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  1. James Edward Vonderheidt SrRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Obits

    ... is survived by his son, James Vonderheidt, Jr. and his wife Paula of East Alton; grandson, Brandon Vonderheidt of Wood River; brother, Jerome "Jerry" and Maurine Vonderheidt of Brighton and three sisters, Sally and Rick Luker of Cypress, TX, Mary ...


  2. John L BerghoffRead the original story

    Wednesday | Obits

    John L. Berghoff, 67, passed away 12:20am on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 31, 1947, in Wood River, the son of the late Emil and Elizabeth Berghoff.


  3. Analyst: Expect short-term gas price spike in Iowa, across MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCRG

    ... he said. DeHaan identified a laundry list of projects at more than a dozen refineries, such as work at a plant in Wood River, Ill. deferred from earlier in the year; a fire limiting capacity to 70 percent at a Husky plant in Lima, Ohio; and ...


  4. Bertha Birdie Irene ByronRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Obits

    Bertha "Birdie" Irene Byron, 101, passed away 11:02 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton. Birdie had been employed as an admitting clerk at Wood River Twp.


  5. Wood River Bans Pawn ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 |

    There are no pawnshops in Wood River and after action by the city council this week, there won't be any coming to the city anytime soon. The City Council passed a resolution eliminating pawnshops as permitted businesses within city limits.


  6. Rosemary L VitaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Obits

    She was born in Wood River, IL on March 21, 1927 the daughter of the late Jasper and Sarah Ingrande. Rosemary was a homemaker.


  7. Sexual Assault Suspect SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 |

    Wood River Police are asking for your help locating the suspect in a weekend sexual assault. Investigators believe 26-year-old Wardell M. Henderson of the 500 block of State Street in Wood River broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment Sunday morning while she slept.


  8. Shirley June CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Obits

    ... Nick, Jake and Robbie Rowe and,John Richard Barry. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday. Pastor Ronnie Johnson will officiate.


  9. Kelli A Winchester RickettRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Obits

    Born in Alton on October 15, 1970, she was the daughter of David Winchester of Wood River and Cynthia Winchester of Rosewood Heights. She is survived by her father; mother and her companion, John Carter; maternal grandmother, Mary Gold of Wood River; two sons, Thomas A. Sweeney, David L. "D.J." Sweeney of Alton; long time companion, Eli Payton of Wood River; and two sisters, Laura M. Ward of East Alton and Lee E. Barrow of Wood River.


  10. Pilot Thomas Logistics Announces PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | GlobeNewswire

    ... on the Upper and Lower Mississippi River and Gulf Coast. The Company's six strategic locations are based in Wood River, IL; St Louis; MO; Wickliffe, KY; Memphis, TN; Baton Rouge, LA and Mobile, AL. Scott Prince, President and CEO of PTL, commented ...


  11. Gladys V FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Obits

    Gladys V. Fisher, 96, died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Born January 11, 1919 in Eldred, IL, she was the daughter of Simon "Peter" and Mattie Shaw.


  12. Maggie Maria MoorefieldRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Obits

    Surviving in addition to her mother and husband are a son, Kaaleb Moorefield of East Alton; daughter, Courteney Moorefield of East Alton; three brothers, Robert Rollet, Scott Rollet all of Jackson, MO, David Rollet of New York City, NY; nieces and nephews, Justin and Courtney Rollet, Jeremy and Beck Rollet; great niece and nephew, Trinten and Halley Rollet; as well as other family and friends. A Reflection of Life Memorial visitation will be from 2 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2015 until service time at 4 p.m. at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.


  13. George Thomas Tom Lawrence IVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Obits

    George Thomas "Tom" Lawrence, IV, LTC US Army, Retired, age 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior at Alton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 26, 2015. He was born on February 20, 1929, in Wood River, IL, the son of George Thomas "Tom" Lawrence II and Florence Wave Irey.


  14. Debra HargisRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 27 | Obits

    Debra and her twin sister Denise were born September 26, 1952 in Alton, to John Edward and Ruth Naomi Hargis. Survivors include her Daughter Chantel Nicole and Rick Sutberry of Maryville; two grandchildren, Reilly Allen Sutberry and Ashton John Sutberry; six sisters, Denise and Doug Frasier of Wood River, Andrea and John Clagg of Maryville, Connie and Gil Rushton of Plainview, Gail and Robert Dellamano of Bethalto, Judy Twente of Cottage Hills, Cheryl and Lee Philippe of Cottage Hills.


  15. Ernie GleasonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 25 | Obits

    Survivors include 2 daughters, Lacy Gleason of Wood River and Deann Gleason of Godfrey; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Yvonne Strader of Jackson, Miss., Sally Ann Counts of Alton, Mary Riggs of Fla; and Melinda Cross of Alton; a brother, John Gleason of East Alton; his lifelong girlfriend of 19 years, Gloria Murphy; his ex-wife Virginia Gleason of Wood River; and his lifelong friend Alan Cox. He grieved the passing of his beloved son, Johnny Gleason, whose life meant so much to Ernie that his heart couldn't stand the grief of living without him.


  16. News of the Weird by Chuck ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Jewish World Review

    Once again during a police raid of a suspected drug house (this time, in Wood River, Illinois, in July), with cops swarming the home and yard, confiscating evidence and arresting occupants, officers had to stop briefly from time to time to answer the ...


  17. Loraine M LaPelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Obits

    ... of Alton, a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Rita LaPelle of Tulsa, OK, two grandchildren, Bill Lynch (Beth) of Wood River and Aimee Hash (Steve) of Broken Arrow, OK, two great grandchildren, Alyson Lynch and Caitlyn Lynch, two great-great ...


  18. George Robert Rob PritzkerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Obits

    ... George Robert Pritzker, Sr. Rob loved his only son, Alex Pritzker of Bethalto; step-daughter, Briana Folmnsbee of Wood River; fiance' and love of his life, Beth Chappell; terribly missed by his two maternal aunts, Sherri (Larry) Rose of ...


  19. IL: Many Hail Coming Station at GroundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Mass Transit

    ... the site, the city set aside green space where it remediated two river tributaries feeding the west fork of the Wood River and the surrounding riparian zone. There also are three parcels totaling 28 square acres that officials want to develop as ...


  20. Eileen Ruth PortwoodRead the original story

    Monday Sep 21 | Obits

    Born on May 29, 1941 in Wood River, she was the daughter of Herman Frederick and Sarah Blanche Meyer. Surviving are two sons, Robert Portwood of Carrollton, Ronald Portwood of Chapin; a daughter, Ramona Gaines of Lake Ozark, MO; eight grandchildren, Heather, Bobbi, Jeremy, Jessica, Katie, Kurtis, Kamryn and Drake; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Meyer, Sr. of South Roxana, Steve, Sr. Meyer of Staunton; four sisters, Mary Jean Long of McClure, IL, Judy Rulo of Bethalto, Sue Sperandio of East Alton, Patricia Howard of Shipman; and a special friend, Thomas Bartholomew of Bethalto.


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