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Former Collinsville Christian Academy principal faces more sexual abuse charges

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Robert Allen Lane

A former Collinsville Christian Academy principal, facing sexual abuse charges from his time at the school, was indicted on July 17 by a grand jury for allegedly committing a similar crime in Clinton County. Robert Allen Lane, 57, of the 1200 block of Antler Drive in Troy faces two felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse relating […]

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Talk of Oscar Mayer buying the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle may be premature

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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile admiring The World's Largest Catsup Bottle / Photo courtesy of Oscar Mayer

When a media report surface Tuesday of Oscar Mayer’s potential interest in purchasing the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville hearts were set aflutter. Thoughts of dousing their Oscar Mayer hotdogs with horseradish sauce and Brooks Tangy Catsup, all with a Collinsville connection, began dancing in the heads of those living in the lengthy shadow of […]

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Collinsville Police to be first City employees to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Martin Luther King Jr.

By a unanimous vote of the Collinsville City Council Monday, police officers became the first City employees to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In place of a 2 percent raise in the third year of the new contract, the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge no. 103 – which represents uniformed officers – agreed to add Martin […]

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