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Kahoks girls soccer season ends in Sectional loss to Edwardsville

By   /  May 27, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Soccer, Sports  /  No Comments

Matty Merlak / Photo by Sherry Holten

On Tuesday evening, the Collinsville High School girls soccer team had a chance to beat Edwardsville in the postseason for the third consecutive year, and hand the Tigers just their second loss this season. Unfortunately for the Kahoks, Edwardsville (22-1) came away with the 4-0 victory in the first round of the Sectionals. Collinsville Head […]

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Gaming Machines robbed at Collinsville bar

By   /  May 27, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Teezers bar, at 215 Caseyville Road, Collinsville / Photo by Roger Starkey

At least one person broke into Teezers overnight night Tuesday and stole money from the gaming machines at the bar. The bar, located at 215 Caseyville Road, Collinsville, closed at about 1 a.m. Monday. When a cleaning person arrived at 5 a.m., she noticed the burglary. Detective Bud Jeremias, of the Collinsville Police Department, said […]

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Interstate 44/55 ramp from Poplar Street Bridge to close Tuesday, open in 2015

By   /  May 27, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

Poplar St. Bridge detour routes beginning May 27, 2014 and lasting approximately one year / Image courtesy of the Missouri Department of Transportation

The perpetual long lines to get into the one lane that carried traffic from the Poplar Street Bridge to both southbound Interstate 55 and westbound Interstate 44 may be coming to an end, but not until mid-2015. Construction will begin on the bridge will begin overnight Tuesday, with the ramps closed by the morning of Wednesday, […]

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In final month on the job, Kathy Pitzer is Unit 10 Teacher of the Month

By   /  May 27, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

May Unit 10 Teacher of the Month Kathy Pitzer with Rick Kincheloe of Edward Jones / submitted photo

Kathy Pitzer will soon walk out the doors of Summit Elementary School and into retirement. She will be taking an Edward Jones Unit 10 Teacher of the Month Award with her. Pitzer is dedicated to her students and comes to work every day with a smile on her face, Summit Principal Julie Haake said. “She […]

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Preview: Lady Kahoks meet Edwardsville in Sectional semifinal tonight

By   /  May 27, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Soccer, Sports  /  No Comments

Kathryn Besserman / Photo by Sherry Holten

The Edwardsville girls soccer team has lost only one game this season, March 27 at Kahok Stadium to Collinsville. When the two teams meet again tonight, the Lady Kahoks (14-5-2) will put more stock in advancing to the Sectional Championship game than being the team to defeat the Lady Tigers (21-1) this season. Collinsville went 6-0 […]

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