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    Obit: Sgt. Matthew Dean Winkler

    by  • August 22, 2013 • Obituaries

    Sgt. Matthew Dean Winkler, 33, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Siteman Center of Barnes Jewish Hospital. He courageously fought the battle of Leukemia for five months. He was born the son of Noel Dean Winkler & Mary Ellen (Oldfield) Jones on August 30, 1979 in Centralia, Illinois. He married...

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    Obit: Paul B. Schulte

    by  • August 22, 2013 • Obituaries

    Paul B. Schulte, 60, of Cahokia and formerly of Aviston, died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Mr. Schulte was born February 11, 1953 in Breese to Arthur and Therese (Wesselmann) Schulte; they preceded him in death. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a...

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    Obit: Jeanice B. Revell

    by  • August 22, 2013 • Obituaries

    Jeanice B. Revell, nee Robertson, 68, of Beckemeyer, died Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Mrs. Revell was born April 15, 1945 in Hoboken, NJ to Douglas and Rita (O’Neil) Robertson; they preceded her in death. Also preceded in death by a son, George Revell, Jr. She married George...

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    Obit: Glen L. Koelmel

    by  • August 22, 2013 • Obituaries

    Glen L. Koelmel, 78, of Shattuc, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  He was born September 3, 1934 the son of Fred and Edna (Wollenweber) Koelmel in Shattuc. He married Norma Jean Reinkensmeyer on August 21, 1955 in Ferrin.  She preceded him in death on April...

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    Year’s 1st human case of West Nile in McHenry Co.

    by  • August 21, 2013 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Health officials in Illinois are reporting the state’s first human case of West Nile virus this year. A McHenry County woman in her 50s got sick earlier this month. Illinois Department of Public Health Director LaMar Hasbrouck said Wednesday it’s a good reminder to use insect repellent when outdoors, even if...

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    Centralia bond issue petitions facing citizen challenge

    by  • August 21, 2013 • News

    As one group of citizens filed petitions regarding a $2 million bond referendum for Centralia High School, another is challenging those very petitions. At issue is the need to either renovate Evers Field or build a new football stadium at the new high school. The original concrete building, bleachers and press box are currently...

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