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After proving its value, Crime Free Housing made permanent in Collinsville

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  2 Comments

Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

A topic that required several months of discussion and numerous changes to the proposal before it was approved in 2010 needed only 11 minutes of conversation on Feb. 10 to be made a permanent Collinsville city ordinance. Crime Free Housing was a hotly debated topic in 2010, requiring several special meetings of the City Council […]

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Kahoks wrestlers bow out at Sectional

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Sports, Wrestling  /  No Comments

Image by Roger Starkey

Collinsville High School senior Dylan Johnson won his first match of the Normal West Sectional this past weekend, but could not get the final win he needed to qualify for the State Tournament. Johnson lost his second match 2-1in overtime to Dontrell Bryant, of Plainfield, in the 160-pound class. Johnson lost on a penalty point […]

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Freezing rain possible for your morning commute

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Ice Branch

Despite a daytime high expected to reach into the low 40s, Metro East commuters can expect freezing rain in the morning hours Monday. Freezing rain will fall on the area between 7 a.m. and noon, changing to rain after noon, the National Weather Service is predicting. The rain should move out of the area by […]

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