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    Cancer rates higher in downstate Illinois

    by  • December 9, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A new study says cancer rates are higher in downstate Illinois. The report from the Illinois Department of Health and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine compares cancer statistics over 20 years in 73 downstate counties to the northern part of the state, and finds that downstate, mortality rates are higher and survival...

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    Obit: Mary L. Royer

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    SANDOVAL — Mary L. Royer, 70, of Sandoval, died Dec. 5, 2013 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born the daughter of Howard and Georgia Lucille(Goodin)Howard on October 26, 1943 in Keysport. She married Floyd L. Royer October 18, 1971 in Keysport. He preceded her in death on April 7,...

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    Obit: Kevin J. Alberternst

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    ST. ROSE — Kevin J. Alberternst, 57, of St. Rose, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at St. Rose Catholic Church in St. Rose, with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment will follow in St. Rose...

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