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  1. Janeece Ray HesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Obits

    ... ill, she gave up her job so that she could take care for her. Also surviving are a step-son, Christopher Hester of Roxana; one brother, Jerry and Phyllis Fry of Little Rock, Ark.; sisters-in-law, Geneva and Sonny Downing of Roxana, Shirley and Jim ...


  2. Carl Keith McNeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Obits

    ... a longtime member of Wood River Missionary Baptist Church, and was a current member of the First Baptist Church of Roxana. Surviving their beloved father and grandfather are his son, Steven Keith McNece (wife Shannon) of Godfrey; his daughter, ...


  3. Joseph Michael 'Mike' RagusaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Obits

    Joseph Michael "Mike" Ragusa, 62, of South Roxana, Illinois passed away at 11:33 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2015 at his home. He was born February 28, 1953 in Wood River, Illinois, a son of Berneda Ragusa of South Roxana and the late Joseph Ragusa.


  4. Armed robbery occurs at Vantage Credit Union in Wood River, suspects at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 |

    ... direction on foot and are currently being sought by law enforcement officials. Reports are Wood River and Roxana schools are on lock down after the robbery. Anyone with any information should contact the Wood River Police Department at (618) ...


  5. Man taken into custody, charged with robbery after police units track him up a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 |

    ... on foot after receiving an undetermined amount of cash. A perimeter was quickly setup by Wood River, East Alton, Roxana and Hartford police units. At approximately 9 p.m., a witness who saw the suspect running in the area contacted officers advising ...


  6. ExEast Alton Postal Service employee pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    Ashton Luck , 29, from South Roxana, pled guilty to a six-count indictment that charged one count of workers compensation fraud and five additional counts of making false statements, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. Luck faces up to thirty years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and up to three years supervision upon his release, plus mandatory restitution.


  7. Habitat Chapter Hosts Work DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 27 |

    The East Alton Rotary Club is joining with Habitat for Humanity to host a workday on Thursday. There is a new home under construction in Roxana, and Rotary members will meet at noon for lunch, and then get to work on the house at 132 E. Third Street.


  8. Fire Damages East Alton HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 |

    ... en it caught fire, according to Palmer. Crews from Wood River, Alton, Rosewood Heights, Alton Memorial Ambulance, and Roxana assisted the East Alton Fire Department.


  9. Harry J GallatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Obits

    Harry J. Gallatin, age 88, of Edwardsville, Illinois died Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon. A Wood River-Roxana native, Harry "The Horse" Gallatin was a seven-time NBA All-Star and a professional and college basketball coach.


  10. Harry Gallatin, Hall of Fame NBA basketball player, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... leading his team to 18 NCAA Division II championship appearances. Harry Junior Gallatin was born April 26, 1927, in Roxana, Ill. He served in the Navy during World War II, then attended Northeast Missouri State Teachers' College (now Truman State ...


  11. Harry Gallatin dead, Knicks Hall of Famer was 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Newsday

    ... big man, Gallatin appeared in 610 consecutive games, a Knicks' record that still stands. Born April 26, 1927 in Roxana, Ill., Gallatin become a seven-time NBA All-Star and twice an All-NBA selection. He led the league in rebounds in 1953-54, and was ...


  12. Kenneth Leon ViereggeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Obits

    ... funeral procession will leave Paynic Home for Funerals Friday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. to arrive at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana, where he will be laid to rest next to his wife with military honors.


  13. Lucy Angelina PetersRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Obits

    ... of O'Fallon. Lucy worked in sales for both Seibold's Bakery and later, J.C. Penney. She also worked for a time in the Roxana and Bethalto school districts as lunchroom monitor. Survivors include 3 sons, Joseph (Cheryl) Peters of Godfrey, John ...


  14. Resident Wants Burning BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 |

    ... the city to consider outlawing the practice within city limits. Neighboring communities like Bethalto, Hartford and Roxana have banned leaf-burning all together. Mayor Frank Akers tells The Big Z it is something to consider, and may be addressed at ...


  15. Gary D TreadwayRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | Obits

    ... for 42 years before retiring in 2007. Surviving aslo are two sons, Garrett Trreadway , Shawn (Shelby) Slaton all of Roxana; two daughters, Tammy (Rudy) Olea of Long Beach, CA, Rachel Treadway of Roxana; seven grandchildren, sister, Louise Grazier of ...


  16. Robert Neal BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Obits

    ... of East Alton, James and Kelli Brown of Bethalto, Kathleen and Greg Crews of Bethalto, Jack and LaDonna Brown of Roxana, and Charles and Sarah Brown of Roxana; 11 grandchildren, Bobbie Schlemer, Brandie Brown, Joshua Brown, Jordan Brown, Chris ...


  17. Richard Rick Ray EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Obits

    Richard "Rick" Ray Evans, 77, passed away at 12:05 pm Thursday, September 24, 2015 in Edwardsville with his daughter by his side. He was born on November 18, 1937 in South Roxana, IL, the son of Harry Von and Clara Evans.


  18. Mickey George W TinnonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Obits

    "Mickey" George W. Tinnon, 70 of Roxana, Illinois, was born on April 3, 1945, and went to be with the Lord September 23, 2015, with his family and babies, Raven and Fred, by his side, leaving behind a loving wife of 51 years Sintha "Berry" Tinnon, a son Tim, and daughter-in-law Diana Tinnon of Donellson IL, daughter Lisa and son-in-law Scott Dunham of Godfrey Illinois, a grandson Brandon Dunham of Godfrey, step grandson Robert Herrin and great grandson Theodore Herrin of Godfrey. He is survived by three of his seven brothers Roy, Ben, and Homer "Baldy' Tinnon.


  19. James Moss InmanRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Obits

    James Moss Inman, 89, of Roxana, IL, went home to be with the Lord at 12:17 a.m. Thurs. Sept.


  20. Margaret L SchulzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Obits

    Margaret L. Schulz, age 91, passed away at 6:01 pm on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her children and most of her grandchildren. She was born in Roxana, IL on June 17, 1924, the daughter of the late August H. & Mary Astroth.


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