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Classifieds 10.13.21

FOR SALE Firewood for sale. 6 ft. pickup bed. Picked up price $100. Call Leroy 618-972-4658. For sale table saw, snow blower, burning pit, 2 extension cords 100’ and garden tiller. Call 618-946-5323. HELP WANTED Pittsfield Machine in Payson IL is looking to hire production workers. Part time and full time available. Apply in person…

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JERSEY: A blast from the past with the Dearly Departed

By Taylor Wren Jersey Community Historical Society has brought back the Dearly Departed Tour at the Cheney Mansion for a third season and needless to say, it definitely belongs in spooky season. The home is set up to resemble the way it would have looked after Prentiss Dana Cheney I passed away inside the home…

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JCH Wellness Center celebrates 22 years

By Cynthia Haggitt Health and wellness are very important to this community and the JCH Wellness Center has had the opportunity to serve Jersey county for the past 22 years. On October 4th the business celebrated its 22nd year. ”We are thankful for our members who have supported us through the years. Many members have…

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Owl Fest to fly again

Cynthia Haggitt Get ready to take flight as Owl Fest returns this year after a hiatus due to COVID. On Oct. 23 and Oct. 24, the TreeHouse Wildlife Center will be having their open house. “Owl Fest is a free to attend, family friendly, two day event. It is a combination of a fall festival…

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Tornado destroys Wright’s Farm buildings, machinery

By Carmen Ensinger The sky was ominous looking for most of Monday, but by Monday afternoon, it turned wicked and a funnel cloud dipped out of the sky and ripped through the buildings on the Wright Farm in the tiny community of Wrights turning several buildings into a heap of twisted metal and destroying several…

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Raymond David Ayres | 97 | Jerseyville

Raymond David Ayres, 97, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 at his residence. Visitation was held on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Burial followed at Noble Cemetery in Otterville, with Jerseyville American Legion Post #492 conducting military honors. In lieu of…

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Herschel Richard Chandler | 89 | Medora

Herschel Richard Chandler, 89, of Medora, died Monday, October 11, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born November 24, 1931, in Medora, Illinois, to the late Ralph and Mayme (Milby) Chandler. After graduating from high school, Heschel served our country during the Korean Conflict, a veteran of the United States Navy.…

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Clifford Daniels | 83 | Jerseyville

Loren Clifford Daniels, 83, died at 3:10 a.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kane on April 12, 1938, one of twelve children born to the late Everett and Emma (Isringhausen) Daniels. He was employed with Owens-Illinois in Alton for many years. Never one to shy away from a…

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Mary Ellen (Bartlett) Sauerwein | 75 | Jerseyville

Mary Ellen (Bartlett) Sauerwein, 75, passed away unexpectedly at 2:24 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. She was born in Jerseyville, Il., on May 6, 1946 the youngest of three children born to William Sigmond and Dorothy Mariann (Plummer) Bartlett.Mary Ellen was a 1964 graduate of Jersey Community High School…

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John M. Wright | 87 | Godfrey

John M. Wright, 87, died at 2:46 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born November 16, 1933 in Godfrey, he was the son of LeRoy and Mae (Barton) Wright. Mr. Wright served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. After…

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