called rendezvous, were more than just re-supply stops for the trappers, Bob “Many Hats” Daniel, of South County said. “It was a […]

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