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Ameren 10 percent down payment offer for past due accounts ends March 31

By   /  March 23, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

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Ameren Illinois customers with past due balances are have a limited-time opportunity to establish a repayment plan by making a 10 percent down payment rather than 25 percent. Eligible customers have until March 31 to pay 10 percent of their outstanding balance and the remainder in monthly installments. Beginning April 1, customers with outstanding balances […]

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SIUE introduces free math homework hotline for middle school students

By   /  March 23, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

***Submitted Content*** Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, in collaboration with the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Foundation (ISPEF), launched the “SIUE Homework Hotline” in mid-February. The hotline is available for students in grades 6-8. They can call and receive free help with their math homework Sunday through Thursday from 7-10 p.m.  Tutors can be reached at […]

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Kahok baseball 3-0 after first weekend of play

By   /  March 23, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Aaron Peskar / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School baseball team started the season with two comfortable wins, before hanging on for a one-run win in an odd finish to the third game. The weekend started Friday afternoon in Marion with Tanner Houck pitching in front of a gaggle of pro scouts. With a fastball touching the low 90s, Houck, […]

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Blood drive at the Collinsville Library

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***Submitted Content*** On Monday, March 31st from 2:00-6:00 p.m, the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Collinsville Public Library. To make an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: CollinsvilleMPL. Volunteer to donate for this important life-giving service! For more information please call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

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Seven home runs power CHS softball to big win

By   /  March 23, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

The Kahoks softball team hit three consecutive first inning home runs and their first seven batters scored as they sprinted past the Lebanon Greyhounds for a 24-3 victory Saturday. Collinsville (2-0) hit seven home runs at the fence-less field and hammered out 25 hits. Head Coach Cindy Kolda said the team crushed the ball against […]

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Lady Kahoks soccer drops opener

By   /  March 23, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Soccer, Sports  /  No Comments

Sophia Sharos / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School girls soccer team played Chatham Glenwood even for the first 50 minutes Saturday, before a pair of Titans’ goals in a one-minute span sent the visitors on their way to a 4-2 victory at Kahok Stadium. The Lady Kahoks (0-1) went into the half tied at 1 with last year’s Class […]

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