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CHS senior honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

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Although only a senior at Collinsville High School, Leah Cuddeback is already an experienced community volunteer. Cuddeback has volunteered more than 650 hours at the St. Louis Zoo and, for the past four years, she has served at a local grief center every month, working with children who have suffered a loss. For her efforts, […]

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Another scam targeting Ameren Illinois customers in Collinsville

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Scam artists are once again targeting Ameren Illinois customers, Collinsville Police are warning. Collinsville area residents and businesses have received phone calls from someone claiming to be from Ameren and attempting to collect payment for a bill the scam artist claims is past due. Before making any payments, Collinsville Police advise contacting Ameren to verify […]

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Jr. Kahok Football camp will emphasize safer tackling technique

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  No Comments

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By Phil Knapper – Metro Independent Contributor With the long-term impacts of head injuries and concussions suffered while playing football becoming better understood, the teaching aspect of tackling has become more important than ever. Collinsville High School Head Coach John Blaylock, who has been around Collinsville football for 26 years and coached from the 5th […]

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Swansea man is winner of $1 million lottery ticket sold at Collinsville Moto Mart

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Collinsville residents can stop wondering if their neighbor is willing to share the $1 million purse from the winning Illinois Lottery’s St. Patrick’s Day Raffle ticket sold at the Moto Mart on Illinois Route 157 in Collinsville. A Swansea man, who works in Collinsville, bought the winning ticket. Delbert May, 46, won $1,000 three years […]

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