Jersey County Newswire (Page 2)

Jersey County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jersey County, IL. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 110 in Jersey County, IL

  1. First responders educate St. Francis Holy Ghost studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    First responders descended on St. Francis Holy Ghost grade school in Jerseyville on Wednesday morning. A Survival Flight helicopter stationed at Jersey Community Hospital landed on the school's back parking lot while two Jersey Community Hospital Ambulances, a Jerseyville Fire Department Truck, two Jersey County Sheriff's Department vehicles and the Jerseyville Police Departments DARE truck were parked on the front lot across the kiticorner from the school.

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  2. George's Local Brew is a hit, hopes to attract best in talent to its beautiful stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... accumulate until the finals night and announce the winner." It is the Lorton family's hope to reach not only Jersey County talent, but Madison County, Macoupin County, Greene County, Calhoun County and beyond. Chris and Brenda Lorton purchased the ...

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  3. Jerseyville hosts its own summer Iditarod race with sixth graders instead of sled dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The 21 teams - with 17 coming from Illini Middle School and four coming from St. Francis Holy Ghost Catholic School - raced a course nearly a mile and a half long, which winds through the Jersey County Fairgrounds on the outskirts of Jerseyville. Like the Iditarod in Alaska, teams will pull sleds on a course with a musher at the helm, but instead of sled dogs, the sleds will be pulled by sixth graders while one student acts as the "musher" in each team.

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  4. Chopped: Steaks, seafood and more evidence of Jerseyville's economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... had many visitors since our opening date, and being originally from Jerseyville, and owning a business in Jersey County, the natural next step for us was to open a business in Jerseyville. We've been so incredibly grateful to all who have stood ...

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  5. Jersey State Bank says 'thank you' for Small Business WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... bank and the success of the community and we say THANK YOU! Jersey State Bank, the only locally owned Bank in Jersey County, has a long history of providing financial products and services to Jersey County and the surrounding area. Established in ...

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  6. IAA Foundation 2017-2018 scholarship winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Illinois Farm Bureau

    ... help grow the next crop of ag professionals who can correct misinformation about how farmers produce food. The Jersey County native also received a $5,000 scholarship with the IAA Foundation Top Scholars award. Moultrie County native Christy Allen ...

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  7. Locals win titles Ms. Wheelchair Illinois and Mrs. Illinois United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Two local residents of Macoupin and Jersey County, only a few miles apart, share a lot in common these days. Both ladies have won a state title and a beautiful crown.

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  8. F-1 tornado leaves trail of destruction following wild weekend weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... as 50 yards. One of the most heavily-affected areas was Piasa Harbor, located between Godfrey and Elsah in Jersey County. Lots of damage was done to the building's roof and boat marina, but it could have been much worse. "The bizarre part, ...

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  9. Wm. Nobbe & Co. Day Of Play offers fun opportunity for children, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... in Jerseyville on Crystal Lake Road is beautiful inside and out and has made quite an impact on not only Jersey County but all the surrounding counties. Poletti said he believes Wm. Nobbe has the largest and most diversified product line of any ...

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  10. Got Faith weekend set for May 5-7 in Jersey CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Several businesses throughout Jersey County are offering savings and discounts during the three-day weekend. The hope is some of the save while shopping will go to Got Faith, a local faith-based interdenominational 501 nonprofit organization with a primary mission to feed and inspire the hungry.

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  11. John H. HazelwoodRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    OCCUPATION: Retired Deputy with the Jersey County Sheriff Department and served as a Detective with the Metropolitan St. Louis Major Case Squad. He also served in the Army as part of the Military Police.

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  12. Helen Rose FrazerRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... many ribbons at County fairs. She enjoyed candy making, especially her divinity and fudge. She belonged to Jersey County Grand Squares. She married George Frazer on July 24, 1945 and they later divorced. Surviving are 2 daughters and sons-in-law: ...

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  13. Wiseheart works to rekindle spirit of old Kirby's Drug Store in JerseyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... and he continues to seek investors and a way of fulfilling his dream. Recently he has been working with the Jersey County Business Association and S.C.O.R.E., among others. "My thoughts were to turn it into an old-fashioned soda fountain lunch ...

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  14. Kelly Jo NorrisRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    GODFREY Kelly Jo Norris, 47, died at 4:42 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Jersey County after a valiant battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born on February 1, 1970 in Minneapolis, MN to Charles J. & Nancy Jo Lee.

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  15. Jersey State Bank implements Jersey Community Hospital gas card programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... ourselves in being a community bank always ready to help". Jersey State Bank, the only locally owned Bank in Jersey County, has a long history of providing financial products and services to Jersey County and the surrounding area. Established in ...

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  16. Lawrence 'Bob' R. KlunkRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and then worked as an inspector for McDonnell Douglas for 20 years, retiring in 1977. He also was employed at Jersey County Grain in Hardin, IL from 1978 to 1996. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Michael and a member of the Hardin ...

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  17. Pig on a Wing set to take flight to new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... Most of those menu items are also transferred to the Pig on a Wing food truck, which debuted at the Jersey County Fair in July 2016. That food truck "goes anywhere it is invited," Hansen said. It has been at events at local schools, auto auctions ...

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  18. Jersey County man faces multiple child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Officer Amanda Wimmersberg of the Jerseyville Police Department and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force member, through her investigation, was able to establish that Lance A. Wehrle, 45, of Jersey County, was suspected of downloading and sharing images of child pornography. Officer Wimmersberg obtained a search warrant through the Jersey County States Attorney's Office for Wehrle's residence.

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  19. Officials confirm investigation into allegations of voter coercion in GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Jersey County State's Attorney Ben Goetten confirmed his office is investigating allegations of voter coercion coming from Grafton Tuesday afternoon. "I can confirm that my office has recently received at least two complaints alleging voter intimidation in the City of Grafton," he said in an email.

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  20. Jersey State Bank continues Paw Power for baseball, softball and girls' soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... out JSB's Facebook and Twitter page for current totals. Jersey State Bank, the only locally owned Bank in Jersey County, has a long history of providing financial products and services to Jersey County and the surrounding area. Established in 1903, ...

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