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Collinsville Farm Fresh burglary solved

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Collinsville, News, Region  /  No Comments

Orlando Naylor

Collinsville police announced today that a St. Louis man has been charged for the burglaries at the Collinsville Farm Fresh Dairy and the Edwardsville Farm Fresh Milk Store. On Wednesday, the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Orlando M. Naylor, 44, of the 4000 block of Kossuth Street in St. Louis City, with two counts […]

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Marleen Suarez: “Prenzler should turn his attention to his own office”

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  No Comments

Typewriter / Photo by Roger Starkey

My name is Marleen Suarez. As a candidate for Madison County Treasurer in the November Election, I promise to talk about issues that matter. I am a successful small business owner with more than a decade of professional investment industry experience and a plan for how to make the Treasurer’s Office work better for you. […]

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Caseyville Village Attorney resigns

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Caseyville Village Board meeting Oct. 16, 2013 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Story corrected to note updated pay information of attorneys who preceded John Gilbert (see related) John Gilbert has resigned after about one year as a Caseyville village attorney. Mayor Leonard Black announced the resignation at a Board of Trustees committee meeting Wednesday evening. Black said Thursday the decision to leave was Gilbert’s. “It was his choice,” Black […]

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Pedestrian struck and killed on Vandalia Street in Collinsville

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  4 Comments

The scene in the 1900 block of Vandalia Street in Collinsville where a pedestrian was struck on June 4 / Photo by Roger Starkey

***Update at 4:55 p.m. June 5.***  A walking cane, shoe, shirt, mobile phone and personal shopping cart were strewn along a 30-yard stretch of Vandalia Street in Collinsville late Wednesday night at the scene of an accident in which a pedestrian was struck. The victim, Joe Merrifield, of Collinsville, has been pronounced dead. The accident […]

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