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Last of the Bathon co-conspirators sentenced

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

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The last of three men who pleaded guilty, along with former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon, of conspiring to eliminate competitive bidding on tax sales in the county has been sentenced for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. Barrett R. Rochman, 71 of Makonda, Ill., was sentenced to 16 months in prison and three years of […]

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Watch pile drivers and suplexes for charity Saturday in Caseyville

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Events, Living  /  No Comments

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Professional wrestling is coming to Caseyville Saturday, brought to you by the mayor of East Carondelet. Wrestling promoter Herb Simmons has been brining professional wrestling matches to the area for 40 years, and he’s been the Mayor of East Carondelet for 31 of those years. Many of the shows he organizes are fundraisers, such as […]

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Spring barbecues return to Camelot Bowl, go kart raffle for charity

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

Lions Club Go Kart Poster

The Collinsville Evening Lions Club are once again hosting their annual spring barbecue fundraisers at Camelot Bowl in Collinsville. The group is also auctioning off a custom-build, adult-sized, ’32 Roadster go kart. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and can be purchased by contacting Steve or Paul at 618-345-1827. The remaining barbecues will […]

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Location of new Collinsville water plant unveiled

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Location of new Collinsville Water Plant

The new Collinsville water treatment plant will be directly to the east of the existing plant, along Collinsville Road. The exact location of the new structure was unveiled to the public for the first time Monday at a special meeting of the City Council. The new building will remove only one of the 12 existing […]

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New neighborhood watch program forming in Caseyville

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Caseyville, News  /  No Comments

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***updated to note the law enforcement person giving a presentation*** Fed up with what they think is an increase in drug traffic in town, some Caseyville residents have formed Caseyville on Watch, a neighborhood watch program. The group will have its first formal meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27 at the Caseyville Community Center. […]

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Kahoks baseball and softball postponed, track cancelled for Tuesday, March 25

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

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One would probably have to look far and wide to find someone upset that the Collinsville High School baseball, softball and track meets will not be played Tuesday, March 25. A dusting of snow covered much of the Collinsville Unit 10 area Monday evening and overnight. The melting snow and predicted high temperature of 40 […]

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Kahoks keep the big bats out, beat Bethalto

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

Jessica Ledford / Photo by Roger Starkey

Bethalto – The Collinsville High School softball team has scored in double digits in all three games this season, including Monday’s 14-8 victory at Bethalto Civic Memorial. Kassidy Smith smacked a first-inning home run, scoring Jessica Ledford – who had doubled to lead off the game – to give the Kahoks an early 2-0 lead. […]

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