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Two women face charges following bar fight

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, News, Region  /  No Comments

Light at a police station / Photo by Roger Starkey

A Glen Carbon woman faces felony charges after allegedly fighting with a female bartender and pushing the elderly bar owner to the ground. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the 3100 block of Fairmont Avenue in State Park at approximately 2:11 a.m. Monday, to find an apparently intoxicated Jodi R. Limper, police said. The […]

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Letter to the Editor: Mayor out of line to sign name to letter

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  No Comments

Typewriter / Photo by Roger Starkey

Dear Editor, On June 30, Ready Nation Illinois director Sean Noble messaged Collinsville Mayor John Miller and Mr. Kevin Weinacht stating the BND never printed their letter this spring. Ironically, the Post-Dispatch has not printed my rebuttal to the July 12 letter Noble drafted captioned, Illinois’ cut in childcare hurt families and businesses. My rebuttal […]

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Free school supplies will be given away to Collinsville area needy

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

SchoolBus-no label

Free backpacks and school supplies will be provided on Aug. 1 to low-income Collinsville area families with children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Families that meet the income requirements noted below should bring parental identification, Social Security numbers, proof of Collinsville Township residency and proof of income. Supplies will be provided according to particular school […]

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CRBL high school player fall ball registration now open

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Baseball / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville Recreational Baseball League is now accepting registration for 2014  fall ball for high school players. The league is open to everyone ranging in age from the incoming 2014 freshman class to 2014 graduates. Recent graduates are not eligible if they turn 19 before Oct. 1. To receive a registration form, contact Mike Kamp […]

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Police: No one in custody in two attempted State Park Place shootings Thursday

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  1 Comment

Crime News

*Updated story (3:15 p.m., July 25)* The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is working to determine if the two attempted shootings in State Park Thursday are related, Lt. David Vucich said. There are currently no suspects in custody, but the department is investigating persons of interest. The State Park resident who posted on Facebook Thursday afternoon that […]

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