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Edwardsville’s 2019 Arts in the Park schedule announced

EDWARDSVILLE — This summer, City Park will once again become a gathering place for friends and families to enjoy concerts, movies and art classes provided by Edwardsville’s Parks & Recreation Department.

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Calhoun softball gets past Edwardsville, 3-1

Sydney Baalman pitched a two-hitter as the Calhoun softball team knocked off Edwardsville Monday afternoon. Baalman gave up only one run, with 12 strikeouts and four walks in seven innings of work.

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Brief: Lockett reelected to Board of Trustees

Carbondale student trustee Brione Lockett will return to the board for a second term, providing a familiar face among many new appointments. Lockett said he will continue practicing transparency and honesty throughout his second term as well as continue to be an advocate for diversity.

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Springfest 2019 celebrates season at SIUE

EDWARDSVILLE - Southern University of Illinois at Edwardsville kicked off “Springfest 2019 - Under the Big Top” Monday. Students could display their Cougar Pride as this year’s contest features two categories — student organizations and fraternity/sorority/life organizations. The organization with t

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Pet of the week: Archie

ST. LOUIS - The pet of the week this week is Archie! He is a 5-year-old chihuahua. Archie is a sweet, spunky and very loving dog. He loves going on walks and being held. You can visit Archie at the MEHS at 8495 IL-143 in Edwardsville, Illinois.

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Las Vegas man forfeits $727K to Madison County in plea deal after traffic stop

EDWARDSVILLE — Some area law enforcement agencies will receive a significant amount of cash after a Las Vegas man pleaded guilty of money laundering and agreed to forfeit more that $727,000 he was carrying on Interstate 70 in Madison County.

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Box: Edwardsville 9, Collinsville 5

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MONDAY’S PREP BOYS ROUNDUP: Cavs survive Wells’ HRs, beat Shells to put win streak at 15

Braeden Wells ran out of at-bats to complete his rally for the Roxana Shells on Monday. Wells hit a solo home run in the sixth inning and followed with a grand slam in the seventh, but the Carlinville Cavaliers extended their winning streak with an 8-5 nonconference baseball victory over the Shells

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'What kind of friends do you want?' Bost brings members of Opioid Task Force to Murphysboro Middle School

MURPHYSBORO — “What kind of friends do you want in your life?” Detective Chris Coyne asked students Tuesday morning at Murphysboro Middle School. “The answer to this question can literally determine the course of the rest of your life.”

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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Slow start dooms Knights

GODFREY — The host Piasa Birds scored twice in the first ten minutes and then added two more first-half goals, cruising to a 5-2 win over Metro-East Lutheran. In a game played at Lewis and Clark College’s Tim Rooney Stadium, the Birds outshot the Knights 13-6.

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Box: Eureka 3, Collinsville 0

Individual stats have not been reported. athletes of the week • statistical leaders • the latest headlines • prep sports talk • scoreboard • news organized by school.

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Gateway East Artists Guild exhibit to feature nearly 30 members at EAC

EDWARDSVILLE — An exhibit featuring 80 pieces of artwork made by nearly 30 Gateway East Artists Guild (GEAG) members will be on display at the Edwardsville Arts Center beginning Friday.

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Man Charged with Stealing from Seniors

A Collinsville man is charged in connection with several alleged burglaries in Bethalto this spring. 36 year old Jason Mitchell of the 200 block of West Woodcrest Drive is charged with three counts of residential burglary after he allegedly tried to scam senior citizens at their homes.

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Urban planning specialist Sandoval mixes equity with sustainability during SIUE visit

EDWARDSVILLE — From hundreds of colorful miniature toys, gadgets and non-descript items, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students fashioned several sustainable communities, per instructions of urban planning specialist Gerardo Sandoval, PhD.

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SOFTBALL: Tigers held to one hit in loss

EDWARDSVILLE — Lori Blade added Calhoun, the Class 1A school of 130 students, to her softball schedule five years ago to allow her Class 4A Edwardsville Tigers to see top pitching.

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Thousands of Easter eggs drop-in at Metro Community Church — 12 photos

Kids scurry about collecting colorful eggs at Metro Community Church’s Easter Egg Drop Saturday in Edwardsville. The event, originally set on April 14, was rescheduled due to weather concerns but still drew crowds of attendees from around the Metro East.

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PREP BASEBALL: With assist from sun, Tigers beat Redbirds to stay unbeaten in SWC

GODFREY – The Alton Redbirds got the seemingly harmless flyball they were seeking from one of the state’s most dangerous hitters with the game on the line in the fifth inning.

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Girls’ Track takes Mascoutah Invitational by 28 points

Barnes and Holloway nab three, first-place finishes. The Mascoutah High School Girls’ Track team enjoyed the home cooking, last Wednesday, April 17, winning the 13-team, Mascoutah Invitational title by 28 points over second-place Freeburg and 45 points over fourth-place Highland.

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Box: Carlyle 2, Salem, Illinois 1

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Box: Highland 9, Belleville East 8

Individual stats Have not been reported. athletes of the week • statistical leaders • the latest headlines • prep sports talk • scoreboard • news organized by school.

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