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    Death notice: Jerry W. Ratermann

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Obituaries

    BREESE — Jerry W. Ratermann, 78, of Breese, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 22, 2014, at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese, with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow in the...

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    Death notice: Elinor Boehne

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Obituaries

    HOYLETON — Elinor Boehne, 90, of Hoyleton, passed away at 8:54 p.m.  Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may call 532-7321 for further information. Online memorial condolences may be sent to Mrs. Boehne’s...

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    Carbondale police investigate home invasion, shooting

    by  • September 18, 2014 • News

    CARBONDALE — Police swarmed an apartment complex near southern Illinois University Carbondale overnight Tuesday. According to police, one person was shot after three suspects forced their way into a residence on the 900 block of East Grand Ave demanding property from four victims inside. The student newspaper, Daily Egyptian, tweeted a picture of a...

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    Judge denies bail for man charged with meat tampering

    by  • September 18, 2014 • News

    EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting what prosecutors called “booby trap” sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats again lost a bid Wednesday to be eligible for release on bond. U.S. District Judge David Herndon sided with federal prosecutors in ordering that Ronald Avers, 68, remain jailed pending his...

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