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SWIC College Activities to host auditions for “Black Comedy”

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***Submitted Content*** Have you got the acting bug? Show off your skills as College Activities at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus holds auditions for “Black Comedy” by Peter Shaffer Monday, May 19 and Tuesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. in the Main Complex Theatre, 2500 Carlyle Ave. Roles are available for five men and […]

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Free financial education series at Collinsville Library

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***Submitted Content*** Have you ever wondered about your credit report or how you can reduce your debt or save for college?  If so, the Collinsville Memorial Library Center has just the series for you! Representatives from Associated Bank will share information about six financial topics over the course of three hour-long sessions.  All sessions are […]

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Collinsville Middle School donates 5k proceeds to food pantry

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Staff and students from the Collinsville Middle School physical education department present a check to a representative of the Collinsville Area Food Pantry

***Submitted Content*** The Collinsville Middle School physical education department recently held their second annual 5K run/walk for Physical Education. A portion of the proceeds, along with donated canned food items, were donated to the Helping Hands Ministry food bank in Collinsville. ***Submitted Content***

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SIUE wrestling announces summer 2014 camp dates

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The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville wrestling program has announced the dates for its 2014 technique and competition camps, all of which will be held at the Vadalabene Center this summer. Camps will be held June 27-29, July 10-11, and August 8-9.  All three camps are open to all wrestlers ages 18 and under.  For prices and […]

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Caseyville Police to conduct special seat belt enforcement May 16-24

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The Caseyville Police station / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Caseyville Police department will conduct a stationary seat belt enforcement zone during the nighttime hours on May 16-24, the department has announced. The effort will be part of an expanded patrol effort from May 9-26 enforcing seat belt and alcohol violations. Funding for these extra patrols was provided to Caseyville and hundreds of other […]

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Letter to the Editor: Stand with Steelworkers

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Typewriter / Photo by Roger Starkey

A battle is on to protect American-made steel and the livelihood of those who make it. U.S. Steel in Granite City is the second-largest property taxpayer in Madison County. The steel mill pays more than $6.65 million to 10 local taxing districts, and provides jobs to more than 2,000 employees, most of whom live in […]

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Letter to the Editor: Revisiting the mayor’s role in the flower sculpture acquisition

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Typewriter / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Metro Independent published a great article about the flower sculpture at the corner of Clay Street and Route 159. It should serve as a reminder of our very unusual weak Mayor form of government that Mayor Miller fails to respect. But for being Liquor Commissioner and chairing meetings he is simply one of five […]

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Sidney Bost’s pitching and a late rally carries the softball Kahoks past the Shells

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Alex Holten / Photo by Roger Starkey

Seven runs in the final two innings pushed Collinsville past Roxana in girls softball Saturday. The Kahoks (15-13) scored a run in the bottom of the third when Paige Giacoletto doubled to center and scored on a Becky Gibbs RBI groundout. The Shells (4-21) scored an unearned run in the top of the fourth to […]

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Baseball Kahoks have three-game win streak snapped

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Aaron Peskar / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville’s modest three-game win streak ended Saturday afternoon at the hands of Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, one of the better teams in the state. The Kahoks (15-12) lost both ends of the double header to the Cyclones (25-2). Game one went to the home team 3-2 and the second game 9-4. Collinsville starter Kyle Reeves held […]

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