You are here:  Home  >  2014  >  March  >  01

“Certainly I was scared.” Caseyville Mayor on second firing of police chief

By   /  March 1, 2014  /  Caseyville, News  /  No Comments

On-again, off-again Caseyville Police Chief Jose Alvarez

Caseyville Mayor Len Black fired Police Chief Jose Alvarez Friday, the second time in 16 days. The last time Black fired Alvarez, he said it was because the chief’s administrative skills were lacking, but that he was an otherwise fine officer. “He’s a good investigator, a good crime-fighter, a good person, he’s honest,” Black said. […]

Read More →

Flyers roll over Kahoks

By   /  March 1, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Jacob Shaffer against East St. Louis / Photo by Roger starkey

East St. Louis – East St. Louis answered a Collinsville basket to open the game with a 17-0 run and never looked back on its way to a 91-50 victory in Southwestern Conference play. The Kahoks (4-10 SWC, 12-16) answered with a 7-0 run before the Flyers (10-4 SWC, 17-7) reeled off the next 14 […]

Read More →