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Alton Telegraph Newspaper Archive: February 11, 1999 - Page 1

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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Girls hoops j On the go Oi EHS55McCIureNorh48 j Carrollton 81 North Greene 55 j ives Clients WoodRiver52Marquette49 PageBl 27 50 cents The outlook Showers and thunderstorms high near low near 30 PagelW February Dont return to sender Artist finds ausefor junk mail PageCl Sentencing in DUI deaths delayed By DENNIS GRUBAUGH Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE A Moro who has admitted caus ing the crash that killed his girlfriend and cousin says he still has a problem with alco partly because of their Ronald must wait at least another week to find out if he will go to prison for the November 1997 deaths of Theresa of and Robin of rural A twice delayed sen tencing hear ing was con tinued again Wednesday after almost three hdurs of testimony in the Carlinville courtroom of Circuit Judge Joseph Koval granted a defense Miller request to call a witness to rebut testimo ny offered by the brother of one of the vic That testimony will take place dont how much more of this I can said Theresa Cannedys of ydont know how much more of this I Vicky Cannedy mother of one victim Cannedy Hansen faces up to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty last June to two counts of reckless homicide and two counts of aggravated driving under the His attor ney has asked that he be sen tenced to the two victims and another Clifton were coming home from a night of drinking in Bethalto and Carlinville in a car driven by Hansen apparently missed a curve and the car slid sideways into a The crash took place just before dawn on Hilyard Township one mile south of Plainview and 12 miles south of Carlinville in Macoupin Smith and Hansen both were uninjured in the The sentencing hearing was a morbid family On one side of the courtroom sat I See Page A7 Byway group OKs bylaws By SUE HURLEY I Telegraph A special cbmmittee of Meeting of Rivers Scenic Byjtvay ended months of wran gling Wednesday as it unani mously set of bHaivs that will govern the f liftt does XGbrtibining sets of organiza iiorial rules now being used by qtljier byway councils around the groups ad committee came uptwith a 12article set of bylaws approved meeting at Graftons City Hail The 10 original members of fthe byway appointed by the Illinois Department of Transportation a year before the 50mile stretch of highway was desig nated a scenic byway by the Federal Highway Administration last have been working for six months to devise a set of During that the group has been criticized at public meetings for not moving more i See Page A7 The BADMAN Traffic makes its way up the Great River designated last summer as a National Scenic as a towboat pushes its load of barges downstream Wednesday on Alton School Board plots strategy in football case Officials await appellate court order By REBECCA HOPKINS Telegraph staff writer BETHALTO No action was taken after the Bethalto School Board met with its attorney Wednesday the case of nine Civic Memorial High School football The board met in executive session at its administration for nearly two After the board School Board President Thomas Beiermann released this statement This meeting was called as a working and no action can be taken We are pleased with the appel late courts A decision regarding the suspensions is not appropriate until the order becomes Our attorney advises us the Mandate from Vernon could be received in approxi mately 21 unless an appeal is We will address the conclusion of this matter at that Attorneys for the Bob Ramsey and Greg were present but asked to leave the They outside for about an hour before deciding that the board did not want to address We never had the opportu nity to speak to the Tobin They are interested in talking to ustWe were going to give the Board the opportunity to our proposal that the young perform a specified numtier community service hours and that all litigation be X Tobin said would like the two parties to a joint press conference to announce a resolution and the intent ofthe parties to together for the betterment of the children and We strongly believe that several players were not guilty of Tobin Its hard for the parents to accept punishment of a child when they believe him innocent of any The board called the to discuss legal strategy arid disciplinary options regarding the The players were suspended from the team in October 1998 for allegedly drinking alcohol at the home of one of the Drinking alcohol is a violation of a code of conduct each studentathlete See Page A7 Good 3k Morning Kendall Hill rejects fire service contract Bulletin Board Horoscope Obituaries i Tweedy Television By DARRYL HOWLETT Telegraph staff writer WOOD RIVER Contract negotiations concerning fire protection services between the Kendall Hill subdivision and the city of Wood River have hit a Representatives from Kendall rejected the citys The contract calls for resi dents to pay the city of Wood River annually for fire protection That is the same amount residents have been paying for several according to Wood River city Kendall which receives water services from the has been operating without a contract since May although the Wood River Fire Department maintains protec tion The previous agreements consisted of a fouryear con tract that lasted from to April followed by a oneyear contract that ended April We offered them a con Wood River City Manager Thomas Christie They turned it What the citys response will be is not That will be decided at the next City Council meeting The city of Wood River could See Page A7 Big Mac on the way OK T The BADlvfAN Chris an employee of Qstmarin General Contracting in works inside the new Godfrey McDonalds restaurant under construction on Godfrey Road MiJd weather is helping the progress of the which will seat 85 to 90 people when com pleted this Owners Dick and Susan who also own the Alton and Bethalto franchis will hire 65 to 70 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