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It’s in the mail; State Police to issue Concealed Carry Licenses

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Illinois, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

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Less than 60 days after the first Concealed Carry License applications were accepted in the state, the Illinois State Police are ready to mail 5,000 licenses. Illinois, in July, became the last state in the union to allow concealed weapons to be carried legally. The application process was opened on Jan. 5 and more than […]

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Friends of the Glen Carbon Library host “Ladies’ Night Out @ the Library”

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***Submitted Content** Tired of basketball games?  Join us for a “Gal’s” kind of March Madness at the Friends of the Glen Carbon Library’s third annual “Ladies’ Night Out @ the Library” on Friday, March 7th from 5:00-8:30 p.m.  This event is a fundraiser for library programs with an admission cost of $10 in advance and $12 at the door. […]

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Izzy and Lizzie say “Follow us to the Empty Bowl Soup Luncheon”

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***Submitted Content*** Collinsville is reaching out to all its neighbors and friends for support of The Empty Bowl, their large fundraiser to help combat local hunger. This year’s Empty Bowl, to be held Ash Wednesday, March 5 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), at the Collinsville Knights of Columbus Hall, will be bigger and better than […]

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Finally, more snow and sleet in the Collinsville area forecast

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Bert's Chuckwagon in the snow / Photo by Roger Starkey

Bereft of dangerous driving conditions for more than two weeks, significant sleet and snow have returned to the Collinsville area forecast. Caseyville and the southern parts of Collinsville saw a dusting of snow Tuesday night, but the rest of the area has not experienced winter precipitation since nearly half an inch of snow covered the […]

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