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Unit 10 to challenge local businesses at Property Tax Appeals Board

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville School Board / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville Unit 10 School Board voted at its most recent meeting to intervene in tax assessment cases for two local businesses that could reduce their combined assessed value by as much as $700,000. General Chemical LLC, of Fairmont City, has appealed a decision by the St. Clair County Board of Review to the Illinois […]

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Kahoks boys and girls basketball games rescheduled to Jan. 11

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Sports  /  No Comments

Image by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School boys and girls basketball games, scheduled for Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., have been rescheduled for the same time Saturday. The girls basketball team will play at home against Granite City. The junior varsity game will begin at 6 p.m., with varsity to follow. The boys basketball team will play Granite City. The […]

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Collinsville Unit 10 schools closed Jan. 7, basketball games re-scheduled

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

***updated at 12:45 p.m. with information for re-scheduled basketball games.*** The winter break for students and teachers in Collinsville Unit 10 just keeps on giving.  After being closed Monday, all schools in the district will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7 for bad weather. All extra-curricular activities are cancelled. In addition, the boys’ and girls’ basketball games […]

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Local street conditions

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Snow covered street / Photo by Roger Starkey

Street crews have been pre-treating and cleaning local streets since Saturday night and, although people are advised to leave their homes only if necessary, the roadways are mostly clear in the area. The snow routes and major routes in Caseyville are currently clear, and the hills de-iced, Director of Public Works Brian Rader said. The […]

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SIUC basketball team bus gets stuck in ditch, players spend night in church

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Illinois, News, Region  /  No Comments

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The Southern Illinois University Carbondale men’s basketball team is again making headlines for something happening off the court. Less than a month after Head Coach Barry Hinson’s post-game rant after a loss to Murray State went viral, the team is drawing national attention because their team bus became stuck on Interstate 57 following a loss […]

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Weather delays and closures around Collinsville for Jan. 6

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The nasty weather that moved into the area in the early morning hours Sunday, and is forecast to continue through midday Tuesday, has prompted schools and government offices to close. In addition to area closures, Republic Services has delayed trash and recycle pick up in Collinsville by one day for the week. Pick-up service normally […]

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SIUE women’s basketball game time moved to 5 p.m. Monday

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Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball game Monday at the Vadalabene Center has been moved to 5 p.m. The game against Morehead State, originally scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m., was given a new start time due to weather concerns. The Edwardsville area received as much as a foot of snow Sunday. The […]

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