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Collinsville’s Fall Festival Chili Cook-Off seeking contestants

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Fall Festival 2012 /  Photo by Tami Springer

The annual Fall Festival in Uptown Collinsville is seeking entrants for the Chili Cook-Off. Contestants are asked to prepare 10 gallons of their best chili for the event that is billed as a great fundraiser for organizations. Prizes will be awarded for the top three contestants in three categories; traditional, non-traditional and best booth presentation. […]

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CHS student to attend Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington DC

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Tyler Hulsey, a CHS junior, will attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington DC Nov. 14-16 / Submitted photo

Tyler Hulsey will attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in November, along with some of the top future medical students in the country. Tyler, a Collinsville High School junior, is interested in medicine, his mother, Cary Hulsey said, but not in the traditional sense. “More than being a doctor, he is interested in medical […]

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Kahok volleyball team shows support for McCluer North players, wins match

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Gabby Hancher giving rose to Brandi Stevenson

The Kahok volleyball players gave each McCluer North player a flower before the game as a show of support for the team from the Ferguson-Florissant school district whose school and practices were derailed for the past two weeks by the violent protests in Ferguson. The teams posed together for a picture before the game, and the […]

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