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CLASSIFIEDS – October 5, 2022

FOR RENT – JERSEY COUNTY FOR RENT: 2 Bedroom house in Jerseyville with central A/C, full basement, large garage, $800 rent, $800 deposit. References required. Call 618-498-4281. 10.5.22 FOR SALE FOR SALE- Browning BPS shotgun, 10 gauge 3.5 inch, composite stock & forearm, 3 choke tubes for steel & lead. Used one duck season. $600.…

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Daniel Ross Wallace | 86 | Grafton

Daniel Ross Wallace, 86, of Grafton, died at 3:25 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 at Jerseyville Manor. He was born on July 17, 1936 in Alton, Illinois. Daniel was the son of the late Ross and Margaret (Carr) Wallace, and grew up on the family farm along with his two brothers. Daniel was a United…

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Billy Gene Stucker | 87 | Jerseyville

Billy Gene Stucker, 87, of Jerseyville, died at 9:40 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Illinois. He was born on Feb. 15, 1935 in Jacksonville, Illinois, one of nine children born to the late Roy and Virnel (Allen) Stucker. Bill grew up in Southern Illinois and working alongside his father…

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Protect your trees from sunscald and other injuries

By Andrew Holsinger University of Illinois Extension Injury to trees can happen throughout the year but winter can be a difficult season of survival, states University of Illinois Extension, horticulture educator, Andrew Holsinger. “Planting trees in the fall is a great option, but it is recommended that homeowners consider protecting their trees,” said Holsinger, who…

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Barefoot makes long-awaited return

By Austin Andre This past Saturday, the Barefoot Restaurant in Hardin reopened its doors at its newest location at 106 S. Water St. The previous Barefoot location shut down following the 2019 floods, due to flooding issues that threatened the building. Barefoot has been a staple of the area according to owner Brian Matthews.

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PIKE: Community health agencies conduct disaster drill

By DAVID CAMPHOUSE According to a release provided by Illini Community Hospital, if and when a disaster strikes, local residents can feel confident in their local healthcare organizations to be prepared thanks to the continuous training and preparation of the organizations. On Thursday, Sept. 29, organizations, including Illini Community Hospital, Pittsfield Fire Department, Pike County…

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Historical Society to receive 1833 sideboard belonging to William Ross

By DAVID CAMPHOUSE In April of 2021, the Pike County Historical Society was contacted by Stephen Clark of Bend, Or., regarding an antique sideboard that belonged to Colonel William Ross. Clark’s wish was for the sideboard to be returned to Pike County where it originated. This beautiful and historically significant sideboard was built by a…

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