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Dorris Intermediate School raises $300 in two days for Ice Bucket Challenge

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

DIS 5th grader Taylor Murphy dumps ice water on the head of DIS Principal Kevin Stirnaman / Photo by Roger Starkey

When two Dorris Intermediate School students challenged the school’s principal and assistant principal to do the Ice Bucket Challenge, they knew they had no choice but to accept. The question, Assistant Principal Sara Doherty said, was how to make the most of it. DIS students Jacob Long and Garrett Chapman posted the challenge on the […]

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Kahok soccer purple and white game tonight

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Junior defender Brendan Rosenburg fights two O'Fallon Panthers for the ball in 2013 action / Photo by Roger Starkey

The annual Kahok soccer purple and white game will be held tonight at Kahok Stadium. The freshman team will play the sophomores on the JV team beginning at 6 p.m.  The varsity team will take the field at about 7 p.m. to battle the full junior varsity squad. Admission is free and fan gear will […]

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CAVC Health Occupations Students of America go to Nationals

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville Area Vocational Students who qualified for the 2014 Health Occupations Students of America National Leadership Conference / Submitted photo

Eight students from the Collinsville Area Vocational Center traveled to Orlando, Fla., June 24 – 28 to participate in the 2014 Health Occupations Students of America National Leadership Conference. The CAVC students were part of a group of 106 Illinois students representing 15 schools at the conference. To be eligible, students were required to complete […]

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Miner’s Institute Foundation chosen as the 2015 Festival of Trees recipient

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

***Submitted Content*** Gateway Center’s Board of Directors has selected Miner’s Institute Foundation as the recipient of the 2015 Festival of Trees. The Miner’s Institute Foundation is currently in the midst of a fundraising campaign to raise the funds necessary to get the theater open for business and able to support future restoration work. The Miner’s […]

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Honorably Discharged Veterans can receive help from Madison County agencies

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Collinsville, Illinois, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Madison County Veterans Assistance Commission

Madison County officials are developing a new program that will provide property tax relief for struggling military veterans. The Madison County Veterans’ Assistance Commission program will assist qualifying veterans on paying current property taxes, so they will not lose their homes. The VAC provides emergency aid and services to approximately 45,000 veterans and their families […]

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Purple Pigskin 2014 offers full day of football, purple and white game

By   /  August 22, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  No Comments

Kahok Football Logo

The Collinsville Kahoks and Jr. Kahoks football teams will take part in a full day of football Saturday at Kahok Stadium, and accept donations for the Collinsville Food Pantry. The 7th and 8th grade Jr. Kahok teams will kick the day off at 9 a.m. when they host a five-team football jamboree. Each of the five […]

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