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Collinsville bowlers to compete at State

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School boys bowling team qualified for the State Tournament by hanging on to the sixth, and final, qualifying spot in the Mascoutah Sectional Saturday. The Kahoks will compete Friday and Saturday in the State Tournament, held at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon. Collinsville will be returning to State for the first time […]

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Southeast Missouri State holds off Cougars

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Micah Jones / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southeast Missouri State used a 28-7 run to start the second half and then held off Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball 79-71 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. “Offensively, we stalled a little bit, and our defense just didn’t hold steady,” said SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher. The Cougars dropped to […]

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Proposed Collinsville firefighter contract addresses overtime issue

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville City Council will vote Monday on a new contract for city firefighters that addresses the overtime pay issue that caused the union to file 597 grievances against the city. The city changed the call-in policy in June of 2012 to require firefighters to remain on duty for the entire 2-3 hours of their […]

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SIUE to host Tuskegee Airmen as part of MLK celebration

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

***Submitted Content*** Tuskegee Airmen will be guests at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Tuesday, Feb. 4, during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration. “Breaking Barriers: Building Blocks of the Dream” will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. As part of the luncheon celebration, two local high […]

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Reps. Meier and Kay to host concealed carry seminar Monday in Troy

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

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Illinois State representatives Charlie Meier and Dwight Kay will host a concealed carry public seminar Monday at the American Legion Hall in Troy. The “What You Need to Know About Concealed Carry” seminar will educate attendees on qualifications to obtain a concealed carry license, where concealed carry is prohibited, training requirements, application fees and implementation timelines. […]

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Expect delays on Interstate 270 from Wednesday until August

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

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The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that both westbound and eastbound Interstate 270 will have lane closures from Illinois Route 3 to 1/2 mile east of interstates 55/70 from Wed. Jan. 29 until Aug. 1. IDOT is warning of 30-60 minute traffic delays when road crews are at work. No lanes will be closed during peak […]

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