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I have a question . . . Will you help me answer it?
  6. Aug, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 40

I have a question . . . Will you help me answer it?

By: James Roderick Community Member Does Collinsville want a newspaper? If so, do we want one that will start a conversation? I’m not talking about a gossip rag. I’m talking about a REAL paper. It is a simple question but the answer may not be that easy. When I was a kid, we had a small town newspaper. It came out once a week and the whole town waited anxiously for it. I know I did because they let us kids sell them on the street and that was MY money to spend however I wanted !! Each week I would get my papers and head South on Main. First stop, The Hut Lounge. Kids weren’t supposed to go in but since it had no windows, and the front door was open, I went in. The Hut was a local watering hole at the end of downtown. By the time I got there, the patrons were well hydrated and their wallets opened easily.

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Fourth of July on the Sixth!
  9. Jul, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 36

Fourth of July on the Sixth!

It was quite a show. And the storms held off until the fireworks were over. Special thanks to the Grand River Dam Authority, Collinsville’s wholesale electrical supplier, for once again supplying the grant that made the fireworks show possible. GRDA, you are greatly appreciated! Thanks to everyone who showed up. More pictures in next week’s issue! Norman Van Sickle / Times Star photos

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Safe at home
  9. Jul, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 35

Safe at home

Collinsville’s Brett Erickson slides safely into home last Thursday afternoon as the Cardinal summer baseball league approached its regular season conclusion. The league is in its end-of-season tournament today through Friday. More on page 16. -- Norman Van Sickle / Times Star photo

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It was a very good day . . . Hogs 'N' Hot Rods 2015
  9. Jul, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 34

It was a very good day . . . Hogs 'N' Hot Rods 2015

INSIDE: Community Calendar Pg 3; Obituaries Pg 4; Academic Team has successful season Pg 5; Chief implicated in kickbacks Pg 6; Classifieds / Faith page Pg 7; Hogs ‘N’ Hot Rods people Pg 8; Nifty 50’s people Pg 9; From the Past Pg 10-11; Cherokees set election Pg 12; OSU honor roll told Pg 13; Fishing Report Pg 14; GRDA column; Pg 15; Summer sports wind down Pg 16.

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Still the favorite pastime of Cardinals
  9. Jul, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 33

Still the favorite pastime of Cardinals

The young man to the right was part of the annual Cardinal Summer Baseball Camp put on at Pat Colpitt Field by Head Coach Tony Reeder. We love the expression on the face!!! For other photos of the camp and the campers, see page 7 of today’s Times Star. --Norman Van Sickle / Times Star photo

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