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  1. Jessie Jackie A InmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jessie "Jackie" A. Inman, 83, passed away at 7:05 am Friday, March 20, 2015 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born on April 1, 1931 in Alton, IL, the daughter of the late William and Amanda Levi.

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  2. Gary J WintjenRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Gary J. Wintjen, 68, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife of 26 years, on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born the son of Arthur and Lucy Wintjen in Alton, Ill.

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  3. Public Asked for InputRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com

    Would you like to take a survey? Alton residents are being asked to do so at the city works with Granite City and Madison County government on the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan is a five-year planning document that is required by the county to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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  4. County Hands Out Park GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com

    ... departments around the county, with the recent announcement that state funding for parks has been frozen. In Alton, $138,655 has been awarded for work at Rock Springs Park, James H. Killion Park, and Gordon Moore Park. Alton took one of the biggest ...

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  5. CVB Booking Boat CruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com

    The Spirit of Peoria Paddlewheel Boat will be taking guests on scenic cruises all summer, with a number of trips scheduled between Alton and Grafton. The Alton Regional Convention and Visitor' Bureau is already taking reservations for the cruises that start June 30. Organizers expect the cruises to continue to be very popular.

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  6. Thomas Earl GriesbaumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Thomas Earl Griesbaum, 97, passed away at 4:55 pm, on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Rose Wood Care Nursing Home in Alton, IL He was born in Alton, IL on November 3, 1917 the son of the late Joseph F. and Bessie Griesbaum. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp in England during WWII, Thomas was a high school math teacher for over 25 years at Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto.

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  7. David R WinnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... wife Lucille, now deceased, of San Fransisco CA and Robert Steven Winnett, now deceased, and his wife Carolyn of East Alton, IL. The brothers and their wives were very close. They traveled together frequently to Africa, Europe and many points ...

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  8. Kenneth David Scoggins IIIRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born April 18, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea, he was the son of Kenneth David, II and Cheryl Scoggins of Alton and Mi Yang Chang Scoggins of St. Louis. In addition to his mother; father; step-mother and wife, surviving are two sons, Braeden and K.J. Scoggins; a daughter, Brooklynne Scoggins, all of Elsah; brother, Steven Turner of South Roxana; two sisters, Sheryl Scoggins of St. Louis and Chrissy Grace of Alton.

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  9. Barbara J Schmidt MaggosRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Barbara J. Maggos, wife to Nick Maggos , loving mother of two daughters; Colleen Dash and Suzy Erker, beloved grandmother of John David, Michael, and Allison; great grandmother of Sophia Grace and Teresa Rose, passed away peacefully on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2015 as the sun shone. A resident of Alton for 51 years, Barbara was an active community member and served on the White Cross Auxiliary at Alton memorial Hospital for many years.

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  10. Clifford D MeisenheimerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Clifford D. Meisenheimer, 78, died peacefully in his sleep early in the morning on March 17, 2015. Born November 27, 1936 in Alton, he was the son of Mary and Henry Meisenheimer.

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  11. Jerry Carl ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jerry Carl Elliott, 81, went to be with the Lord peacefully with his family by his side at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born November 22, 1933 in Alton, he was the son of Keith "Jim" and Bernice Elliott.

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  12. Alberta HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Alberta Hammond, 84, went to be with the Lord at 1:38 am Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton. She married Cleo G. Hammond on August 27, 1948 in Alton, IL.

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  13. Catherine M Kate WheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Catherine M. "Kate" Wheeler, 97, passed away at 4:47 am Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home. She married Vincent P. Wheeler on December 30, 1939 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton.

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  14. Darlene S StolpRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Darlene S. Stolp, 89, passed away at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 8, 2015 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton, IL. She was a member of the Germantown Hills Baptist Church in Germantown Hills for 18 years.

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  15. Clarence D Ballinger IIIRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Clarence D. Ballinger III age 49 departed this life on Tuesday March 10, 2015 at his residence at 5:52 p.m. He was born July 4, 1965 in Alton, IL. He was the son of late Clarence D. Ballinger Sr. and Maydale Knight of Alton.

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  16. 50 Years for Alton MurdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | RiverBender.com

    An Alton man is heading to prison for 50 years for the murder of his cousin. 24-year-old Damond Riddlespriger of the 1100 block of Putnam was found guilty in January of first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Marlon Poindexter.

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  17. Henry Hank BloodworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    He had been a meat cutter and truck driver before retiring. He had been an active member of the Franklin Masonic Lodge #25 in Alton.

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  18. Teri Lynn TennysonRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... sister, Patty Flanagan, and grandmother, Ruth Temple. A private service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Alton. Reverend Andre' Dobson will officiate. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information ...

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  19. Police Reports for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | RiverBender.com

    In local police reports, an Alton man has been charged with armed robbery following an incident on Sunday. 30 year old Leonell Carter of the 3200 block of Duco Street in Alton is accused of robbing another man at gunpoint, allegedly taking $45.

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  20. 80-year-old ID'd in Amtrak crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Daily Gazette

    ALTON – Authorities have identified a man who died after his pickup truck was struck by an Amtrak train in southwestern Illinois. Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn tells the Belleville News-Democrat 80-year-old that Henry D. Bloodworth of Alton was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

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