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No internet, no problem: New concealed carry application process announced

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Illinois, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

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The Illinois State Police announced Monday a way for residents to obtain a concealed carry permit if they do not have access to the internet. Applicants can contact the department’s Firearms Services (FSB) Customer Service Center phone line at 217-782-7980 and provide the same concealed carry license application information that is currently required through the on-line process. […]

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Collinsville City Council wrap: Turn lane into Jaycee Sports Complex coming in 2015

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

Hundreds of people make a left turn into the Collinsville Jaycee Sports Complex on any given summer or fall weekend, most are probably peeking into their rearview mirrors and clutching their steering wheels, hoping no one coming down the road at 45 mph collides with them. The white knuckled drivers will be given a reprieve […]

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Kahok Dance Team announces summer camp dates

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Kahok Dance Deam 2014

***Submitted Content*** The Collinsville High School Dance team has announced its summer junior camp will take place July 28 to August 1. All girls entering grades K-8 are welcome to participate and will be instructed by the Kahok Dance Team Varsity and Junior Varsity Squads.  The program is designed to help improve skills in basic […]

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Coppotelli becomes sixth Collinsville PD graduate of FBI National Academy

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Collinsville Assistant Police Chief Tom Coppotelli displays his yellow brick from the FBI National Academy (left) and the one he received as a joke from colleagues when a partial government shutdown ended his first trip to the academy after only one week / Photo by Roger Starkey

Less than 1 percent of law enforcement officers in the United States are graduates of the FBI’s National Academy. When Assistant Police Chief Tom Coppotelli recently crossed the finish line of the 6.1-mile “Yellow Brick Road,” he became the sixth graduate produced by the 43-man Collinsville Police Department. The FBI National Academy is a 10-week […]

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