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Kahoks’ sprinter Sillas signs with McKendree

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Left to Right: TaRael Kee (CHS assistant track coach), Jessika Sillas, Julie Rhodes (Sillas' mother)

Collinsville High School sprinter Jessika Sillas recently agreed to continue her career at McKendree University. The future accounting major chose McKendree “because it is close, but far enough away and it is a good school with a nice campus.” Sillas earned honorable mention on the Southwestern Conference All-Conference team her junior year in the 100 […]

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Caseyville remix: Romanik terminated, Alvarez retained

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The Caseyville Police station / Photo by Roger Starkey

The third attempt to terminate Stephen Romanik from the Caseyville Police force was successful Tuesday evening. The third attempt to fire Jose Alvarez, Romanik’s former chief, the day after Romanik was fired, was unsuccessful. Romanik, a probationary officer, was removed by a 3-0 vote of the Board of Police Commissioners Tuesday. A motion to fire […]

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