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Softball Kahoks close regular season with split against Highland

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

Paige Giacoletto / Photo by Sherry Holten

On the final day of the regular season, the Collinsville softball team split a non-conference doubleheader Friday afternoon with Highland. In the first game, the Kahoks (17-18 overall) lost 13-0 in five innings, but they rebounded to defeat Highland 4-1 in the second game. The trouble started early for the Kahoks in the first game. […]

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Road Work on Interstate 255 between Horseshoe Lake Road and I-270

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  1 Comment

Image by Roger Starkey

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that several ramps on Interstate 255 will be closed temporarily in June. At 7 p.m., June 1, all ramps at the Interstate 255 and Illinois 162 interchange will be closed until 7 p.m., June 2. Starting at 7 p.m., June 2, the following ramps will be closed until […]

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Caseyville man indicted for allegedly stealing from railroad retirement board

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Caseyville, News  /  No Comments

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Dennis Harold French, 51, from Caseyville, was recently indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he stole unemployment and disability benefits from the United States Railroad Retirement Board. French allegedly defrauded the board by concealing his unemployment status in order to receive occupational disability benefits from May 2009 until June 2012. The charge carries a […]

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Houck tosses no hitter, collects three hits in Kahoks victory

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Houck delivers against Carbondale / photo by John Layton

Collinsville’s senior ace Tanner Houck threw a no-hitter against Carbondale Thursday afternoon, and the Kahoks beat the Terriers 3-2. Houck was 3-for-3 at the plate, drove in two runs and scored the game-winning run. He threw a complete game, struck out seven, walked two and hit two others. The senior right hander is now 6-3 on […]

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Bost one-hits Granite City, softball Kahoks win big

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

Samantha Buettner / photo by Roger Starkey

Sidney Bost’s one-hit pitching performance Thursday propelled the host Collinsville High School softball team past Southwestern Conference foe Granite City 11-1. Bost also chipped in from the plate, with two hits, a sacrifice, two RBI and a run scored. Bost scored in the second as part of a two-run inning that helped the Kahoks (16-16, […]

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Collinsville yard sales, May 23-25

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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The following addresses in Collinsville are having yard sales this weekend. May 23 1905 Golfview 117 Southwood Trace 125 Southwood Trace 402 Camelot 417 Camelot 111 Linda 540 Pennsylvania 1117 Williams 715 Osborn 501 High School 650 Lasalle 138 Sunset Avenue 519-7 Loop Street 1299 Alice May 24 117 Southwood Trace 125 Southwood Trace 402 […]

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