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Triad Education Association president releases statement on COVID-19 mitigation efforts

The following statement is attributable to Triad Education Association (TEA) President Andrew Frey: “Triad Education Association is committed to delivering the best possible education to the students of the Triad School District in the safest environment for the students and staff possible. Ninety percent of teachers in the Triad School district are vaccinated, and the…

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Highland Volleyball Takes Second at Charleston Tourney

By Mark Jurgena The Highland Bulldog girls volleyball team picked up five wins in seven matches over the past week to raise their record to 8-4 on the season. The previous week Highland had no matches scheduled and coach Natalie Ott believes the team activities of that off week had a major impact on last…

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CHS Boys Golf Shoots Well at Tamarack and Arlington

By Mark Jurgena The Collinsville boys golf team traveled to the Panther Invite at Tamarack Golf Course in Shiloh on September 17th and returned home with an 8th place finish out of 17 teams. CHS shot a season-low 343 for the day. They finished only one shot behind Alton for 7th place. O’Fallon won the…

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Ronald Hetzel

Ronald Hetzel, of Troy, died Sunday, September 19, 2021 at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born June 2, 1943 in Breese, and preceded in death by his mother, Bernice Hetzel. Ron is survived by his son Courtney, of Troy, his daughter Stephanie (Josh) Brown of Edwardsville, and three grandchildren, Cameron, Shelby, and Mason Brown.…

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Dorothy Keller Sederes Witthaus

Dorothy H. Keller Sederes Witthaus, age 88 of Troy, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Morningside of Troy in Troy. She was born on Thursday, February 23, 1933, in Highland, the daughter of  Walton and Helen (nee Durbin) Faires. She was a member of .  She was also a member of Edwardsville-Drusilla Andrews Chapter NSDAR.…

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Alan G. Libbra

Alan G. Libbra, age 70 of rural Alhambra, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Carle BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL. He was born on Friday, August 10, 1951 in Litchfield. He was the son of  Americo “Mack” and Elaine (Philippe) Libbra. He was married to Janice K. Lesicko on April 12,…

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Fulton New Maryville Building And Zoning Administrator

By Charlie Feldman cfeldman@timestribunenews.com Shane Fulton will replace Kevin Flaugher as Maryville’s Building and Zoning Administrator. He was hired at the Wednesday, September 15 Village Board meeting. His first day was on Friday, September 17. The bulk of his duties, said Mayor Craig Short, will be code enforcement, which covers both property maintenance and all…

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Collinsville Puts Teeth Into Nuisance Vehicle Ordinance

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com The Collinsville City Council went back to meeting at the Gateway Convention Center for its September 14 meeting. Mayor John Miller proclaimed the week of September 17-23 Constitution Week and had members of the Daughters of the American Revolution in attendance. Three new police officers were sworn in: Joshua Hyman, Matthew…

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Troy’s New Downtown Improvement TIF District To Be Smaller

By Charlie Feldman cfeldman@timestribunenews.com The Troy City Council approved a plan for a new, much smaller downtown improvement Tax Increment Financing district to replace the old one that expires this year and hired a consulting firm to help with the switch during its Monday, September 20 meeting. “This is where TIF districts are going,” said…

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