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Collinsville community heroin antidote awareness event

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Photo by Roger Starkey

***Submitted Content*** The Collinsville Police Department announced a community awareness event featuring presentations by Bethany Place. The primary purpose is to provide training to members of our community which will allow them to access the potentially lifesaving drug Narcan through Bethany Place.  This public meeting is also an opportunity for members of our community to […]

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Alvarez still in play as Caseyville Police Chief

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Caseyville Police Chief Jose Alvarez addresses the Village Board on March 19, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Nearly three months after Caseyville Police Chief Jose Alvarez was terminated during a meeting that his attorney called “beyond theater of the absurd,” a judge gave Alvarez a glimmer of hope that he may one day regain his job. Wednesday, Judge Stephen McGlynn ruled that the Mayor nor Village Board can hire a permanent replacement […]

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Collinsville Library eating contest canceled.

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***Updated at 11 a.m., Aug. 22*** The Collinsville Library has announced that the eating contest, originally scheduled for Sept. 13, has been canceled. “After further consideration, the Collinsville Memorial Library Center has decided to cancel the competitive eating contest,” an official statement indicated.   —- Original Story—– Joey Chestnut will not go toe-to-toe with Kobayashi […]

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Ovarian cancer presentation at Collinsville Library

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***Submitted Content*** Women’s cancer is not always “pink.” On Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m., the Collinsville Memorial Library Center will host a seminar about ovarian cancer.  Presenter Paula Blandon of All Things Teal will share information about “the silent killer,” its symptoms, treatments and more. A brief question-and-answer session, as well as refreshments, will follow […]

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Rep. Davis hosting 13th District Veterans Job and Resource Fair at SIUE

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***Submitted Content*** U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis has announced that he is hosting a Veterans Job and Resource Fair for 13th District veterans, military service members and their families from 2 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. “Transitioning from military to civilian life after […]

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