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Collinsville High School announces April Character Education Students of the Month

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Collinsville High School April Character Education Students of the Month. Left to Right: Mayra Gonzalez, Corey Kitsch, Tyler Jones

Mayra Gonzalez, Tyler Jones and Corey Kitsch were named the Collinsville High School Character Education Students of the Month for April. The three were honored for best epitomizing the April character trait of “be caring; show concern for others.” As part of Co-op, Gonzalez works in the office at Collinsville Middle School, where she not […]

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City to reimburse Laura Buick GMC $224,944 for parking lot addition

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Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

The City Council recently voted to reimburse Laura Buick GMC $224,944 in equal installments over an eight-year period for the construction of an additional parking lot at the car dealership on N. Bluff Road (Illinois Route 157). The money, which will come from Tax Increment Finance funds, represents 25 percent of the total cost of […]

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Mathes gets game winner, again, for Kahoks, Houck cruises, again

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Tanner Houck / Photo by Roger Starkey

Zack Mathes drove in the deciding run for the second straight day as the Kahoks defeated Piasa Southwestern 3-0 Wednesday in non-conference play. Mathes’ sixth-inning, two-out single to score Aaron Peskar was all the run support Collinsville ace Tanner Houck needed. In front of five professional scouts, Houck threw a complete game one-hitter, striking out […]

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