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

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  2. Gerald Wayne BassettRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Gerald Wayne Bassett, 62, died Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, from complications due to pneumonia, his daughters by his side. Born on June 11, 1952 in Wood River, he was the son of Merle and Norine Bassett of Rosewood Heights.

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  3. Eugene Gene S HookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Eugene "Gene" S. Hook, 84, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at VIP Manor in Wood River. Born on September 20, 1930, in Roscoe, Mo., he was a son of Alfred Lee and Alta Mae Hook.

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  4. Veterans Ceremony PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    The City of Wood River Veteran's Day ceremony has been cancelled. It was to be held Tuesday afternoon, but based on the expected weather conditions, the decision was made to pull the plug, according to Mayor Fred Ufert.

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  5. School District Consolidation RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    Voters in East Alton, Wood River and Hartford may be looking at the issue of consolidation for three local school districts in April. A proposal for the consolidation of Wood-River Hartford School District 15, East Alton School District 13 and East Alton-Wood River High School into one Community Unit School District was submitted to the Madison County Regional Superintendent's Office earlier this year and the issue could be headed to the ballot pending the formal review of a hearing later this week.

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  6. James Willis BeattyRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... his hobby and his greatest joy. He enjoyed fishing and investments. He is survived by four sons, Jeff Beatty of Wood River, Mark (Sabra) Beatty of Bethalto, Mike Beatty of Fosterburg, and Bob Beatty of Wood River; one daughter, Kathy (Richard) Woods ...

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  7. Final Pieces Of Sioux City Casino Removed Nov. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    A tugboat on Thursday hauled off a barge containing offices, signage and other elements left behind by the Argosy Casino. It is headed to a large shipyard in Wood River, Illinois, operated by a marine business that bought the casino after it closed in July.

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  8. Charles DisneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Breeze Courier

    ... and going to races at Macon Speedway and loved watching sports. He is survived by sons Stephen Disney (Robin) of Wood River, Ill., Robert Disney (Barbara) of Pana, Ill.; daughter Cynthia Hagler (Bill) of Demorest, GA; 8 grandchildren, 26 ...

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  9. Final pieces of Sioux City casino removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KCRG

    A tugboat on Thursday hauled off a barge containing offices, signage and other elements left behind by the Argosy Casino. It is headed to a large shipyard in Wood River, Illinois, operated by a marine business that bought the casino after it closed in July.

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  10. Myrtle WerschingRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... s in Rosewood Heights. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 11 at the First General Baptist Church of Wood River. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

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  11. Accident in Wood River Results in InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    Several people were injured in a four vehicle crash earlier this morning in Wood River. The crash occurred at the intersection of Routes 143 and 3 just after 9am today and multiple first responders were called to the scene from Wood River, East Alton and Roxana.

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  12. Tanker Trailer Rolls In ND, Spills AntifreezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Rock102online.com

    A tanker trailer has spilled antifreeze after drifting and rolling on Highway 32 in North Dakota. Richard Shores Sr., of Wood River, Illinois, was seriously injured in the incident.

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  13. RBGA Honors Five at LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    ... took time to share some of the good economic news for our area over the past year, specifically the growth in Wood River: Bristow also highlighted the growth at St. Louis Regional Airport, the coming Alton Multi-modal Transportation Center, ...

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  14. Jack SpanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jack Spano, 85, passed away at 2:15am on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born on May 16, 1929, in Wood River the son of the late Louis and Maria Spano.

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  15. John Luke J LuketichRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    John "Luke" J. Luketich, 91, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014, at 5:45 pm at the Mother of Good Counsel Home in St. Louis, MO.He was born in Roxana, IL, on November 14, 1922, the son of the late Mike M. and Dora M. Luketich.He married Mary Louise Schleeper on November 15, 1965 at St. Bernard's in Wood River, IL. She preceded him in death on October 21, 2003.John attended St. Bernard's Grade School in Wood River and Wood River High School; he also attended Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO.

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  16. Marcella Jean StephensRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... A T & T as a telephone operator after 37 years of service. Surviving are three daughters, Laurie Moran (Dave) of Wood River, Linda Kitzmiller of Wood River, and Lesa Cope (Scott) of Rosewood Heights, six grandchildren, Nick and Nate Moran, Lindsay ...

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  17. William E Bill MasonRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    He was born May 26, 1931, in Wood River, the son of Charles T. and Agnes Mason. Bill had worked at Owens Illinois Glass for 37 years.

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  18. James Jim E RungeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    James "Jim" E. Runge, 85, passed away at 10:05 am Sunday, October 26, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River with his family by his side. Jim served his country in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947 serving in WWII.

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  19. Mary A Frankie SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and he preceded her in death in 1999. Survivors include one daughter and son in law: Vicki and Larry McMichael of Wood River, two sons and daughters and law: Dale and Mary Etta Smith of Taylorville, Illinois, Jim and Jennifer Smith of Roxana, eight ...

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  20. Fire at South Roxana BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    Two people were injured in a fire at a business in South Roxana on Thursday. Fire crews from South Roxana, Hartford, Wood River and Roxana responded to Midwest Biodiesel Products about 11:40am to the call of a flash fire on top of a storage tank where workers had been making repairs.

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