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  1. Police Searching for SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com

    Authorities in Wood River are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with an attempted home burglary last week, and the attempted entry of another residence. Police have released a sketch of the suspect based on a witness description, and are asking the public to keep a lookout in the days ahead.

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  2. William Harold StogsdillRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... sister. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 29 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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

    Tuesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com

    In local police reports provided to the Big Z, Wood River Police arrested 34 year old Mark Easter of the 2600 block of Maxey in Alton for burglary at the Farm Fresh store in Wood River on Sunday night.

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  4. Quiet Overnight in RiverbendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com

    ... ng, Alton Police Chief Jason Simmons says they don't anticipant problems but are prepared just in case: Police in Wood River and East Alton also reported a quiet overnight period with no arrests related to the Ferguson case.

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  5. Gary Curtis BlevinsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Gary Curtis Blevins, 60, passed away 12:22 p.m. Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. Born o November 2, 1954 in Alton, he was the son of Wanda Blevins of Wood River and the late Curtis Blevins.

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  6. Wood River police release sketch of burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Anyone who recognizes the sketch, or if someone matching the description was seen in the area, is asked to call the Wood River Police Department at 251-3114 WOOD RIVER, Ill. Wood River police have released a sketch of a man suspected of burglarizing a home on Thursday.

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  7. Shirley J Farmer CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Quinn, McKinzie, Cassie, Jessica and Ciara; her siblings, Linda Yarborough of East Alton, Don and Ella Walker of Wood River and Lora Dean Brines of St. Peter, MO; several nieces and nephews and her grandpups, Milo and Jack. Visitation will be from 4 ...

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  8. Local Church To Provide a Big MealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | RiverBender.com

    ... busses to the church on Fosterburg Road. For information on bus pick-up points in Alton, Godfrey, East Alton and Wood River, call 567-3740.

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  9. Banking Career OpportunitiesRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Monster.com

    ... Teller for our West Belleville, IL location. Financial Service Supervisors for our Mascoutah, Troy and Waterloo, Wood River, IL locations. Technology Analyst, Online Services Analyst, and Network Systems Manager located at our Edwardsville, IL Home ...

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  10. Helen Loretta WardlowRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and Ethan Knipping. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  11. John Junior CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    John Junior Campbell, 87, of Wood River, IL passed away on Thurs Nov. 20, 2014 at 11:25 a.m., peacefully in his sleep. He was a WWII Navy veteran, Teamster for Local 525, union truck driver for 40 years before retiring.

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  12. Shauna Leigh NawNaw WallaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... , and Dustin Brown. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Pastor Andre' Dobson will officiate.

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  13. Kenneth Ray Stagner SrRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... er of Bethalto. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until time of service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  14. Dale F MinorRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    A U.S. Navy veteran, he had worked 47 years at Owens-IL Glass as a mold maker before retiring. He was a member of Wood River Masonic Lodge #1062, Ainad Shrine, Acitve with the DeMolay and Job's Daughters and a member and past commander of East Alton American Legion Post 794.

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  15. Ellen Beatrice HardRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... t grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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  16. Steven C KingRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... children and their spouses, Mark (Kim) King of O'Fallon, IL, Scott King of East Alton and Stacie (Adam) Harman of Wood River; ten grandchildren, Kalin, Brenna and Christopher King, Mashell, Willow, Owen, and Shawn King, Bailey, Aidan and Liam ...

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  17. Mary Diane RichardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born Aug. 21, 1960 in Alton, she was a daughter of William "Bud" and Laura Richards, who preceded her in death. She worked as a manager at Hit N Run in Bethalto for 10 years, and was a member of the Wood River Moose Lodge #1049.

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  18. Harriet L DonaldsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Harriet L. Donaldson, 87, of Wood River, IL, died at 3:35 a.m. Wed. Nov. 12, 2014 at her home with her son and daughter-in-law at her side.

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  19. Godfrey Woman Wins CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | RiverBender.com

    Kim Schelle, Godfrey resident and teller at 1st Mid America Credit Union in Wood River won a new 2014 Ford Focus from the annual United Way of Greater St. Louis Watch.Enter.Win. promotion.

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  20. Dr Harold R HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Harold Raymond Hudson was born June 7, 1922, in Wood River, IL, son of Elmer and Ethel Hudson. Growing up in Wood River, he longed for the day when he could become an Oiler and, indeed, his years at Wood River High School generated some of his fondest memories.

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