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    Friday, December 14, 2018
    2018 is the 100th anniversary of the lynching of Robert Prager, a German immigrant who was killed in Collinsville on April 5, 1918. Prager was the victim of a mob fueled by alcohol and anti-German hysteria. Although harassment of German immigrants was widespread, Prager was the only German immigrant lynched in the United States during World War I. The Prager Memorial Committee was formed in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Local Credit Union Services Are Now Offered to Residents of 26 Counties in Illinois and in St. Louis County  December 13, 2018– People who live or work in nine Illinois counties are now eligible to open accounts with Scott Credit Union and take advantage of the value that it offers.  The credit union, with headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, recently received approval to add nine counties to its ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Belleville, Ill. – Lindenwood University-Belleville is now a member of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), a statewide transfer agreement which allows for seamless credit hour transfer for general education courses between participating institutions. “We’re very excited to be part of this initiative because it will allow us to better serve transfer students, who can maximize their time at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    November Bonus Dividend, Loan Interest Rebate Are Benefits of Membership   Just in time for the holidays, area residents who have savings accounts or loans with Scott Credit Union are realizing the value of membership with a gift of extra money in their accounts.   Scott Credit Union declared a bonus dividend and loan interest rebate in November, giving over $570,000 back to members. The money ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    Watson Road Location Will Be SCU’s Second In St. Louis County  November 30, 2018– Scott Credit Union is finalizing plans to open its second St. Louis County Branch in January of 2019.The credit union, with headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, is finalizing plans in preparation for opening a full-service location at 9792 Watson Road in Crestwood.The newest SCU location will feature a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    COLLINSVILLE, IL - The City of Collinsville has filed and served against the Collinsville Area Recreational District (CARD), and its board members, a Complaint for Injunctive Relief and a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order relating to CARD’s intention to use a cash reserve of nearly $3,000,000 collected in part as taxes for park and recreation services, and instead pay down its bond debt. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    SWIC Enrollment Express is one stop for Spring 2019 enrollment/registration  You don’t need to miss work or skip appointments to sign up for spring classes at Southwestern Illinois College! Enrollment Express allows you to complete the enrollment and registration process, and much more, in one easy visit. Enrollment Express will take place at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., Monday, ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    EDWARDSVILLE, ILL., NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – If you live in the St. Louis metro area, you’ve likely seen a military jet or helicopter flying overhead. And more likely than not, that jet or helicopter was flying to or from Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County.As civilians, most of us rarely think about having an Air Force base in our backyard. But that’s about to change for TheBANK of Edwardsville’s ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison County, Ill., Nov. 15, 2018 -- For the fifth year in a row, TorHoerman Law will distribute turkeys on a first-come, first-served basis to residents of Alton, IL.  Thanks to the joint efforts of generous local families and businesses, THL can provide 500 turkeys to the Alton community.Residents interested in obtaining a turkey should plan to arrive at the Salvation ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Press ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseContact: Hayley Peters, Collinsville Building and Loan AssociationPhone Number: 618-344-3172  Collinsville Building and Loan announces a scholarship that enables Illinois high-school seniors to enter a statewide-essay writing contest. It is all part of a program sponsored by Illinois community banks and the CBAI Foundation for Community Banking to increase public ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    JERRY DALLAPE WITH DEAN'S LIQUOR PUBLISHES BOOK - NOW AVAILABLE AT DEAN'S LIQUOR & ON AMAZON! For Immediate Release- Collinsville Jerry Dallape, owner of Dean's Liquor on Main Street in Collinsville is now a published author. His book, Vietnam Guns & Fury is available for purchase at Dean's Liquor and on Amazon.com.  The sale price is $24.99 Dallape is also going to be signing books with ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Edwardsville, Ill., Sept. 12, 2018 – TorHoerman Law is excited to announce the winners of the first annual Teacher Support Grant, funded by the TorHoerman Law Employee Foundation, Walton Telken LLC, and Glisson Law. The foundation’s core mission is to provide essentials for community members. The Teacher Support Grant, in particular, further expands on that mission by ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 27, 2018
    Collinsville Chamber Members, Community & Businesses Win Numerous Accolades at Best of Southwest Illinois Awards (For Immediate Release)-Collinsville Chamber businesses and community have won big in the St. Louis Post Dispatch Best of Southwest Illinois Awards. From Businesses like Best Bakery, won by Collinsville’s Kruta’s Bakery and Best Banquet Facility, won by Gateway Center, to Best Jewelry ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    2018 Car Show DatesCruise #1- April 21st- 5-8pmCruise #2- May 19th- 5-8pmCruise #3- June 16th- 5-8pmCruise #4- July 21st- 5-8pmCruise #5- August 18th- 5-8pmCruise #6- September 15th- 5-8pmHalloween Cruise- October 20th- 4-7pmYear-Round Events!Bluegrass Band Night- 1st & 3rd Monday of Every Month- 6-9 pm (Live Bluegrass Band)Kid’s Night- Every Tuesday- 5-8pm ($2 OFF Kid’s meals and free balloon ...read more
    Categories: Community