Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  2014  >  January  >  09
Latest

Illinois Department of Public Health encouraging flu vaccinations

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

Health-Caduceus

The number of influenza cases in Illinois is on the rise, but it is not too late to get a vaccine, the Illinois Department of Public Health said. “Flu activity typically peaks in January, but can run into April,” IDPH Director LaMar Hasbrouck said. “Getting vaccinated now can help protect you from the flu in […]

Read More →
Latest

Kahoks’ wrestling and girls basketball for Jan. 9 rescheduled

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Basketball, Sports  /  No Comments

Image by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School girls basketball game and wrestling meet scheduled for this evening have been rescheduled due to continued bad weather. The wrestling meet will be take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Belleville East. The wrestlers have a match scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Edwardsville that has not yet been […]

Read More →
Latest

Unit 10 “snowcation” reaches day five

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Breaking News, Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville Unit 10 has called off school for Friday, Jan. 10, the fifth consecutive day. The district again cited concern for student safety when making the decision. Superintendent Bob Green said the lack of clear sidewalks were a major concern when making the decision to call of school Thursday. ”We have a lot of small […]

Read More →
Latest

The snow has returned, with less force

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville Library Fountain, Jan. 7, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Still struggling to dig out of the mess caused by approximately 12 inches of snow, wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and bitter cold temperatures, the Collinsville area was experiencing another round of snowfall early Thursday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until noon, Thursday, Jan. 9. With total […]

Read More →
Latest

Pleasant Ridge Park succumbs to snow, for now

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

CARDagain

The Collinsville Area Recreation District has closed Pleasant Ridge Park, in Maryville, until snow can be safely removed from the roadway. The 12-inch snowfall received in the area Saturday and Sunday was combined with gusting winds to cause blizzard like conditions. The combination of deep snow drifts, the terrain of Pleasant Ridge Park and continued […]

Read More →
Latest

Shimkus seeking valentines for heroes

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15)

***Submitted content*** Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is again asking constituents for participation in his “Valentines for Heroes” program.  The Congressman’s district offices will collect valentines for distribution throughout the region to veterans and those currently serving in the military. “Thousands of valentines have come into my offices every year since we began Valentines for […]

Read More →