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Collinsville Memorial Library to host blood drive Aug. 25

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments


***Submitted content*** Collinsville, IL –The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. On Aug. 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. the American Red Cross will be at the library in the Community Room.  The need for blood is an ongoing and urgent need.  Help save a life by […]

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The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle for sale

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Sign announcing the sale of the World's Largest Catsup Bottle / Photo by Roger Starkey

***Updated: World’s Largest Catsup Bottle owner Larry Eckert contacted the Metro Independent to say he has had “a change of heart.” The warehouse and water tower are no longer offered for sale separately, they will be sold together***   Imaging going to Paris and finding the Eiffel Tower for sale, or strolling past the parliament […]

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Jr. Kahoks set the table for a more successful CHS athletics program

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Kahoks C Logo

The Jr. Kahok baseball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 2 and begin play next year, becoming the fourth feeder program for Collinsville High School athletics. The ultimate goal of each Jr. Kahok organization is to produce the best Kahoks. Each works closely with the CHS coach of their sport to make the transition from […]

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