Collinsville is coming together to help a family-run restaurant get back on its feet. The effort is being led by one of the restaurant’s competitors.
More than 100 people turned out to raise money to repair the walls and roof at the popular Silver Dollar Cafe.
Life changed for Christy Stephens on a January morning, when a car drove through the front door of her Collinsville restaurant – a place her family has run for 25 years.
In an instant, part of the roof collapsed, along with Stephens’ heart.
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“I thought that someone just broke the glass, but when I got here, a quarter of the building is gone, so I just stood out front and cried,” she said.
The person driving the car was having a medical emergency …