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Last Installment Of Tax Bill Due December 8

December 6, 2021

Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser is reminding taxpayers that the final installment of their tax bill is coming due. “With the due date quickly approaching, I want to remind everyone that the fourth and final tax installment will be due Wed, Dec. 8,” Slusser said. “Remember, there are many ways to pay. We are encouraging…

U.S. Attorney’s Office For Southern Illinois Participating In National Money Mule Initiative

December 4, 2021

In conjunction with a press release issued today by the Department of Justice regarding the Fourth Annual Money Mule Initiative, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois announced its participation in the national effort to combat money mule activities. Money mules are individuals who are recruited by national and international fraud…

Maryville Board Passes Matching Fund Resolution For Roundabout

December 4, 2021

By Charlie Feldman cfeldman@timestribunenews.com The Maryville Village Board passed an Illinois Department of Transportation funding resolution for the Keebler Road/Illinois Route 162 Roundabout Project at its Wednesday, December 1 meeting. The village will pay $347,000 or as much is needed to match federal funds for completion of the project. “This is the third time we…

Casey’s Closed After Truck Drives Through Front Wall

December 2, 2021

The Casey’s located at 440 Edwardsville Rd in Troy is closed until further notice after a car went through the wall on the deli/bakery side at 9 a.m. this morning. No one was injured. Store Manager Jennifer Korte said a woman was driving her husband’s truck and had put the vehicle in park before it…

Ardent Spirits To Redevelop 100 Block Of Clay St. Surrounding Old Herald As Entertainment District; City To Purchase Gateway Fun Park

November 30, 2021

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com Exciting news was announced for Uptown Collinsville at the November 23 Collinsville City council meeting at the Gateway Convention Center. But first, a public hearing was held presenting the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022. The projected budget for 2022 is $45,063,149, with $19,051,955 or 42% allocated to the public works…

Troy Business Owner Killed On Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2021

By Stephanie Malench Leslie Reeves, owner of All You Studio and Party Place in Troy was murdered in Farmersville on Thanksgiving Day. A welfare check and possible death was called into the 911 office in Montgomery County at 12:42 on Thanksgiving Day for Nobbie St. in Farmersville.  In addition to Reeves, 48-year old Christopher J.…

Triad’s Portion Of Overall Tax Rate To Fall

November 24, 2021

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com The Triad School Board met on November 22 at the administration building and heard lots of good news from central office and school administrators. C.A. Henning Principal Kay Burrough highlighted from her report that the PTO in conjunction with the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce has given out over 450 signs…

2021 Madison County Tentative Multiplier Announced

November 24, 2021

Madison County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0370, according to David Harris, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the method used to achieve uniform property assessments among counties, as required by law.  This equalization is particularly important because some…

Madison County Board Finishes FY 2021 With Strong Plans For FY 2022

November 22, 2021

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com The Madison County Board held its last regular meeting of the fiscal year on November 17 at the Administration Building in Edwardsville. Absent from the meeting were Michael “Doc” Holiday (D-Alton, Bill Stoutenborough (D-Alton), Mike Babcock (R- Bethalto), and Jamie Gogin (R-Edwardsville). Matthew King (D- East Alton) was admitted later in…

IASB Terminates Affiliation with the National School Boards Association

November 22, 2021

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com At its November 18, 2021 meeting the Illinois Association of School Boards Board of Directors voted to end the Association’s membership in the National School Boards Association (NSBA). IASB membership in NSBA will terminate effective immediately. The letter comes on the heels of a request by Illinois Congressional members led by…

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