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  1. Janet Lee KallalRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Janet Lee Kallal, 75, died at 8:34 a.m., Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Provision Living in Godfrey, after several years of declining health.She was born in Kane on Feb. 20, 1939,one of seven daughters born to Burl Walter & Violet Mae Crawford.Janet graduated from Jersey Community High School, and attended the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Alton.

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  2. The Master of Death -- SmallpoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Examiner.com

    ... to isolate them from others. Smallpox Island (formerly Sunflower Island) in the middle of the Mississippi River near Alton, Illinois was one such hospital. A smallpox epidemic at the prison in December 1862 killed 2,200 prisoners. Smallpox cases ...

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  3. Wreaths To Be Laid in AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com

    More than 500 graves will be decorated Saturday at the Alton National Cemetery on Pearl Street as part of the Wreaths Across America program. For more than two decades, the decorations have been placed at the Arlington National Cemetery and others across the country and this will be the sixth year for decorations in Alton.

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  4. Daisy M EmmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Daisy M. Emmons, 89, died at 8:49 a.m. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born March 28, 1925 in Kilbourne, IL, she was the daughter of Leslie and Flossie Conklin.

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  5. Joyce Lea Joyous WhiteRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... bration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 16 at Anchor of Hope Church, 503 Milton Rd, Alton. Pastor Seeram Garney will officiate.

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  6. Cope Plastics wins awardRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Recycling Today

    The International Association of Plastics Distribution has awarded its Environmental Excellence Award for Best Recycling Program to Cope Plastics , a distributor and fabricator of plastic sheet, rod and tube headquartered in Alton, Illinois. The company was singled out for expanding its recycling program to include 36 different grades of plastic, which make up close to 90 percent of the material the company distributed or consumed.

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  7. Ronald Wayne LieversRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... to his wife, he is survived by: a son, Duane (Cathy) Lievers of Cottage Hills, 2 daughters, Melissa Lievers of Alton, IL and Ann (Matthew Cifaldi) Carpenter of MO, 4 step-sons, Michael (Brenda) Gray of MO, Brian Gray of Las Vegas, NV, Daniel ...

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  8. Alton Police Pick Training UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com

    Alton Police have trained with the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission Mobile Training Unit for 42 years, and that partnership will continue for at least another year. There was a possibility the City Council would switch from the current Mobile Training Unit to one that serves the area immediately north of Madison County, but a new deal has been reached that will continue Alton's relationship with SILEC.

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  9. Childrens Benefit Concert SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com

    An effort to donate sports and musical equipment that has expanded to seven children's homes in three states this year is being celebrated Saturday night in Downtown Alton. "Something Bigger Than Yourself" is the name of the concert and a new corporation a move the head of the effort says was necessary due to the growth of what started out as a modest donation to the Catholic Children's' Home.

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  10. Carol J ReillyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... the daughter of Charles "Bill" and Marie Elizabeth (Vinyard) Martin. Carol graduated from St. Joseph Nursing School in Alton in June 1956 as a Registered Nurse. She worked as Director of Nursing at Eldercare Nursing Home for 25 years. She then ...

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  11. Margie L SchielerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Margie L. Schieler, 79, passed away and went to be with the Lord at 10:07am on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. She was born on June 24, 1935, in Alton, the daughter of the late Bill and Marie Wilken.

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  12. Olin to Close Rolling Operations at Ohio FacilityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Metal Center News

    ... current customers. All rolling and related operations will be discontinued and consolidated into the Olin Brass East Alton, Ill., facility. This decision was made to improve the efficiency of the company's supply chain. It will allow Bryan Metals to ...

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  13. Charles E Chief Flowers SrRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... daughters, Deborah Wallace (Jeff Masterson) and Dawn Flowers all of Shipman, Diana Flowers (Michael Gillreath) of East Alton; eight grandchildren, Thomas Flowers, Wendi Wallace, Kristen Ruby, Jordan Flowers (Kiara Taylor), Jasmine Sykes, Tommy ...

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  14. Bad Cop Sued in Southern IllinoisRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Courthouse News Service

    ... liction of emotional distress, negligence, and civil rights violations. She is represented by Janet L. Freeman of East Alton, Ill.

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  15. Man Sentenced in Child Porn CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com

    An Alton man has been sentenced to 8 years in jail for child pornography. 67-year-old Donald Phillips must serve at least four years of his sentence following his guilty plea earlier this year.

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  16. Bar Owners Dislike Proposed FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RiverBender.com

    Alton bar and restaurant owners are not in favor of a proposed fee on gaming machines. A proposal by the Alton City Council to place a fee on each machine has been tabled until after the first of the year.

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  17. New Mural DedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RiverBender.com

    There is a new mural decorating a part of Alton, and you are invited to a dedication ceremony this Saturday at 10:30am. The mural is located at 415 Ridge Street, home of the Grassroots Grocery.

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  18. Lois BridgesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lois Bridges, 80 of Alton died at 4:45 P.M. on Monday, December 8, 2014 at Alton Rehabilitation and Nursing. She was born in Jersey County, Illinois to the late Ralph and Mildred Wilson on September 6, 1934.

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  19. Sarah Elizabeth Betty BarenreutherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... who enlisted in the army later that year. When Ameyl received his discharge from the army in 1946, the couple moved to Alton, where they were to live for the next 65 years, until Betty's diabetes and blindness made it impossible for them to continue ...

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  20. Eva L BlachfordRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Eva L. Blachford, 87, passed away at 9:50 pm, Monday, December 8, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. She was born in Capron, IL on April 17, 1927, the daughter of the late Rolla C. and Verna A. Duke.

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