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  1. Shirley L UrsprungRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Obits

    ... Bonne Eau in Edwardsville. She married Carl Ursprung on August 1, 1950 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Wood River. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2006. Shirley was a homemaker most of her life and was a member of Eden United Church ...


  2. Richard L Dick HirschRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Obits

    ... M. and Samuel J. Hirsch; nephew and his spouse, Steven M. Grames of Bethany Beach, DE; niece, Kathy l. Opel of Wood River; and brother-in-law, Donald L. Opel of Wood River. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at ...


  3. Gladys S HoytRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Obits

    Gladys S. Hoyt, 94, formerly of Wood River, passed away 11:30 a.m. July 19, 2014 at her residence.


  4. Barbara Nell CoxRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Obits

    ... great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Rev. Matthew Price will officiate.


  5. Police Reports for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 |

    In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 19 year old Gregory Chase Beckstrom of the 1500 block of Esther in Wood River for burglary.


  6. Wood River Garbage Bids RejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 |

    The Wood River City Council will again be soliciting bids for garbage and recycling service.


  7. Hugh S GoodrichRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Obits

    ... two grandchildren and their spouses, Amanda and Scott Kuhlman of Maryville and Samuel and Rachel Wineinger of Wood River; one great grandson, Alex a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Don Knox of Decatur, IL and a brother, Junior Goodrich of ...


  8. Harold M DuvallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Obits

    ... are 3 sisters, Dorothy Bertoletti of Alton, Florence (Bob) Brandt of Bryan, Ohio, and Velma (Augie) Schmidt of Wood River; a brother, John A. (Joyce) Duvall of Foster Township; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, ...


  9. Volunteers Clean Up Local CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 |

    ... Woodland Hill Cemetery spent several hours cleaning up the property on Sunday. Groups of citizens from East Alton Wood River expressed their displeasure with the condition of the cemetery earlier this month before taking it upon themselves to clean ...


  10. Coroner Rules On Multiple CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 |

    ... victim to had diphenhyrdamine and morphine in her system at the time of death. 40-year old Cleophus Richardson of Wood River was pronounced dead at Alton Memorial Hospital on May 27th. In that case the coroner's office reports the victim died as a ...


  11. Coroner: 2 recent deaths drug-related accidentsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Stephen Nonn says 40-year-old Cleophus Richardson died in May after being found unresponsive in his Wood River home.


  12. Pat FitzgeraldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Obits

    ... 1954, in Springfield, Illinois the son of the late James and Katherine (Zupan) Fitzgerald. On October 4, 2008, in Wood River, Illinois he married his lifelong partner of 28 years Letha Fennewald and she survives. Other survivors include two sisters ...


  13. Police Reports for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 |

    ... domestic battery and unlawful possession of cannabis. 36 year old Amanda Jo Hampton of the 900 block of Acton in Wood River on a failure to appear warrant for possession of a controlled substance. 19 year old Aaron Harvey of the 100 block of ...


  14. Police Reports for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 |

    Wood River Police were holding 33 year old Jessica Watson of the 300 block of Picker in Wood River for robbery.


  15. Austin Jazz WilcoxRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Obits

    ... of Godfrey, IL. He graduated early with Honors from Alton High School. He was a member of 1st Assembly of God in Wood River, IL. He was very involved with Misfits for Jesus where he and his father evangelized and led worship for the homeless in St. ...


  16. Antique Amoco sign stolen from Illinois museumRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Telegraph says someone unbolted an antique Amoco sign in the yard outside the Wood River Museum and made off with it.


  17. East Alton Woman Facing Heroin ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 |

    An East Alton woman involved in a traffic accident last week in Wood River is facing felony drug charges.


  18. Jacob Josiah WalkerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Obits

    ... in law: Shana and Jason Lewis of Rosewood Heights, one brother: Jeremie Sanders and his fianc: Kandis Boden of Wood River, his maternal grandfather: William Walker of Rosewood Heights, his maternal grandmother: Mary Walker of Cottage Hills, his ...


  19. Sherry Elizabeth AntrobusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Obits

    ... Church) in Alton. She loved being a Grandma and Great Grandma. Surviving is a daughter, Jennifer Floyed of Wood River, two sons, Scott Antrobus of Columbia, IL, and Chuck Antrobus of Cottage Hills, six grandchildren, Eric Scott Antrobus, Jocelyn ...


  20. John Rene OryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Obits

    ... Ory. A World War II navy veteran, he had been a co-owner of Ory Brothers before retiring. On May 16, 1953 in Wood River, he married the former Jane M. Roffman. She died June 25, 1993. Surviving are two sons, Jim Ory of Edwardsville, Larry Ory of ...


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