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  1. Report Puts Schools on AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    The report of a suspicious person near East Alton Wood River High School on Monday put several local schools on temporary lock down until police gave the all clear. The high school initially went into a lockdown, then a modified lock down, while the Roxana School District issued a soft lockdown of its schools as a precaution.

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  2. Akers Sworn In As Wood River MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    Frank Akers has been sworn in as Wood River Mayor. He was chosen by his peers April 9th to fill the mayor's spot on the Wood River City Council following the death of Mayor Fred Ufert on March 25. He says the spot he vacated on the city council may be filled soon.

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  3. Estella Louise Stella MasinelliRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... to paint, and she was an avid dancer and social butterfly. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Wood River. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy (Lewis) Mihalich of Dorsey and Richard Masinelli of Lutz, Fla.; grandchildren, Rick ...

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  4. High School on Modified LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    Two local high schools are on a modified lock-down this morning, following the report of a suspicious person in Wood River. East Alton Wood River High School was placed on lockdown following the report this morning just before 8am, and all Roxana Schools are on a soft lockdown as a precaution.

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  5. Martha Jane FoshaRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Martha was a 1946 graduate of Marquette Catholic High School and worked for Lewis and Clark Grade School in Wood River and in the business office of Wood River Township Hospital until retiring. Martha is survived by her two children, Nancy Marchbank and Eric Fosha both of Arkansas.

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  6. Leta Jane SmileyRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and Irene (Smith) Lundahl. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton. On February 3, 1949 in Wood River, IL she married Frederick Smiley and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1987. Surviving are one daughter; Joann M. Smiley ...

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  7. Steve J Mel DuichRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 3 daughters, Margaret Ann Kagel and Frank of Quincy, Stephanie Longwisch and Paul, and Anna Chatham, all of Wood River; 3 grandchildren, Rodney, Bryan and Alisha; great grandchildren Grace, Steven, Jeffrey and Colton; a sister, Elizabeth (Vince) ...

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  8. Willis Dean CoffmanRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Missouri, the son of the late Robert and Olive Coffman. He married the former Barbara Cheely on July 22, 1951, in Wood River, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter: Paula Cook of Bethalto, one son: Richard Coffman of Tucson, ...

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  9. Local Man Wins 1M Lotto PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    ... a whim and is usually only an occasional lottery player. He purchased the $20 ticket at Beasley's Gas 'N Go, in Wood River. The retailer received a bonus of $10,000, 1 percent of the prize amount, for selling a winning ticket. McDonald says he plans ...

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  10. Charles H CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... her, Junior Campbell; and sister, Beaulah Rexford. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Rev. Ron Bottens will officiate.

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  11. Police Reports for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    In local police reports on The Big Z, Wood River Police arrested four people following a traffic stop on the parking lot of the Auto Zone. All four suspects are charged with possession of a controlled substance: 34 year old Michael Roberts of the 400 block of George in East Alton, 32 year old David Crowe of the 900 block of High in Collinsville, 29 year old Rebecca Reehton of Lemay, Missouri, and 33 year old Jennifer O'Harrow of Caseyville.

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  12. Fern R OrbanRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto and retired from Economy Boat Store in Wood River. She was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose in Wood River where she served as the Deputy Grand Regent.

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  13. Willis CoffmanRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Missouri, the son of the late Robert and Olive Coffman. He married the former Barbara Cheely on July 22, 1951, in Wood River, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter: Paula Cook of Bethalto, one son: Richard Coffman of Tucson, ...

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  14. Maurice Kenneth MeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and she preceded him in death on August 13, 1972. On February 14, 1975 he married the former Shirley Bailey in Wood River. She survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Carol Osburn of East Alton, two sons, Mark Thomas Means (Evelyn) of Conroy, Iowa, ...

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  15. Wood River Picks New MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    Wood River has a new Mayor. Due to Fred Ufert's death last month, the city council was charged with picking a replacement from the existing city council members.

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  16. Robert Bob Carlus EcholsRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Celebration of Life memorial will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  17. Robert Ray ChaneyRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a millwright at Granite City Steel before retiring. He was a member of the South Roxana American Legion and Wood River Moose Lodge #1349.

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  18. Wynona Pearl Pearlie RunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and knitting, and gardening and canning from her garden. Survivors include 2 loving sisters, Betty Landers of Wood River and Dixie Baldwin of Alton; a brother, Marvin Delp of East Alton; 3 sons, Reggie N. Runion of Wood River, Steven E. Runion of ...

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  19. Frances Ann GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Frances Ann Green, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at her residence following a short, courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Wood River, she graduated from East Alton Wood River High School in 1948, she worked for the P.N. Hirsch Department Store in East Alton until her retirement in 1978.

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  20. Frank CostelloRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... n will be from 9am until time of funeral services at 10am on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Father James Flach will officiate. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

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