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Monday CHS baseball and girls track cancelled, softball pending

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Image by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School baseball game, scheduled for Monday at 4:30 p.m. in Centralia, has been cancelled. No make-up date has been announced. The girls track meet, scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday at Waterloo has been cancelled. As of 11:30 a.m., the Kahok softball game at 4:30 p.m., against East Alton-Wood River, has not been […]

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Collinsville City Council to vote Monday on purchase of old post office building

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

The building that housed the Collinsville post office from 1964 to Jan. 31, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

The future of the former post office building at 130 S. Center Street in uptown Collinsville may soon become clear. The closure of the uptown post office on Jan. 31 has had many residents wondering what will become of the building that has been a fixture at the corner of Center Street and Grove Avenue […]

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Freeze warning issued, snow likely

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Ice Branch

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning from 11 p.m. Monday night until 9 a.m. on Tax Day, April 15. Although temperatures were near 60 degrees in the early morning hours Monday, they will be dropping throughout the day, with an overnight low of 29 expected. The National Weather Service is calling for […]

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Pink truck joins Tiger Services fleet for cancer awareness

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Pink Tiger Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Services vehicles. A portion of proceeds from each service call made by the vehicles is donated to cancer awareness / submitted photo

Tiger Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Services has added a pink truck to its fleet of more than 20 distinctive tiger-striped vehicles that can be seen all over the Metro East. The truck, which was rolled out in February, joins a pink van that has been going on service calls for the company since January, […]

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Friends of Lovejoy Library trivia night set for Friday, April 25

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The Friends of Lovejoy Library will host its inaugural Trivia Night from 7-10 p.m. Friday April 25. Lovejoy Library’s second floor will provide a unique setting for an entertaining evening. The trivia competition will feature 10 rounds of general knowledge questions created by the Keepers of the Flame of Knowledge. A silent auction and attendance […]

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Dates announced for boys basketball summer camp at CHS

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Image by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School boys basketball coaches will host three camps this summer. Some of the CHS boys basketball players will help the campers. The boys basketball summer camps will be as follows: – Grades 3-5 will be June 2-5 (12:15-3:00pm) Cost is $60. After May 30 $70 – Grades 6-8 will be June 9-12 […]

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Free energy efficiency training offered at Selsius

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Selsius™ Corporate & Career Training of Southwestern Illinois College is a host site for a series of energy efficiency and management training seminars this spring. Through the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), Selsius will offer the following free training sessions: – Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Equipment Best Practices, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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Mouse Races on May 17, a Night of Family Fun

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Belleville, IL  — Enjoy a unique “night at the races” when the Scottish Rite and Children’s Dyslexia Center host Mouse Races and a silent auction on Saturday, May 17, at the Scottish Rite building, 1549 Frank Scott Parkway in Belleville. The mice will race for entertainment only, so bring the kids for an evening of […]

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SWIC to host spring job fair April 23

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If you are looking for a new job or just want to explore your employment possibilities, it is time for you to attend the Spring Job Fair at Southwestern Illinois College. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 23 in the Belleville Campus Varsity Gym, 2500 Carlyle Ave. All job seekers are […]

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SIUE announces Cougar Performance Camp

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Jason Hackett / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Train like a Cougar this summer with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Strength and Conditioning staff. In the past decade, sports performance has evolved from athletes training to gain a competitive advantage to training to stay ahead of their competition.  The goal at Cougar Performance is to provide local athletes with the opportunity to enhance […]

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