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Football Kahoks look to avenge heartbreaking loss to Althoff

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Kahok Football Logo

The Collinsville Kahoks open the 2014 season Friday against Althoff, just as they did a year ago. They are hoping for a different result. Collinsville opened the 2013 season by rumbling for more than 400 yards rushing at Althoff. A Jordan Miller fourth quarter touchdown gave the Kahoks a come-from-behind 21-17 lead, but it would […]

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Construction to close Summit Avenue Bridge in Collinsville for two months

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An artist rendering of the new Summit Avenue Bridge in Collinsville / Courtesy of the City of Collinsville

Construction will begin Sept. 3 on a new Summit Avenue Bridge, near Johnson Hill Road, in Collinsville. Work on the bridge may continue into the spring. There will be periods of time when only one lane is open. The entire bridge will be closed for an estimated two months. When completed, the bridge will have […]

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Collinsville trash pick-up delayed by one day week of Sept. 1

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Image by Roger Starkey

Monday is Labor Day, a day when large quantities of trash are created as friends and family gather to eat, drink and celebrate a day away from work. The trash and recyclable items left over from the holiday revelry will be collected one day later than usual next week. Collinsville residents who typically have rubbish […]

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Man charged with stealing copper wire from cell phone towers

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Lee A. Franks

Six felony charges were filed Thursday against a man accused of stealing copper wire from cellular phone towers in rural Madison County over a three-month span. Lee Franks, 32, of Litchfield, is accused of targeting towers in Hamel, New Douglas and Worden in June, July and August. He faces charges in Macoupin County for similar […]

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Free elder abuse prevention conference Friday in Alton

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Preventing financial exploitation and a presentation from a martial arts school are on the agenda for a free elder abuse prevention conference Friday in Alton. The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office, Oasis Women’s Center, Senior Services Plus and the 3rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council are teaming to host the event. Liberty Bank will […]

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