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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 High school boys Roxana49j simply lovely is the perfect time to mdulge in sweets PageCl No 26 cents Winter will return Mercury to fall after one more day of spring By ANDE YAKSTIS Telegraph staff writer ALTON A blast of cold air and thunderstorms may blow the unseasonably warm gulf air out of the area Warm air from the Gulf of Mexico drifted through the Alton area with an abovenor mal temperature of 60 degrees on said Dale a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in The warm air will hover over the area with the temperature climbing into the upper Bechtold Itll be nearly 20 degrees higher than the normal 43 degrees for a February Late cool er air with thundershowers may blow out of the Rocky Mountains of Bechtold Some of the thunderstorms may be Well feel cold er air on Thursday with a high in the Temperatures Friday morn ing will stay in the mid30s until Bechtold Well see the temperature drop from about 63 degrees on Wednesday to the mid30s on he More than 6 inches of water continues to flood some farm fields from Alton to Edwardsville from heavy downpours Saturday night and early Sunday Nearly inches of rain were record ed near Edwardsville and pushed the Cahokia and See Page A11 The outlook Partly sunny and 68 low 53 February Home delivery Decorating and m More brings service rignt to thefront PageW The BADMAN A worker from Edwards Construction in Geneseo had plenty of sunshine and a cloud less sky Tuesday as he worked to replace a light pole that lights a main pier of the Clark Several poles on the bridge have developed Players fates to be decided Board meets tonight By REBECCA HOPKINS and MICHAEL HAYES Telegraph staff writers BETHALTO Attorneys for nine suspended Civic Memorial High School players are hopeful a resolution can be reached between the players and the Attorneys Greg Tobin and Bob Ramsey said they are encouraged after hearing the School Boards reaction Monday to the appellate court decision that upheld the schools power to suspend the students in I am hopeful given the nature of their we can resolve this matter quick Tobin School Board President Tom Beiermann said the School Board will meet tonight to decide what direction to go in disciplining the students now that the football season is The meeting is set for 7 at the districts adminis tration Beiermann said in a state ment Monday that the district is extremely pleased that the court sided with the dis tricts belief that playing high school football is a not a See Page A11 SIUE expected to name chancellor March 11 By SANFORD SCHMIDT Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Officials at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville said they expect to introduce a new chancellor at a March 11 Board of Trustees A search committees sum maries of campus visits of threecandidates are sched uled to be in the hands of Southern Illinois University President Ted Sanders Sanders will make the final an SIUE spokesman after consulting with the 12rrierhber search headed by Professor Gerald The committee has been working on the selection since the resignation in August 1997 of Nancy David Werner has served as chancellor since Belcks About 45 people applied for the The committee inter viewed eight applicants 12 and 13 in spending about two hours with each The committee then nar See Page The BADMAN Janice Lesane Katambwa spins a yarn for pupils Tuesday at the Alton Head Start Children react to a funny skit performed by Katambwa and some student Children learn to African beat By DARRYL HOWUETT Telegraph staff writer ALTON The beats of African linked with colorful brought smiles from children of every Storyteller and African cul ture specialist Janice Lesane Katambwa entertained chil dren at the Alton Head Start center as part of Black History Month of is a South Carolina native who spent several years in Africa as a It was with the feel and sound of Africa that Katambwa captured the hearts of the Head Start chil I taught school in a small I See Page A11 Good Morning Bulletin Board Classifieds Comics Editorial Horoscope Obituaries Smith Scoreboard Four Flags Iff All sales prices include all doc fees extra sfanlng at i vA   

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