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Live music, car show and bounce houses highlight heroin awareness event

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Moody Park in Fairview Height will be the scene Saturday for live music, a WIFFLE ball tournament, bounce houses, games and a car and motorcycle show. The event is organized by Hero Inside, a non-profit focused on raising awareness against heroin, raising money for rehabilitation and detox and a support outlet for addicts and their […]

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Collinsville 2014 spring clean-up dates announced

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The City of Collinsville has announced its 2014 spring clean-up dates. Large items will be picked up free of charge, for city of Collinsville residents only, per the following schedule. Regular Trash Pickup Day Fall Clean-up Date Monday  May 5 Tuesday  May 13 Wednesday  May 7 Thursday  May 18 Friday  May 9 All items should […]

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Tuesday CHS softball and freshman baseball moved to May 8

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The Collinsville High School softball and freshman baseball games scheduled for Tuesday have been moved to May 8. The games, against East St. Louis, will be made up as part of double headers when the schools are scheduled to meet again.  

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Madison County Health Department encourages radon testing

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Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer among smokers.  Over 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the U.S. are caused by radon exposure. Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and invisible gas that occurs naturally in the soil. “With the presence of radon […]

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Curtain’s Up Theater Company presents “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka”

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Willy Wonka

Curtain’s Up Theater Company to present the stage version of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka.” The play will run May 1-4, 2014 at Lincoln Middle School Auditorium, 145 West Street, Edwardsville, IL. Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of […]

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Belleville AmeriCorps to hold Volunteer Fair at SWIC April 16

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Are you looking for a way to pay it forward? If so, check out Belleville AmeriCorps’ upcoming Volunteer Fair Wednesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus Quad, 2500 Carlyle Ave. Students and community members are encouraged to attend the Volunteer Fair. Whether you’re a college student […]

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Selsius receives ETIP grant to train Illinois workers

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Selsius™ Corporate & Career Training of Southwestern Illinois College has been awarded a grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to help fund the employee training programs for regional companies. The Employer Training Investment Program grant’s purpose is to provide new skills and knowledge directly related to work performance of employees. Training […]

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National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off construction season

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On average, there are 4,800 work zone motor vehicle crashes annually in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation kicked off National Work Zone Awareness Week Monday to encourage motorist to slow down in construction zones. Speed and inattentiveness are major contributing factors to work zone crashes, according to IDOT. In 2013, there were over 1,000 […]

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Caseyville Fire Department queen registration to be held April 19

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Every girl in the Unit 10 school district between 3 and 18 years-old is eligible to be a Caseyville Fire Department queen’s court candidate. Boys between 3 and 7 can register in the Little Mister category. Categories include the Little Miss and Little Mister, for ages 3-7; Jr. Miss, 8-12 years-old and Queen, 13-18 years-old. […]

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23rd annual Easter party will benefit Caseyville Volunteer Fire Department

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The Caseyville Fire Department Auxiliary will host their 23rd annual Easter party Friday, April 18, with proceeds benefiting the Caseyville Volunteer Fire Department and the Caseyville food pantry. Kids (and adults) can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. There will also be games to play and a raffle. Hot dogs, tuna sandwiches, soda […]

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